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Football prepares for last regular season game

Football prepares for last regular season game

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

October 17, 2018


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After defeating Irondale last Friday, assistant coach Jason Foster said the trust the football team has in each other will help them to do well during the DeLaSalle game and sections. “We won the last game against Irondale, and you can see a big trust factor starting to play a big part in that. I ...

Park sweeps Benilde St-Margaret’s

Park sweeps Benilde St-Margaret’s

Dahlia Krebs

October 17, 2018


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Playing and beating Park’s rival Benilde St-Margaret’s after Park was defeated last year felt fantastic according to girls’ volleyball captain, junior Makaila Winward. “They’re our rivals so we were really ready for this game and last year we didn’t play well against them at all, so to co...

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Dahlia Krebs and Mira Malka

October 15, 2018


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Raising awareness about breast cancer is important, according to senior Gabby McCaa because she said she wanted to support women who are battling for their lives. “We want to support cancer research and so we chose to do Dig Pink to raise awareness and to support the women who are going through...

Boys’ soccer wins second section game

Boys’ soccer wins second section game

Claire Bargman

October 13, 2018


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Senior Sam Diamond said Park boys’ soccer has an upper hand on other schools because the whole team can control the ball with great skill. “Every single player on our team is just really good on the ball, and you don't find that in too many high school teams so I think that’s probably our biggest...

Girls’ cross country top runner

Girls’ cross country top runner

Tamar Gewirtz and Talia Lissauer

October 13, 2018


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Current freshman, Josie Mosby said she has been on the varsity cross country team for the past two years. Last year she made it to state, a huge accomplishment for her and her entire team, according to Mosby. Mosby said her time was 19.09.2, her fastest time on University of Minnesota Les Bolstad g...

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

October 12, 2018


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Girls’ varsity soccer captain, senior Rachel Young, said she felt optimistic despite the defeat that signaled the end of their season. “Of course it's always hard to end the season, but we knew the time was going to come eventually and we were just all happy to play a hard game together,” Young said...

Boys’ soccer wins in overtime against Minneapolis South

Boys’ soccer wins in overtime against Minneapolis South

Sophie Livingston and Sadie Yarosh

October 12, 2018


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According to sophomore Alex Ruiz, the boys’ soccer game did not go as planned, but they managed to finish off the game with a win beating Minneapolis South 1-0. According to MN Soccer Hub, Parks’ boys soccer team is currently ranked No. 4 in the state with a record of 12-1-1. “We didn...

Girls’ swimming beats Bloomington Kennedy

Girls’ swimming beats Bloomington Kennedy

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

October 11, 2018


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According to sophomore Greta Kulevsky, the positive approach from the girls’ swimming team helped them gain victory over Bloomington Kennedy. “I think it went pretty good, we all had a good attitude going in so that really helped,” Kulevsky said. Assistant coach Branch Johnson said the t...

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Creston Halstead

October 11, 2018


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When evaluating the girls' soccer team's success this season, head coach Benji Kent said the team's performance has exceeded his expectations. “They are showing a lot of heart and I feel like they’re at a good point,” Kent said. “I mean we’re in a really tough section we have one more game a...

Girls’ cross country places first at Griak

Girls’ cross country places first at Griak

Talia Lissauer

October 8, 2018


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As racers sprinted across the finish line and their names flashed across the scoreboard cross country head coach Chris Nordstrom said he had a feeling that was difficult to describe. “As the race unfolded, I knew we were running well, and we had a shot. When I saw the scoreboard out on the course, ...

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