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Meet the Athlete: Ben St. Clair

Junior Ben St. Clair practices freestyle during practice Feb. 19. St. Clair first began swimming several years ago after a series of injuries in other sports.

Gabriel Kaplan

February 20, 2020

How long have you been swimming for Park? For the high school team, this will be my fourth year. I've been swimming for around six or seven years in total. Have you played any other sports? I haven't played any other sports for high school, but when I was younger, I played hockey and soccer...

Meet the Athlete: Jordan Dolinar

Meet the Athlete: Jordan Dolinar

Grace Schultz

February 10, 2020

What's it like being on the gymnastics team as a freshman? It's a lot of fun, I really enjoy the sport. It's nice seeing all the girls from the team at school. I was on a team in middle school and I didn’t get to see my teammates at school. The older girls are inspiring, so it’s nice to have some...

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Ryan Barnett

January 13, 2020

How long have you been playing basketball? I've been playing since I was in third grade and I started (playing) on the varsity team as an eighth grader. What position do you play? It's kind of evolved actually. When I was younger I started as a center, (around) eighth to ninth grade. Now I'm mo...

Meet the Athlete: Mohamed Mohamed

Meet the Athlete: Mohamed Mohamed

Maria Perez Barriga

October 31, 2019

How long have you been playing soccer? Since I was five. What do you like about playing soccer? The feeling you get when you win and the energy that you get toward your teammates. What position do you usually play? I play attacking midfielder.  What has been the biggest highlight ...

Meet the Athlete: Aliviah McClinton

Senior Aliviah McClinton fights for the ball in the game against BSM. Due to the game the soccer teams record is now 5-3-2.

Sofia Seewald

October 10, 2019

 What do you like most about playing soccer? I like the competition and it’s a hard-working sport — you have to put in a lot of effort.   How long have you been playing soccer? I think I started in third or fourth grade.   Why did you decide to start playing soccer? I was friend...

Meet the Athlete: Gavin Charpentier

Meet the Athlete: Gavin Charpentier

Kate Schneider

April 16, 2019

How long have you been playing ultimate for? This will be my first year playing. Why did you decide to start playing? I have a lot of friends that play ultimate and they all mention how much fun it is and how it’s a good team. What are your favorite things about ultimate? Everybody just has fu...

Meet the Athlete: William Pinney

Boys' hockey captain Junior William Pinney skates onto the ice at the beginning of the boys' hockey Senior night.

Noah Orloff

February 25, 2019

How long have you been playing hockey? I am not sure of the year but since second grade.   Why did you decide to start playing hockey? Growing up my dad set me up for all sorts of sports, and I didn’t really like it. I wasn’t really a sports guy growing up. Hockey kind of clicked fr...

Meet the Athlete: Molly Miller

Meet the Athlete: Molly Miller

Sadie Yarosh

February 4, 2019

Grade Junior Sport Gymnastics How long have you been doing gymnastics? I did gymnastics from preschool to fourth grade and then I broke my ankle on the beam and had to quit. What made you rejoin gymnastics? Gymnastics is such a different sport for me. You have a team, but it’s pretty much individ...

Meet the Athlete: Paris Johnson Jr.

Meet the Athlete: Paris Johnson Jr.

Maria Perez Barriga

December 21, 2018

How long have you been playing basketball? I have been playing since I was three. But for the school, for actual teams, I have been playing since the seventh grade. What are you looking forward to this season? I’m looking forward to having fun with my teammates, bringing a lot of energy with th...

Meet the Athlete: Alma Beaton

Meet the Athlete: Alma Beaton

Maria Perez-Barriga

December 10, 2018

How long have you been playing hockey? For about nine years. Since I was 4 years old. What do you like about playing hockey? Skating and being competitive. I really like being competitive and playing against people. I also really like playing with my teammates and being part of a group. Havi...

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Senior Luke Mobley faces off against Chanhassen player Charlie Montag. Park beat Chanhassen 3-1 Feb. 8 at Victoria Field House.

November 15, 2018

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Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Marta Hill

November 4, 2018

How long have you been running cross country? I’ve been on the team since eighth grade, so this is my fourth year. Why did you become captain in the middle of the season? I think I became captain in the middle of the season because coach said I had displayed leadership traits that he wanted ...

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