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Boys basketball puts on a senior night to remember

Boys basketball puts on a senior night to remember

Justin Duffy, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

Mounds View boys basketball played in a Senior Night to remember on Tuesday, Feb. 27, defeating Park High School 72-51. Captain Colin Jones, 12, set the pace with an early three pointer, and Mounds View took a 10-1 lead within the first four minutes of the game. That rout grew to 17 points, with the...

Eagles soar over Patriots

Justin, Duffy

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Patriots 41-33 and became Super Bowl LII champions. The Eagles came out scoring early with long touchdowns by wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and running back LeGarrette Blount. The Patriots fought back with a pair of field goals from Stephen Gostkowski and a touchdown...

Boys swimmers win close meet

Boys swimmers win close meet

Derek, Chen

February 3, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

Mounds View Boys Swim and Dive came out with a close win against Forest Lake last night at Forest Lake Junior High School. The final score was 95-91, Forest Lake seemed to have the win sealed but throughout the meet. In the first half, Forest Lake held a big 61-49 point advantage against Mounds View....

Pin it to win

Pin it to win

Jordan Van Laningham and Hannah Thalhuber

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

After great success last year and during the first half of this season, there is still much more left for the wrestling team to accomplish. Although it will not be easy, through practice and hard work, the team aims to place in the top ten at the state tournament. At the core of most wrestling practices...

Bring it home

Julia Holtz and Jessica Hegele

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Minnesota is hosting Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018. This year’s Super Bowl is estimated to cost Minnesota $338 million, which is actually on the lower side of what other cities have been spending for this game. Although that cost might seem...

Boys Basketball loses close game

Boys Basketball loses close game

Ben Davis, Managing Editor -- Online

January 10, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Sports Score

Boys Basketball fell to the Fridley Tigers, 81-69 last night, but the game was much closer than the final score shows. Fridley jumped out to an early 14-2 lead, but Mounds View remained undeterred. The Mustangs made a spirited comeback in the end of the first and beginning of the second halves, lowering...

Students and players weigh in on the kneeling issue

Students and players weigh in on the kneeling issue

Justin Duffy, Derek Zhu, and Shirley Xieli

October 5, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Most of the time, the president’s involvement with the NFL is limited to hosting a visit to the White House for the Super Bowl champions. However, in some cases, the president gets a bit more involved. According to ESPN, Richard Nixon went as far as to personally suggest plays to Washington Redskins co...

Boys of winter

Boys of winter

Aman Rao, staff reporter

December 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The beginning of winter marks the beginning of the Mounds View boys hockey season. Hoping to continue the success of last year’s great season, the boys tried out to demonstrate their skills and earn positions on the ice. They’re now preparing for long, stressful game nights, hungry to bring home some excitement to the Mounds View crowd. With senior captains Wyatt Thole, Colin Baird, Tom Nagle and Spencer Ovshak leading the way, the team has embarked on a new season, one that hopefully ends with the Mustangs as section champions.

Nordic’s new beginnings

Nordic’s new beginnings

Zoe Lindberg, staff reporter

December 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The recent drop in temperature marks the beginning of a new season of opportunities for winter athletes to achieve their goals and improve their abilities. This year, the Mounds View nordic skiing team is ready for a fresh start and hopes to enhance their technique and racing skills. The team is excited to be working with their new head coach Julie Garretson.

Run, Natalie, Run!

Run, Natalie, Run!

Sanjana Dutt, staff reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

She stepped up onto the blocks with adrenaline rushing through her whole body. She crouched down, with her legs ready to stride forward and get a lead between all the other runners. She slowly took a deep breath and exhaled as the starter brought up his arm and shot the gun for the race to begin, and the race began.

Mounds View’s 3×4 athletes-Sarah Ingraham

Mounds View’s 3×4 athletes-Sarah Ingraham

Katrina Renacia, features editor ’15-’16

June 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Unlike a typical high school athlete, Mustang 3x4 awardee, Sarah Ingraham, 12, participated in not one or two, but three sports throughout all four years of high school.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

Jake Weightman, guest writer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

Mounds View students take a lot of pride in the school’s athletic accomplishments. This pride, coupled with the community’s intrinsic competitiveness, makes athletics a source of both excitement and contention among the student body. But this leaves one to wonder if the school’s teams are as successful as we think they are.

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