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Albert Lea High School Newspaper


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8th Grader Ethan Gordon, 8th Grader Kendal Clarey, Sophomore Parker Munson and Sophmore Levi Monson are practicing in F203 for a League of Legend match. Photo Submitted


Madelyn Anderson, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Esports is a new activity at the high school this year. The Esports team is a group of players that meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the fall and winter. There are two separate teams that play different...

Isaiah McGaffey running for Albert Lea.

Senior Places 58th at State Meet

Carley Ladlie, Staff Writer November 11, 2023

Senior Isaiah McGaffey placed 58th with a time of 16:59 at the Cross Country Running Boys & Girls State meet was on Saturday, Nov 4. “I just had to run my own race and do what I normally do,”...

Cheer Squad

Cheer Squad

Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

The Albert Lea Cheerleading Squad came back for the 2023-2024 school year, and it is a positive experience for both the cheerleaders and the students who support their return. The new superintendent, Mr....

2023 ALHS Student Athletes Commit To Colleges

2023 ALHS Student Athletes Commit To Colleges

Carley Ladlie, Staff writer April 21, 2023

This time of year is an exciting time for senior student athletes - it’s recruiting season. It's a dream for most athletes to be signed to their favorite school or team, but only the select few are chosen.  This...

Hockey stick and puck

Boys Hockey

Maddee Anderson, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

When I talked to the Boys Hockey captains they all had very good things to say about their team. I spoke to them all separately however they all agreed on one thing, hockey is a team sport. Each of them...

Senior captain Lucy Stay smiles with fellow captains sophomore Rachel Doppelhammer and senior Esther Yoon as she hoists the championship plaque in the air. Last Thursdays win turned one of Stays greatest aspirations into reality. State is something Ive been dreaming about since I was a little girl, and the fact that we finally made it is insane, she said. Im looking forward to everything, but playing at the Xcel Energy Center and making unforgettable memories with my team is what Im most excited for.

State Dreams Redeemed

Abby Chalmers, Editor February 22, 2022

With one minute left on the clock in the 2021 Section 1A girls’ hockey championship, the Albert Lea Tigers were tied with the Rochester Lourdes Eagles, 2-2. The Tigers had just scored the equalizing...

Varsity kick smiles bright during their performance.

Dance Team Travels to Mounds View for Competition

Staff Reports February 6, 2022

On Jan. 29th, the Albert Lea Dance Team competed in Mounds View against teams from Winona, Willmar Goodhue, Cretin Derham Hall, Aitkin, New Prague, Cannon Falls, Chisago Lakes, Hermantown Proctor, Lake...

Jeffrey searches the crowd for her parents. Moments after making the free throw that secured her place as the highest scorer in Albert Lea girls basketball history, she was surrounded by her teammates and members of the student section. “I remember immediate hugs from people and Coach Hanson and then finding my parents in the stands and just sending them a heart signal with my hands,” she said.


Abby Chalmers, Editor January 20, 2022

Breathe in for four seconds. Hold it for seven. Breathe out for eight. Repeat.  On Tuesday night, senior Taya Jeffrey laid on the floor of her room and practiced her “sponging” breathing exercises,...

Last Thursday, the Tigers took down the Scarlets, 5-2.

Boys’ Hockey Defeats Mankato West

Staff Reports January 18, 2022

Last Thursday the boys' hockey team hosted the Mankato West Scarlets for their third home game of the season.  The game began and both teams started off strong in the first period, although no goals...

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