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Lindsay Bangs and Lucy Macius holding a stick it to cancer sign.

Lindsay Bangs and Lucy Macius holding a stick it to cancer sign.

Mariah Schroht

Lindsay Bangs and Lucy Macius holding a stick it to cancer sign.

Mariah Schroht

Mariah Schroht

Lindsay Bangs and Lucy Macius holding a stick it to cancer sign.

Mariah Schroht, Writer

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Cancer night is coming up this week. This year they are honoring Nova Maas, who was diagnosed with Leukemia in the fall. The team is selling t-shirts and selling raffle tickets for baskets. All proceeds are going to her to help with her battle through cancer. The meet is on Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Owatonna Gymnastics Club.

The Owatonna Gymnastics team is flipping into another outstanding year. With a new head coach, Evan Moe, the team is excited about the new dynamic. With making it to state the past three years, they are hoping to return again this year. Captains this year are juniors Lindsay Bangs and Lucy Macius. The girls put a lot of work in the offseason to prepare and working extra hard at practice every day and working towards new skills. The girls are excited to improve as the season continues.

The atmosphere is pretty relaxed right now, with a little stress going into our next meet. Having a new coach is really exciting for us. The upperclassmen, I included, hope that our team stays strong and we go into the season as successful as we were last year.”

— Lindsay Bangs

The gymnastics team is currently ranked second going into the season. Bangs said, “The atmosphere is pretty relaxed right now, with a little stress going into our next meet. Having a new coach is really exciting for us. The upperclassmen, I included, hope that our team stays strong and we go into the season as successful as we were last year.”

The team has created a high reputation for themselves as a top contender from years past. Each competition the gymnasts are working towards improving their own scores and the overall team scores. The team had a rough start to the season at the first competition, but are hopeful to improve.

The team takes the mat on Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m at the Owatonna Gymnastics Club.