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Girls’ hockey experiences first loss

Girls’ hockey experiences first loss

Sophie Olmen and Rachel Salzer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

After Hopkins Park’s first lost of the season, sophomore Erin Brousseau said game started strong then became more challenging. The team played against Anoka Nov. 15. “I think it started out pretty good and then we kind of just a little bit more sloppy than we wanted it to. I don’t think we were...

Meet the Athlete

Meet the Athlete

November 15, 2018


Filed under Meet the Athlete, Uncategorized

Learn more about a few of our school's athletes from different sports.

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

According to senior captain Claudia Stone, Park preformed well at Sections with certain individuals and relays qualifying for State. “Sections went very well overall. We were able to qualify two relays and three individuals to State. This is a huge accomplishment especially because it’s for class...

Girls’ hockey beats Orono in first season game

Girls’ hockey beats Orono in first season game

Sophie Olmen and Rachel Salzer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

After the first game of the season, junior Anna Nicholls said one thing that stood out to her was that the team put in effort throughout the whole game. “I think we all played our hardest. First game is always a little rough, but we worked together as a team, as a family, because that’s our mo...

Freshman runner places at State tournament

Freshman runner places at State tournament

Talia Lissauer and Ben Sanford

November 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Freshman Josie Mosby ran in State for the second consecutive year, and according to head coach Chris Nordstrom, she ran an amazing race and accomplished all of her goals. “Josie ran a really smart race and did a great job of moving up throughout the entire race,” Nordstrom said. “One of her...

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Marta Hill

November 4, 2018


Filed under Meet the Athlete

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 ...

Freshman qualifies for State

Freshman qualifies  for State

Talia Lissauer and Tamar Gewirtz

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Senior Cecelia Schmelzle is very proud of the team and Mosby for doing so well in this Conference. “We had Josie qualify for state so that’s always exciting,” Schmelzle said. “Everyone else had a great race, and we have a really good Conference.” According to coach Chris Nordstrom, Mosby...

Playing through the pain

Playing through the pain

Emma Leff

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports Columns

At a cold, rainy soccer practice last April I remember lining up to kick a long ball. As soon as I had kicked it, I knew something was wrong. My quad was extremely tense and it hurt to walk. I tried to ignore it. Our tournament started in two days and I did not want to miss it. As I warmed up for ...

Football ends season with loss against Robbinsdale Cooper

Football ends season with loss against Robbinsdale Cooper

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

After finishing out the season with a 49-14 loss against Robbinsdale Cooper, senior Adam Bauer said creating a better team bond early in the season would have helped the team to play better. “We had a rough start to the season because we didn’t come together as a team until mid-season. If you...

Volleyball captain commits to University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Volleyball captain commits to University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Dahlia Krebs and Ruthie Posada

October 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

When she visited the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus last spring break, senior Maddy McIntosh said she knew it was perfect for her. “I took a last minute trip with my mom to visit my cousins and I just fell in love with Colorado as a state,” McIntosh said. “I visited the campus...

Volleyball beats Bloomington Jefferson

Volleyball beats Bloomington Jefferson

Dahlia Krebs

October 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

The volleyball team beat Bloomington Jefferson 3-1. They advanced to the semifinals of sections against top-seeded Edina Oct. 30 at Edina High School. Sophomore Hannah Howell said because the team lost to Jefferson earlier in the season, they were looking forward to facing them again. “We were...

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