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NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Vikings snag Trevon Diggs

NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Vikings snag Trevon Diggs

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief

March 21, 2020

One Diggs gone and a new one comes in. Many people will say draft Gross-Matos here but the Vikings need corners SO badly and Mike Zimmer loves drafting them. Diggs has excellent ball skills and will surely succeed at the next level.

Athlete Profile: Sam Goldman

Sam Goldman, sophomore, completes a course at Hyland Hills. Goldman has been snowboarding for most of his life.

Aidan Swartz, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

Students may know Sam Goldman, sophomore, as a student, but not as an athlete.

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Ari Geller, Managing Editor

January 31, 2020

Not many players have impacted the game of basketball the same way Kobe Bryant did. The way he changed the game on and off the court will be remembered forever.

Basketball star Bueckers graces cover of SLAM magazine

Paige Bueckers, senior, on the cover of SLAM magazine. Bueckers is the number one ranked player in the nation.

Ryan Baker, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

Being a state champion, a McDonald’s All-American, USAB Female Athlete of the Year, and a commit to UConn all in Paige Bueckers’, senior, trophy case, she will add appearing on the cover of SLAM magazine. 

Royal family takes one last regal ride

A father, a daughter and basketball excellence. The Cosgriff family has the taken Minnesota basketball world by storm

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large

January 30, 2020

In what looks like a mundane storage room beside the cardio room most students remember for the 10th grade heart monitor tests, sits a veritable shrine to the greats who have donned and will don the blue and white of Hopkins girls basketball.

Boys basketball play host to Skippers in blue blood battle

Andrew Chisley, junior drives baseline in a game against Armstrong. The Royals have a current record of 12-4.

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief

January 28, 2020

After falling to the number one team in the state, Eden Prairie, the Hopkins Royals boys basketball team is currently on a three game win streak.After falling to the number one team in the state, Eden Prairie, the Hopkins Royals boys basketball team is currently on a three game win streak.

Girls basketball hosts Wayzata in meeting of powerhouse schools

The girls basketball team breaks it down after a practice. The squad is currently ranked fifth in the nation, according to MaxPreps

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief

January 21, 2020

At times this season, the Hopkins Royals girls basketball team has not only looked like the best team in the state, but the best team in the nation.

Boys basketball looks to give Eden Prairie first loss of season

Andre Gray, junior, performs a crossover in a game against Armstrong. Gray and the Royals have a current record of nine wins and three losses

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief

January 15, 2020

As the basketball season nears the halfway mark, the elite teams begin to separate themselves from the rest. For Hopkins, they seem to be stuck in the middle.

Grades for every NFL team: Week 2

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large

September 19, 2019

After the teaser that was Week 1, Week 2 gave another glimpse into whether all 32 teams were for real or if their season opener was just a fluke. For some teams, they proved that they are a force to be reckoned with in the 2019-2020 NFL season while others showed that they might not be the team we all thought they were.

Baker’s Baseball Blog #5: Playoff Predictions

Baker's Baseball Blog #5: Playoff Predictions

Ryan Baker, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

Today I will stray away from my normal topic of discussion, the Minnesota Twins. Instead I will look into the upcoming playoff picture and who I see in the World Series and becoming the next world champions.

Grading all 32 NFL teams after week one

Grading all 32 NFL teams after week one

David Campbell, Editor In-Chief

September 11, 2019

With week one of the NFL over, teams are just getting a sense of what the season could hold. Big numbers were put up and big injuries plagued a few teams. Editor In-Chief David Campbell grades all 32 teams on overall performance and success after their openers.

Baker’s Baseball Blog #4: Magic Numbers

Baker's Baseball Blog  #4: Magic Numbers

Ryan Baker, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Welcome back to the second year of Baker’s Baseball Blogs! We pick up in a crucial part of the season, with playoffs looming. 

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