Tag Archives: Soccer

Homeschoolers find sports home

Homeschooled athletes join Minnehaha Academy teams to play sports After making it all the way to the section semi-final this year, the boys’ soccer team will need all the help they can get next year to keep improving. They will lose 8 seniors, 6 of which were starters. Junior goalie …

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Sports at North

Sports back at North Renovated gym and sports facilities are in use this year You can watch volleyball, boys soccer, girls basketball, boys basketball, lacrosse, and tennis back at North Campus this year. Due to the explosion last year, sports were not played on campus at North but renovations have been …

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The debate over turf and grass

Minnehaha decides on grass for North campus but considers turf for South Many schools have switched to artificial turf, will we be seeing it soon, too? What if you never had to worry about the condition of the field before you played on it, or if you never had to …

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The goalie mentality

The art of being a confident goalie How Minnehaha goalies process setbacks and help teams move forward Whenever a goal is scored, the team is often quick to blame the goalie. Goalies often struggle with guilt and feel responsible for the outcome of the game. In order to play positively …

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Striking gender differences in skill, pay

Soccer dispute causes concern for women In the 10 seconds it takes to read this sentence, Clint Dempsey, forward for United States Men’s National Soccer Team (USMNT), will have made $1.46. In those same 10 seconds, Alex Morgan, forward for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT), will have …

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Decisions and commitments

Sometimes athletes are forced to choose between their club and their school Senior soccer player Ben Bakke fulfilled the dreams of many athletes playing youth sports when he was offered a Division I  scholarship. Bakke committed to Creighton University in Nebraska this summer. He plays for the Minnesota Thunder Academy …

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