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Girls’ lacrosse focuses on sections

Girls’ lacrosse focuses on sections

Caroline Ahlgrim, Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2013


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Team learns new skills with hope of achieving more wins   As the varsity girls’ lacrosse team approaches sections, sophomore Maris Cunningham finds additional focus put on practicing specific plays and ground balls. She said the team hopes to improve upon its current record of 5-5 and ult...

Spring sports experience a snowy beginning

Spring sports experience a snowy beginning

Hannah Hein, In Depth Editor

April 11, 2013


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Teams struggle to find practice space and competition time As the snow falls on the athletic fields and outdoor courts, coaches are being forced to improvise practices and adjust to the unique weather conditions. Carey Hermanson, co-head coach of the boys’ tennis team said the unusual weather ha...

Swimmers tread into tough competition

Swimmers tread into tough competition

Ari Weinstein, News Editor

April 9, 2013


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Synchro team prepares for second meet After weeks of early morning and after school practices, the synchro team is about to dive into their next meet April 11. The meet is against Hopkins and Wayzata, which junior swimmer Claire Olson said she found rather daunting. “Wayzata is really good, and I...

Spring preview

Hannah Hein & Caroline Ahlgram, in-depth editor & entertainment editor

March 20, 2013


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Athletes prepare for the spring season by stressing the fundamentals of their respective sports and building their stamina Girls' golf After losing key seniors last year, the girls’ golf team said they are focusing on rebuilding and improving upon last year’s fifth place conference standing...

Synchro plunges into new season

Ari Weinstein, News editor

March 20, 2013


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Coach, girls hope to reclaim fourth place at State meet After an upsetting loss at State last year, the synchro swimmers are starting off the season with the goal to reclaim their title. Assistant coach Jessica Gust said she wants the team to place at State and gain synchro skills as well. “I’m always f...

Hitting all the basics

Hitting all the basics

Hannah Hein, In-Depth Editor

March 15, 2013


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Softball team hopes to improve performance by focusing on fundamentals Sophomore Amanda Mae Selly said she is already feeling the pressure of the new softball season as the team is working to correct mistakes from last year. Selly said before the official season began, the team was trying hard to ...

Boys’ tennis kickstarts spring training

Gabe Bichinho, Staff Writer

February 24, 2013


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Reigning North Suburban Conference champions begin preseason captain’s practices at Lifetime Fitness   After suffering an injury when he dislocated his foot playing basketball, junior Jose Leon feared for his ability to participate in athletic activities come tennis season in the springtime. However, his slow comeback has also gr...

Boys’ golf swings into new season

Boys’ golf swings into new season

Sten Johnson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2013


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Team is confident in future at captain's practices commence   Despite losing two seniors, including triple state competitor Matt Cichoski, Park boys’ golf captain Nolan Rockers said he is looking forward towards improvements. “This season will be a young team and I am looking forwar...

Synchro prepares for spring

Brenna Cook, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013


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Team meeting to be held Friday The synchronized swimming team is jumping into pre-season preparation with hopes of team growth and bonding. According to coach Jessica Gust, the team will host a preseason meeting for high school students to prepare for its upcoming season. A separate one was held for middl...

Serving up a new season

Serving up a new season

Suh Koller, Staff Writer

January 11, 2013


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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...

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