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High expectations for basketball team

After winning state in 2016, boys start again ranked #1 in Class AA The Minnehaha Redhawks basketball team is coming off an amazing state championship season and they are looking for another one. Losing only two seniors in the rotation from last year, they are looking to go back to …

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The debate over turf and grass

Minnehaha decides on grass for North campus but considers turf for South Many schools have switched to artificial turf, will we be seeing it soon, too? What if you never had to worry about the condition of the field before you played on it, or if you never had to …

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The goalie mentality

The art of being a confident goalie How Minnehaha goalies process setbacks and help teams move forward Whenever a goal is scored, the team is often quick to blame the goalie. Goalies often struggle with guilt and feel responsible for the outcome of the game. In order to play positively …

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Scott Glenn returns to M.A.

Coaching since college Glenn, already a coach at M.A., returns full-time in new role After 18 years of teaching P.E. at Annunciation School in South Minneapolis, Scott Glenn has take a new job as the ice arena and transportation director at Minnehaha. “At a pretty young age I knew that …

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A new home away from home

Sports teams relocate after explosion makes field, gym inaccessible Due to the tragic explosion that occurred at Minnehaha Academy during the summer, many sports facilities such as the gym and soccer field are no longer usable. The staff and administration, including athletic director Josh Thurow, have put in many extra …

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Girls 4×800 team wins State

“I would say I’m inspired to work hard because I know often excellence in life comes with work, sacrifice, struggles and even pain,” said junior Abigail Shaffer, second runner on the Minnehaha girl’s 4 by 800 team. “But most of all, the work ethic and actions of my teammates often …

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Players today, leaders tomorrow

Young players learn to lead as senior-dominated team gets ready to defend state title The Redhawks are the reigning state champions of Class AA baseball and are optimistic about finishing strong in 2017. They won the IMAC conference, finished with a record of 9-0, and are ranked #2 in Class …

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Season never ends for Redhawks basketball

Tournaments, camps keep AAU athletes busy during warmer months With summer break approaching, winter sports are over for most people but not for juniors JaVonni Bickham, Lorenzo Smith, Jeff Stordahl and freshmen Jalen Suggs, Terry Lockett and Kaden Johnson, members of Minnehaha’s title-winning basketball team. The offseason is a really …

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New M.A. group gets in deep water

Competitive bass fishing draws young, talented group A new club has been added to the list of Minnehaha sports: bass fishing. A group of six, eighth-and ninth-grade boys from Minnehaha have just created the school’s first bass fishing team coached by Minnehaha elementary school teacher Jeff Bosshardt. “There are seven …

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Brief: New hockey coach

The Minnehaha hockey team co-op has a new head coach for the 2017-18 season.  The Redhawks finished 17-10 last season tying the school record for season wins all under former coach Pat Griswold who led the team to their first ever open division Schwan’s Cup tournament championship. Griswold decided to …

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