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Boys’ soccer to play rival

Boys’ soccer to play rival

Sydney Hall and Atticus Raasch
October 5, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

As senior captain Danny Decker gets ready for his team’s last regular season game against rival Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Oct. 6, he reflects on his final year on the boys’ soccer team.

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Test your Park football knowledge

Jacob Stillman, Sam Birnberg, and Adam Johnson
October 3, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

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Girls’ soccer celebrates senior night

Girls’ soccer celebrates senior night

Alec Pittman
October 2, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Scoring eight goals on senior night, the girls' varsity soccer team enjoyed every minute of its 8-0 win over Richfield according to senior captain Meili Liss.

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Volleyball loses to Bloomington Jefferson

Volleyball loses to Bloomington Jefferson

Hannah Leff
October 2, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Uncategorized

The girls’ volleyball team traveled to Bloomington Jefferson High School to play the Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars on Tuesday, September 27. The Orioles lost the game, dropping its record to 9-9 this season. Head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon said the team can win tough games, but the girls...

Chemistry improves performance

Chemistry improves performance

Atticus Raasch
September 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

Participating in a creative scavenger hunt, the girls’ varsity soccer team grew closer with every laugh, according to junior captain Rafferty Kugler. Kugler said she wanted to find a unique way to learn more about the new players who joined the varsity team. “We wanted to see the other side of ...

Girls’ soccer remains undefeated in conference

Alec Pittman
September 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

After taking a break to figure out the team’s offensive needs, the girls’ soccer team has won all four conference games, said senior captain Sammi Baer. According to Baer, the understanding of teammates positioning on the field during the game has improved since the start of the season. “Ever...

Boys’ soccer relaxes after double header

Boys’ soccer relaxes after double header

Sydney Hall and Atticus Raasch
September 27, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

After a stressful double header, sophomore Cole Beaton bowls a strike at Park Tavern while unwinding with his teammates. According to Beaton, the team participated in team bonding activities Sept. 24. “Saturday we went bowling as a team and hung out at one of our captain, Anthony (Brandel’s) house,...

Positivity energizes swimmers

Positivity energizes swimmers

Isaac Wert
September 25, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Senior Katie Orton walks into each swim meet excited to hype-up and invigorate her teammates to compete. Orton, cheer creator and a captain of the girls’ swimming team, said she loves doing cheers before meets. “We have a really young team, and they’re easily swayed by positive and negativ...

Freshman takes non-traditional route

Freshman takes non-traditional route

Sam Birnberg, Adam Johnson, and Jacob Stillman
September 22, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Freshman Selena Johnson is not a typical football player. While she works hard and plays like everyone else, under the helmet, she is a girl. According to Johnson, she joined the football program after the season began. Johnson said after she took a break from playing in seventh and eighth grade, sh...

Ultimate team joins fall league

Ultimate team joins fall league

Annabella Strathman
September 22, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

When boys’ ultimate captain senior Jacob Raatz thought about what he wanted to do with his senior year, playing ultimate, the sport he loves, was an easy decision. “I have been playing ultimate for three years before this, and usually it has been confined to the spring. It’s a big part of what I do....

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