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Message from Coach Shelton – Welcome 9th Graders!

Message from Coach Shelton, Boys’ Basketball Head Coach: I would like to welcome all new 9th Graders to Southwest High School.  I hope that the transition to high school provides a sense of growth, empowerment, and new found optimism. To the young men of the Southwest community that are considering basketball at the high school

Southwest Hires New Varsity Girls Tennis Coach – Welcome Tim!

Varsity Head Coach – Tim Burke Southwest HS Girls Tennis Originally from Rochester MN, Coach Burke earned finalist honors in doubles at the state tournament for Mayo High School. He played two years at the University of St. Thomas, where he was the MIAC singles and doubles champion in 1970. Burke then transferred to the

Southwest Hires New JV Girls Tennis Coach – Welcome Malini!

JV Head Coach – Malini Wijesinghe Southwest HS Girls Tennis Malini was a Division I tennis player at Bradley University in Illinois, compiling 75 career singles wins and 129 combined wins, which ranked second in the Braves’ record book. During her senior season, she posted a 14-4 record in the No. 3 singles spot, earning

Southwest Athletics Update – Registration Night MOVED & Important Info

Fall 2020-21 Southwest ATHLETICS Fall Sport Dates 2020-2021 Athletic Registration Packet 7/31/2020 Lakers Students & Families, Athletic Registration Night originally scheduled for Monday, August 3rd has been tentatively moved to Monday, August 10th from 6pm to 8pm. Fall Athletic Registration Night will now be held at Laker Stadium (W 48th Street) in a ‘drive by

TRIA Offering Free Physicals – Sign Up Only

  Link to TRIA No Cost Physicals & Information Attached you will find a flyer/stickcard and poster advertising our free sports physicals that TRIA is offering. This year due to COVID19,  we have needed to change our policy to sign up only. Reminder to coaches/parents/athletes to sign up as soon as possible due to limited

UPDATE: Participation Fees and Varsity Letter Awards Position

District Athletic Department’s Position on Participation Fee Refunds and Varsity Letters “The Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Athletic Department is offering refunds for participation fees paid for the spring sports season. Contact your school Athletic Director to request this refund. If you desire, your paid participation fees can be donated to the school’s Athletic Department or

Cancellation of Remainder of 2019-2020 Activities

MSHSL Statement on Cancelling 2019-20 Activitites Consistent with Executive Order 20-41 issued by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on April 23, 2020, to extend the Distance Learning Period through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors has declared that effective immediately: • Minnesota State High School League

Interested in Girls Tennis 2020?

The season starts at 3:30, Monday, August 17, 2020 at Pershing Park Tennis courts. Tryouts for Varsity begin that week. Here are some tennis sites to check out for playing tennis BEFORE August: Joining a JTT program at any of these clubs is suggested. It offers both drills and competitive play. Questions