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Viewettes push for the perfect year

Viewettes push for the perfect year

David Eldridge, staff reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Viewettes are having a sensational year, now looking towards the 10th annual Winterfest Invitational and JV Championships.

Girls Basketball stampedes the competition

Girls Basketball stampedes the competition

Kailey Newcome, staff reporter

January 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

At the beginning of break, the Girls Basketball Team had their first hard-fought loss of the season, beaten by only one point. With their 6-1 record, however, the Mounds View Girls Varsity Basketball team still is a leader in their conference.

Surmounting the slopes

Surmounting the slopes

Errol Sadca, staff reporter

December 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last year, Jack Christianson, 12, missed almost a month of school in pursuit of his passion.

Mounds View grad mentors at Midwest

Mounds View grad mentors at Midwest

Kallie Slotvig, staff reporter

November 22, 2015


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Ten years after she competed at the Level 10 Nationals for gymnastics, Ali Lim, 2001 Mounds View graduate, became co-owner of Midwest Gymnastics and began dedicating her time to helping other gymnasts achieve success.

Injuries last beyond season

Injuries last beyond season

Keller Stephens, staff reporter

November 8, 2015


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Becky Volkert, 12, and Dante Patnode, 12, are two of the many Mounds View athletes who have sustained life-changing injuries from playing sports. While the severity of their injuries don’t exactly line up, all put a strain on daily life.

Morgan Dahl – MV Runners

Morgan Dahl – MV Runners

Jordan Counihan, Business Manager

November 8, 2015


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In the past few years, the cross country team has seen an influx of talented middle school runners making the trek from Chippewa Middle School to train with the team in hopes of someday making the leaderboard. One of these young athletes is Morgan Dahl, 8, who has recently begun outrunning her much older competition.

Pushing through illness

Pushing through illness

Jack McCoy, staff reporter

November 8, 2015


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Everyday illnesses like the common cold and flu often affect players. While most people take a day off to lie in bed with Netflix and chicken noodle soup, athletes often continue training no matter how awful they may feel, believing that playing through illness can show their true mental strength.

Alex Plasencia – MV Runners

Alex Plasencia – MV Runners

Jackie Gaworski, staff reporter

November 4, 2015


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The dedication of Alex Plasencia has been on full display this season. He placed in the top five at multiple meets, qualified for State for the third year running, and recently ran a personal best of 16:07 in the 5k.

Scoring a winning reputation

Scoring a winning reputation

Jack McCoy, staff reporter

October 20, 2015


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Elle Conlin, 10, is making a name for herself after sending Mounds View to victory against East Ridge on Sept. 22 with the only goal scored in the entire game.

Practice makes permanent

Jackie Gaworski, staff reporter

October 20, 2015


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Now the number one singles player on the girls tennis team, Kopiecki has achieved a lot in her short time with the team. Last season she won conference champion, section champion, and fifth place at State.

Fresh faces under the lights

Jake Rosenow, staff reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

There are fresh faces out on the field each and every year, and there's always room for improvement.

Boys tennis takes State

Boys tennis takes State

Persis Ke, Managing Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Our entire team played five to six days a week year-round, and for us to be rewarded for years of hard work with a state championship and basically reaching the pinnacle of high school athletics was the best thing that could have happened to us.”

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