Best of SNO High School Edition

Exchange students find new home on Texas swim team

Exchange students find new home on Texas swim team

Troy Allen, Lufkin HS, Lufkin, Texas

December 5, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Traveling over the largest body of water, two high school juniors use their love for water to connect with their new classmates and find comfort in a new country through their local high school swim team. Foreign exchange students Ludovica Lopez and Julia Mokkonen are learning to adjust to their new...

Student runs 600 miles during summer training

Student runs 600 miles during summer training

Olivia Beier, Westside High School, Omaha, Neb.

September 12, 2013


Filed under Sports

Illuminated by only a few overhead stadium lights and the moon, Westside’s track and field are a remarkable sight at night. Unsurprisingly, there are students there, even in the middle of the summer. As it gets later, the number of students dwindles to only a few, mainly runners. Some run a while...

Texas freshman hopes to turn pro in triathlons

Texas freshman hopes to turn pro in triathlons

Tyler Snell, Texas HS, Texarkana, Texas

September 6, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

He has faced medical challenges that could have changed his life forever. Running, biking, and swimming all combine to make the race that Grant Jarvis loves to compete in. The incoming freshman is a triathlete that has competed on the national level, after only competing for four years, and has ma...

Spice up the bacon: Students should show more spirit

Spice up the bacon: Students should show more spirit

Tyler Snell, Texas HS, Texarkana, Texas

September 6, 2013


Filed under Sports

Give me an Orange! Give me an Orange! Give me an Orange, Orange, Orange! Give me a White! Give me a White! Give me a White, White, White! Yelling this saying is what gets students pumped up for football games, especially the first game of the season. It’s also about bragging rights for the most spi...

Grant Besse rounds out stellar high school career with Mr. Hockey title

Grant Besse rounds out stellar high school career with Mr. Hockey title

Dan Nelson and Peter Best

September 5, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

From his very first games as a freshman, Benilde-St. Margaret’s senior forward Grant Besse seemed destined for glory, scoring four goals and adding an assist in his first two games in a Red Knight sweater. He finished his rookie season with 27 goals and 19 assists, a BSM record for goals in a se...

Brothers on and off the ice

Brothers on and off the ice

Megan Parman, Klein Collins HS, Spring, Texas

September 5, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Twenty-one boys take the ice at the Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex. Players take advantage of the five minute warm-up time allotted, feeding off the energy from the stands. Two jerseys with the name Weinholzer make their way into the lights, one padded and ready to defend the net, and the other laced...

The Carlsbad Gap: A retrospective of a world-famous skating locale on its final day

The Carlsbad Gap: A retrospective of a world-famous skating locale on its final day

Shelby Rowe, Carlsbad HS, Carlsbad, Calif.

September 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

The famous Carlsbad Gap, located on the south side of the Carlsbad High campus, was demolished on Feb. 23, 2012, in an $86 million renovation project to update the 54-year-old school and make way for the new student parking lot. The removal of the challenging jump marks the end of one of the mos...