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Orioles to play at Saints’ stadium

Orioles to play at Saints’ stadium

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

April 30, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to senior outfielder and captain Jonny Sorenson, he is excited to take on rival school Benilde-St. Margaret’s at CHS Field, the home of the St. Paul Saints. Sorenson said he looks forward to the experience of playing at a professional baseball field. “I am excited to play Benilde s...

Senior commits to run collegiate track

Senior commits to run collegiate track

Nicole Sanford

April 30, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Senior Abati Dedefo said while being a multi-sport athlete as a track runner and soccer player, he chose to continue running track at the collegiate level because he believes it offers him the most potential. “To be honest, I grew up playing soccer, and soccer is fun, (but) then I just decided...

Softball wins three games in one day

Softball wins three games in one day

Abby Intveld

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

At the bottom of the eighth inning of their final game on April 28, junior Savannah Romero said tensions were high as the team fought to maintain its two-point lead. “It was stressful, but we kept pushing ourselves more and more because losing was not an option. Richfield is a team we needed t...

Snow pushes back girls’ ultimate spring season

Snow pushes back girls’ ultimate spring season

Devin Raynor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

After having two games delayed due to snow, past the start of the spring season, senior girls’ ultimate captain Esther Gendler said winter weather has prevented playing in outdoor conditions. “We’re getting a later start to our season because we had to postpone two of our games already,” ...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Eagan

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Eagan

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

April 26, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to junior captain Grace Lynch, even though the girls’ lacrosse team did not have many practices outside, the team went into the game with a good mentality. “I really think we would have benefitted from having more practices (outside) but we had to go in with a mindset of knowing that...

Park, Chanhassen baseball split games

Park, Chanhassen baseball split games

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

After losing to Chanhassen three years in a row, baseball head coach Brian Kelly said the win over Chanhassen April 26 at Minnetonka High School sparked excitement among the team. Park scored six runs in the sixth inning of the first game of the double header, giving them an 8-3 lead over Chanhassen ...

Step to it challenge encourages physical activity

Step to it challenge encourages physical activity

Sofia Seewald

April 26, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

As freshman Bella Kaplan tries to stay physically fit throughout the school year, she said the Step to it challenge will be a great opportunity for her and other students to get involved in more physical activity. “I think the challenge is a really cool way to motivate people, and I think a lo...

Six games rescheduled after April snow

Six games rescheduled after April snow

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

April 25, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

The varsity softball team will play its first six games of the season within three days, according to coach Bobby Crumpton. The team will play its first game April 26 at Aquila Park, followed by a double-header at Chanhassen April 27 and will play three games at the Richfield Middle School April 28 ...

Baseball team schedules doubleheader

Baseball team schedules doubleheader

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

April 25, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

After game cancellations due to weather at the beginning of the season, baseball head coach Brian Kelly said he decided to call the Athletic Department at Minnetonka High School last Tuesday, in an attempt to find available turf space. “Tuesday of last week I was just driving to work thinking what...

Boys’ tennis team size affected by sports policy

Boys’ tennis team size affected by sports policy

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

April 25, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

As the boys’ tennis team suits up for the season, the size of the team is affecting the team's chances in competition, according to senior captain Sam Birnberg. Birnberg said Park has a sports policy forcing middle schoolers who try out for a high school sport be instantly cut from the team if ...

Boys’ tennis matches delayed, rescheduled

Boys’ tennis matches delayed, rescheduled

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to senior captain Adam Johnson, the tennis season has been delayed about two and a half weeks. Johnson said the delay will make for a packed schedule with an unusually large number of matches per week. “In tennis we have to play all our conference matches and get those in. Then we have...

Girls’ Golf Quiz

Girls’ Golf Quiz

Nicole Sanford

April 22, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

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