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Softball finds its strengths and weaknesses

Softball finds its strengths and weaknesses

Claire Bargman

March 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to softball coach Bobby Crumpton, both the new and experienced players have great skill, and he’s optimistic about the teams future. “Our younger classes are just amazing, amazing talent. I have a great senior class too, and I’m trying to really get the young girls ready to play,”...

Boys’, girls’ ultimate merge for preseason strength

Boys’, girls’ ultimate merge for preseason strength

Yonit Krebs

March 18, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

This year is the first time that boys’ and girls’ ultimate decided to participate in a program run by Power and Finesse Fitness for athletes, according to senior Jack Ostrovsky, who attends the preseason conditioning. “We haven't done this in the past, and there's a lot of anticipation for t...

Girls’ lacrosse holds captains practices

Girls’ lacrosse holds captains practices

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson

March 18, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to captain Grace Lynch who is a senior, she is excited for what the season has in store and playing her last season of lacrosse. “I’m looking forward to playing with a new group of girls and finishing out senior year with lacrosse. It’s the best way to do it,” Lynch said. Freshma...

Girls’ lacrosse hosts bowling fundraiser

Girls’ lacrosse hosts bowling fundraiser

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson

March 16, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Girls’ lacrosse holds their annual bowling fundraiser at Park Tavern, senior Anna Jensen said the event serves as another way to team bond before the season starts and is an enjoyable way to prepare. “I think it’s a good idea to raise money and like have fun while you're doing it and kind of a good way to get the team together before the sea...

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Ethan Meisler, Ruby Stillman, and Sofia Seewald

March 15, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

After playing on the Park girls’ golf team for three years, varsity player, junior Lily Rostal, said she anticipates the incoming coaches this season will bring new teaching methods the team. “I am looking forward to experiencing a new way of coaching and seeing how (the new coaches) work with ...

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 13, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to senior Anna Jennissen, at the girls’ and boys’ track and field captains’ practices, they work on team bonding in preparation for the new season. “Captains’ (practices) are more about playing icebreaker games and focusing on getting to know each other, rather than focusing on im...

eSports virtual game makes real world cash

eSports virtual game makes real world cash

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to the coach of the eSports program Jacob Utites, eSports is involved in the college process.   “We have college recruiters coming in and offering scholarships to students for college,” Utites said. “We have also had some students win scholarships by playing in high school; Our ...

Synchro dives into the season

Synchro dives into the season

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

March 12, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

As synchro captain and senior Lily Kulevsky looks forward to her fifth year on the team, she is excited to begin putting together their routines. “I’m excited because I really like the team and I like hanging out with them. Even though it can be stressful, I still get excited for it,” Kulevs...

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Sophie Olmen

March 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

After falling to Hopkins in the Section semifinals to close out the season, senior Adam Bauer said the team put up a tough fight and gave it all they had. “I think we just played our heart out. I think we played one of our best games of the year,” Bauer said. According to coach Rob Griffin, t...

Park boys’ basketball starts Sections with win against South

Park boys’ basketball starts Sections with win against South

Kate Schneider

March 6, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

According to junior Erik Piehl, the game against South was a successful start to Sections, despite some moments where Park fell behind. “I think it went really good. We started off the game really good. Then it the middle of the first half (South) went on a run and our score got closer, but ove...

Park boys’ basketball ends season with win

Park boys’ basketball ends season with win

Kate Schneider

March 6, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

Coach David Breitenbucher said despite low expectations for Park basketball, the team had one of their best seasons and heads into Sections with a positive outlook. “Some people picked us to be at the bottom of the conference, we finished right at the top. Then we got a good seed in Sections — ...

Girls’ softball remains optimistic

Girls’ softball remains optimistic

Claire Bargman

March 4, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Softball captain, senior Savannah Romero said the upcoming softball roster has tons of talent and is looking forward to seeing what the team will accomplish this year. “It looks like we could actually have a winning season this year, so I am really excited. Our senior class this year has some real...

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