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Football prepares for last regular season game

Junior Sajid Nathim avoids defender on opposing team, during the second to last home game of the season against Irondale. Their next game will take place at 7pm on Oct. 17 at the high school stadium.

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

October 17, 2018

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

Players huddle together to regroup after a play. Park won against Benilde 3-0 during the senior night match on Oct. 16. The next game will be against Rochester Century High School at 5:15 Oct. 18 at National Volleyball Center in Rochester.

Dahlia Krebs

October 17, 2018

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

Senior captain Maddy McIntosh and junior Ivy Jones play in the match against Bloomington-Kennedy Oct. 10. Earlier they had done the dig pink dress code as shown by their pink hair and hair ties.

Dahlia Krebs and Mira Malka

October 15, 2018

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

Junior Nicholas Riley does a move to switch the direction of the play. Park played Bloomington Kennedy Oct. 13 and had a final score of 2-1. Their next game will be Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. against Wayzata at the stadium.

Claire Bargman

October 13, 2018

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

Freshman Josie Mosby runs with two competitors in the Griak race, Sept. 29. Mosby placed first individually and the team placed first overall.

Tamar Gewirtz and Talia Lissauer

October 13, 2018

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

Freshman Kate Kasica uses her body to keep the ball away from one of Cretin-Derham Hall's offensive starters. Park lost 0-3 Oct. 12.

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

October 12, 2018

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's soccer team celebrates goal by junior Nick Riley in overtime. Their next section game will be Saturday, Oct. 13

Sophie Livingston and Sadie Yarosh

October 12, 2018

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

Junior Anna Long swims the breaststroke during the meet on Oct. 11. The team won 78-12 against Bloomington Kennedy.

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

October 11, 2018

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

Junior Aliviah McClinton steals the ball from Kennedy player and prepares for  pass to another teammate.

Creston Halstead

October 11, 2018

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

Freshman Josie Mosby attempts to push past her opponents during the Griak meet. It took place Sept.29

Talia Lissauer

October 8, 2018

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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