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A Hornet Through and Through

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

2019 Bold New Idea Winner Will Celebrate Girls in Sports

A group of female athletes from Edina poses at the Bold New Idea contest.

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

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