Tag Archives: Athletics

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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On the clock

M.A. grad shows blue-chip skills in scouting NFL draft Zobel offers advice to students who share his ambitious nature Shawn Zobel, a Minnehaha alum (Class of ‘08), is the founder and president of Draft Headquarters and a nationally recognized expert on the NFL draft. As his draft information and accuracy gets …

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Meaning suits him

Donkersgoed has success, wisdom beyond his years There are 150,000 people staring and 50 television cameras running as a long whistle sounds, signaling for athletes to climb onto their blocks. Suddenly, the crowd surrounding the pool adopts a thick silence as the referee’s hands extend to the starter. On lane eight’s block there’s …

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Q and A with John Pryor

Pryor discusses offseason training, quest for D1 scholarships and possible state tournament Senior Talon staff writer Andrew Graham sat down with junior pitcher John Pryor to discuss his offseason training and this year’s baseball season as well as his quest to play Division I college baseball. You were All-Conference Honorable …

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Ramirez energizes MA athletics

New athletic director brings energy to Minnehaha based on his experiences in Texas, Iowa and the Middle East “We were in the playoffs my senior year in high school,” Minnehaha athletic director Homar Ramirez recalled. “It was the bottom of the seventh and the bases were loaded. It was two …

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Carpool policy impacts sports

No price on safety Between the South and North Campus, Minnehaha Academy owns most of the facilities used for sports year-round except for a swimming pool, skiing hill, golf course and softball and baseball fields. For these sports, it’s more of a challenge to get where they need to go. …

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