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Girls’ soccer stays competitive

Girls’ soccer stays competitive

Alec Pittman
September 21, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

The girls’ soccer team began to piece together its offense and improved each game they played until defeating Chaska, according to senior captain Anna Roethler. Roethler said the team’s gameplay improved as the team competed more. “We have been working on being more offensive. We played with o...

Girls’ tennis shows support off the court

Girls’ tennis shows support off the court

Alissa Meredith
September 21, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

According to MS Body and Soul executive director Jennifer Thomas, members of the girls’ tennis team participated in the 11th annual event hosted in the IDS center Sept. 17. Thomas said her brother started the event in response to her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in 2005. The event raises money...

Fans impact team performance

Fans impact team performance

Atticus Raasch and Sydney Hall
September 21, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Junior Brent Ryan remembers his first experiences going to boys’ soccer games with his friends, and has loved it ever since. “I started going to the games last year,” Ryan said. “Ever since, I just really enjoyed watching them and kept coming.” Ryan said the support in the student sectio...

Girls’ swimming prepares for first home meet

Girls’ swimming prepares for first home meet

Anna Albrecht and Isaac Wert
September 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

As sophomore Claudia Stone prepares for her first meet, she said she can’t wait to see how the team performs. “I’m really excited,” Stone said. “I think we’re going to do really well.” After a season full of away meets, girls’ swimming will have its first home meet ...

Oriole runners prepare for season

Oriole runners prepare for season

William Phelan
September 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

As the cross country season begins, head coach Chris Nordstrom is excited to see the runners compete in races. According to Nordstrom, training schedules vary depending on which meets they are preparing for. “The training always starts off toughest to start the season. We focus more on quantity compared to q...

Meet the Captains: Kim Lindgren and Ella Trotter

Meet the Captains: Kim Lindgren and Ella Trotter

Hannah Leff
September 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Junior Kim Lindgren Q: How long have you played volleyball? A: I started playing in 6th grade. Q: Why do you play volleyball? A: I play because my older sister played and my dad wanted me to play. Once I started, I really liked it and kept playing. Q: What position do you play and...

Team positivity inspires big goals

Team positivity inspires big goals

Alissa Meredith
September 14, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

After beating Chaska in the girls’ tennis first conference match, senior captain Natalie Lorentz feels confident in her team's ability to win the Metro West Conference. According to Lorentz, the girls’ tennis team beat Chaska 7-0 Sept. 8 by winning all singles and doubles matches. “Becau...

Boys’ soccer falls to St. Cloud Tech

Boys’ soccer falls to St. Cloud Tech

Mira Swartz
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Visitor St. Cloud Tech handed Park's varsity team their third loss of the season, 3-2. Senior Miguel Ocampo and junior Jacob Stillman scored goals for the Orioles.

Girls’ volleyball loses to Chaska

Girls’ volleyball loses to Chaska

Hannah Leff and Grace Lynch
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The girls’ varsity volleyball team traveled to Chaska High School to play the Chaska Hawks on Thursday, September 8th. The girls lost the game and their record is now 2-4 this season. The team's next game takes place at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Henry Sibley High School against the Henry Sibley Warriors. &nbs...

Girls’ soccer struggles early in season

Girls’ soccer struggles early in season

Ruthie Hope and Alec Pittman
September 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Starting the season off with three straight losses, junior Annika Vignes and her varsity teammates focus on how they can improve offensively. Park played games against Robbinsdale Armstrong, Minneapolis Washburn and Cretin-Derham Hall. All three ended in 1-0 losses. Vignes said the team he...

Girls’ swimming season starts strong

Girls’ swimming season starts strong

Isaac Wert
September 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Two weeks before the start of school, girls' swimming started its season. Since then, the team has competed in three meets: a relay meet, meet against Hopkins, and a meet against Chaska. Assistant coach Amanda Forsberg said the season is going well. “The team has been putting in a lot of hard...

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