Stories

A unique sport

Think lacrosse is a challenge? Try playing on a horse. Freshman Vanda Niemi tells of her adventurous experiences while competing in this uncommon activity By Dominique Hlavac Talon staff writer It was her first tournament. The sky was cloudy, and the heat of the game was on. With just seconds …

Read More »

Hockey by the book

M.A. boys play hockey by the book New coach assigned one book and three essays as summer homework to prepare team By Elleni Oberle Talon staff writer “I could tell that they put a lot of effort into them [essays] and learned a lot,” Minnehaha Academy boy’s varsity hockey coach …

Read More »

Specializing in sports

Does it make sense to stick with just one sport? Experts weigh the pros and cons; for many, playing different sports proves healthiest By Karl Hedlund Talon staff writer Sophomore Eamonn Manion is quitting basketball this year.  Manion enjoyed the basketball season last year on the freshman team, he missed …

Read More »

Using your rights

Making your voice heard is your right …but with it comes responsibility by Brigid Kelly Talon staff writer We know how to listen, think and communicate – some of us have been taught how to use these skills for up to 18 years. Whether it’s a discussion at the dinner …

Read More »

Electronics policy

School electronics policy is fair, reasonable Talon staff Many students may think that the school’s personal electronic devices policy (referring to use during free hour and flex) is unreasonable or even unfair. In reality, the policy (which was implemented in the 2006-2007 school year) is not only understandable but justified. …

Read More »