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‘Jump through a brick wall’

It took more than a motto to lead the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team to state With a minute and six seconds left, Litchfield’s Zach Whitchurch makes a three to give the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team just a one point lead in the state championship game. Then with 16.2 seconds left senior …

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More than just a coach

Minnehaha coaches devote time to their players, but their day jobs may be surprising Athletes attend practice every day along with their coaches to work on their skills, but what doesn’t usually come up in practice is what coaches do when they aren’t drawing out plays and preparing the team …

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Decisions and commitments

Sometimes athletes are forced to choose between their club and their school Senior soccer player Ben Bakke fulfilled the dreams of many athletes playing youth sports when he was offered a Division I  scholarship. Bakke committed to Creighton University in Nebraska this summer. He plays for the Minnesota Thunder Academy …

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Lions, and Giants and Cowboys: Oh my!

Josh Thurow, Minnehaha’s assistant athletic director, officiates the Sept. 16 National Football League game between the New Orleans Saints and the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Thurow served as line judge in four preseason and three regular season games during this season’s labor dispute between …

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Boys team looks “solid”

State is worth working for The boys’ cross country team received first place at the Lake City meet on September 18. Similar to girls cross country team, the boys are encouraging each other to do their best and work as hard as they can. Captain and senior Luke Brown has …

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Girls welcome youth

Hopes for state are optimistic for the girls cross country team The Redhawk girls finished second place in two out of their four meets so far. On Sept.18 at the Lake City meet the girls received first place. Captain and senior Casey Haffield is working hard to motivate the girls. …

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Moves like Jeggers

He holds the school record for the 800m with a time of 1:58.67. He was All-Conference from freshman year to junior year in cross-country and All-Conference last year in track. He’s notched top-ten finishes in state in track as well as numerous All-Section honors… Much of junior runner Jacob Eggers’s success …

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Spring sports roundup

Jess Von Arx provides a look at Minnehaha’s spring sports teams as the season draws to a close Softball With eight seniors on the softball team this year, there is a lot of experience on the team and their record is less than ideal. But throughout the season the team …

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