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Senior night combines activities

November 11, 2011
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By: Laura Wuthnow On Thursday, Oct. 17 seniors from marching band, pom pon and football celebrated their senior night. ...

Try-outs begin Winter Guard season

Try-outs begin Winter Guard season

November 11, 2011
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By: Katelyn Ramsey On Monday, Nov. 7, senior Shelby Walker performs her routine in front of Coach Stowers for Winter Guard tryouts.  Walker has been doing Winter Guard since sophomore year.  “Practicing outside of practice [is the hardest part of Winter Guard]” Verhulst said. “Because of weather and other acti...

Varsity cheerleaders share talent

Varsity cheerleaders share talent

October 27, 2011
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Photos by: Brooke Rhoads On Saturday October 22, the varsity cheerleaders came together with some little cheerleaders to be. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the girls spent the day going through activities and miniature routines in the main gym. ...

Samatar places first

October 25, 2011
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By: Katelyn Ramsey Junior Liban Samatar placed first at Cross Country Conference on Thursday, Oct. 13. Northmen News caught up with the champion to ask him about his training and future. Northmen News: What was it like to win conference? Liban Samatar: It felt great.  It’s hard.  The course sucked, and ...

Livestrong game raises money

Livestrong game raises money

October 21, 2011
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Photos by: Gabby Brancato Story by: Chelsie Yokum The hallways were a sea of yellow on Thursday, Oct. 13, as students and staff sported  the Livestrong T-shirts that were sold by the soccer team the weeks prior. That night was no ordinary soccer game; it was the Livestrong game against Staley Hig...

Golfer first to qualify

Golfer first to qualify

October 13, 2011
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Photo by: Brooke Rhoads Q&A by: Sydney Bennet Senior Val Espadas is the first member of the girls golf team, coached by Seth DeRose, to qualify for sectionals. Northmen News caught up with the athlete to discuss her success. Northmen News: How does it feel to be the first to make it to sectionals? Val Espadas:...

Cross country continues training

Cross country continues training

October 4, 2011
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Photos by: Eva Schmidt On Monday, Sept. 26 the cross country team practiced on the track to prepare for their last meet of the season on Sunday, Oct. 8. Look out for the next issue of  The Northmen's Log and a story on their state competition. ...

Softball girls learn the game

Softball girls learn the game

September 30, 2011
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By: Katelyn Ramsey The junior varsity softball team is made up of mostly of girls who have never played softball before high school.  With the lack of experience, it can be quite difficult when working with a team like this.  “It’s fun.  Knaack’s going to hate me, but I thought it would b...

Soccer boys battle

Soccer boys battle

September 23, 2011
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By: Natalie Holmgren       On Wednesday, Sept. 21, the varsity boys soccer team played Liberty at the DAC.     ...

Volleyball begins fight for districts

Volleyball begins fight for districts

September 23, 2011
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By: Stefani Bradley and Amy Nelson Photo by: Jacky Pfeifer With six seniors, the varsity volleyball team has years of experience. For four years, the girls have been dreaming of this season, of these games. Now that it’s their time to shine, they’re determined to make the most of it. The Lady...

Latest football updates

September 17, 2011
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By: Hannah Williams Junior varsity vs. Grandview On Monday, Sept. 12, Oak Park junior varsity football played Grandview away. The final score was 12-0, Grandview. During the first quarter a touchdown was scored by Grandview, adding six points to the board. Another touchdown was scored by Grandvie...

Colorado Conditioning

Colorado Conditioning

June 21, 2011
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The Cross Country team recently returned from a trip to Colorado to prepare for the upcoming season. Coach Kevin Torres answered some questions about the conditioning. Northmen News: How long has the Cross Country team been traveling to Colorado? Kevin Torres: We have just returned from our fourth trip to...

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