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Finding the perfect fit

Finding the perfect fit

Rowan Jansen January 25, 2024

A lot of athletes play both high school sports and club sports. I play both club softball and high school softball. On the surface they are the same thing, but when one digs a little deeper into the meaning...

Basketball is having there youth night  Jan 23. Youth Night is important for all sports.

Youth night for sports

Lex Lee January 25, 2024

Every year we have one special day for each sports team which is called youth night. Youth night is a night when kids of an organization in the city come to play during halftime of a game. Youth Night...

Sophomore Elsa Crow rehearses on the bars during girl’s gymnastics practice Jan. 14. The team prepares for their upcoming competitions.

Born ready to tumble

Jesse Belen and Kayleigh Bishop January 17, 2024

For girls gymnastics teams, meets are made up of four different sections: beam, vault, bars and floor. In each segment of the entire competition, gymnasts have routines they follow, helping them achieve...

Wolves off to a historic start

Wolves off to a historic start

Ted McCarren January 2, 2024

As of Dec. 26, the Minnesota Timberwolves have 22 wins to their five losses, accounting for the best start record-wise in the franchise’s 34-year history. The electrifying performance of the Timberwolves...

Hopkins Park girls hockey players take a trip to Silver Bay, MN, Dec. 8. They visited Black Beach as a team bonding hike.

How team bonding can improve Park’s sports teams

Kayleigh Bishop December 11, 2023

For a lot of students at Park, sports are an important part of our lives. Along with joining a sports team, you are also joining a community. Everyone has a different experience within these communities,...

Park’s alpine ski team participates in an ugly sweater contest up at Lutsen Mountain Dec. 2. They enjoyed a trip traveling up north to ski as a team.

Traveling as a team

Louisa Augustine December 9, 2023

Traveling alone is fun, but traveling with your friends and teammates can be even better. Traveling together is a great time for team bonding, as well as a great chance to practice and improve your skills...

Hanna Wilsey

Winter workout woes

Hanna Wilsey November 29, 2023

When the leaves start to change and the sun sets before dinner, it’s safe to say that winter is coming. With the harsh winds nipping at your face, it’s time to find alternative ways to stay active...

College sports atmospheres are out of this world

College sports atmospheres are out of this world

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer November 15, 2023

People go to college for many reasons — to become independent, to learn or even just to get away from their parents. Whatever the reason, many consider the sports culture in the college selection process....

Competition of values

Competition of values

Brennan Healy November 14, 2023

High school sports and club sports are two distinct paths for athletes, each offering different experiences and opportunities. High school sports are deeply rooted in tradition and have a sense of community...


Competition between varsity and junior varsity

Claire Williams October 10, 2023

In an athletically competitive high school, all focus is on the highest competing team. This raises the question, besides the level of skill, what are things that differentiate varsity from junior varsity...

MLB is rounding third and headed for home

MLB is rounding third and headed for home

Ryan Steinberg October 2, 2023

The Major League Baseball (MLB)  season is coming down to the wire with a couple spots in the playoffs still up for grabs. With the playoffs kicking off with the first wild card games Oct. 3. The three...

Oriole fans celebrate after a first down in the game against Robbinsdale Cooper Sept. 21. Student sections at sports games bring a supportive energy that encourages players.

Park brings the pride

Ryan Moran September 26, 2023

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” is a common phrase heard in Park sporting events’ student sections this fall. Students pack the stands with Park pride to cheer on their friends and classmates against rival schools....

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