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Runner inspires others

Runner inspires others

Pajai Vue, Reporter

October 11, 2014


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Harding High’s sophomore cross country runner, Kang Lee, has inspired many people around him with his hard work and positive energy.   Kang started cross country running with encouragement from his tennis coach, Mr. Yang. At first, Kang wasn’t into cross country running at all, but he quickly realiz...

First annual Spirit Run gets good reviews

First annual Spirit Run gets good reviews

Suleeman Mohamed, Reporter

September 26, 2014


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Staff and students turned out for Harding High School’s first annual Spirit Run on  saturday sept 20th. The Spirit Run’s first round, called “heats”, started at 9:00 a.m. and took place on Harding’s track. Each heat took approximately 15 to 20 minutes, depending, on whether the  individual...

Baseball Game

June 3, 2014


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By: Ariel Chea Harding’s baseball team lost 3-5 to Highland’s on April 22, with Jake Wasmundt pitching. “I’d say Highland has always been tough against us.” Jake said. “But I think we’ve made strides against them.” Around the second inning the score was tied 2-2. The game got a bit...

Ivy League Scholar

April 16, 2014


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Brian Yang; Ivy League Scholar Brian Yang, varsity tennis player here at Harding High school, has been accepted into Brown university as part of the next level of education in his plans to become a biochemist. Upon being accepted to the university he had to have an admittance interview. “It was...

Tough boys basketball season continues

February 18, 2014


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By William Tzavaras The Harding Knights suffered yet another tough loss on Friday, Feb 7th, losing 54-42 against a young Highland Park team that wanted to run from the opening tip. Amitri Collins, freshmen guard for the Scots, drew first blood with a left-handed layup and they didn’t look back afte...

Abdi Cross Crountry Runner

Mofe salu

December 2, 2013


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                                              Abdi state cross country                                                     By Mofe salu      Even though Abdi didn’t get first place he was in...

Table Tennis Star

Yer Vue

November 22, 2013


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Table tennis By Yer Vue         Tou Xue Xiong, a junior, has been playing for Harding’s table tennis team for two years.  There are three different squads, A-squad, B-squad, and C-squad.  Tou Xue is ranked number two in table tennis and is in A-squad.  Tou Xue had never tried playin...

Basketball Season

William Tzavaras

November 22, 2013


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 Basketball Season!   Basketball has finally begun at harding with practice starting on Nov. 11th for all levels, freshmen, JV, and, Varsity. The coaches have high hopes and aspirations coming into the season. Harding’s basketball team finished 9-17 last season. This year, they are looking...

Girl’s soccer sectional plays

William Tzavaras

November 5, 2013


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     Mr. Utecht and his fellow soccer girls had a great playoff run this year in sectionals defeating Concordia Academy 1-0 in the first game, and losing to South St. Paul in the second game concluding their season. Utecht was headed into sectionals with his team with great team chemistry and belief i...

Girl’s tennis showed great improvement during this season

Girl’s tennis showed great improvement during this season

Yer Vue

November 5, 2013


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     The girls’ tennis team has improved a lot over last year’s team.  Right now the J.V. and varsity team is undefeated in conference 5-0.  There’s only one more school left to defeat, Central.      “Central is a strong team.  They look more experienced and much taller than us, but ...

Harding’s female football player loves the sport

Harding’s female football player loves the sport

Mofe Salu

November 5, 2013


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      She started playing for Harding during her freshmen year and is still playing now. The fact that she’s a girl doesn’t stop her from doing something she loves. Deana Weiss, a junior at Harding High School, has been playing football for the past ten years now for the boy’s football team...

Varsity football team confident despite losses

Riley Mattson

September 16, 2013


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     The varsity football team’s record is 1 to 2 but they all show the confidence to be conference champions. The team works out from  2:30 to 5:30 daily practicing plays and challenging each other’s skills.      “We have a young team, but we’re still really good,” said Ryan Seppi with...

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