A year ago, Edina High School student Will Hanson never saw himself winning State for long jump in track and field. “I had no idea going into the season that I would have this much success,” Will says. “I wasn’t really looking at it as ‘I have a chance to win State for this.’” During the pandemic, Will decided to try a new sport during his senior year at Edina high school. A longtime baseball player, Will made the transition to track and field after a friend convinced him. Read more about A Hornet Through and Through
We asked Molly Andresen, a photographer with a small business focused on families and weddings, to tell us about her photo titled “Baseball High Five.” Read more about Images of Edina: 'A Perfect Summer Evening'
Celebrating emerging athletes, the Edina Girls Sports Summit was held at Life Time Sport in Eden Prairie last September as a way to inspire over 130 young girls to stay in sports and develop their leadership skills. Read more about Edina Girls Sports Summit Inspires Young Athletes
By: Hailey Almsted
In January, the Edina Community Foundation welcomed submissions for its ‘Bold New Idea’ contest, awarding an Edina resident (or a group of residents) up to $5,000 for their idea to strengthen and celebrate our beautiful city. Five finalists took the stage in April, and the Edina Girls Sport Summit ultimately took home the prize money. Read more about 2019 Bold New Idea Winner Will Celebrate Girls in Sports