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Strader steps down

Strader steps down

Katie Loveless, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

For almost twelve years Neil Strader has been supporting students at every sport and club as our school’s activities director since it opened. Yet this year he has put in a transfer request to somewhere else in the district. Strader plans on teaching again and is "looking forward to teaching again in Lake...

Our super superfans

Our super superfans

Megan Hannasch, Section Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Who are they? The superfans of Lakeville South are a group of students who bring enthusiasm and spirit to our athletic events. They are the ones that start the cheers, get everyone pumped up, and ultimately, create a fun and energetic atmosphere. In comparison to a regular fan, sr. Ryne Farley says, ...

Double review: After Math and Murder by Poe

Double review: After Math and Murder by Poe

Audrey Edwards, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase, Student Life

Performed at 7 p.m. on February 3, the One Act Double Feature was an impressive display of talent. The performance of the student-led "After Math," directed by Madison Koski and Ben Wick, followed by South's competitive piece "Murder by Poe," directed by Joseph Papke, were both talented pieces. "After...

Perks of being a teenage lawyer

Maya Lundell, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Clad in a sharp blazer and pencil skirt, sr. Kate Redetzke stands poised. In a commodious courtroom, her vision tunnels on the witness in front of her. “Mr. Jackson, the point of your video was to personally attack Dr. Powers and mock her authority?” The witness on the other team shifts. “...Yes....

From all over the world

Julia Palmieri, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, Variety

Adapting to a new school and new schedule can be hard but it’s even harder when everything is new: new country, new language, new people and new family. Being an exchange student is finding a whole new world you didn’t know.

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Football coach retires after thirty-eight years

Football coach retires after thirty-eight years

Ally Werner, Sports Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Today, long-time Lakeville South High School football coach Larry Thompson retired after a thirty-eight yearlong career. The official announcement came after speculations that Thompson would soon be leaving the team. In his resignation letter addressed to Lakeville South activities direction Neil Strad...

Lakeville South joins the Gustavus Honor Band

Lakeville South joins the Gustavus Honor Band

Callie Clabaugh, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Several Lakeville South band students took the stage Monday night at the Gustavus Honor band festival in St. Peter. These seven musicians were given the opportunity to perform with some of the best professionals from the midwest. For the past twenty-eight years, Gustavus Adolphus College has hosted thi...

LSHS swim team kicks and dives their way into state

LSHS swim team kicks and dives their way into state

Katie Loveless, Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Student Life

On Saturday, November 11th, Lakeville South swimmers (srs. Rachel Streit and Maria Herrera, jr. Ryenne Hathway, sophs. Josie Sommers, and frosh. Winter Craig) won three relays, three individuals and one diver (jr. Brittney Alexander) leading them to be qualified for state. With the overall team placing...

Fan Bus remains spirited

Fan Bus remains spirited

Bria Gunderson, Features Section Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

On the way back to Lakeville South from the Minnesota State Volleyball Tournament on Friday, November 11, fan bus number three had an interesting vibe to it. Everyone on the bus was impressed by the LSHS girls’ volleyball team for their intensity and dedication towards their sport. All students came ...

French students take on LSHS

French students take on LSHS

Caroline Kelley, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Bundled in three jackets and two blankets in mid-October, Mathilde Perrin is still feeling the bite of the autumn chill at the Lakeville South Cougars football game against the Farmington Tigers on October 19. Though this weather is common in Minnesota and many natives have learned to bear it, southe...

Lakeville South Band Steals Major Victory

September 22, 2016
Filed under Student Life

A recent gray, drizzly Saturday morning was no match for the spirit and enthusiasm of the Lakeville South Marching Cougars as they put the final touches to a show dedicated to combatting cancer.   Saturday, September 17 marked another first in Lakeville South High School history as the Marching Cougars headed to a day filled with parade and field co...

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