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Thole twins headed for success in gymnastics, wrestling

Thole twins headed for success in gymnastics, wrestling

Tristan Hatchell, Video Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Locker Room, Showcase

A lot of people think that being able to play a sport well comes down to genetics, but in this case it isn’t just Kevin or Lauren’s own genetic. The Thole siblings are both headed for success. Kevin is a key player on the wrestling team and was a premier asset at their state tournament....

Classon shows off skills for swim team

Classon shows off skills for swim team

Ryan Shepherd, Graphic Cartoonist

November 5, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

Peyton Classon first year swimming making huge impacts Sophomore Peyton Classon is a member of the swim and dive team. This is her first year diving and she is already one of the best divers on the team. The swim and dive team has been one of the best teams in state winning more than 130 straight...

Gymnastics prepares for upcoming season

Gymnastics prepares for upcoming season

Madison Crain, Layout editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

  This season the gymnastics team will have three captains and five coaches all working together so that the team can make it to state. The coaches are Traci Swenson, Caroline Urgo, Dusty Dennis and Joan Lesson and Kristina Krenz. The gymnastics team started started Nov. 9. They will pract...

Winkle flips into the Gophers organization

Winkle flips into the Gophers organization

Joey Costa, Advertising Editor

April 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Flipping and tumbling may not be the ideal way of getting gymnasts into college for many, but for senior Ben Winkle it is a dream come true. Gymnastics is not an easy sport to master. The amount of strength and coordination to do many of the stunts they preform are unbelievable. Just having to courage...

Karr furthers gymnastics career

Megan McGuire, Online Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under People

Flying and launching their bodies through the air. Twisting and turning, using all the strength they have, hoping to stick the landing. Gymnastics is a difficult sport in which good gymnasts make their routines look effortless. Many gymnasts find the sport to be a major part of their life, requiring...

Korlin-Downs flips to new team

Megan Fayler, Copy Editor

December 10, 2014


Filed under People, Read & Watch

Swinging from the uneven bars, pounding on the springboard, pushing through vigorous conditioning and completing routines on floor and beam, gymnasts spread all throughout the gym. One stands out in the crowd as she struggles to fall into the normal pattern. Senior Mary Korlin-Downs switched gymnastics teams early November. Under circumstances out of her cont...

Gymnastics team springs into new season

Gymnastics team springs into new season

Megan McGuire, Online Editor

December 3, 2014


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

Flying and launching bodies through the air. Twisting and turning using all the strength they have. With tryouts over and daily practices in full swing, the gymnastics team is working hard in the gym perfecting routines to prepare for a successful season. Last year, the girls gymnastics team won fourth in their conference and fourth in sectional ...

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