Tag Archives: Athletics

Playing with PEP

In high-school athletics, girls are more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries. But a new program may keep more girls in the game. This story was named a national winner in the 2011 Quill and Scroll Writing and Photo Contest.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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