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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-...

Softball team prepares for Sections

Softball team prepares for Sections

Max Bechtold
May 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports, Uncategorized

Mindful of the nearing Sections tournament, softball head coach Bobby Crumpton thinks of how much progress the players have made through a challenging season. “It’s been a tough season; I think wins and losses don’t show how strong the team really is,” Crumpton said. “They’ve gone up ...

Park softball wins first game against Chaska

Park softball wins first game against Chaska

Max Bechtold
April 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

On Thursday night, the Park softball team took their first victory against Chaska and third victory of the season — the final score was 6-3 after a grand slam by senior captain Anya Lindell Paulson put Park in the lead, according to head coach Bobby Crumpton. “The sixth inning score was 2-2, there wer...

Girls’ softball team hosts informational meeting

Girls’ softball team hosts informational meeting

Max Bechtold and Grace Farley
March 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

According to the Park softball coaches, captains and players they are setting their goals high for the upcoming season. The team hosted an informational meeting March 6 to discuss the season. Varsity softball coach Bobby Crumpton said the season will begin March 13. “Tryouts will start M...

Girls’ softball team hosts informational meeting

Girls’ softball team hosts informational meeting

Max Bechtold
March 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Softball coaches, captains and players are setting goals for the upcoming season. The team hosted a meeting March 6 to discuss the season. Softball coach Bobby Crumpton said the season begins on March 13, and many players are signed up. “Tryouts will start March 13. We have 39 players that signed ...

Wachutka resigns as softball coach

Wachutka resigns as softball coach

Elise Riley
December 15, 2015
Filed under Spring sports

Science teacher Al Wachutka began coaching softball eight years ago, loving the interactions he could have with the team outside of school. Now, he’s moving on after resigning as head coach Nov. 17. Wachutka said he will miss working with the team and engaging with the players. “I’ll miss...

Softball player represents school, state

Softball player represents school, state

Jackson Eilers
December 3, 2015
Filed under Spring sports

Senior Mackenzie Evenson said she trains for softball all year, while her practice lasts from spring to fall, one of the major reasons she think she was selected for the softball national team. Evenson said she was selected from all Midwest high school softball players to play for the Team Max Bat ...

Hitting all the basics

Hitting all the basics

Hannah Hein, In-Depth Editor
March 15, 2013
Filed under Spring sports

Softball team hopes to improve performance by focusing on fundamentals Sophomore Amanda Mae Selly said she is already feeling the pressure of the new softball season as the team is working to correct mistakes from last year. Selly said before the official season began, the team was trying hard to ...

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