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Spring Sports Preview

April 18, 2011

Shea Noerenberg Sports Editor Track and Field New uniforms aren’t the only things the track and field team has to look forward to this season.  Along with their new uniforms they received new hurdles and Bobby Cr...

New spring season brings fresh activities to try

April 18, 2011

Abbie Fiedler Copy Editor Minneapolis was recently named the “Most Fun City in America” by game maker Cranium.   And, with the snow melting, there’s numerous reasons why. Junior Millie Luedtke stated “I love spring a...

Super Bowl recap: Packers vs. Steelers

March 29, 2011

Packers Final score:  31 Aaron Rodgers:  304 passing yards Completed 24 out of 39 passes Season record:  14-6-04 touch downs made by:  J. Nelson, N. Collins, G. Jennings, G. Jennings 1 field goal made by:  M....

Discrimnation gets heated on and off the ice

March 29, 2011

Kaitlyn Williams Editor-In-Cheif On Tuesday Jan. 25, the National Hockey League’s Anaheim Ducks were sued by a Jewish hockey player who claimed he had been harassed.  Jason Bailey, 23, filed the action in the Orange ...

Orono alpine team wraps up an impressive 2011 season

March 29, 2011

Alysha Sewell News Editor On Tues, Feb. 8 the Orono alpine ski team competed in the section five meet at Afton Alps.  Section five for alpine skiing includes Orono, Mound Westonka, Wayzata, Minnetonka, Waconia, Robbinsdale Arms...

Dance team forms tight bond over course of season

March 29, 2011

Rosa Repke Editorial & Opinion Editor The Orono Girls Dance team is close, perhaps one of the tightest among Orono sport teams. It comes as no surprise that part of the team’s success comes from the tight bond the g...

Tennis goes down under and a new men’s champion emerges

March 29, 2011

Abbie Fiedler Copy Editor For two weeks every year., Melbourne Park is home to the Australian Open and this year was no exception.  The Australian Open’s official website stated that tournament was held from Jan. 17 to...

Minnesota Wild sends Burns and Havlat to all-star game in North Carolina

February 10, 2011

Shea Noerenberg Sports Editor Each season, the National Hockey League has an NHL All-Star Weekend that includes a skills competition and an all-star game.   All-Star Weekend will be held Jan. 28 -29. In the past, play...

What does the future hold for Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings

January 10, 2011

Kyle Ignatius Staff Reporter The Minnesota Vikings started the 2010 NFL season with extremely high aspirations for another run at the Super Bowl. “Everything seemed to be going right for the Vikings for awhile but then Sydney...

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