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Hank Stechman, Soccer



Macy Iyer, X-Country



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Born to play soccer

Sophia Boman Named Star Tribune

Metro Player of the Year 12

Boys X-Country

Comeback 22


Rebuilding the Legacy 24

Megan Phillip

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Table of Contents Sting Locker, fall 2019-20

MY DASH - In the Athlete’s Words MY DASH - In the Athlete’s Words

Hank Stechmann CY A M

of the new Boys Soccer

State Champions



Having lost seven starters from a squad that made State last year, this year's team is reloading.

Landon Glenna wears the "C" for three different Edina athletics teams.



SECTIONS Rebuilding the Legacy

Benefits of Being a Multi-Sport Athlete - 3 C's


Macy Iyer




Sophia Boman



The athletes’ stories written by the athletes themselves.

Caring for you and your family – for a lifetime.



Get to Know Megan Phillip

3-time Champ & Record Holder – "My biggest goal, however, is to qualify for the Olympic trials next year."


From the Boosters

A letter from the Edina Athletic Booster Club’s Dan Arom.


From the Hornet Hub: Troy Stein 2019 Fall Questions


2019-20 Fall Season Sports Captains


2019-20 Fall Season Sports Team Photos


EABC Booster Members List



Making a Comeback

Bringing together people from different communities unites us under a common passion.

Cover: Photo by Lyn Gustafson

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184 titles won.




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ach month during the EABC Board Meeting, we are fortunate to have an EHS coach speak to the board about their program. In addition to the state of the team on the field/court/arena we learn about how our support

helps the teams. I am always amazed by the commitment and dedication each

of the coaches has for the program and the genuine level they care about students athletes.

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Edina Girls Tennis Coach, Steve Paulsen, spoke the day after his retirement was announced. Listening to his recollection of the teams over his thirty-one year career, I realized that the most important part wasn’t the 604-17 record or 22 state titles, it was how players developed as people and players. His focus is on how the program can impact the lives of the players today and in the future. Wins and losses were important, but it wasn’t viewed from the same lens that we as outsiders/parents view them. PUBLISHER

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President: Dan Arom Vice President: Steve Bishop Past President: Jon Stechman Treasurer: Liz Vickman Secretary: Scott Beuning EDINA HIGH SCHOOL

Troy Stein Assistant Principal, Activities Director

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2019 Fall Questions 1. Longtime Head Girls’ Tennis Coach Steve Paulsen announces his retirement. The tributes for Head Girls’ Tennis Coach Steve Paulsen have been steady and well deserved. Coach Paulsen has guided our Girls’ Tennis program for the past 28 seasons at Edina HS. In that time he has a record of 604 - 17 (at the time of submission) along with 22 MSHSL State Championships in his tenure. While those statistics are amazing the aspect most deserving of recognition is Steve’s genuine enthusiasm, care and dedication to all people. Those qualities have not gone unnoticed over the years as Steve has been repeatedly recognized for his excellence. His long list of accomplishments includes:

I have been honored to have had the opportunity to collaborate with Steve Paulsen over the years. His passion for people is infectious.

• 2000 National High School Coach of the Year • 2000 St. Olaf Athletic Hall of Fame • 2012 Edina HS Athletic Hall of Fame • 2016 MN Tennis Coaches Association Hall of Fame I have been honored to have had the opportunity to collaborate with Steve Paulsen over the years. His passion for people is infectious. His circle of influence has been remarkable in Edina and the tennis community. Steve’s impact on our students and coaches will live on as we all continue to strive to serve each other as Steve has done over the years. Congratulations Steve, and thank you for all you have given to Edina. 2. Are there any new coaching hires since last Spring? Yes, we are proud to bring Tom Nevers to the position of Head Baseball Coach. Tom is a 1990 graduate of Edina High School where he was a prominent two-sport, varsity athlete (hockey and baseball).

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He was a member of the 1988 EHS Boys’ Hockey State Championship team, a runner-up for Mr. Hockey, and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1989 NHL Draft. In his baseball career, Tom was a two time Star Tribune Metro Baseball Player of the Year, a High School All American, and named All-State first team. After being drafted in the 1st round in the 1990 Major League Baseball Draft, he spent 13 years in professional baseball with the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, Anaheim Angels, Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers. Upon concluding his playing career, Tom partnered with Gene Larkin and began Nevers Larkin Baseball, a competitive baseball development program comprised of individual/group instruction, club teams, and Edina’s Pioneer league (youth summer program). Being involved with the Edina Legion baseball program since 2007 and individually training high school players with Nevers Larkin has provided Tom a direct lens to what is required to lead and motivate players at the high school level. He is energized to develop a winning culture for Edina baseball. “I am honored and truly humbled to have the opportunity to lead the Edina High School Baseball program. As a lifelong Edina resident, an alumnus of Edina High School, and a product of EHS’ deep athletic heritage, I have a passion and responsibility for giving back to this great community that has given my family and I so much. Over the past seventeen years, I have been fortunate enough to successfully develop players and lead winning teams in Edina with a consistent theme of prioritizing accountability and of establishing a culture of fun and respect. I look forward to bringing this same philosophy to EHS Baseball and continuing to build upon the strong tradition of EHS sports. Thank you to Troy Stein and the members of the hiring committee and community that have supported me through this pursuit. I can’t wait to get started!”

I am pleased to add Tom Nevers to our head coaching staff at Edina. Tom has been involved in baseball in Edina for over 30 years as a player, coach and instructor of the game. He has demonstrated a commitment to a student-centered focus of growth. His focus on development of the entire student is a great fit the vision of Edina High School Athletics.

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3. Edina HS won 8 State Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) State Championships in the 2018-19 school year. What does that record represent? The eight MSHSL State Championships broke a school record that dated back to the 1987-88 school year. As with all achievements in our athletic department, this represents the pride, passion and dedication of our student-athletes. Our dedicated head and assistant coaches at EHS help shape, guide and push our students to be at their best. Beyond our students and coaches, we have a community that is extremely supportive of our student-athletes and coaches. This includes not only our Edina Athletics Boosters, community members, and businesses, but our parents who provided opportunities for their student-athletes to learn and grow. Our students feel and thrive on that support and they want to represent our community with pride. These record eight championships represent what is possible when all of these groups are working together for the betterment of our students, school and community. Each year brings a fresh start, different perspectives, and new challenges for our teams and athletes. At our high school and in our community we are fortunate to have established a culture of consistency based on the effort of our athletes, parents, and coaches. I am looking forward to another year of proudly watching our programs compete amongst the state’s best. ■

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MY DASH - In the Athlete’s Words

Sophia Boman

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have always been surrounded by soccer. I started playing before I could walk. I was born in California, and my dad coached my oldest sister. When I was just a baby he would bring me with to practice, and sometimes he would carry me onto the field and swing me under his legs and have me “kick” the ball against the six-year-olds on my sister’s team. I don’t have any memories of that, but my sisters said I seemed to like it. As soon as I could walk, I was kicking the ball on my own. We moved to Minnesota when I was three, and I joined my first soccer team when I was five. I have played competitively ever since: First at Edina Soccer Club and then at Minnesota Thunder Academy (MTA). Now, I play on a nationally ranked MTA team in the winter, spring and early summer. We play in tournaments all over the country. This last June we played in the Elite Club National League national tournament playoffs in San Diego. For the last four years I have also played on the Edina High School Girls Soccer Team. My favorite memory during high school soccer is when we beat Minnetonka in overtime of my sophomore year to make it to state! Off the field, I enjoy team bonding activities like movie night and team sleepovers. I’ve been lucky enough to be a captain the last two years.

involved in the play. My favorite midfielders are Lionel Messi (because his quickness and soccer smarts are incredible) and Mallory Pugh (because she attacks with speed and seems to have a great attitude on the field). On a larger scale, I have been inspired by the U.S. Women’s National Team. It is incredible that they have won back to back World Cups and how much time they put into their sport. I think it would be amazing to play for them one day. I am also inspired by my older sisters. I wanted to be as good as they were when we played in the front yard when we were younger. I tried other sports, but soccer is my favorite because it is fast-paced, and it requires lots of running and teamwork. Overall the rush of the soccer game never bores me, and I know that no matter the opponent, the game will be a blast. I am thrilled that I made a commitment to play D1 soccer at the University of Minnesota. I really like the coaches there, and the team dynamics. But for this year, my goal is to help the Edina High School team make it to State at U.S. Bank Stadium! ■

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Hank Stechmann of the new Boys Soccer

State Champions


ports … you name it, I’ve likely tried it …. floor hockey, golf, tennis, football, gymnastics, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, hockey, swimming, skiing, track, and baseball. Perhaps it is no surprise that now I find it very fun and very rewarding to be playing on an Edina High School team in every season: soccer, hockey and track. I would probably play another if I could! Despite my love of all sports, my early sports life was less than stellar. As a little guy starting out in hockey, I did not know how to skate very well and was too shy to skate with the other kids. I could usually be found doing snow angels in the corner of the hockey rink by myself. If it weren’t for that first coach and his positive encouragement, I definitely would not be playing hockey today. It just shows that if one person believes in you, encourages you, and helps you, it really does make a difference.

a loud crack from my hip. I hobbled across the line, saw that I had run fast enough to letter and I set a new personal record by almost 2 seconds. Unfortunately, I had a stress fracture in my hip which meant that I was out for the rest of the track season. Fully recovered from my hip injury, I was excited to start soccer my sophomore year. Towards the end of the season, I was once again injured. As goalie, I jumped up to catch a ball and landed awkwardly on my ankle, tearing 3 ligaments. I needed surgery, and I was out for the rest of the soccer season. I was devastated. I felt that I had let the team down. We ended up getting upset in the Section semi finals which I couldn’t help but feel was my fault even though I could not play. I would not have been able to come back from my injury without the support of my teammates and coaches. My teammates voted me to be a Junior Captain for the next season. My team's confidence in me and the guilt from the loss helped motivate me to recover from my injury quicker than expected and come into this current season playing for redemption.

Playing 3 high school sports has taught me flexibility and that each sport benefits the others.

In competitive high school sports, injuries are common. Injuries have not only provided me with opportunity, but have also taught me resilience and hard work. When I was a freshman, I was fortunate to make the Varsity soccer team as the back-up goalkeeper. Our senior starter, Ethan Ruwe, was very good, so I knew that I would not see much, if any, playing time that year. It was going to be a season to learn and improve my skills. This all changed when Ethan was injured in our game against Eden Prairie and I got my chance to play for the first time. As I put on my gloves to take the field, my heart was racing - I was so nervous - a Varsity game, could I do it? All my nerves disappeared when I made my first save and the team rallied around me. I ended up playing in four key Lake Conference games until Ethan recovered. The opportunity to play in those games, and the support of my older teammates, gave me the confidence I needed going into my sophomore season where I would be our starting goalie.


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I have had a couple of my own major injuries to battle through. The first occurred during my freshman track season. I started the season running the 400 meter. However, my coaches discovered that I could also run hurdles, so they threw me into a race that combined both: the 300 hurdles. After just one race I was a varsity runner and the second fastest on the team. As we neared the end of the season, I felt a constant pain in my hip, but I kept running. At the meet before Sections, I was running the best race of my life until I hit the last hurdle and heard

This soccer injury also took me out of the start of the hockey season. I was not able to try out and was certain that I would not make a high school team. Luckily for me the coaches knew who I was and how I played and they placed me on the JV team. However, once I was finally able to get back on the ice, I knew I had to work extra hard to prove that I deserved to be on the team. Throughout the season, as other players were injured, I was moved back and forth from defense to forward. While this was difficult, it was a great opportunity that taught me a lot about both positions and it made me a better overall player. Fortunately, I made it through hockey without injury, and was excited to move into the Spring track season happy and healthy. While I ran several events, did the long jump and high jump, I excelled in the 400 meter my sophomore year. Our 4x400 team was one of the best in the state, and in the Section finals, we were 0.14 seconds away from the State qualifying time. I was chosen as a Junior Captain for next Spring. This is a huge honor and I can’t wait for next season where we have a shot a making or even winning state in the 4x400. When I am not out on the field, in the rink, or on the track, you can probably find me studying, traveling, singing, or doing community service. There is always something to do. I have learned so much from participating in sports. My own injuries have taught me perseverance, while the injuries of others have provided me with a chance to learn and improve. My role as a Junior Captain in soccer and track are teaching me about leadership. Last but not least, playing 3 high school sports has taught me flexibility and that each sport benefits the others. I have had great coaches and made so many friends playing all of my different sports. My one piece of advice to young athletes is that if a coach tells you to just choose one sport and quit the others, don’t listen. Do what you enjoy and have fun. I certainly have. ■

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ince my first year on the cross country team in 7th grade, running for me has evolved from just a sport into one of the most important parts of my life. I found my love for running through kids triathlons, and though I have been through ups and downs, my passion for running has stuck with me through the years. I attribute part of my love for cross country to the people I’m surrounded with every day at practice who are both incredibly hard working and talented runners, and also simultaneously the kindest people on the face of the earth.

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I first knew that this was a special group of girls when an especially kind group of 8th graders took me under their wing when I joined the team in middle school. It didn’t take long for me to fall in love with the cross country team’s atmosphere. The constant support from teammates, as well as our willingness to commit when things get tough, has been a vital part of the team’s success. At the end of races, my motivation comes from knowing that I am running for something much bigger than myself: I am running for all of my teammates, who I know are hurting just as much as I am as the race builds in intensity and speed. In fall 2018, the focus of the season was recognizing the process of achieving our goals rather than focusing on the end goals themselves. Though we still value the importance of this concept, our head coach Matt Gabrielson wanted to imbed a new idea in our minds this year: living in the “1st dimension”, as we call it. We were taught this idea by a guest speaker, Dave Emmans, who is a former cross country coach. During the summer, he came to a few of our practices and we quickly realized that we could learn a lot from him. He taught us about living in the “1st dimension” which, in other words, means living in the present moment. This idea resonated with us and I truly believe that it has had a huge positive impact on our training and racing this season. ■

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What do Jim Brown, Bo Jackson, John Elway and Landon Glenna all have in common? They are all multi-sport athletes! Not only is Landon Glenna a multi-sport athlete, he is also the captain of Edina’s football, basketball and lacrosse teams for the 2019-2020 season. Very rare in these times of specializing and playing and competing year-round in one favored sport.

Landon comes from a very athletic family and does not remember ever not playing sports. His mom, Wendy, was a high school gymnast, his dad, Les, was a linebacker at Hamline, still holding the

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record for most tackles. His brother, Luke, was an outstanding athlete at Edina and is currently a defensive back at the University of St. Thomas. Landon says his parents have never missed a game or tournament in all his years of playing sports. Photo by Lyn Gustafson


ll his coaches have encouraged and supported him throughout his HS career to play multiple sports. He has never felt pressure to specialize and has never been penalized for missing an off-season event. Landon says he has benefitted in many ways from being in multiple sports. He feels all his sports enhance each other. He is never out of shape but by switching sports every season it allows a mental break and he can re-charge. And most importantly, he never gets burned out.

His earliest sports memories are of YMCA soccer, basketball, t-ball, and flag football. When he was younger, he never favored one sport over another. He like whatever sport that was in season. Once he was at an age where Edina sports were organized, he stuck with football, baseball, and basketball. In 5th grade he was introduced to lacrosse – 4 sports were impossible to handle and lacrosse took a front seat.


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andon credits his Edina coaches for his desire and drive to stay with 3 sports. Landon does not have a favorite coach at Edina but every coach has these common traits: the desire to win, they recognize smaller roles on teams and make them important and they connect with kids on AND off the field. All his coaches recognize the leadership and diversity Landon brings to every team he leads. Darrin Lamker, Edina’s head football coach says, “Landon is a special player, he is willing to step up and play any position at any time.” Joe Burger, varsity basketball coach says, “Landon’s sense of humor and ability to connect with people is something I’ve always noticed as one of his strengths. He is easy for everyone to talk to and always fun to be around.” Andy Lee, varsity lacrosse coach, appreciates most about Landon is, “how he responds to feedback and motivates his teammates. It is clear that Landon’s athletic history has taught him how to respond to any adversity with a head first, problem solver direction.” Dabo Swinney, Clemson head football coach says in regards to multi-sport athletes, “I just think that the cross-training, the different types of coaching, the different types of locker rooms, the different environments that you practice in, the different challenges — I think it develops a much more competitive, well-rounded type person.”

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The Edina coaches' feelings on multi-sport athletes is mutual. Joe Burger, states, "I think the perspective he’s gained in different roles playing 3 sports throughout high school has made him such a well-rounded leader on every team he’s been a part of. Leaders like Landon proving it’s possible to succeed and be a leader in multiple sports sets such a great example for underclassmen to follow." When asked what can we do to encourage more athletes to participate in multiple sports? Derrin Lamker responded, “Keep reminding parents that students high school careers are short, and they do not get a re-do so get involved with as many different activities as possible.” From Andy Lee’s perspective, “Being a multiple sport athlete is more than just about the games and sports themselves. It provides invaluable skills that will help throughout life, time management and how to set goals and priorities.” When asked what words of advice he would share with an incoming student athlete, Landon emphasized, “1. You don’t always have to be the star of the team; 2. If you do the little things the coaches will notice; and 3. You will get playing time if you keep showing up. But most important, when you get your chance just BE READY.” ■



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fter years of falling just seconds behind the championship line, Edina Boys’ Cross Country finally posed with their well-deserved state championship trophy last October at the Minnesota State High School League cross-country state meet. “The feeling was kind of surreal,” senior and captain Sean Baird said. “I think everybody was in shock that it actually happened because the team had been so close so many times. It was really cool to have that feeling.” The state title was the premier one for Edina’s Boys’ Cross Country, and members of the team can attest to the fact that it was hard-earned. The team had received third and second place in previous years and has had top finishes over the past fifteen years. However, winning the title has always been a goal.

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Senior and captain Gus Hubbell has been on the team since seventh grade and has watched the team inch closer to the title with progressing years. “[Last] season was definitely our top chance I think I’ve ever seen,” Hubbell said. It took a long and rough path to get to that point. Several injuries left members of the team out for the year, taking a hit on the overall team results, but more importantly, the team’s chemistry. Sophomore Otto Schreiner stress fractured his leg and was out for the year, as well as senior captain Noah Koebl, who dislocated his knee at sections -- the race before state. “They didn’t just hurt us because it obviously made us worse as a team, but overall it just hurt the team chemistry and morale,” Hubbell said. “It was hard to see guys just drop out that fast.”

As for this season’s goals, the team is hoping for a repeat. “We had a few top guys graduate but we’re hoping we can do that again,” senior captain Russell Gokemeijer said. One of the top graduates was Max Manley, who placed third at the state meet last year. “A lot of the running sites are sleeping on us now,” Hubbell said. “They think we stink because we lost Max.” Additionally, the team continues to face extensive injuries this season. “Right now, we have four of our top five injured,” Baird said. With injuries affecting so many of the runners, the team is placing an emphasis on staying healthy and icing. “We’re coming back,” Baird added. The loss of seniors and addition of lowerclassmen to the team has shifted the team dynamic for this season as well, but the team has taken a positive outlook. “It’s really different this year,” Gokemeijer said. “And while

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we miss those guys, our team is closer than it’s ever been,” he added. Another goal of the team is to make it to nationals this year. Last season, they were up for an at-large bid, meaning they were not conference champs, but Nike could still recognize them for nationals. After barely missing out, their major goal is to make it this year. The team is aiming for a strong season despite certain setbacks such as injuries and the loss of seniors. However, their win last year has set them up for a successful season, and the team is willing to overcome hurdles along the way. “I think proving all those guys wrong, the haters if you will, that would be pretty sweet.” Hubbell said. ■

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“[The injuries] didn’t just hurt us because it obviously made us worse as a team, but overall it just hurt the team chemistry and morale,” Hubbell said.

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After making the state tournament last year and losing seven starting players from that team, the program’s main goal this season is to rebuild its legacy.

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fter making it to the State tournament last year, Edina Girls’ Volleyball has high expectations to live up to this season. However, they had to redirect their focus after losing seven starting players with last year’s graduating class. With a large amount of new players and a larger team, the program’s main goal this season is to rebuild its legacy. A part of rebuilding the legacy is choosing captains. Sophomore Sarah Bohrer was appointed to be a junior captain this year and has been in the program since 7th grade when she played on the 9B team. Since then, Bohrer has been playing on Junior Varsity and Varsity as a libero/defensive specialist. Going to State has always been a goal for the volleyball team, and last year’s success motivated the team this year to go to state again. “It lets us know what we’re capable of achieving,” Bohrer

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said. It was also an exciting experience for Bohrer because she and her older sister, Alaina Bohrer, were both on the Varsity team. Now that the seniors have graduated along with the rest of the class of 2019, Bohrer says that the team had to adjust. Not only are they missing a lot of skills, but height as well, which caused players to switch positions and accept new responsibilities. Because of this, the team is bigger than usual, allowing for more flexibility and experimentation with new positions. Along with being on Varsity, Bohrer is also new to being a junior captain. Just like a regular captain, being a junior captain shows player dedication and respect from peers and coaches. However, a junior captain holds a different significance compared to a regular captain, as Bohrer represents the underclassmen. Some responsibilities of being a junior captain include helping

out the captains—seniors Kat Warpinski and Grace Hammerski— with daily tasks, helping out freshmen if they have any questions, and being a role model. “I’ve gotten closer to the volleyball players, especially the freshmen, which is really cool”. Another new addition to the Varsity team is freshman Tessa Dubbe. Dubbe has been in the program since 8th grade and has had a great experience so far playing outside hitter. “My team has been so welcoming, they have all been so nice and friendly to me, which makes playing volleyball way more fun,” Dubbe said. Dubbe’s focuses have shifted since last year due to her constant quest for improvement. Last year, when Dubbe was on B-Squad, her goal was to just have playing time; now that she’s made it onto Varsity, she wants to continue improving her game. Along with hard work, Dubbe’s dedication to volleyball shows during year-round playing. Dubbe started playing for a new club, Vital, this past season, and “owes a ton of her success towards her coaches and teammates at Vital,” says Dubbe. Having watched the team play at State last year, Dubbe wants to make it to State again so that she can be involved in

the Edina Volleyball legacy. If the team keeps working and showing dedication, Dubbe might have her wish come true. Even though state was an amazing experience, it was also an expensive experience. It was a lot of money to pay for supplies that would support the team. In order to regain funding for the program this year, there have been many fundraisers. Some of the fundraisers include selling Papa Murphy’s cards, hosting a VEAP drive, and bagging at Jerry’s. There’s plenty of talent to go around with five seniors, three juniors, three sophomores, and three freshmen making up the roster this year. All of these players will help become apart of building a strong and exciting team that will create a legacy for years to come. ■

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My biggest goal, however, is to qualify for the Olympic trials next year.

Get to know Megan Phillip

3-time Diving State Champion and State Record Holder

How and when I got into diving?

What/ who inspires you to compete in this sport?

• I started diving when I was about 10 or 11 years old. Me and my brothers were originally swimmers, but we didn’t like it. both of my parents were divers, so one of my brothers decided to switch over to diving and my other brother and I followed shortly after.

• Diving is in my blood, so I think I have a natural drive to compete and do well in diving. Whenever I go to meets it reminds me that I want to win, so after every meet I always go home and work even harder for the next meet. My parents and coaches have always told me that if you want to be better than all the other people, you have to work even harder than they do. The competitive drive that everyone has while all being very good friends is what inspires me to be a diver. It’s so cool to see that no matter what, everyone is always supporting you even if they want to beat you.

Memorable moment? • High School: Winning state 3 years in a row by myself but also with the team • Club Diving: Finaling at junior nationals, senior nationals, world trials, and Jr. world trials multiple years in a row

Plans for next year? • I will be diving D1 for the next 4 years, but I’m not sure where yet. I am looking at colleges right now and hope to make a decision soon. My biggest goal, however, is to qualify for the Olympic trials next year.

Why I compete in this sport?

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• I compete in this sport because of the adrenaline. The feeling of flying in the air and being in complete control is like nothing I’ve felt before. I love being scared or nervous for a dive because it’s challenging or really high. I love all the things that nobody thinks about, the air awareness you need, coordination, and the ability to think quickly and clearly in the few seconds of airtime you have. Diving is a relatively small community compared to other sports but because of that you get to be friends with everyone, I love all the friends I have made across the world and being able to see them at meets.

What the sport means to me? • This sport means a lot to me, I devoted my life to it since I was 10 years old and have learned and accomplished so much from it. I have learned how hard you must work to get what you want, and what dedication and hard work really means.

Who had the most influence on you? • My family, my parents and 2 brothers are/were divers. We are all very competitive, and my parents and brothers are always my biggest supporters and push me to work hard so I can accomplish many goals.

Everyone knows diving can be a dangerous sport. For me, it’s been all about my ankles. • My sophomore year when I was at club practice I sprained my ankle really bad doing dry-land, the doctors were surprised I didn’t break it. This happened a couple days before sections and about a week before state, I ended up competing with an ankle I wasn’t able to walk on, broke my record at sections and then one week later won state even though everybody told me there was no chance that I would win. • Last year, my junior year I broke my ankle at senior nationals. I dove on it for 6 months before going to the doctor to figure out why it hurt so bad mid high school season. At the doctor I learned I needed surgery. I decided to put off the surgery so I could finish the season since Diving is critical in the team scores, and I knew I could help the team win state again. But I also wanted to win individual state and hopefully break the state record. Well – the team won state, I won the diving and broke the record and then 2 days later had ankle surgery.

• Now I just got surgery again the week season started on the same ankle, but will be back after 2 weeks to do the season.

What EHS sport if not diver?

• Swimming or gymnastics, I used to do both but quit swimming for diving.

Favorite EHS Swim & Dive tradition?

• 1 week towards the end of the season is prank week, so each day there is a prank on the coaches

Dinner with anyone past or present?

• All my friends from Texas, because I miss them and haven’t seen them since I moved. ■

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As part of the Tennis team, the sisters entered an already prolific program, but as many have described, maintaining the streak is often the most stressful aspect of playing for the team.

Edinasty By Dan Arom


rolific is an appropriate description of Ali (Class of 1992), Maggi (Class of 1994), and Katherine Agustsson (Class of 1998). Throughout the decade of the 1990s the Agustsson girls left their mark on Edina athletics every season. As part of the Tennis team, the sisters entered an already prolific program, but as many have described, maintaining the streak is often the most stressful aspect of playing for the team. We asked each of them what is their definition of Edina tennis and what makes it great, each mentioned the tradition of the program, and Katherine captured it best “Edina Tennis program is the definition of a dynasty! Little girls in Edina who love tennis, dream of being a part of it.”

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All three sisters spoke of how they looked up to and were inspired by sisters Jennie and Jackie Moe as they came up through the program. Additionally, the influence of Coach Steve Paulsen had a large impact in their careers. Coach Paulsen’s career as Girls Tennis coach began during Ali’s Senior season and started an unprecedented run of 22 state championships. Collectively the sisters were a part of nine state championship tennis teams. Their careers were not limited to Tennis, each of the sisters experienced success in Alpine Skiing and Track & Field, and Swimming. Maggi's Hall of Fame induction speech echoed many of the same sentiments of her sisters, “I am so proud that I was part of Edina’s girls tennis dynasty. Growing up in Edina my sisters [Ali and Katherine] and I played every sport that was offered. More than anything else, I loved being part of a team. My parents [Allen and Kathy Agustsson] drove us everywhere. I don’t know how they handled it all. I thank them so much.”

participation and accomplishments in team sports. The award recipient is selected by girls’ sports coaches. They all went on to collegiate tennis careers — Ali at College of St. Benedict’s, Maggi at Iowa State University and Katherine at West Virginia. The sisters are all back in Edina raising their families and the next generation of Hornets. ■

By the numbers… Ali was an Athena Award Finalist in 1992. She earned a total

of 9 varsity letters (Tennis, Alpine Ski, and Track & Field), four time All-Conference, five time team state champion. She was also an All-MIAC tennis player at the College of St. Benedict.

Maggi was the Athena winner for the Class of 1994, earning a total of eight varsity letters, four letters in both tennis and Alpine skiing and one in track. Maggie was a member of four state tournament championship teams, three in tennis and one in Alpine. Maggi was also team captain of both the tennis and ski teams her senior year. Maggi played four years of tennis for Iowa State University, and was named team captain and MVP her senior year. Katherine was the Athena winner for the Class of 1998,

earning a total of nine varsity letters, four letters in both tennis and Alpine skiing and one in swimming. Katherine was a member of four state tournament champion teams, two in tennis and two in Alpine. Katherine also played four years of tennis for the University of West Virginia.

For Maggi and Katherine, they were awarded the Athena Award which is presented to one female student athlete each year and is based on excellence in individual sports and/or Winter 2018-19

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Get to know your Fall team captains Cross Country - Boys Sean Baird “Seany B”

Boys Cross Country

1. What is your favorite sports quote? “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” 2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? It teaches me that even if you’re not the best at what you’re doing, you can still enjoy it and improve at it if you approach it with the attitude that you’re going to have fun. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? The team getting recognized at the pep fest for winning state.

Russell Gokemeijer

Boys Cross Country

1. Who inspired you as a young athlete? My brother Willem inspired me because I always wanted to beat him. 2. What is your favorite EHS memory? Winning the state championship. 3. What is your favorite restaurant/fast food? Revival, amazing fried chicken.

Gus Hubbell

Boys Cross Country

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1. Who is your favorite sports hero? My favorite runner is Dave Wottle (1972 Olympic Gold Medalist) because he ran his own race. In the final of the 1972 Olympic games, Wottle, went into the final lap of the race twenty or so meters behind the second to last guy. However, he had a plan and stuck to it? he was able to out kick the entire field in the final 200 meters to win the race. Watching that race helps me remember that I need to stick to the plans that I have before races and it will all come into place. 2. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? A good team captain knows everybody else on the team and what their goals are. They are the ones who cheer the hardest for the JV racers and are there to congratulate them at the finish. Furthermore, a good captain holds their teammates accountable and works to make everyone their best.

3. Who is your most admired teammate? The teammate I admire the most has to be my fellow captain Sean Baird because of the strides he has made as a runner. He really didn’t start seriously running until his junior year and even then was far behind the other captains (Me, Noah, and Russell), but this summer he has been putting in the work and making leaps and bounds as a runner.

Noah Koelbl “Kabes”

Boys Cross Country

1. Pre-game ritual? Eat skittles on the warmup. 2. If you could play another sport what would it be? Football 3. Who inspired you as a young athlete? My grandparents who live in Wisconsin watching every race and basketball game they could.

Cross Country - Girls Heidi Engman, “Heids”

Girls Cross Country

1. Pre-game ritual? I eat applesauce 2 hours before I race and then I eat cinnamon bread 1 hour before. After our warm-up, I put on the TC running socks and spikes. 2. Who is your favorite sports hero? Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald. Gabe was a professional runner and was diagnosed with a rare cancer. She managed to run her fastest times while undergoing treatment. This is so inspiring, and it opens your eyes to how you should never take anything for granted. 3. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? To be a good captain, you have to be friendly, a good listener, outgoing, fair, responsible, happy, and committed.

Natalie Pfeifer

2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? Being an athlete gives me tools and methods to get better at my sport and I can then translate what I've learned into my everyday life. 3. Who inspired you as a young athlete? My twin sister Ella, because whatever sport she wanted to do I also wanted to do it, and we had so much fun pushing each other to be better and still do.

Sadie Schreiner

Girls Cross Country

1. Best locker room Story/Memory ? I don’t have one specific story, but what I love most about our team is that every day before practice we all meet in the locker room and chat about our day at school, about our lows and our highs and what’s going on in our lives. This team has developed such a great and friendly environment with such nice and sweet girls. Then, we all try to prepare ourselves for the workout coming up and we take turns guessing what it will be, prepared for the worst. 2. If you could play another sport what would it be? I would love to do triathlons. My teammate, Macy Iyer, is a beast and performs at nationwide triathlons every year, and I think she’s so cool. The running and biking sections would not be too shabby, but I think I would get absolutely destroyed in swimming. 3. Who inspired you as a young athlete? I would have to say my elementary school gym teacher, Mr. Hannemann, was the main reason I joined cross country in the first place. I think he saw how much I loved to run the school mile on the track every semester and he introduced me to the sport. Now that I’m older, I would give a lot of credit to my current coach Matt Gabrielson, who pushes, trains, and cheers on us runners to truly compete at the very best of our abilities.

Claire Wagner

Girls Cross Country

Girls Cross Country

1. Pre-game ritual? Peanut butter and honey toast for breakfast. Smack the wall walking down to the locker room at ECC. Listen to music on the bus. Warm-up and do a couple of strides.

1. Best locker room Story/Memory? This past August, I decorated our locker room with my fellow Cross Country captains. We decided to hang things from the ceiling, and I volunteered to climb on Winter 2018-19

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Fall Captains


top of the lockers in order to reach. I am quite proud to say that I spent almost an hour hanging out on top of the lockers, an accomplishment that I had been hoping to achieve since 7th grade. 2. Who is your most admired teammate? My most admired teammate is Grace Koeppl. Grace is one of the most mentally tough people I know as she continues to remain dedicated to cross country despite being at a disadvantage. I am often in awe of her effort at practices and especially in races when you can see the sheer determination on her face. Grace is someone who brings people together, whether it be from her team wide gatherings or the way that our teammates run alongside her as she’s getting near the end of her race. I have really enjoyed being on a team with her these past couple of years and am looking forward to one more year of getting to see her smiling face at practice every day. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Getting out of the parking lot in less than five minutes. It usually doesn’t happen but occasionally, my carpool gets lucky.

Football Jonathon Bunce “Buncee”

Football | Linebacker

1. Who is your favorite sports hero? Roberto Clemente because he was an amazing baseball player who did a lot of charity work and in the end died trying to help people in need. 2. What is your favorite sports quote? “Heroes get remembered, but Legends never die.”

2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? Being an athlete means you learn how to deal with failure, and that losing can be the ultimate teacher. Also, being an athlete has taught me that hard work really does pay off. 3. Who inspired me as a young athlete? Definitely my dad. Hearing him cheer for me on the sidelines always made me want to play harder, and he would always support me in what I did.

Landon Glenna “LG”

Football | Wide Receiver

1. Pre-game ritual? Relax in my basement & attend Fellowship of Christian Athletes gathering. 2. Who is your most admired teammate? Jonathan Bunce 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Beating Centennial in the snow after the 2017 Season and celebrating with my brother.

Hamza Malim

Football | Wide Receiver 1. What makes a good captain? A quality that makes a good captain is being selfless. Always putting the team’s success first and also looking out for every single one of your teammates. As a captain you want to create a brotherhood environment for your teammates and not let anyone feel left out. 2. If you played another sport what would it be? I would want to play hockey for sure. Just to see what the hype is all about.

3. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? I believe the most important quality for a team captain is to truly care about all their teammates.

3. Who do you admire? Will Davis because of how hard he works on and off the field.

Andrew Collier, “Collier”

Football | Right Guard or wherever the Coach puts me

Football | Tight End, Fullback, Left Tackle 1. Pre-game ritual? I always wear my lucky socks to school, and then change into my game ones in the locker room. Right before the game, I listen to my pre-game playlist, and always finish with the same song? Dreams and Nightmares by Meek Mill.

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1. If you could play another sport what would it be? Golf 2. Who inspired you as a young athlete? Dad 3. What is your favorite EHS memory?


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Soccer - Boys Henry Rose “D-Rose”

Boys Soccer | Center Midfield 1. Pre-game ritual? Taking a hot shower and listening to Will Swanda sing. To clarify those are two separate rituals. 2. Who inspired you as a young athlete? Seeing my mom racing in triathlons when I was younger always inspired me to push for my goals both in soccer and in life. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? My favorite EHS memory was the first homecoming dance that I went to. It showed me that I am probably the single best dancer at the high school.

Oscar Smythe

Boys Soccer | Forward 1. How does being an athlete make you a better person? It helps you learn how to communicate with people and build relationships with teammates 2. Who is your most admired teammate? Casey Ott - I’ve played throughout high school with him on my team and have amassed a great deal of respect for him. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Scoring my first goal for varsity in my sophomore season.

Hank Stechmann “Stech”

Boys Soccer | Goalkeeper

1. Best locker room Story/Memory? Oscar Smythe rapping 2. What is your favorite sports quote? “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up”- Babe Ruth 3. Who is your most admired teammate? Will Swanda

Will Swanda

Boys Soccer | Center Mid/Center Back

1. Pre-game ritual? I always do right sock, left sock, right boot,

left boot. I also juggle on the field after warmups. 2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? Being an athlete makes me a better person because it teaches me how to communicate with my teammates during the toughest situations, it makes me think clearly under stress. 3. Who is your most admired teammate? Hank Stechmann - I admire his drive and his work ethic.

Soccer - Girls Sophia Boman “Soph”

Girls Soccer | Center Mid

1. Pre-game ritual? Singing the words to Baby by Justin Bieber in the car with Jessie Hunt. 2. Best locker room Story/Memory? My favorite locker room memory is having a dance party in the locker room at state sophomore year. 3. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? A good captain is willing to do the right thing even if it is not an easy decision and is able to lead their teammates not only on the field but by their actions off the field too.

Jessie Hunt “Jess”

Girls Soccer | Center Mid 1. Pre-game ritual? Before a game I make sure to jam out in the car to “Baby” by Justin Bieber with Sophia Boman. I also have a couple handshakes with some of my teammates and do pregame touches with Kelly Collins. 2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? I think being an athlete makes you a better person because it helps you to make relationships with people you would have never been friends with. Sports also teach you to work hard and fight for what you want at a young age. 3. Who is your most admired teammate? I really admire Ashlen Levoir because she has come back from 2 ACL tears to play for

her senior season and never once have I heard her complain about it.

character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” John Wooden

Meghan Phillips

3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Getting pied at the homecoming pep fest after girls swim and dive lost to volleyball in tug of war.

Girls Soccer | Center Defender 1. Pre-game ritual? listening to “Only” with Kelsey Hans and messing around… Katie’s favorite ;) 2. Who is your favorite sports hero? Mia Hamm because I grew up admiring her soccer career. 3. How does being an athlete make you a better person? Sports teach you teamwork, time management, sacrifice, and what it is like to fail. Failing makes you want to try harder, especially when it is always about the “we.”

Abby Swanda, “Abs”

Girls Soccer | Center Defender 1. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? I think a good leader is someone who knows to look out for everyone and has fun playing their sport! 2. Who is your most admired teammate? Some of these seniors I’ve been playing with since we were 7 years old, so it’s so fun to see how far they’ve come and where they’re going. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Winning our section game with a last minute goal and going to State sophomore year.

Swim & Dive - Girls Nora Clarkowski

Girls Swimming and Diving 1. Best locker room Story/Memory? During the week of state the underclassmen always decorate the locker room before the upperclassmen get there. When I was in 8th grade we turned the whole locker room into a haunted house with strobe lights, costumes, fake blood, etc. We really went all-out and everyone loved it. 2. What is your favorite sports quote? “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your

Jozie Meitz “Joz”

Girls Swimming & Diving 1. Best locker room Story/Memory? Decorating the locker room as a haunted house during sections week and having all the coaches walk through and scaring them 2. If you could play another sport what would it be? Gymnastics 3. What one word describes you? Outgoing

Mia Opsahl

Girls Swimming & Diving 1. What is your favorite sports quote? “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps 2. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? Making everyone feel included on the team, even if you’re not necessarily friends with them, and making sure you set a good example for the younger athletes who may be looking up to you. 3. Who is your most admired teammate? Lilly Gremmels

Tessa Yeager

Girls Swimming and Diving

1. If you could play another sport what would it be? Diving! It looks so cool. 2. Who inspired you as a young athlete? Missy Franklin. She's one of the first swimmers I saw on TV, and I wanted to be just like her. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Not knowing my locker combo for an entire season... I really should have figured it out.

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Fall Captains (continued)

Tennis - Girls Nicole Copeland “Coley”

Girls Tennis

1. Best locker room Story/Memory (that can be published)? State is always the best time of the season. There isn’t just one memory that stands out. The whole team becomes closer during that time. 2. Who is your favorite sports hero? My brother Ben. Growing up he always played all kinds of sports with me. I owe some of my athletic ability to him. He always works hard for what he wants. 3. How does being an athlete make you a better person? I believe that tennis especially has helped me form my personality. It has helped me become better at solving problems, perseverance, and patience.

Jessica Ip “Jip”

Girls Tennis

1. What qualities make a teammate a good team captain? I think being a good listener and being compassionate helps make someone into a good captain. I think being a good captain involves not only looking out for the team as a whole but looking out for individual members of the team as well.

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2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? It has taught me how to keep working at something even after I lose or get embarrassed. I think being an athlete has taught me persistence and how to actually put in a lot of time and effort into something and improve my game.

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3. Who inspired you as a young athlete? My dad inspired me when I was younger, as he kept encouraging me to keep trying and he never placed pressure on me to succeed. He only told me to do my best, and while he was a little competitive, he never insulted me or made me feel bad if I didn’t do well.

Shaylynn Reger “Shay”

Girls Tennis

1. Best locker room Story/Memory?? Before the state championship match last season we had the seniors say what they’ll miss the most about EGT and one girl said

the bus driver song. (It’s a song we sing at the end of every bus ride to say thank you to the bus driver). 2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? Sports can definitely build physical strength and stamina, but they also push you mentally. No matter how much you want to win, sportsmanship is what should always come first. To me, you can only win if the sport is played in a totally fair and honest way. Although tennis is perceived as an individual sport, every girl has a responsibility to cheer for their teammates, strategize, and reflect on good or bad matches together. In more simplified terms, being an athlete forces you to create a balance between your physical and mental strengths, hopefully creates honest and fair players, and have the opportunity to build a connection and friendship with others that share the same interests as you. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? Winning my first State Championship. The entire building was filled with roaring spectators and all my nerves and hard work had built to winning that match! I was the last match left and when the final point ended, my team ran up to me and my partner with a huge group hug and I cried from happiness.

Volleyball Sarah Bohrer

Girls Volleyball

1. Favorite Sports hero? A sports hero I looked up to as a kid was Kerri Walsh Jennings. She played sand volleyball in the Olympics and won three gold and one bronze medal. When I was still pretty new to volleyball, I watched Kerri Walsh and her partner Misty May-Treanor win one of their gold medals. I saw how happy and proud they were to have won and I knew that volleyball was the sport for me. 2. Favorite sports quote? “Fake it till you make it”. When you’re not playing well or losing by a lot, the only way to come back and win is by faking excitement until it turns into real excitement. There have been games where my team has been down by a lot and the only way to get out of that is to stay positive

and continue to fight hard for every point. 3. What is your favorite EHS memory? My favorite EHS memory was when we went to state. During warmups for the first game, I was warming up with a teammate and it was a surreal feeling to be there. We were all so excited.

Grace Hamerski “G”

Girls Volleyball | Outside / Libero 1. Best locker room Story/Memory? When last year's senior captain Christine Graf wore the head to our Hornet Mascot costume, and we all danced to music to get hype. 2. Who is your favorite sports hero? Steven Tschida, our athletic trainer at EHS. He's magical. Edina sports literally would not be possible without him, and my knees would be really messed up. 3. Who is your most admired teammate? My co-captain Kat. We've known each other since we were babies, have the same birthday... pretty much been attached at the hip since birth. We're always pushing each other to be better and having it all come together in our senior season is like coming full-circle.

Katherine Warpinski “Kat”

Girls Volleyball | Setter/Rightside 1. Best locker room Story/Memory (that can be published)? The locker room after winning the section final was so upbeat, everyone was so excited that our season continued into November, and I couldn’t have asked for better people to share it with. 2. How does being an athlete make you a better person? It teaches me how to be an effective leader, teamwork, and lessons that I can carry with me for the rest of my life! 3. Who inspired you as a young athlete? My dad ■

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EHS Fall Sports Teams 2019-20

Practice: Punt, pass, kick, and have fun.

Combined Team

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back: Nick Idrogo-Lam, Charlie Phinney, Riley Cofield, Max Doom, Ethan Bernstein, Jack Peters, Luke Rubin, Carter Curti,

Tobias Burgess, Curtis Thiele, Robel Zena

row 7: Joseph Burke, Cormac Kelley, Karsten Wonderland, Otto Schreiner, Owen Simonsen, Jack Elliott, Max Contag,

William O’Connell, Toren Howe, Adam Rodeghier, Nick Nielsen, Max Heirigs

row 6: Andrew DeFor, Luke Osler, Hendrik Grzybowski, Leonard Chen, Jay Erickson, Aaron Pence, Gabriel Nicholas, Lucca Figari,

Will Liethen, Ethan Richter row 5: Ryan Hermes, Jay Lebakken, Owen Sanderson, Kurt Lebakken, Hoken Opsahl, Charlie Koelbl, Owen Johnson, Anders Bergren, Cole Brazel, Rowan Nordin, Grant Dzandzara, Nathan Wagner row 4: Cole Edam, Benjamin Solsvig, Jack Sennes, Case Winter, Soren Epple, Ethan Petrella, David Kim, Matthew Wu, Leo Klein, Andrew Gump, Rowan Eggum, Patrick Peters row 3: Riley Ballinger, Eli Simonsen, Gavin Sendar, Matthew Mollison, Alex Vandenburgt, Charlie Moore, Landon Hall, Jack Sanda, Erek Seldon, Torger Ohe, Bradley Yonke, Finn Sheeley, Jack Liethen row 2: Quinn Burnside, Jonny Chen, Matthew Zak, Sam Barbatsis, Jackson Carter, Lucas Haenel, Ray Anderson, Lincoln Gentry, Eddie Johnson, Jace Haerter, Tyler Bernstein, Aayush Kaushal, Cameron Noth, Gus Hoffman front: Noah Chestler (Coach), Cole Toepfer (Coach), Noah Laak-Veeder (Coach), Russell Gokemeijer, Sean Baird, Gus Hubbell, Noah Koelbl, Jamie Kirkpatrick (Coach), Tom Gatyas (Coach), Steve Freese (Coach)

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Combined Team

EHS Fall Sports Teams 2019-20

Varsity Team


back: Matt James, Noah Richards, Birch Clark, Ryan Kirsch, George Sandven, Gavin Falk, Nick Yelkin, Ayden Breyfogle, Cooper Mollet,

back: Emma Hudson, Leila Zena, Dylann Deal, Kyla Willette, Polly Curran, Eliza Clarke, Abby Richter, Isabelle Nelson, Hana Dorsey,

Evie Hage, Grace Koeppl row 8: Sonja Holtey, Stella Weber, Hannah Myers, Anne Cepek, Jane Schauerman, Megan Sieve, Phoebe Zomoff, Lauren Hovelsrud, Lindsey Ballinger, Anva Norling, Julia Rapallini row 7: Lauren Cossack, Harper Carsello, Sophia Braun, Addie Collier, Maggie Wagner, Anna Elliott, Katie Burnham, Sophie Sannes-Eckhoff, Elsie Gilder, Amy Crosby-Lehmann, Macy Iyer, Jessie Malek, Ellie Brothers row 6: Ella Hinkie, Rian Giles, Cora Adam, Adrian Prickett, Grace Horton, Eva Doescher, Mia Tsai, Maya Frydenlund, Mary Velner, Urva Jha, Braxton Pronley row 5: Sydney Ziemniak, Sasha Lessin-Burris, Catherine Nelson, Viv Kershner, Amelia Zdechlik, Haley Rogers, Grace Gullickson,

Abby Brothers, Jayne Parry, Adeline Hinkie, Amelie Bruning-Way, Matt Gabrielson (Coach) row 4: Ava Hermes, Ella Pofahl, Kennedy Robertson, Sadie Eicher, Lizzie Drew, Phoebe Passolt, Carter Balan, Cece Winter, Paige Parry, Meg Curti, Catherine Sit, Ella Machart, Elli Johnson, Sara Elliott (Coach), Gabe Moreno (Coach) row 3: Tara Wagner (Coach), Lynn Sosnowski (Coach), Cecelia Wheaton, Lyric Busby, Kaitlin Luger, Allie Van Stone, Zoey Carda, Willow Gilbertson, Laci Wagner, Grace Facinelli, Evie Ungerman, Sanna Coma, Jess McKenna (Coach) row 2: Anna Heirigs, Mabel Lawler, Maggie Yuhas, Sarah Ruschy, Emma Kim, Kara Flaherty, Olivia Versluis, Avery Greene, Jennifer Ai, Grace Burnside, Emily Rogers front: Dana Ehrlich, Mara Bowden, Margrethe Hawthorne, Victoria Braianova, Sadie Schreiner, Claire Wagner, Heidi Engman, Natalie Pfeifer, Morgan Richter, Ella Pfeifer, Sofia Carlson

Gus Angelos, Caden Edam, Robert Kapacinskas, Iain Martin row 6: Cree Clark (Mngr), Fahat Omar, Alex Morton, Aidan Stanley, Jackson Karpinsky, Maxwell Nelsen, Jack Fenske, Liban Mohamud, Henry Velner, Sawyer Anderson, Ramsey Bell, Ryan Cherrey, Leban Kahin, Tommy Bowersi row 5: Ava Lewis (Mngr), Robbie Best, Adam Berghult, Jason Moden (Coach), Jack Osberg (Coach), Cameron Monson (Coach), Zach Heinrich (Coach), Derrin Lamker (Coach), Mike Johnson (Coach), Josh Bettes (Coach), Andy Johnson (Coach), Tom Fischer, Braxton Schroepfer, Sam Rudi row 4: Anna Schaidler (Mngr), Kalid Ahmad, Randy Avant, Michael Ahmann, Charlie Lindberg, Robert Warpinski, Alex Haddad, Bo Chaffee, Nathan Seymour, Pericles Tortorelis, Maxwell Dalton, Connor Larsen, Jonathan Jones, Hamsa Kahin, Madison Johnson (Mngr) row 3: Aaron Illies, Nick Mooers, Casey Stageberg, Brennan Curry, Oskar Anderson, Oliver Engstrom, Austin Breyfogle, Charlie Brinkman, Lainden Johnson, Rory Conway, James Boss, Mohamed Buwe, Kjell Freeland, Brendan Merrigan row 2: Malachi Johnson, Dawson Langdon, AJ Doll, Caspian Campaigne, Louie Deckas, JP Laursen, Max Winter, Connor Lund, Alex Illies, Lawson Ratlaff, Alex Savage, Jacob Olinger, Joe Keller, Mara McGrain (Mngr) front: Andrew Colby, Isaiah Ross, Evan Deutsch, Andrew Collier, Will Davis, Croix Wilde, Bastian Swinney, Jonathan Bunce, Landon Glenna, Hamza Malim, Radwan Hassan, Anthony Borchardt, Asa Chatto, Luis Dominguez PLAYERS NOT PICTURED ABOVE: Gabriel Jobe, Aiden Anderson, Bridger Sundeem

Freshman Team

back: Noah Moss, Romel Taylor, Luke Vitt, Kellan Grimes, Wyatt Erlandson, Mason Villegas, Alex Thompson, Eddie Sandven, Alex Braasch row 3: Charles Thorsen,

Robbie Clarkowski, Mason Chamberlain, Erik Svenningsen, Alex Rubin, Sonny Ramirez, Sammy Miller, Brian Musolf, Liam Cummins

row 2: Kenneth Braman, William Horsager, Abdulahi Kahi, Collin Bender (Coach), Eric Long (Coach), Josh Burhans (Coach), Peyton Himley, Camden Rhodes front: Landon Nebel, Joey Teply,

Jaedon Nygaard, Joey Henneberg, Aidan Jones, Aidan Roberts, Gage Curry, Abdirahman Mohamud, Clayton Brown

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Soccer - Boys

Varsity Team

Varsity Team

Soccer - Girls

back: Valentin Corralejo, Bashka Pasquale, Casey Ott, Sammy Presthus, Matt Mason, Ryan Swanda, Henry Rose, Jordan Carter row 3: Coach Bill Garner, Eddy Rosenthal, Joe DeBoom, Hank Stechmann, Jackson Holley, Aidan Holovnia, Johnny Buenz,

Coach Dave Jenson row 2: Marnie Pardo, Lizzie Kelley, Jack Thurk, Christian Sanchez-Alvarez, Patrick McGarvey, Will Swanda, Oscar Smythe, Kara Flaherty, Kate Campion front: Andy Aasen, Henri Denault, Ryan Lacy, Jimmy Tshering, Khoi Nguyen, Tommy Broderick, Jack Wetzel, Tanner Burnham

JV Team

back: Brooke Greeley, Maddie Dahlien, Jessie Hunt, Kelly Collins, Kaitlin Kraft row 3: Miles Harmening (Manager), Katie Aafedt (Coach), Ashlen LeVoir, Wesley MacMiller, Cassie Michel, Julia Kratz,

Sophia Boman, Abby Swanda, Dorothy Stotts, Blake Harris row 2: Ashley Manderfeld, Annika Eckroth, Meghan Phillips, Haley Reeck, Olivia Jamison front: Zanna Jackson, Lily Hendrikson, Amy Terwilliger, Gwen Hendrikson, Emma Frommelt

JV Team

back: Alexander Arcos (Coach), Charles Moher, Caden Norling, Drew Overman, Orion Salazar, Matt Porter, Sean Hasselstrom (Coach)

back: Maddie Fullbright, Lacie Hauser, Lauren Levoir, Kennedy Olson, Abbie Manhard

row 3: Dominic Cook, Dean McGuire, Leighton Cole, Noah Love, Nick Austin, Tristan Nooleen

row 3: Dave Goergen (Coach), Lauren McDonald, Lily Chaffee, Olivia Osborn, Ellen Norman, Hailey Swanda

row 2: Sam Greene, Jacob Shin, Owen McAllister, Adam Senna, Isaac Tabor, Diego Ventura, Jacob Bach-Dowd

row 2: Audrey Keeley, Izzie Walker, Ella Hammond, Tia Benson, Sophie Tabor, Natalie Eide

front: Joe Manser, Emmanuel Ayelomi, Anthony Lance, Kyle Knickelbine, Tommy O’Brien, Larenz East

front: Abby Jordan, Maren Fullerton, Sophia Zak, Alaina Davidson, Emily Cavanaugh, Ella Kachmarzinski

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Swim & Dive - Girls Combined Team

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back: Traci Bergo (Coach), Greta Lyche, Eliza Neumann, Elvy Ruchie, Norah Kennedy, Lily Berdelman, Julianne Browne, Ella Hall,

Sophie Curran, John Dailey (Coach), Mellanie Pusateri (Coach)

row 6: Catherine Redpath, Charlotte Olson, Lily Barrows, Addy Bleske, Danielle Schmitt, Anna Schrag, Stella Macfarlane,

Kaia Browne, Claudia Chang, Mia Mitchell, Annika Augustson row 5: Skyler Kieffer, Ella Julkowski, Mindyrose Sinykin, Lauren Vose, Ellie Kniffen, Maggie Kniffen, Katie McCarthy, Lily Gremmels, Eloise Sundal, Elizabeth Bagley row 4: Cece Velner, Natasha Zettler, Richanta Pollard, Elodie Jones, Sara DeFor, Elouise Hollenkamp, Adele Snyder, Emma Andersen, Sophia Clausman, Nina Berke, Katie Wetmore row 3: Ella Flood, Aashna Kumar, Grace Dressen, Hannah Cushman, Rashi Gharti, Chloe Swanson, Mary Dorn, Emma Johnson, Maggie Farrell, Rebecca Gould row 2: Sara Schrag, Sydney Gremmels, Rowan Ungerman, Lily Mrachek, Melissa Remmick, Emelia Kaiser, Shanze Karimi, Ana Weller, Lauren Dewing, Olivia Julkowski, Johanna Orth front: Jeff Mace, Tessa Yeager, Clementine Raffy, Ali Burns, Megan Phillip, Jozie Meitz, Mia Opsahl, Katie Murphy, Karsten Swanson, Nora Clarkowski, Greg Pokorski

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Tennis - Girls Varsity Team

EHS Fall Sports Teams 2019-20

Varsity Team


back: Luke Robertson (Coach), Tatum Olson, Morgan Clark, Paige Greene, Elle Frimat, Ingrid Smith, Sami Hankinson, Steve Paulsen (Coach)

back: Aby Emiru (Coach), Coach Stucynski, Avery Vogt, Tessa Dubbe, Elena Mathern, Coach Nelson

middle: Nicola Santoni, Lizzy Van Ert, Meera Jain, Kate Miller, Annie Klemmensen, Ana Martinez

middle: Grace Hamerski, Jazmine Edmond, Ema Dinndorf, Aliya Dahlin, Kat Warpinski, Sophia Kessler

front: Jessica Ip, Shaylynn Reger, Nicole Copeland

front: Bella Selle, Sarah Bohrer, Maddy Slaughter, Brooke Bothwell

JV Team

back: Jana Jandric, Anne Rewey, Maddie Bowers, Elle Krumenauer, Libby Flaherty middle: Sarah Mashaal, Keya Shapiro, Arya Mirza, Caleigh Claar, Ellie Conway, Renae Goter front: Kinsey Greene, Olivia Engen, Alexandra Ensrud, Mallika Srinivas, Saina Kathi

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back: Sadie Roy, Maddy LaFrenz, Lissi Reid, Mabel Dow, Cece Wilde, Coach Stucynski front: Ashley Hughes, Lara Freeberg, Emma Rodeghier, Lindsay DeMuth, Macy McKeehen

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EABC Members

2019-20 Edina Athletic Booster Club Lifetime Club • $5000 David & Katie Aafedt Annie & Steve Bishop Jay & Kari Carroll Jay & Angela Chapman Matt & Michelle Cooke Chris & Margaret Davis Scott, Chris, Clay & Hunter Dawson Jesalyn Desjarlais Jeff & Deborah Eckland Jim & Barb Eppel Peter & Kari Espinosa Pete & Eleni Glerum Rob & Sherry Guimont Jay & Betsy Hiniker Josh & Sarah Howard Louis F. Jacques Isabelle, Natalie, Alicia & Alianne Jacques Neil & Jill Johnson Susan Kolden, Lisa Kolden & Jackson Kolden Tim & Mary Kuehl Mike Marinovich Patti Marinovich John & Quay Mitchell Marty & Patti Nanne Jeff & Janna Northrup Rob & Amy Parish The Rowland Family Duke & Lisa Uihlein Tim & Andrea Walsh Keith & Carrie White Jim & Julie Wohlford Dan & Carol Wolfe

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Jon & Alyssa Hammar Holli & Casey Hankinson Ron & Janis Hardie Andy & Darcy Hatch Tim & Shanna Hawkinson Wayde & Jan Heirigs Casey Holley Karen Houle & Jim Dow Eric & Megan Hughes Brad & Laura Hunt Shea & Kerry Huston Mike & Beth Hutson Tracey & Tom Illies Greg & Jennie Johnson Jeff Johnson Brad & Laura Johnson Philip & Sarah Johnson Thomas & Shirley Jungels Kristen & John Karpinsky Scott & Erin Keeley The Kershner Family Reid & Carrie Kilberg The Krisch Family The Knopick Family Curt Knowles & Carrie Baggerly Knowles Tom & Starr Kouchoukos The Krogan Family Andy & Brigid Laske The Launer Family The Lawler Family Dr. & Mrs. Charles and Michelle Li Bruce & Dawn Locklear Ryan & Heather Lund Erika Malvey-Dorn & Rich Dorn The Mashaal Family Sara & Mark Mason Kari & Chris Mawn Brian & Erna Maxwell John, Kelly & Lexi McCoy Dan & Lisa McDonald Andy & Angella McGarvey Tim & Kim McGuire Matt & Sara McLenighan Karrin & Jim Meffert Annie & Geoff Michel John & Kristin Mrachek Todd & Laura Mulliken Tim & Kristi Nasby The Richards Family Keith & Kathy Nelsen Tom & Stacy Nevers Paul Nitz & Family Andy Nooleen Chris & Megan Norman Nick & Jody Olsen Mike & Jessica Olson Lance & Trudy Olson The Olson Family Chris & Kellee Ott Dr. David & Kristine Overman Brian & Alyssa Pankratz Brian & Jennifer Pederson Josh & Allison Peterson The Pofahl Family Jack & Ede Rice Fritz & Ilrid Richards Kai Richter & Zenaida Chico The Rofidal Family Nina & Doug Rose Greg & Nikki Roth Jim & Laura Rubin Mary Jo & Jeff Sanderson David & Hilary Santoni Jeff & Jillaine Savage Jennifer Schaidler Mike & Melissa Schiena Carl & Steph Schneider

Mike & Cindy The Selle Family John & Shannon Sieve Nicole & Brian Sill Bob & Kristin Slaney Jeff & Lindsay Sorem Brigid Spicola Mike & Lisa Stanley Jon & Kara Stechmann Rick & Megan Stone David Strand The Strittmater Family Tom Swenson Richard & Heidi Swinney Eric & Staci Sybesma Peter & Michi Taft Tom & Michelle Terwilliger The Thurk Family The Versluis Family Rob & Terri Webb The Wetmore Family Mark & Brooks Wilkening Jason & Cathryn Wiliams

Hornet Club • $150 Laura & Bob Anderson Chris & Dena Angelos Rob & Dana Baker Brian & Kristine Baumgardner John & Jennifer Berge Marie & David Berghult John & Barb Bloom Steve & Julie Boman Matthew & Erin Brumm Jeff Carlson & Layla Avila Jennie & Joe Carpenter Francois Charette & Sarah Fjelstul Tom & Kristie Chorske The Claar Family The Conway Family The Cossack Family Jeff Couchman Steve & Leslie Curry The Curti Family Denny & Nancy Dahlien Patty & John Davis Andy Deckas Fallou & Kathy Diaby Bill & Karen Doll Jeff & Gretchen Doom Todd & Mary Doroff The Duffy Family The Duffy Family Jeff & Kristi Einhorn Mark & Karen Epple Jane Farrell & Greg Smith The Fischer Family Anonymous Jim Sorboro & Karla Gluek Chris Gorney & Jennifer Stack Kristi Goss Tim & Mindy Greeley Gerry & Rhonda Greene Matt Grimes & Dr. Lisa Irvin Eric & Lyn Gustafson Sandy & Rich Haddad The Halvorson Family Deb & Mark Hanson Michael Haukaas Teresa & Wade Hermes Anonymous Jim & Kristen Holovnia Chris & Anne Holt David & Belinda Hopkins Jeff & Shannon Horsager Steve & Shelly Howe

Edina Athletic Booster Club 2019-20 Board & Committee Members E x e c u t i v e C o m m i t t ee Dan Arom, president Steve Bishop, vice president Jon Stechman, past president Scott Beuning, secretary Liz Vickman, treasurer Hall



Annie Bishop Maggie DeVoe Zibby Nunn

Membership Sean Broderick, chair Pete McCarthy Pete Rick Stone

A d v e r t i s i n g /M a r k e t i n g Dan Arom, chair Betsy Cavanagh Matthew Dahlien Chris Davis Todd Doroff Lyn Gustafson Mark Jessen Nick Kennedy

Annual Fundraiser Jon Stechmann, chair Kari Mawn

Concessions Terry Ingram, chair Linda Enck Wendy Glenna Ryan Himley Steve Curry Todd Miller

Fa l l P i c n i c Dan Hunt, chair

Major Expenditures Steve Bishop, chair Rhonda Greene Todd Miller

Homecoming Tom Crowley, co-chair Jon Marker, co-chair


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EABC Members (continued) 2019-20 Edina Athletic Booster Club Andy & ViAnne Hubbell Giovanna & Terry Ingram Ken & Avanel Jarka Ken & Carrie Johnson Delphine Aubourg & David Jones Heidi Kapacinskas Gretchen & Mike Kelly Mark & Julie Kerekes Jason & Katie Kloos The Kompelien Family Anne & Jeff Kraft Andrew & Karen Krenik David & Kim Kupiecki Rod & Susan Lacy Sarah & Mike Landrus The Lauer Family Christopher Lyche The MacMiller Family Julie & David Madison Jon & Alyssa Marker Pete & Julie McCarthy Vickie & Tom McGuire Chas & Fae McKhann Dave & Suzy Meitz The Mooers Family Dave & Nancy Moore Brad & Katie Nelson David & Stephanie Nelson The Nielsen Family Jim & Zibby Nunn John & Amy Nymark Jaci Obst Bell Matt & Gina Oelschlager Anonymous Laura & Jason Opsahl Lance & Ann Paradis Dave & Sarah Parry Bob & Lisa Peck Scott & Nancy Phinney Mary Frances & Brian Price Beth & Chris Psihos Chris & Jennifer Reeck Rich Rhodes Molly Rice & Andy Slothower Sonja Suzil & Harlan Rossman Andy & Sonja Roy Alli & Tony Rubin Mark & Susi Ruchie Jay & Suzanne Rudi Rachel Saturn & John Seymour Tom & Abby Schauerman Bill & Stephanie Seymour John Simon Dave & Tia Smythe Chad & Tina Sundem John & Amelia Svenningsen Mark Teien Amy & Andrew Teitscheid Alison Terrell Chris & Judy Thommes Lori & Martin Thompson Stefanie & Greg Trebil Mark & Pam Van Ert Jim Van Someren Tom & Tara Wagner Melanie J. Weber Michael & Michelle White The Winter Family :ucy & Karl Winter The Wulf Family Matt & Jill Yeager The Yelkin Family

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Kevin & Michelle Swanson Susan Swigart Clayt & Julie Tabor The Tortorelis Family Marc & Lisa Ungerman Jenn Utermarck-Overend James Vedder The Vose Family Linda & Phil Wandrei Georgia Wang Mark & Tracy Weinstein The Wetzel Family The Whalen Family Laurie Wien Buckentine John & Karen Williams The Woolner Family

2019 Seniors Lindsey Anderson Luke Arom Alaina Bohrer Maddie Caulfield Brett Chorske Kevin Delaney Sam Friedman Katheryn Glerum Jack Goetzmann Robert Goodell Bradley Hunt Elizabeth Jarvis Haley Kellenberger Zach Kloos William Knopick Emma LaFrenz Marie Landelle Ashlen LeVoir Jack Linton Kaitlyn Love Henry Mans Alison May Jack Middleton Benjamin Moss Emily Olson Adam Porth Wyatt Richards Noah Rochlin Kathryn Sampson Eileen Schauerman Sarah Schultz Michael Shoemaker Caroline Sprenkle Eva Stechmann Lauren Stenbeck Samantha Van Ert Olivia Versluis

2018 Seniors Zeeshan Abu Joselyn Al-Najim David Arndt Savanna Atol Weston Balfany Arian Behshid Ellie Berube John Berube Uma Bhati Jeff Bisson Jessica Brenner Holly Brinkman Eileen Campbell Sophie Clarkowski Mia Coma Emily Crosby Lehmann Lewis Crosby Jacob Cross

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184 State Titles Edina High School Athletics


Fall Sports

Winter Sports

Spring Sports

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Adaptive Floor Hockey


Cross Country - Boys

Basketball – Boys

Golf – Boys

Cross Country - Girls

Basketball – Girls


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Gymnastics – Boys

Gymnastics – Girls

Soccer – Boys

Hockey – Boys

91*, 00 18

15, 16

57*, 65*, 66*, 69*, 71*, 78W 82, 84, 90*

99, 00, 01, 19 Soccer – Girls


Swimming & Diving – Girls

84, 86, 87, 88, 92, 99, 00, 01, 03, 04, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18 Tennis – Girls

78E, 79E, 80E, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19

94, 95

66, 67, 68 88

07*, 09*, 10*, 18

79W, 80E, 81W, 85 69, 71, 74E, 78E, 79E, 82, 84, 88, 97, 10, 13, 14, 19 Hockey – Girls

68, 83

54, 70, 73W, 77W, 78W, 87, 14, 19 Golf – Girls

83, 84, 88, 93, 94, 95, 97, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 Tennis – Boys

59, 66, 67, 68, 71, 72, 73E, 75E, 78E, 79E, 80W, 81E, 87, 88, 89, 92, 95, 98, 00, 02, 03, 06, 08, 09 Track – Boys

69, 70, 74E

17, 18, 19

Alpine Skiing – Boys

67, 79W, 80W, 82, 99, 02, 15, 16, 19 Alpine Skiing – Girls

91, 97, 98, 99, 01, 02, 04, 05, 09


Nordic Skiing – Boys


81W, 88

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Swimming & Diving – Boys

65, 67, 68, 84, 86, 87, 04, 08, 09, 10, 19

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