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Blowing the Whistle: Student find employment as referees

David Liu, Sports Editor

October 26, 2012


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It was a Little Dribblers game. First and second graders were running the basketball up and down the court. But then chaos broke out in the audience. “A mom just started yelling and cussing everywhere,” said Keith Kubitschek, 12. “She thought the referees were cheating and making all the wrong ...

Athlete of the Issue: McClaren Curphy

Athlete of the Issue: McClaren Curphy

David Liu

October 26, 2012


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Q: What is it like to be on Varsity Swimming as a freshman? A: It’s really exciting. It feels like a big accomplishment.Q: How did you get started swimming? A: I was seven. I would watch my brother swim at practice, and I wanted to be a swimmer. Q: What is a typical practice like? A: [We] usua...

Just a Kick Away

Adam Toninato

October 20, 2012


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Tuesday October 16th a team of battle-hardened veterans made their way to Champlain Park High School. The Mounds View boys varsity soccer team played their section final against the Champlain Park Rebels. The game was battle of monumental proportions. The Rebels felt the need to take the game to ...

Girls Swim and Dive on a Roll

October 17, 2012


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The atmosphere of the pool at St. Catherine University was buzzing with energy last Thursday night as the Mounds View Girls Swim and Dive team raced against Cretin-Derham Hall in their last meet before True Team Sections. Just as they have for the previous two years, Mounds View beat Cretin at the me...

Super Soccer Sections

Peter Olson

October 17, 2012


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It was a cold Tuesday night as fans, wrapped in blankets and drinking hot chocolate, intently watched the boys’ soccer section game between Mounds View and Maple Grove. It was a battle in which Mounds View emerged victorious. Despite the frigid temperatures, Mounds View played hard. “We were all...

New ‘stangs

Joe Janey

October 15, 2012


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The 2012 Mounds View Mustangs varsity football squad is simply a different team than it has been in the past. With new starters and even new uniforms, it has a whole new face. One of the most drastic changes this year has been the switch to division 6A, made up of the top 32 teams in Minnesota. ...

Homecoming: A Successful Bear Hunt

Homecoming: A Successful Bear Hunt

Megan Ruan

October 11, 2012


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Bear hunting has traditionally been the theme for every Mounds View football game against White Bear. The rivalry between the two teams in long-standing and fierce. This year, the showdown happened to fall on October, 5—the Homecoming game. It began with a skit done by Student Council at the pepfest. B...

Michael Hoff

Nathaniel Nikoi

October 4, 2012


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Q&A with athlete of the issue, Michel Hoff. Q: How long have you been doing cross-country? A: I’ve been running since middle school. My first official 5K race was when I was 11 in the New Brighton Fun Run, and got third place. Q: What made you want to get involved in cross-country? A: Duri...

The Fredrickson Brothers

David Liu

October 4, 2012


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There are only a handful of siblings that can find success in the same sport. The Williams sisters come to mind. Or maybe the Manning brothers. Well, at Mounds View, there are the Frederickson brothers. The three brothers all play football. More specifically, they’re all quarterbacks. Mitchell, Joseph, and Na...

Review of the Vikings’ draft picks

John Ke, Managing Editor

May 1, 2012


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A smart draft. That’s how the Vikings established themselves yesterday in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Of the nine trades in the first round, the Vikings were involved in two, adding a hoard of picks, bringing up their total remaining picks to ten. With their first pick in the draft, the...

Pole vaulter Jagger Gran reaches new personal best

Camry Kelly, Sports Editor

April 30, 2012


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All eyes were glued to Jagger Gran, 12, as he began to sprint down the runway at White Bear High School on April 12, 2012. The rest of the track and field meet had come to a close and all the other pole vaulters had long since taken the long strides down the runway. Gran’s teammates, fans, and family...

Pole vaulters set new school and personal record

Mali Bacig, Spread Editor

April 26, 2012


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Saturday, April 21st, at the Stillwater Pony Relays, Jagger Gran, 12, and Jonathan Young, 11, broke the two man relay record for the pole vault. The two teammates vaulted a combined height of 27 feet and one inch. The feat was even more impressive considering the athletes had to vault in the rain all...

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