Northmen News

Hitting the Mats

Malea Biswell and Grace Burns

December 21, 2016

Wrestling season is here! The athletes are excited and yet a little bit nervous as the season is in full swing. They practice every day, even optional Saturday practices. Though it’s a lot of hard work, the team has had a lot...

In the Players’ Eyes

Grace Burns, J1 writer

December 8, 2016

Lady Oakies Basketball had a rough start of the season. This year some players were reluctant because of the change in the coaching staff and never tried out, also some after trying out later quit the team. “There was a rumor...

Fans Share Football Memories

Dom Bailey and Erik Kellgren, J1 Writer

November 4, 2016

As the football season come to an end, players and fans had much to say about the boys this year. Even though the Northmen didn’t take a victory once this season, spirits stayed high. Sophomore Brandon White, varsity starting...

Sports Column: From a Softball Player

Catie Janeczko, J1 writer

October 14, 2016

The JV softball team had a great season. At the beginning of the season, they were not used to their new coach; this was coach Dan Backhaus’ first year of coaching softball. He coached baseball for many years before. According...

Fall Tennis Season Wraps Up

Abigail Clapham, Axe staffer

September 30, 2016

The girls tennis season is coming to an end. However, before the last hurrah, they have districts. On Monday, Sept. 26, they traveled to Winnetonka to play their first round of districts. The girls beat the Griffins to continue...

Fall League Preps Varsity Basketball

Jordan Deng and Erik Kellgren, J1 Writers

September 29, 2016

On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays boys basketball works on preseason and conditioning play. They do drills and run some plays and learn some plays and scrimmage. As of today, boys varsity is 4-0 in the fall league. This...

Basketball prepares to play as a team

Erik Kellgren, J1 Writer

September 29, 2016

“There is not a best player, we need to work as a team,” said coach Zane Tanner. Basketball boys prepare to bring it this season. “At workouts, we do dribbling drills and shooting drills, and then we scrimmage in...

Phillips manages swim, loves her job

Chloe Maddox, Cambia staffer

December 18, 2015

To swim or not to swim? Good question, did you know you could join swim and NOT actually swim? It’s true. Senior Miranda Phillips has been a swim manager for three years at the Gladstone Community Center where all four district...

Kohn’s Notes: Sports Love

Harry Kohn, Axe staffer

December 14, 2015

Since I started wrestling freshman year I couldn’t stop, I was immediately hooked on the sport. I fell in love with the sport, it wasn’t just the aggressiveness of the sport it was the hard work you had to put in to win. Wrestling...