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Last Run

Amina Hussain, Staff Writer | September 28, 2022

Last game, last run, last chance for State. The six softball seniors prepare for their last season at MN.  “I just have a really good feeling about it, like we are finally going to be State Champs,” senior Katherine Johnson said. Johnson knows this is their last chance to become State Champions, which puts undeniable pressure on the girls to perform.  “We have a lot of weight on our...

Serving Something New

Adithi Deeduvanu, Staff Writer | September 28, 2022

The sway of a racquet, the squeak of tennis shoes, and the thudding pop of the ball: all sounds that are familiar to the boys' tennis team. However, this year brings some changes for the team that seems less conventional. The demolition of their old courts, two new coaches, and plenty of new faces to the varsity and JV teams. The old tennis courts were up for many years and were in major need of...

National Throw-Down

Mahika Kanchanam, In-Depth Editor | September 26, 2022

A young girl who has been a hard-working athlete with an unmatched passion and drive for track, Kat Beachler becomes one of the top track stars in the nation. Beachler is currently a junior at MN, and she has finished her sophomore year with a more than successful track season. With hours of continuous training, Beachler made it to nationals in the summer of 2022. “I practiced at least four...

Adithi Deeduvanu, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

Most athletes have been playing their sport for as long as they can remember. For sisters Eunice and Lucy Cho, tennis is no different. Both girls have been playing for over seven years.  Unlike many other athletes, Lucy and Eunice have always found companionship in tennis whether it be from their teammates, coaches, or from each other. The sisters are both on MN’s girl’s varsity tennis team, an...

Elias Pipinos, Sports Editor | May 17, 2022

A stroke, and one last kick forward. Shaving seconds off the Medley Relay time had proved difficult for Tommy and the team, but his anchor position meant that he was the last person in line, and that his stretch of the race was the most important.  In its 21-22 swim season, with its relay team anchored by Tommy Eichmann, MN beat its prior Medley Relay time by 2.5 seconds.  “We set the Medley...

Anna Pipinos, Editor-in-Chief | May 17, 2022

“They say it's about the journey, and it's true. I am proud to see how Kiana has grown in skill by sharpening her mental and physical abilities. Kiana is a little warrior, and I am more than proud of her,” father Calvin Davis said. After being invited to try out archery for the first time at 7- years old, junior Kiana Davis quickly fell in love with the sport.  “We have a family friend...

Teagan Lynch, Staff Writer | April 18, 2022

There is no place I would rather be than on the soccer field. It is my favorite thing to do, and I try to savor every moment I have on the field and with my team. For those of us who really love the sport we play, one season is never enough. So, we split our playing time between two different types of programs: club and school. I love the differences between these two because they provide me...

Olivia Torrez, In-Depth Editor | April 18, 2022

Prep Baseball Report (PBR) is one of the country’s biggest independent high school baseball scouting services, focusing on providing year-round coverage. Based around the country, they help shine a spotlight on high school baseball players in different states. “[PBR] offers great opportunities to play college baseball through showcases, tournaments, a website with player stats-- like exit velocity...

Deeksha Shridher, Staff Writer | March 1, 2022

As he looks through recap videos detailing the winning moments from races past, senior Will Ramsey can’t help but smile. He feels a gratifying sense of fulfillment as he captures the community involved in each biking race for the Nebraska Interscholastic Cycling Association, otherwise known as NICA. Ramsey, whose family is involved with NICA, does photo and video coverage for the entire Nebraska...

Olivia Torrez, In-Depth Editor | March 1, 2022

Wrestling is a solitary team sport. While the individual wrestler is on a team, they’re still competing alone. Being on a wrestling team for some has created friendships that withstand the test of time and a culture unique to the community, but when it comes down to it, the wrestler is facing tough decisions on their own.  The loss of weight to make certain weight classes in competition, commonly...