Stories

Boys basketball VS MSHSL rules

Minnehaha Academy’s boys’ basketball is arguably the best high school basketball team the state of Minnesota has ever seen. The roster is made up of eight-division one recruits, with three of them nationally ranked: Jalen Suggs, who’s ranked 5th in the class of 2020; Chet Holmgren ranked 2nd in the …

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Five schools, one class

Seven seniors are the only students to attend all five Minnehaha campuses Seven current seniors have done something that no one else at Minnehaha has done. The group includes Luke Von Arx, Trent LeVahn, Jake McCabe, Scott MacLeod, Bennett Thurow, Sam Harris, and Will Wamre. These students have been on …

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One on one with Chet Holmgren

Talon sports editor Jake McCabe spoke with junior Chet Holmgren recently about playing basketball with his friends, a summer filled with camps and tournaments, and a new school year filled with visits from college recruiters. What was your favorite memory from the AAU season? My favorite memory would probably be …

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Alum turned coach

Alum turned coach Matt Pryor returns to Minnehaha Academy to take over as head coach of the girls’ varsity basketball team The Minnehaha Academy girls’ basketball team has been dominant ever since ex-head coach Josh Thurow took over. But now that Thurow is stepping down, who is going to take …

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Fundraising goal begins

Fundraising goal begins 50 million dollar goal set for campuses Minnehaha Academy’s leadership launched the largest fundraising effort in the school’s history, which was announced Oct. 17 in letters to M.A. parents from President Donna Harris and Marc Belton, a Board of Trustees member, parent and chair of the Together …

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Consoles and video games

Which video game console is right for you? The PS4 (PlayStation 4), Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are currently the three hottest video game consoles on the market. Each console brings a different key element to the table and it’s important to know what all three consoles specialize in  before …

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Brady Ryan (’12) in Jordan

Examining belief in the Middle East Varying beliefs have been a source of controversy worldwide for thousands of years, and still are today. However, Arabic-speaking nations are free of such controversy (at least nominally) simply because of semantics; in Arabic, there is no word for “beliefs,” only a word for …

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Being respectful in chapel

Respecting the message: The Talon staff encourages you to stop complaining and criticizing and start listening “Did you see what she was wearing?” “Dude, I counted and he said like 48 times during his presentation.” “Her voice was so annoying, I couldn’t even sleep.” “He can’t relate to anyone… why …

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