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Preseason track meet prepares team for improvement

Preseason track meet prepares team for improvement

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

April 10, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Junior Anna Keith said the first track meet of the season on March 30 was not typical because of the lack of teammates. “It's really different. It's more individual. Not a lot of hurdlers came, so it's a lot of warming up by yourself and being independent,” Keith said. Boys’ track head c...

Girls’ golf begins practices

Girls’ golf begins practices

Ruby Stillman, Ethan Meisler, and Sofia Seewald

March 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After practicing indoors since March 18, sophomore girls’ golf player Maia Seidel said the team has been able to bond with each other and the coaches. “In the first few practices, we’ve gotten to know each other really well,” Maia Seidel said. “Especially the newer girls I’ve gotten to know,...

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Yonit Krebs

March 28, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

After their first meet and first win over Bloomington, senior and synchronized swimming captain Lily Kulevsky said the team will continue to work on figures as the season progresses. “We'll just keep on working on figures because it's pretty time consuming to significantly improve at them, so it's a...

NCAA Final Four events in Minneapolis

NCAA Final Four events in Minneapolis

Ethan Meisler

March 27, 2019


Filed under City Entertainment, Sports

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announces Final Four events to occur around Minneapolis from April 5-8. Events include a fan fest at the Minneapolis Convention Center, a concert series at the Armory and a tailgate throughout the weekend in Nicollet Mall. The weekend’s main events are...

Football captain commits to University of Minnesota-Duluth

Football captain commits to University of Minnesota-Duluth

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Senior Jariel Lopez said he picked University of Minnesota Duluth over other schools because a lot of different variables made the school stand out to him. “I like the city that the school is in, and they gave me more options compared to other schools I had offers from,” Lopez said. “The coa...

Girls’ basketball season summary

Girls’ basketball season summary

Creston Halstead, Ella Hammerstrand, and Nolan Kelly

March 22, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

This infographic features some important moments of the girls’ basketball 2018-19 season. The four key moments focus on the early season, Lindsey Olson reaching 1000 points, senior night and the section games. ...

Boys’ tennis preseason quiz

Boys’ tennis preseason quiz

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Test your knowledge in this quiz about boys' tennis Loading Boys' Tennis Pre-season Quiz var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-414426"), "quiz", "414426", { autostart: false, width: "100%", height: "640px" }] ); ...

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 22, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Play the quiz below to see how much you know about track and field and facts about the Park’s track team. Loading Girls' Track and Field var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-414187"), "quiz", "414187", { autostart: false, width...

Senior athlete commits to University of Minnesota Crookston

Senior athlete commits to University of Minnesota Crookston

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 21, 2019


Filed under Sports

After finishing his ninth year of football, senior Milkaso Dedefo said he wasn’t ready to stop playing the game he loved, so he decided to continue his football career by committing to play football at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Dedefo said his longtime dedication and his love for football in...

Locker rooms closed for spring season

Locker rooms closed for spring season

Marta Hill

March 19, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

When girls’ lacrosse captain junior Sarah McCallon reflected on the locker rooms being closed for the entire spring season, she said she thought the inconvenience will pay off in the long run. “I think (the construction) will be worth it in the end. It will be nice to have new facilities and new...

Boys’ ultimate basics quiz

Boys’ ultimate basics quiz

Isabel Kjaer, Carissa Prestholdt, and Kaia Myers

March 19, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

With the boys' ultimate season underway, play this quiz to learn more about how the team works and when it practices. Loading Boys' Ultimate var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-413495"), "quiz", "413495", { autostart: false, width: "1...

Meet the 2019 baseball captains

Meet the 2019 baseball captains

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Hover over each photo for more information about the captains.

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