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Hoop dreams

Damien Loyd doing a crossover pose with a basketball.

Tom Mueller, features writer

May 1, 2019

It was judgement day and he was an hour late. With only 30 minutes left in tryouts, he hurried into the densely packed gym full of sweaty sixth graders. Damien Loyd, now senior, knew that he would have to set himself apart from all the other boys trying for roster spots on the sixth grade Pioneer Elit...

Which Pioneers basketball player are you?

Which Pioneers basketball player are you?

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 22, 2019

The varsity boys' and varsity girls' MSHSAA district basketball tournaments are coming up. Both teams square off against Parkway West in the first round, with the boys' team (16-9) playing Saturday, Feb. 23, and the girls' team (20-3) playing Tuesday, Feb. 26. In advance of districts, this quiz tells...

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Daniel Kim, features writer

February 27, 2018

Pyeongchang Olympics Closing Ceremony The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25. The Olympics featured many new faces, like Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old snowboarder who won a gold medal in halfpipe and the Nigerian women’s bobsled team, which was the first bobs...

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