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True Team state meet photos

True Team state meet photos

James Birr, Online Managing Editor

May 17, 2013


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Photos of the Mounds View track team at the True Team state meet on May 17! Mounds View took 4th place at the meet. Lakeville South took 1st, Prior Lake took 2nd, and Lakeville North took 3rd place. Photos courtesy of Julie Beaugé.  

True Team: Track team’s true test

True Team: Track team’s true test

Joe Janey, Online Sports Editor

May 15, 2013


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Countless hours of blood, sweat, and tears are put into every successful team. It is the difference between being good and being great. In this case, it was the difference between going to state and not going to state. Both Girls and Boys advanced to the True Team State meet on May 8 by excelling in...

True Team: More than meets the eye

Adam Toninato, Sports Editor

May 14, 2013


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Ask any track athlete you know: “What is the most important meet of the season?” The answer is always: True Team. But why is this meet so revered? True Team section and state are two meets that are scored differently from most other meets in the track season. During most meets, the top six to nine...

Come sail away: Meet Mounds View’s very own sailing club

Kobi Endrizzi, Online Editorials Editor

May 14, 2013


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“I’m on a boat and, its going fast and...” Much like Lonely Island’s skit, sailing club participants are on a boat, and they’re definitely going fast. The sailing club meets in the spring and fall at Bel Air Beach in White Bear Lake. The club has participants from other schools, with about 2...

Athlete of the Issue: Ryan Kazynski

Athlete of the Issue: Ryan Kazynski

Mitchell LeMay, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2013


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It’s not often you see a sophomore as a starting forward on a varsity basketball team. But Ryan Kaczynski, 10, is making himself known as a prominent and hard working member of this squad. Even though he is younger than most of the guys on the team, he has managed to average 13.2 points per game. ...

Noah Lucas sets Mounds View 100 butterfly record

Mali Bacig, features editor

February 26, 2013


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On Thursday, Feb. 21, Noah Lucas, 12, broke the school record for the 100 meter butterfly. The previous record, set in 2007 by Anton Safonov, was 51.82 seconds. Noah swam the race in a mere 51.09 seconds. Thursday’s meet was the Section Preliminary Meet. Lucas swam the first leg of the 400 meter fr...

Winter Cheer, no more: Winter cheerleading canceled due to lack of student interest

Selin Kurtoglu, variety editor

February 1, 2013


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For those who have not noticed, there has been a lack of cheerleaders at wrestling meets and basketball games this winter. The reason: after fall sports ended in November, Mounds View cheerleaders went to Bob Madison, worried about their dwindling numbers. There were only six girls cheering for fall season ...

Athlete of the Issue: Anna House

January 5, 2013


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Q: How long have you been a member of the Mounds View gymnastics team? A: Since 8th grade. So, four years. Q: How did you get started with gymnastics? A: My mom just signed me up. Q: What is a typical practice like? A: We warm up. And then we split into Varsity and [Junior Varsity]. Then we d...

Spendy sports: The fiscal cliff of high school sports

Ryan Yoch, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2013


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In these times of economic uncertainty, every penny counts. When examining the costs associated with sports, many families find that all sports are not created equal. Equipment prices, booster club fees and private lesson rates can add up quickly, creating costs of over $2,000. That’s a lot of pennies....

The Jablonski Rules: New rules implemented after the infamous hit

Maddy Rosenow, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2013


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One bone-crushing check. The boards clattered, and young Jack Jablonski slid to the ice. Moments passed, and still Jablonski was immobile. Minutes later, he was loaded onto a stretcher and rushed to the hospital. Jablonski’s spinal cord was shattered in seconds by a powerful check from behind—...

Fresh snow met with an avalanche of enthusiasm

Nina Bertelsen, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2013


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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. The Alpine and Nordic Ski teams’ wishes were granted with a downpour of snow Dec. 8-10. It was quite a relief; they started out the season with just a dusting that quickly melted off, leaving them with nothing but brown, burnt out grass. “It sucks [not havi...

You win some, you lose some

Adam Toninato, Sports Editor

December 17, 2012


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Last Friday, December 7th, the Mounds View Boys Varsity Basketball team faced off against longtime district rival, Irondale High School. As the intense game carried on, Mounds View and Irondale were both neck and neck. With many “cheer” battles going on between the fans the game got very heated. ...

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