Edina High School
Kevin Pearce competed for years as a professional snowboarder and dreamed of the Olympics before an accident in 2009 left him with traumatic brain injury.
Getting in the record books is the dream of any high school athlete. And an Edina senior has a shot at breaking a near 30-year-old state record. Patrick LeCorre has been the varsity kicker since his freshman year. “Four years of kicking, it becomes second nature,” LeCorre said. “Do what you got to do.”
Sheila Hirsch and lacrosse is a combination that has worked well for her and her Edina High School team. “I love playing lacrosse. I love playing it with my school and my summer lacrosse team, mainly because I love my teammates,” Hirsch said. “Really, it’s what makes the sport as great as it is.”
Bullying is becoming an increasingly high-profile problem in schools across our state and the country. A new study suggests the effects of name calling aren’t just emotional but physical, as well.
Believe it or not, high school football season is already here for many programs. The official start of practice is a week away, but 22 schools get an extra week of practice because they play their first game a week early, on Aug. 23. It’s called “Zero Week,” and Edina coach Reed Boltmann says it’s a good fit for his team.
Ten Twin Cities high school students are in Phoenix competing for more than $3 million in the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
A second body has been recovered after a semi truck left the road and went into a river near Menonomie, Wis. amid snowy conditions Tuesday morning.
Drag queens, the Australian outback, sequins, head dresses and oh yes, drag queens. This, in a nutshell, describes the fabulous musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which heads to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis Jan. 8-13.
Officials said Tuesday that Edina High School Athletic Director John Soma has resigned after being placed on administrative leave since late August following allegations made against him, according to school district officials.
How does Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year get ready for the new term?
The reason the debate will linger on regarding the new football stadium being conducive for baseball is that it will require removable seats – and that’s expensive
As the school year comes to a wrap, the list of the top public high schools in the country is complied. As it has in the past, Minnesota had a pretty good showing on the list.
An Edina English teacher is the 2012 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
The rain has not been our friend this spring. The weather is putting a damper on games and practices at local high schools.