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Athlete of the issue: John Paulsen

Athlete of the issue: John Paulsen

December 9, 2012


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Paulsen was named onto the 2012 C1 Division Adapted Soccer All-Tournament Team. The team finished second in the state tournament to Dakota United. Paulsen totaled 15 saves in the championship game, and only let in four goals during the entire state tournament.Q: What position do you play? A: My p...

Tying the Raiders

Peter Olson, News Editor

December 6, 2012


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On Saturday, the Varsity Boys Hockey team battled against Roseville at the Roseville Ice Arena. Players chased the puck, rammed into each other, and defended their respective goals. Despite the impressive showing, both teams seemed evenly matched, and the game ended in the tie. At the start of second q...

Peculiar Passions

Ryan Yoch, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2012


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What do handball, horses, paintball and Scandinavia all have in common? I know, it sounds like the beginning of a joke. However, to some Mounds View students, the punch line couldn’t be more serious. Some of the best athletes at Mounds View don’t compete in sports like soccer or volleyball. They us...

Girls basketball: raise your hoops for the season

Mali Bacig, Features Editor

December 1, 2012


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Last season the girls basketball team saw quite a bit of success, finishing the season with a 21-7 record. This year, however, they are already facing a few new challenges. The team lost  four of their starting lineup. And there were seven graduating  seniors last year.Although there was a large los...

Girls Swim and Dive State Medley Relay

Tristan Aschittino, Business Manager

November 26, 2012


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On Saturday, November 17, the Mounds View Girl’s Swim team sent a 200 medley relay team to the 2012 MSHSL Girls Swim and Dive Championship at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. McClaren Curphey, 9, led off the relay with backstroke with a time of 28.06 (seconds), Maya Loewen, 10, swam breaststroke...

An Olympic-style Grand Prix

Nathaniel Nikoi, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2012


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It’s not often that an Olympic-level swimmer swims a race right in your backyard. But this weekend--November 9-11--at the 2012-13 USA Swimming Grand Prix Series, internationally-acclaimed athletes Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin swam at the University of Minnesota. Ryan Lochte, hero of the London 20...

Football Game Pictures

November 6, 2012


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Here are a few pictures of the game, hope you enjoy them!

Boys Cross Country State Meet

Malia Bacig, Features Editor

November 6, 2012


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Saturday, November 3rd, the Boys Cross Country team competed in the state meet at St. Olaf College. The boys qualified for the meet by placing second among the teams in the Suburban East Conference. The top two teams from each section qualified for the state meet. 16 teams participated in the state meet...

Q&A with Adam Weber, MV graduate and Golden Golpher

David Liu, Sports Editor

November 4, 2012


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Adam Weber, class of 2006, landed in Minneapolis on Wednesday. During his four years at Mounds View, Weber not only started as quarterback all four years, he also passed for 4779 yards, a school record. Then Weber was recruited to play for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. As a Gopher, he w...

Girls Cross Country: The end of a long race course

Peter Olson, News Editor

November 4, 2012


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It was a cold, cloudy day on November 4, as the Minnesota High School State Cross Country meet commenced on the grounds of St. Olaf. As the Mounds View girls team began their warm up jog, they knew what they were about to face. For them, this was the moment they had been preparing for even before...

Girls’ Tennis Smashes Competition at Baseline

Youngjun Park, Gallery Editor

October 26, 2012


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For the sixth consecutive year, the Mounds View Girls’ tennis team has smashed its way through the sections and qualified for the state tournament, which took place this week at Baseline Tennis Center. In the first round, they faced Rochester Century, losing 1-6. However, in the consolation bracke...

The Ball’s in a New Coach’s Court

Tommy Sletten

October 26, 2012


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This year, new Head Boys’ Basketball Coach Dave Leiser will be taking the reins after numerous years with the program in the hands of illustrious coach, Ziggy Kauls. Many of his players had the utmost respect for Coach Kauls. “Ziggy left a tradition of hard work, teamwork, and dedication,” said ...

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