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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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Athletic Director gets new position

After 24 years of teaching here at the North Campus, Ron Monson has a new job that has made him the Director of Athletic Advancement, based at the South Campus. The new job allows Monson to, “Harness my passion for MA and our awesome programs.” This job is a new …

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Are some sports neglected?

Minnehaha's swimmers compete for the Metro United co-op team

Staff editorial MA must give equal support to all sports “Hello Minnehaha, and here are your daily announcements…” This is a familiar saying around Minnehaha Academy’s North campus. During these daily announcements, students hear and report important information, one of the hot topics being the upcoming sporting events. However, there …

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