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Cross country finishes season

Sophomore Henry Nelson runs in the Metro West conference championships. Nelson finished the 5 kilometer race with a time of 19:16.

Ayelet Prottas

October 18, 2019

Boys’ and girls’ cross country completed their season with the Metro West Conference Championships Oct. 15. The girls’ team placed second and the boys’ team placed fifth out of seven teams.  According to coach Alyssa Nash, the girls’ team had a rough start to the season, but they learned to...

Park breaks losing streak against Hopkins

Freshman Rose Huse competes in the 100 backstroke against Hopkins Oct. 15. Park beat Hopkins 50-44.

Talia Lissauer

October 16, 2019

After beating Hopkins for the first time, senior Franny Bevell said the team worked hard all season for this meet and it went just as she wanted it to. “We prepared all season for this meet, we have (had) a lot of hard practices so we have put a lot of hours and dedication into this meet,” Bevell...

Football overcomes challenges

Sophomore Deontez Ross defends opposing player at Park's game against DeLeSalle. Their next game will be Oct. 16 at the stadium against Bloomington Jefferson High School.

Lilly Strathman

October 15, 2019

Park football practiced its teamwork and defeated DeLaSalle High School  with a final score of 41-0, improving their record to 3-4. Senior Jacob Brown said the team worked well as a community which helped them become victorious.  “We played as a good cohesive unit all four quarters,” Brown said. “We played...

Boys’ soccer finishes Section games

Senior Thomas Salamzadeh attempts to pass the ball during Park’s first Sections game against Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 10. Salamzadeh scored five goals this season.

Sophie Livingston

October 13, 2019

After completing a season that began in August, Park boys' soccer competed in two Section games. With a winning record the team finished its season Oct. 12. Find out how the team did by viewing this infographic. !function(e,i,n,s){var t="InfogramEmbeds",d=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if(window[t]&&wi...

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Senior Victoria Contreras hits a volley at the Sections game against Washburn. Park lost 0-7 against the Millers.

Talia Lissauer

October 10, 2019

Although they did not get the ending they were hoping for, junior Selee Olmen said the tennis team came out strong, both mentally and physically. “We went into (Sections) with really positive mind-sets and good attitudes about the match,“ Olmen said. “Washburn has a lot of talent so we didn’t ...

Volleyball celebrates victory

Senior Addie Warg dives for the ball during the game against Chanhassen Oct. 3. Girls' volleyball won 3-0 on senior night.

Kate Schneider

October 10, 2019

When playing for the first time in a varsity match, senior Angie Leno said she felt overwhelmed with gratitude for her last season. “I went in for serving and it felt good being in (the game), it’s a very special moment that I’m going to remember forever. I felt like crying the whole time but ...

Boys’ soccer heads to Sections

Senior Thomas Salamzadeh advances down the field, looking to pass to his teammates. Park tied 0-0 in overtime against Benilde-St. Margaret's Sept. 24

Adin Zweigbaum

October 8, 2019

Boys’ varsity soccer is hopeful for successful Section games, in order to play at US Bank Stadium in state. According to coach Pat Hartman, he feels the team's mentality is very important to how they play, and will be essential to winning. “The team’s done very well and a big part of...

Seniors join new sports

Senior Caitlin Seamen plays tennis against Bloomington Jefferson High School Sept. 16. This is Seamen's first year on the team.

Sofie Geretz

October 6, 2019

According to senior Caitlin Seaman, she decided to join tennis for the first time this year because she thought it would be an enjoyable experience with her friends. “I decided to join tennis my last year because I wanted to do a fall sport and some of my good friends play,” Seaman said. “I...

Girls’ soccer loses conference game

Senior Aliviah McClinton guards the ball against Chanhassen Oct. 3. This was the last home game of the season.

Sam Swisher and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

October 6, 2019

After a defeat against its conference opponent, coach Benjamin Kent said the girls' soccer team made positive contributions despite its loss. “I think the girls worked really hard. They made nice passes on the field,” Kent said.  According to sophomore Sophia Romero, the team started the ...

Park loses to Chanhassen

Senior Hattie Kugler competes in the breaststroke with a time of 1.09 minutes Oct. 3. Park lost to Chanhassen High School 35-37.

Tamar Gewirtz

October 4, 2019

According to junior Elie Grassley, the girls’ swim team swam well and had fun despite losing 35-57 to Chanhassen Oct. 3. “It went really well overall. We were all cheering a lot and everyone had really good times and swam really well and tried their hardest,” said Grassley. Senior captain Hatti...

Cross country competes in Roy Griak Invitational

Senior David Klein dashes to the finish line of the Roy Griak Invitational Sept. 28. Klein finished the five kilometer race with a time of 19.40.4 which places him 294th of 561 competitors.

Tobias Khabie

October 1, 2019

Both boys’ and girls’ cross country put on strong showings Sept. 28 at the Roy Griak Invitational. The girls’ team placed 2nd and the boys team placed 29th, both out of 50 teams. According to sophomore Kate Holden, the girls’ team got off to a fast start, which allowed them to place well. ...

Volleyball wins a big game against Edina

Junior Raegan Alexander scores a point against Edina Sept. 25. Park won the match 3-1.

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

September 27, 2019

After a fierce battle against Edina on Sept. 25, the girls volleyball team won 3-1, marking their 9th win of the season. The Orioles win puts their record at 9-2, giving the team a strong record. Girls volleyball coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon is happy with how the girls played. “I am very proud...

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