Tag Archives: Sports

Coronavirus: Life without sports

Gaining new appreciation for sports from its absence March 11, 2020, when the world of sports began to collapse due to the COVID-19 virus. My dad and I were on our way to Indianapolis for the Big Ten basketball tournament. Little did we know that our trip would eventually come …

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Slideshow: M.A. boys are section champs

Minnehaha boys win Section 4AAA hoops title After winning three straight Class AA state championships, the Redhawks were going for a four-peat, but a day after their victory, the coronavirus forced the cancelation of the Minnesota state basketball tournaments. Final score: Minnehaha Academy 94, Totino-Grace 58 Photos and slideshow by …

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Minnehaha 78, Sierra Canyon (Calif.) 58

Were you there? 17,378 fans were. Relive the excitement or see what you missed with this slideshow from senior Annika Johnson, Minnehaha’s student photographer for the game.   Click the link to read the StarTribune’s story about the game.

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Sports recruiting: more than meets the eye

Sports recruiting: more than meets the eye Students need to be pro-active in getting recruited for many sports Over 460,000 student-athletes will participate in the various 24 sports that the NCAA has to offer in 2019. Each athlete has a unique path on their recruiting journey and variables such as …

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How Minnehaha athletes prepare for games

Minnehaha athlete’s game preparation Preparing for a game is a huge part of the sport you play. Some athletes listen to a pregame playlist, others eat a certain meal before big games, and some wear the same socks every game. For Molly DiNardo, a freshman, cross country is a very …

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Does it make sense to combine sports with school?

A European perspective on the American combination of athletics and academics In many cultures, sports are kept separate, in clubs. Are there any advantages to having school teams — or is it a distraction? Exchange student Karolina Cizmarova reflects on her experience as a student, an athlete and a fan. …

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Blockbuster hoops set for January

Boys’ basketball team plans huge event in January In early January 2020, Minnehaha Academy will be hosting basketball games in which some of the best teams in the country will be playing against each other, including Minnehaha’s own boys’ team.  This tournament will take place on Friday, Jan. 3, and …

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M.A. hires new tennis coach

Williamson to coach girls’, boys’ teams Minnehaha has hired a new boys and girls tennis coach, Jose Williamson, Sr. Williamson loves to coach tennis. “I love the challenge [of coaching]” he said. Williamson began coaching in 1994. He coached at Urban Tennis (now known as Inner City Tennis) and at …

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New coach for girls’ golf

The girls’ golf team is welcoming a new member to the group – English teacher, Seth Johnson Seth Johnson has been hired as the new coach of the girl’s golf team. After the team’s previous coach, Grant Shafranski, decided not to coach this upcoming season, the athletic department sent out …

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Girls’ lacrosse has a new coach

The girls’ lacrosse team has a new coach and is ready to suit up for a season of possibilities The co-op team, made up of athletes from Minnehaha Academy, DeLaSalle High School and Gentry Academy, has an exciting new addition to the group. Speaker, writer, and former NCAA Division II …

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