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Park swimmers prepare for their upcoming swim meet in practice on Sept. 18. Park swimmers have to navigate using a five lane pool compared to the typical six-eight lane pool.

Pool problems seep into practice

Georgia Hughes September 29, 2023

This year Park’s swim team is faced with inadequate facilities similar to previous years. The pool is short a lane. Most pools have six to eight lanes, and the park pool only has five. Despite the pool...

Junior Huston Samoy serves for Park Sept. 20th. Samoy serves the ball against Waconia, but her contribution fails to put them in the lead.

Park’s volleyball bested by Waconia

Alex Driver and Kalsang Wangmo September 26, 2023

  Park girls volleyball lost to Waconia in three sets Sept. 20. After this loss, Assistant Coach Rachel Scheu said the team needs to work on staying concentrated for the entirety of the match.  “We...

Sophmore Huston Samoy plays defense Sept. 21. Samoy blocks attack against Coon Rapids, contributing to a three set win

Volleyball beats Coon Rapids in three sets

Kalsang Wangmo and Alex Driver September 22, 2023

Despite losing to Waconia in three sets the day before, Park girl’s volleyball was able to come back Sep 21. After this win, head coach Sam Hanlon said a good team win was wanted, and that is what was...

Senior Raul Sanchez Sandoval cuts the ball past the Waconia defender Sept. 20. Park’s boys soccer wins the game with a 4-2 win against Waconia.

Park comes prepared

Anna Williams and Taylor Voigt September 22, 2023

Following a competitive and physical 3-3 match against Chaska Sept. 18, Park boy’s soccer focused on preparing for an intense game. Taking on Waconia Sept. 20, the team was challenged by aggressive opposing...

Junior Maisie Carlson passes the ball up field Sept. 18. Park won with a final score 2-1.

Park’s Girls soccer has a superb senior night

Maya Nieves and Alan Gardner September 20, 2023

Under the shiny lights of the nest, Park’s girls soccer team took on the Chaska Hawks for an intense battle that ultimately resulted in a 2-1 win for the Orioles Sept. 18. After staying tied for the...

Senior Thomas Shope catches a frisbee Sept. 16. Crush won with a final score of 15-6.

Crush crushes the competition

Thomas Halverson and Paxon Myers September 19, 2023

Park’s ultimate frisbee team, Crush, played against Roseville Sept. 16. This was their second game from this fall season and they started the season undefeated after beating Minnetonka Saturday September...

Sophomore Josh Rickord looks to complete a pass Sept. 14. This first down brings the Orioles one step closer to a touchdown.

Football encounters home-opener loss

Abby Bartleson and Layla Mickelson September 16, 2023

During a highly anticipated home-opener game, Park football started off strong during the first half but ultimately suffered a 7-31 loss against Apple Valley Sept. 14. Coach Alex Polk said the biggest...

Alison Garland serves to her opponent on Sept. 14. Garland forfeited the match due to injury.

Girls’ tennis continues to struggle

Tyler Eoff and Jamar Hester Jr September 15, 2023

Following a series of losses in the early stages of the season, Park's Girls tennis team hoped to pull out a win Sept. 14. Girls’ tennis faced off against Roosevelt in a back and forth match ending in...

Senior Jakob Eenigenburg defends the ball from  the Bloomington Jefferson defender. Park boys soccer won 4-0 on Sept.12.

Orioles on the offense

Anna Williams and Claire Williams September 15, 2023

Following a loss against De La Salle Sept. 9, Park boys' soccer focused on their performance and aimed high for their matchup against Jefferson Sept. 12. According to senior Saul Zis, the team wanted to...

Deon Sewharack’s road to recovery

Abby Meisler November 28, 2022

During the second playoffs game for the football season, senior Deon Sewharack severed his pancreas in the third quarter while tackling a player from Armstrong. When Sewharack made that tackle, he fell...

Senior Kiera Trill throws the frisbee to a teammate at the Crushtober tournament Oct. 30. The annual Crushtober event consists of several different schools competing against each other.

Girls’ ultimate takes on Crushtober

Leo Justesen November 7, 2022

Park’s Girls’ ultimate frisbee team played a tournament Oct. 30 called “Crushtober.” Crushtober is an eight-hour-long Ultimate Frisbee tournament for both Girls’ and Boys’ teams. It lasts four...

Sophomore Emily Foster swims during a meet with Chaska Oct. 18. Their first section game will be Nov. 9.

Senior night swim meet brings team together

Abby Meisler October 25, 2022

Park hosted their senior night swim meet Oct. 18. This was the team’s first and only home meet of the season due to the complications of the pool.  According to senior captain Stella Rostal, the...

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