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Harding girls’ tennis team starts strong

Vang Thao

September 16, 2013


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The season is looking good this year for the girls tennis team. The team this year is filled with more players than last year, with the addition of the new coaches, the new coaches being some of the boys’ conferences champs from a few years back. The workouts are more intense, and new workouts had...

Girl soccer team on track for the seaon

Tzavaras William

September 16, 2013


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The Harding Varsity Girls Soccer team picked up their second win defeating Central! They have started out rocky, going -2 in tough matchups. Mr. Utecht has been working on  and with  players in the field and they just haven’t gelled together yet. “They’ll get there.” Over the first two...

Rough start for the Harding football team

Keairra Brown

September 16, 2013


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     The Harding football team lost a tough game to Highland 0-25 after playing for 3 hours in the hot sun.      Even though they didn’t win, they had fun playing.Their head coach Michael Huston, has been coaching football at Harding for six years and was coaching the game this Saturday.   ...

Athletes in need of your support

Eh Eh, Layout Editor

May 2, 2013


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  The roar of the crowd could prove to be a boost in confidence for many athletes. Being surrounded by peers as they are cheer on could significantly improve an athlete’s performance.    “The crowds give me confidence that I thought I didn’t have and makes me feel more motivated to win for m...

Have no fear, KD is here

Have no fear, KD is here

Magartu Lolo, Reporter

March 19, 2013


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A senior at Harding High School by the name of Kenneth Reed, also known as KD, recently set the school record for scoring the most basketball points in Harding’s history, scoring 47 incredible points against Humboldt High School. Setting the school’s record takes mad talent and special skills, an...

Out with Winter, in with Spring!

Chaltu Musse, Reporter

March 19, 2013


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   As the winter season comes to an end and sunny days roll in, so do the spring sports at Harding High. There should be something for everyone to take part in this spring, whether you’re a runner, a batter, or you simply just want to have fun.     The spring sports offered this season include s...

Harding wrestler doesn’t let gender get in her way

Yosef Misgina, Reporter

March 19, 2013


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Gender didn't stop Sammi Ashton, a freshman here at Harding High School, from wrestling. Being a girl on a boys wrestling team is an usual thing. But it wasn’t a roadblock for Sammy either.. Sammy wanted to do a winter sport, so she looked over her choices and chose what was best for her. That sport en...

Athlete of the month: Tou Lee

Hnouci Lee, Reporter

February 9, 2013


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Wrestlers are matched up with opponents that are in the same weight range. To be in the same weight range only makes it fair between both sides. Recently, Harding’s wrestling team has been off to a good start. Just like in swimming, wrestlers try to shorten their time into pinning their opponents...

Harding ski team better than ever before

Sumeya Said, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2013


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 This year the Harding’s ski team is better than ever. They have a strong team and a lot of new skiers Whether it is snowing or sunny out, Harding’s ski team is out there to improve their skills, and trying to become a better team. But practices and meets have become a little hard because we haven’...

The Road to the Super Bowl Victory

The Road to the Super Bowl Victory

Alexander Roman, Reporter

February 9, 2013


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From 32, to 12, to 8, to 4, to 2, to 1. What do these numbers mean? Well, for one team, it was a part of the road to their Super Bowl victory. Two weeks before the Super Bowl, Ismail Said, a sophomore at Harding High School, predicted that “Atlanta and the Baltimore Ravens” would be in the Super Bowl....

Athlete of the month: Lashikou Vang

Athlete of the month: Lashikou Vang

Hnouci Lee, Reporter

December 9, 2012


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Late in the season of his Sophomore year at Harding, he became a captain. He’s a role model, a leader, and a well rounded student. He’s been the captain of the Boy’s Swim and Dive team for three years now. A senior, Lashikou Vang has received many bars from sports he’s participated in, a...

Indoor teenis

Samantha Theng, Sports Editor

December 9, 2012


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Every year Harding’s tennis team gets the opportunity to go practice off season in Minneapolis during the winter. They provide extra coaching and they help every teammate improve on their skills. Indoor tennis is for girls and boys who are on the tennis teams. Although this is an opportunity for onl...

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