Category: High School

High School Football Safety

Football is a game known to be physical and aggressive, but on September 30th, a tragic event happened on the gridiron that shook the sport. The tragic event, was a death of 16-year-old linebacker, Dylan Thomas. Thomas, a Pike County High School football player, was announced dead on September 30th, According to Pike County Coroner, Terell A. Moody. Moody also […]

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Superintendent Replaced After Arrest from Indecent Exposure

Superintendent Replaced After Arrest from Indecent Exposure

The Rocori School District is holding a meeting March 29th at 6:30PM to vote on a new interim superintendent. The goal of tonight’s meeting is to narrow the three remaining candidates down to one, so that they can start the interview process on April 3rd. The previous Rocori superintendent, Scott Skaska was dismissed after being arrested for indecent exposure charges […]

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House Republicans urge School Safety Funding

House Republicans urge School Safety Funding

House Republicans are pushing for more funding on school security. They want to raise $50 million to be used for safety improvements in schools. The improvements would include security cameras, secure entrances, school resource officers, and bullet proof glass. Previously this year, Governor Mark Dayton called for $21 million to be used for school security and counselors in Minnesota schools. Since […]

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Headscarf dispute at high school basketball game

Headscarf dispute at high school basketball game

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –  Mastery Charter School Shoemaker Campus student Nasihah Thompson-King was asked to leave a playoff basketball game after the referee of the game noticed her playing while wearing a headscarf. Thompson-King claims she was “embarrassed”, mentioning she has never dealt with this problem in any games she’s played in previously. According to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, the league […]

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Creating a Tighter Zone

Creating a Tighter Zone

ST. CLOUD, Minn;  The state of Minnesota has been discussing the issue of injuries in sports for some time now, but recently, the MSHSL released new regulations for baseball in regards to injuries due to pitching. These new regulations include monitored pitch counts and recovery time. This means that and pitcher at the varsity level has a maximum of 105 […]

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The Man Behind Cathedral Athletics

The Man Behind Cathedral Athletics

St. Cloud, Minn — Emmett Keenan has been the Activities Director at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud for 19 years. In that time, his teams have gone to state tournaments 12 times in baseball, twice in boys basketball and six times in boys hockey. But don’t be so quick to give him all the credit. “It has nothing to […]

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National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

  The month of October has been declared National Bullying prevention month by the PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. This October marks the 10th celebration of the National Bullying Prevention Month, a month dedicated to those who have been affected by bullying in one way or the other. Mica Saucedo, a student at St Cloud State University says they experienced […]

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Day Of Silence

Day Of Silence

By Beltha M. Anjangha   ST. ClOUD, Minnesota – A demonstration at the Atwood Market Place at St Cloud State University, alerted students to the realities of anti-LGBT bullying, and paid tributes to LGBT students whose voices have been silenced by bullies. According to GLSEN (Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network), 9 of 10 LGBT+ students experience harassment at schools […]

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Bringing the Rivals Together

Bringing the Rivals Together

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota– Hockey has always been a way of life for Tyler Lunderby and his fellow St. Cloud teammates. “I’ve been playing hockey for eight years now, miss hanging out with the guys we used to play with,” said Lunderby. After many years apart, these teammates, turned rivals will be reunited again.  As two local powerhouses will join rosters next season. […]

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Tink Larson Field fire

A fire destroyed the grandstands at the treasured baseball field in Waseca. The blaze broke out late last night around 8pm at Tink Larson Field. Superintendent Tom Lee says, the sports venue is important to the community because all levels of baseball are played there, including high school. Lee also stated that some of the seats were from the old […]

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