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In the mix on media day


Students hone interview skills on Lynx players, coaches

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


It can be a whirlwind experience for novices who attend such events as a pro or college team’s media day, where every player and coach is made available for interviews and photos. However, the 10 high school students from FAIR School Downtown (Minneapolis) who participated in the May 7 Minnesota Lynx annual media day seemed to operate more like seasoned professionals than one-day media members. The student group greatly impressed team officials, says Lynx Account Manager Alex Damlo. He said this was the first time high school students participated in the event, which typically is for credentialed media only. “We have been knocking on the doors of the Lynx for the past three years to get this type of experience,” admitted FAIR Principal Kevin Bennett. Continue Reading →

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