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Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 9, 2019

Following the win against Moorhead Nov. 8 in the State consolation semifinals, Park lost to Lakeville North Nov. 9 with a set score of 1-3. According to junior captain Hannah Howell, going into the game Nov. 9 the goal was to repeat the strengths from Nov. 8. “We knew we wanted to play how we...

Volleyball wins consolation semifinals

Volleyball wins consolation semifinals

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 8, 2019

Following the loss to Eagan Nov. 7, Park volleyball made a comeback in the Minnesota State High School Tournament with a win against Moorhead Nov. 8. According to coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon, the game against Eagan helped them adjust to the high-stress environment of State. “We used yesterday...

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 8, 2019

Following a victory against Moorhead Nov. 8, Park will face Lakeville North in the consolation bracket championship match. If Park wins, they will be fifth overall in the State tournament....

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

Park volleyball battled through a difficult game against Eagan at the Minnesota State High School Tournament Nov. 7, eventually losing in three sets. Senior captain Makaila Winward said the importance of the game didn’t change its playing style. “We came into it as if it was just another game...

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Colin Canaday, Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” erupted throughout the Xcel Energy Center  arena as more than 500 fans cheered on the Park volleyball team in their first State appearance on Nov. 7. Senior Rakesh Plantz said he noticed Eagan brought a lot of energy to the game and decided to counter it. “We provided the...

Information about the Nov. 8 volleyball State match

Information about the Nov. 8 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 7, 2019

Following a 3-0 loss to Eagan Nov. 7, Park will play Moorhead Nov. 8 in the consolation bracket. ...

Administration closes school Jan. 31

Administration closes school Jan. 31

Dani Orloff

January 30, 2019

St. Louis Park Public Schools will be closed to students and staff Jan. 31, according to District communications director Sara Thompson. According to Thompson, the decision was reached because of the forecasted conditions during the morning commute. "While the District considered a late start,...

Park schools closed Jan. 29, 30

Park schools closed Jan. 29, 30

Dani Orloff

January 28, 2019

According to District communications director Sara Thompson, all St. Louis Park Public Schools will be closed Jan. 29 and 30 because of the dangerously cold temperatures and unsafe wind chill forecasted for this week. "District Administration is closely monitoring the weather and will make a decision ...

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