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Girls’ ultimate beats Blake

Girls’ ultimate beats Blake

Kaia Myers and Isabel Kjaer

May 9, 2019

As junior captain Ally Feller reflected on her team’s recent game against Blake, she said she was proud of how the players worked together in a tough game. “We all played really well. We were all really into it until the very last point, which we won on a universe point,” Feller said. “A uni...

Track competes in Orono Invitational

Track competes in Orono Invitational

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

May 8, 2019

Park competed in Orono’s Invitational meet May 2 along with the high schools Orono, Wilmar, Waconia, Fridley, New Prague, Dassel-Cokato and Southwest Christian. Girls’ track and field placed second with a score of 134.25 behind Wilmar by 39 points. Boys’ track and field placed fourth with a score...

Boys’ lacrosse shows improvements

Boys’ lacrosse shows improvements

Nolan Kelly

May 8, 2019

According to coach Eric Buckley, the team shows assurance of eventually outmaneuvering and punishing its opponents. “The kids are adjusting to the pace of varsity and we really saw that on a fast break, almost scoring a goal off of it,” Buckley said. Buckley said despite losing 1-14, the team...

Softball perseveres with few players

Softball perseveres with few players

Claire Bargman

May 7, 2019

Although almost the entire starting varsity softball team was gone during its game May 4 against Richfield, coach Bobby Crumpton said the younger players stepped up to the plate. “That (roster) was half the freshmen and JV teams, four of five seniors and the one junior (on our team) went to Prom, so...

Boys’ lacrosse quiz

Boys’ lacrosse quiz

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

May 6, 2019

Girls’ golf suffers loss to Southwest

Girls’ golf suffers loss to Southwest

Ruby Stillman, Sofia Seewald, and Ethan Meisler

May 5, 2019

Despite a tough loss to Southwest in their latest match, junior Lily Rostal said she felt the team persevered by encouraging teammates and spending time together after the match. “I think we all really bonded as a team and we got through the match together,” Rostal said. “At the tee box we would all stand there and after someo...

Freshman pitches no-hitter

Freshman pitches no-hitter

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

May 1, 2019

After pitching a 10-0 shutout game against Robbinsdale Cooper in his first time starting for varsity, freshman Kristofer Hokenson said his teammates made this record-breaking win feel special. “At first it didn’t really feel like anything, but toward the end it started to feel really special because ...

Baseball beats Benilde after three years

Baseball beats Benilde after three years

Talia Lissauer

April 27, 2019

After a three-year losing streak to Benilde, the teams’ ongoing support for each other and the ability to stay focused is what contributed to the teams’ 7-1 win, according to sophomore Jack Wandmacher. “We love each other, we play as a team, no one gets down and we don't get too high. We are ...

Boys’ golf anticipates challenging match

Boys’ golf anticipates challenging match

Ethan Meisler, Sofia Seewald, and Ruby Stillman

April 26, 2019

After a number of boys’ golf practices and matches, sophomore Zach Segal said he feels the team’s camaraderie has improved immensely. “We’ve only had two matches this year, and we’ve all seen progress since the first one. Honestly I think we’re working really hard together,” Segal s...

Girls’ lacrosse loses to Hopkins

Girls’ lacrosse loses to Hopkins

Breanna Thompson and Sophie Olmen

April 26, 2019

According to junior Anna Nicholls they played their hardest during the end of the game. Even if they lost.  By the end, they were a whole new team. “The game I think went pretty well. The score did not reflect how we played towards the end of the game. We improved from the beginning to the end...

Boys’ lacrosse contends against St. Paul

Boys’ lacrosse contends against St. Paul

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammertstrand

April 26, 2019

During the boys' lacrosse game April 25, the team felt drained and in the wrong mentality, according to junior Flynn Spano. “It started before the game even started,” Spano said. “I think a block our team has is not preparing for the game correctly.” According to Spano, the team needs to be...

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Nolan Kelly

April 24, 2019

According to long-stick midfielder, junior Alexander Hager, he has been playing lacrosse since eighth grade and has begun targeting his efforts as a new captain on building better chemistry on the team. “I have a lot of good friends on the team and there is a sense of brotherhood. They are like...

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