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Girls lacrosse looks forward optimistically to season

“I am excited for a team with so many new freshmen!” said senior captain Mimi Levin. “This means so much potential for a great next four years.”

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Track teams work hard in offseason to maintain competitiveness

At the end of last year’s track season, many thought that Minnehaha Academy’s future track teams would not be as competitive in the conference after graduating former stars like Phil White and Jake Brown, who finished third at last season’s state meet in the 3200 meter.

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Fourth trip to state

The Minnehaha girls varsity basketball team came up short this year in their attempt to repeat as state champions, losing in the championship game 68-61 to the Braham Bombers.

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Boys make it to state for second consecutive year

The boys basketball team made it to the state tournament for the second year in a row, behind a very strong performance in the section tournament by sophomore guard Gerald McCarver.

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Sound familiar?

From the old Met Center to Target Field and Minnehaha's frigid ice arena, organist Sue Nelson keeps fans and players on their feet.

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Sophomore runner goes to state

Sophomore Casey Haffield will represent Minnehaha at the girls' cross-country state meet Nov. 6.

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Football

Season ends with disappointing loss to Governors By Karl Hedlund Talon Staff Writer This year the Minnehaha Academy varsity football team ended their season seventh in the Tri-Metro Conference with a conference record of 3-4.  Minnehaha currently has a win percentage of .500 with a record of 4-4 overall. “There …

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Boys CC

Minnehaha's boys' cross country team is headed back to the state meet....

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Electronics policy

School electronics policy is fair, reasonable Talon staff Many students may think that the school’s personal electronic devices policy (referring to use during free hour and flex) is unreasonable or even unfair. In reality, the policy (which was implemented in the 2006-2007 school year) is not only understandable but justified. …

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Dangers of energy drinks

Many teens use energy drinks on a daily basis, but these drinks have a detrimental effect on long-term health if used frequently. “Generally sugar taken in the high amounts found in energy drinks can cause addiction,” said Andrea Jensen, a certified personal trainer and team nutrition coach at Lifetime Fitness. “It also affects your blood sugar levels, increasing your insulin, which is a precursor to diabetes.”

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