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Team finds success in individual Sections

Team finds success in individual Sections

Alissa Meredith
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

According to tennis head coach David Breitenbucher, players from the girls’ tennis team participated in individual Sections hosted at the Lakeville Lifetime. Those team members included freshman Raquel Fhima, sophomore Violet Huber, junior Hanna Schechter and seniors Sammie Kreie, Jane And...

Volleyball senior night ends in loss

Volleyball senior night ends in loss

Hannah Leff
October 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

When senior Paige Steward walked into the gym last Monday, Oct. 17, she knew it was an important game. Girls’ varsity volleyball celebrated senior night on Oct. 17 for their last regular season game against Bloomington Kennedy.  The Orioles lost 2-3. According to Steward, the game was an emoti...

Girls’ swim team honors seniors

Girls’ swim team honors seniors

Isaac Wert
October 16, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Assistant coach of girls’ swimming Amanda Forsberg said senior night is a long-running tradition among high school sport teams. “It’s the last home meet of the season, where we honor the swimmers for their dedication and effort over the last three to six years,” Forsberg said. Forsberg said...

Volleyball dedicates game to Coach’s mother

Volleyball dedicates game to Coach’s mother

Hannah Leff and Maximilian Bechtold
October 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Uncategorized

When volleyball head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon entered the gym, she was blown away by the overwhelming support from the volleyball program. During the game against Burnsville on Monday, Oct. 10, players and fans wore white and collected donations to support Meierotto-Simon’s mom, Wendy Mei...

Park football looks for improvement

Park football looks for improvement

October 14, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Park aims to break their winless season as they face the Park Center Pirates, Friday Oct. 13, on the road. Park Center’s season has been highlighted by a single win against Bloomington Kennedy on Sept. 2. According to Park’s head coach Ben Wolfe, the team looks to build off certain parts of t...

Boys’ soccer works to fight numerous injuries

Boys’ soccer works to fight numerous injuries

Atticus Raasch
October 12, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Brandel said he injured his knee in the final seconds of a game against Bloomington Kennedy Sept. 13. “I took a shot and somebody kicked the ball at the same time as me. The force bent my knee inwards and it ripped my MCL (Medial Collateral Ligament),” Brandel said. During the same game, senior captain D...

Team falls short against opponent

Team falls short against opponent

Mira Swartz
October 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Multimedia, Sports

Boys' soccer played rival Benilde-St. Margaret's Oct. 6 and lost 1-4.

Girls’ soccer clinches conference title

Girls’ soccer clinches conference title

Lukas Levin, Elise Riley, and Sam St. Clair
October 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

After beating Benilde-St. Margaret’s, the other contender for the Metro West Conference title, the girls’ varsity soccer team claimed conference champs Oct. 6, according to assistant coach Brad Brubaker. According Brubaker, the team had been anticipating and preparing for the game after a seri...

Girls’ volleyball beats Benilde

Girls’ volleyball beats Benilde

Hannah Leff
October 9, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls’ varsity volleyball team played the Benilde Red Knights on Thursday, October 6th. The girls won the game and their record is now 11-9 this season. The Orioles won the first set, lost the second set, lost the third set, won the fourth set, and won the fifth set. The team’s next game...

Girls’ tennis begins Sections

Girls’ tennis begins Sections

Alissa Meredith
October 6, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

According to head coach David Breitenbucher, the girls’ tennis team was awarded the fifth seed out of 16 teams in its Section 6AA. “Considering we’re in one of the toughest sections in the whole state it's really good to get that high of a seed,” Breitenbucher said. “I’ve been coac...

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