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Ski team looks to postseason

Ski team looks to postseason

Nick Shaughnessy, Beats Editor

February 1, 2013


Filed under Winter sports

As new skiers joined sport, roster increased to 106 members After a difficult conference meet, senior captain Carter Robinson said the Nordic Ski team hopes to bounce back for its sections meet Feb. 4. “We’ve faced many strong opponents this season, but unfortunately didn’t do as we...

When losers win

Willy Morrow, Managing Editor

February 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

As the ball left my hand and careened off the backboard into the hoop, I could hear the crowd jump up and cheer like crazy. There was just one problem — it was the other team’s fans celebrating. I had scored on the wrong basketball hoop. My fourth grade basketball team could easily have been referred...

Diving in for the last time

Hannah Hein, In-depth editor

January 29, 2013


Filed under Winter sports

Swimmers to honor seniors at meet against Benilde   For the nine seniors on the boys’ swim team, the meet against Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Jan. 31 is the last time they will compete in their home pool. Junior Sam Larson, who helped plan the senior night event, said the seniors will be...

Boys’ hockey uses experience to prepare for next year

Artis Curiskis, Staff writer

January 18, 2013


Filed under Winter sports

The large amount of returning players hope to use this season to learn and prepare for next year   With only five players leaving boys’ varsity hockey next year, junior captain Curtis Greenbush hopes to create a strong connection between the juniors and the younger players to prepare for next...

Serving up a new season

Serving up a new season

Suh Koller, Staff Writer

January 11, 2013


Filed under Spring sports

The boys' tennis team held its first informational meeting on Jan. 9 Although the courts are still frozen over, the boys’ tennis team starts up a new start to the year. After their first informational meeting, the boys’ tennis team hopes to build a strong team from the very beginning. The informat...

Boys’ swimming takes on first home meet, Thursday

Zack Gilbert Burke, Features Editor

December 12, 2012


Filed under Winter sports

Team hopes to start conference competition with a win According to senior Nathan Silver, the first swim meet at Fridley Middle School this Thursday is more significant than in past years. “We need to prove to conference that just because we lost a few fast kids from last year doesn’t mean we...

Girls’ Basketball

Girls’ Basketball

Conner Wickland, Photographer

December 8, 2012


Filed under Winter sports

Girls' basketball played Chaska on thursday Dec. 6 losing 85-28.

Gymnastics prepares for home opener

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2012


Filed under Winter sports

The team builds upon their skills for first meet The gymnastics team started practice two weeks ago and is preparing for its first meet Dec. 13 against Saint Francis. Senior captain Erica Frey said confidence is key to their first meet. “I want all the girls to feel of themselves and their rou...

Boys’ hockey refocuses for next game

Hannah Broderson, Opinions Editor

December 6, 2012


Filed under Winter sports

Team looks forward after first loss After a 4-2 loss to Waconia, the boys’ hockey team prepares for their next game against Bloomington Kennedy Dec. 8. Head coach Shjon Podein said the team played well against Waconia in the first game of the season, but they can all make improvements. ...

Gymnastics flips into season

Caroline Ahlgrim, Design Editor

December 5, 2012


Filed under Winter sports

Team focuses on improvement, tradition As the girls’ gymnastics season starts off, junior Maya Raz hopes this year will be filled with higher scores, entertaining bonding events and a giant 25-pound nut roll. Practices for the 2012-2013 season began Nov. 12 as the team started preparing for its...

Swimmers leave their mark at sections

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

November 12, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports

Four Park girls are off to state after section meet After a season of hard work, girls’ swimming is putting their best swims forward to state, according to senior captain Kathryn Ostrom. “We have all really pushed ourselves this season, and it definitely paid off at sections,” Ostrom sai...

Boys’ hockey prepares for another winning season

Hannah Broderson, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2012


Filed under Winter sports

Coaches considering more than skill As the team starts tryouts head coach Shjon Podien is looking for skill, but more importantly hard work. “Effort is key in hockey, and we need players who are willing to give 110 percent all the time,” Podien said. The team will have tryouts Nov. 12-16, ...

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