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Freshman Audrey Rogotzke and senior Ryder Rogotzke with thier wrestling 2022 State Championshiop belt. Audrey and Ryder have made Minnesota history by being the first sibling duo to win the boys and girls State wrestling championship title.

The Rogotzke siblings win matching State wrestling titles

Maya Disher, Photography Editor in Chief March 4, 2023

Brothers and sisters hold a bond that is unmatched by any other. Most describe it as a built-in best friend. Someone who is always there to motivate you, protect you, and even win a matching wrestling...

Student swimming in pool

Girls swim captains appointed for next season

Milena Sandstrom , Podcast Reporter February 18, 2023

"A team together is a winning team," junior Maddie Reed said. The girls swim season came to an end, and the five new captains for the 2023 season were announced. Juniors Annie Gritters, Leah Cody, Maddie...

Sophomore Mason Mora-Clark dribbles the ball down the court during the Unified basketball game. Mora-Clark is playing his second year of adapted basketball, helping the team to a state title in 2022.

TRUST Club’s adapted basketball team plays in Unified basketball tournament

Oren Hamilton and Aidan Primeau February 10, 2023

Special Olympics Minnesota hosted its annual adapted basketball tournament on Feb. 3 at the Eagan Community Center, where the TRUST Club's adapted basketball team participated for their second year, following...

Senior Max Shikenjanski dribbling the basketball during the Cottage Grove game.

Max Shikenjanski sets yet another record

Kyle Seebeck, Reporter and Podcast February 3, 2023

On Jan. 27  in the basketball game against Cottage Grove at home, senior Max Shikenjanski set yet another record by reaching 2,000 high school career points after his game-winning shot. He is the first...

Chloe Stanton (third from left, first row) and the rest of the 2022-2023 gymnastic team lining up for pictures

Chloe Stanton’s impacts gymnastics team

Coral Lariviere, Field Reporter January 10, 2023

Several days a week, for several hours, the Ponies gymnastics gym is filled with girls working their hardest. The newly built large-scale gym, with two-story tall ceilings, fills with echoes of success...

Photo by Garin Warner

Girls soccer gets fourth in state after making it to US Bank

Garin Warner, Podcast and Distribution Reporter December 13, 2022

The girl's soccer team got fourth in state after losing to Rosemount in the state semi-finals at the US Bank Stadium during the 2022 fall soccer season. Varsity girls won state last year in the 2021...

Whitetail trail race

Emmett Valley earns first in boys mountain biking

Kallie Fahs, Podcast and Distribution Reporter December 13, 2022

Eighth-grader Emmett Valley took first in the state for 8th-grade boys in D1 (overall season). In mountain biking, bikers line team up for a race, which is called the "call up''.  They line up based...

Tare Porbeni making a jumping play during varsity football game.

Tare Porbeni accepted into Princeton University

Angela Taylor, Copy and Business Editor December 1, 2022

Tare Porbeni, senior offensive lineman and academic weapon, has put on a show stopping performance on and off the football field, leading to his tremendous success in his search for further education....

Senior player runs the ball during the 1st down.

Class of 2023 wins the annual powderpuff game

Maya Disher, Photography and Copy Editor October 24, 2022

  Coming off an intense win last year, the senior class of 2023 won for the second time, except this year they truly are the "top dogs," as they beat out the junior class of 2024. Powderpuff...

Photo by Garin Warner

Girls soccer going small, but still a top team in the state

Garin Warner, Podcast and Distribution Reporter October 24, 2022

The girls varsity soccer team has had strong season this year with a record of 13-2 so far. They are also going for the state championship for the second year in a row. Since last year, the girls...

Schmit competing in a figures meet vs. Forest lake, on April 12.

Eighth-grade synchronized swimmer Hailey Schmit ranked first in state

Cambrie Cole, Photographer, Distribution June 7, 2022

Hailey Schmit, an eighth-grader competing in girls' synchronized swimming, is maintaining a winning streak this season, placing first in all three-figure meets. Her team placed well altogether in routine...

Junior Jackson Tweed competes in pole vault on May 5 at the Edina Invite. The team will compete at the True Team State meet on May 20, after placing first at the section 2AAA meet.

Boys track heads into True Team State with high hopes

Chelsea Stahl, Social Media and Podcast Editor May 9, 2022

This spring, the boys track and field team has started off with a bang. Reaching the halfway mark in the season, the athletes have shown their skills, abilities and their drive to win a meet. With multiple...

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