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Freshman exhibits passion for golf

Freshman exhibits passion for golf

Maddie Lund and Hanna Schechter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Profiles, Spring sports, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

Freshman Charlie Harper said he has been playing golf since he was three years old and decided to join the St. Louis Park boys’ team for more golfing experience. “My parents and my grandparents all play golf,” Harper said. “(I joined the team) because we get to play more and I didn’t get ...

Boys’ tennis focuses on future leadership

Boys’ tennis focuses on future leadership

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
June 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Looking back on how much the players improved over the season, head coach David Breitenbucher said he feels the seniors had a big impact on the attitude of the team. “Oscar Laing was captain with Adam (Johnson) and Oscar always came to practice everyday with a good attitude. Oscar is great and has...

Girls’ golf prepares for Sections

Girls’ golf prepares for Sections

Alex Balfour and Sophie Yarosh
May 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

As captain junior Carly Livingston practices her swing in hopes to advance to the second round of Sections, she said the team is practicing real rounds on a course instead of their usual practice at a driving range. Livingston said she expects Sections to be a long day of tough competition. ...

Boys’ golf prepares for Sections

Boys’ golf prepares for Sections

Maddie Lund and Hanna Schechter
May 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Boys’ golf captain Billy Nicholls said he feel confident going into Sections after placing third in their conference championship. Nicholls said the team is in a good position to compete for Sections. “I think there are little things that we need to clean up but for the most part, over all we’ve bee...

Boys’ tennis loses team Sections

Boys’ tennis loses team Sections

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
May 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After being eliminated by Apple Valley in their opening Sections match, senior captain Oscar Laing said the boys’ tennis team underwent multiple feelings. “There were mixed emotions,” Laing said. “Some were pretty happy to be done but others were more let down by the performance, they didn...

Athletic department prepares for year’s conclusion

Athletic department prepares for year’s conclusion

Alexis Machoka and Amaia Barajas
May 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Athletic Director Andy Ewald explains how the athletic department prepares for the end of the season by cleaning lockers, planning banquets, and getting ready for the fall sports season. “ We make sure that our coaches get all the uniforms and equipment back from athletes. We make sure that we'r...

Girls’ Golf banquet looks back on the season thus far

Girls’ Golf banquet looks back on the season thus far

Jacob Stillman
May 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports, Uncategorized

With sections still to come for the girls’ varsity golf team, the team had its celebratory banquet at Wolfe Park Pavilion May 23. Junior varsity player Julia Austad said although it is a little different having the banquet before the season is fully over, it must be before school is out to ensure maximum attendance. “We cannot cel...

Synchro overtakes Edina, wins Sections Meet

Synchro overtakes Edina, wins Sections Meet

Kailey DeLozier and Kirby Goodman
May 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

When reflecting on the recent Sections meet, senior captain Emma Breyak said she’s happy with her team’s outcome in defending the team’s Section championship title. “We kind of killed it, honestly, because it was supposed to be pretty close between us and Edina and we’ve won every Sections...

Park softball sweeps Cooper in last dual game

Park softball sweeps Cooper in last dual game

Max Bechtold
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

aSoftball celebrated their final duel game of the season with one of the last games their seniors would be playing with them. According to head coach Bobby Crumpton, Park played against Cooper and won both games 6-2 and 1-0, respectively. “We played against Cooper twice and won the first game 6-2 and the second game 1-...

Senior commits to play Division I hockey

Senior commits to play Division I hockey

Nicole Sanford
May 22, 2017
Filed under Profiles, Sports, Student Profiles, Winter sports

After announcing his Division I college commitment to the University of Alabama-Huntsville, senior Bauer Neudecker said he felt as though he finally achieved a lifelong goal. “I knew that for a really long time that I’ve wanted to (play hockey in college), so I’ve always been working for it,...

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