Sports

The “off” season

Redhawk sports stay busy this summer in many ways As the long, hot, summer days come to an end, a new school year begins. A new year of academics, sports and social life. But another year of school cannot just begin without preparation. Constructing athletics for the 102nd school year …

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A dream becoming reality

With hard work and passion, Shawn Zobel’s love for football became a lifestyle “Harris shows the natural vision needed to dart in and out of traffic,” said Shawn Zobel (‘08) of his 28th cornerback pick Cliff Harris in his 2007 draft preview. “However he also displays unique anticipation and awareness …

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Weathering the storm

The effect of weather on spring sports “As a spring athlete,” said athletic director Homar Ramirez, “you know it’s going to be a factor. You can’t control it.” Rain, snow and thunderstorms are the three main contributors of spring cancellations. Because of weather in spring sports there are many problems …

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Goodbye Tri-Metro, hello IMAC

Minnehaha, along with five other private schools, will be forming a new athletics conference: The IMAC When the thought of adding three more teams to the already large Tri-Metro Conference was raised, a grumbling was brought up among the present Tri-Metro teams. With a possible 16 team conference looming, Athletic Director …

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Athletics is more than play-time

Desired by the body, but easily malleable, sleep shouldn’t be a variable for dedicated athletes Athletes always want a leg up. They want the best equipment. They push themselves to train at their best. They are willing to push their bodies to the limit and train it perfectly, but an …

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To return from glory

Boys’ basketball team returns to the court after a state championship season Missed passes. Miscommunication. Missed shots. Struggles like these have the Redhawk boys’ basketball team needing new leaders to step up. A state championship title looms over the team, and only one question can be asked: Can this team …

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Nutrition and athletics

The do’s and don’ts of competition consumption Athletes spend so much of their time focusing on how to get stronger, faster and better. Everyday after school you run, you lift, you shoot and you throw, but do you ever spend time thinking of other ways to improve your athletic performance? …

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Teamwork across the metro

Hope Academy officially joins Minnehaha Academy sports teams in an across metro co-op Many Minnehaha athletics teams have struggled to get depth in their programs because lower numbers. Even middle school teams are being dropped and younger kids are being brought up to fill in junior varsity and C-squad teams. …

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Athletes keep busy

 Christmas break is no break for athletes, coaches Minnehaha’s winter sports teams will stay busy over Christmas break, with several tournaments, individual games and practices scheduled. Teams include boys’ and girls’ hockey, boys’ and girls’ basketball and wrestling. In boys’ basketball, for example, the varsity team has two tournament games on …

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