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Junior gets hit in the head with golf ball, causes concussion

Junior gets hit in the head with golf ball, causes concussion

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

May 29, 2018


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After getting hit in the head by a golf ball while riding a golf cart alongside her friends, junior Anika Hanson said the initial shock of the incident left her feeling confused on what had happened. “It hurt at first, but I didn’t really even know if I got hit or not because I was kind of in...

End of season girls’ lacrosse quiz

End of season girls’ lacrosse quiz

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

May 29, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Click the link below to see what you know about the girls’ lacrosse. The quiz will cover facts about the girls’ lacrosse team. Loading Girls' Lacrosse var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-377718"), "quiz", "377718", { autostart: false, width: "1...

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

May 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Despite intense heat hitting athletes at the Metro West Conference meet, junior Nyah Johnson, eighth grader Freya Wade, sophomore Sidney Hayenga and junior Anna Jennissen, the members of Park’s girls’ 4 by 2 team, ran a record-breaking race that defeated the school record by 2 seconds. According ...

Boys’ track wins Metro West

Boys’ track wins Metro West

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

May 27, 2018


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According to senior Abati Dedefo, it had been 47 years since the boys' track team won its conference. Abati said that fact brought on a lot of excitement when the teams hard work finally paid off. “I was excited because it was the first time we won a conference in like 47 years which is good,” ...

Girls’ ultimate loses to Apple Valley in wildcard game

Girls’ ultimate loses to Apple Valley in wildcard game

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After a 13-12 loss in a wildcard game against Apple Valley May 22, girls’ ultimate head coach Seija Stratton said having few players on the bench created difficulty in an otherwise good game. “It went well, it was a bit difficult,” Stratton said. “We were low on subs. There were some conflicts. Ther...

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity head coach Chris Bixby, junior goalie Noah Houser has spent his first year on varsity challenging himself as Park’s new  goalie. “Noah’s been great. He came out this year and had some big shoes to fill and ended up responding very quickly,” Bixby said. “He took on the...

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the conference, Blake, according to head coach David Britenbucher. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “I...

Metro West Conference track meet quiz

Metro West Conference track meet quiz

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

May 21, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Metro West Conference track meet quiz

Girls’ ultimate to play wildcard game

Girls’ ultimate to play wildcard game

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

According to head coach Seija Stratton, the girls’ ultimate team will be participating in a wildcard game against Apple Valley May 22. “It’s a wildcard game,” Stratton said. “The first 16 teams in the state make it into division one, so the three above and three below 16 are playing each o...

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Coming after a disappointing loss to Benilde, sophomore Margaret Klein said it was important for the team to play a better game and win. “The last game we played against Benilde, we lacked energy and we were just like ‘eh,’ but this game we really wanted to win because it was our last game and it ...

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 16, 2018


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The boys’ tennis team finished its regular season with a 6-4 record, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. The team only played ten total matches, earning them the eighth seed in the conference, and is set to play the first Sections match against Apple Valley May 16. “We are the eighth...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Breck

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Breck

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity coach Tim Goh, the team’s 8-5 first win reflected their talent, which the team hopes to use throughout the rest of the season. “I thought this game went really well. We finally turned the corner and played with a lot of patience and the defense played very disciplined,” Goh...

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