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Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Emma Leff

March 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

The 2019 season for spring sports is quickly approaching. According to gopark.org, the registration cost for all spring sports is $160. Registration forms are available in the athletic office or online at gopark.org. Here is a list of the starting dates and tryout dates for every spring sport at Park....

Construction causes practice changes

Construction causes practice changes

Marta Hill

March 1, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to junior Ellen Poulter, the synchronized swimming team will not be able to maintain some of the team building traditions that center around the locker room due to the construction that prohibits it from using the locker rooms. “Personally the biggest impact the construction has is on our ...

First scrimmage motivates girls’ ultimate

First scrimmage motivates girls’ ultimate

Kaia Myers and Isabel Kjaer

February 28, 2019


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When senior Grace Hammond looked back on her team’s scrimmage against Hopkins, she said saw value in it because the scrimmage helped players learn the logistics of the game. “A scrimmage is more about learning and less about points. This scrimmage, because it was the first one of the season, wa...

Boys’ golf coach switches to girls’ team for upcoming season

Boys’ golf coach switches to girls’ team for upcoming season

Sophie Olmen

February 25, 2019


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According to sophomore Izzy Segal, getting input from a different coach will be a change for the upcoming season. “I think it’s gonna be nice to kind of have a change since I’ve had the same coach since eighth grade,” Segal said. “I know Jones pretty well, and he has walked rounds with me, s...

Clay Target to begin spring season

Clay Target to begin spring season

Ethan Meisler, Writer/Photographer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

As Clay Target gears up for the upcoming season, junior Cory Kleve said Park’s clay target team, consisting of two forms of regulated competition, trap and skeet, shoots at competitions once every week. “We usually have competitions in the spring once a week. We go to the range in Prior Lake and go sho...

Girls’ ultimate prepares for outdoor season

Girls’ ultimate prepares for outdoor season

Sophie Olmen

January 22, 2019


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According to junior Amelia Ryan, the first two girls’ ultimate preseason practices have gone well for the team and she sees the hard work the players are putting in early in the season. “We’ve had two practices and they’ve gone great. Quite a few new players have come already and they’ve go...

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

July 1, 2018


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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’ 4x200 team, defeated the school record for the 4x200 relay by two seconds. “Right after I finished I was looking around, and I loo...

Girls’ ultimate takes second place at State

Girls’ ultimate takes second place at State

Sam St. Clair and Devin Raynor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Head coach Seija Stratton said despite difficult weather conditions, the girls’ ultimate team played strong at the State tournament June 2-3. “The team played so well. This was definitely, from a weather standpoint, the hardest tournament that we’ve played in,” Stratton said. Stratton said...

Offseason captains’ trainings completed

Offseason captains’ trainings completed

Jacob Stillman

June 4, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to Park’s leadership development consultant Kevin King, offseason captains’ trainings differ from in season trainings in that offseason is more laid back. “For the fall offseason training, the biggest difference is that it is a lot more relaxed,” King said. “ When we do it duri...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Holy Angels

Girls’ lacrosse beats Holy Angels

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

June 1, 2018


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According to assistant coach Lauren Bruun-Bryant, the effort the team gave was solid and it showed during the 10-7 win against Holy Angels. “They listened to the coaching that was being given to them and they also executed passes. We have solely been working on passes for a while and it's f...

Girls’ ultimate prepares for State tournament

Girls’ ultimate prepares for State tournament

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

June 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

As the girls’ ultimate team prepares for State, head coach Seija Stratton said she wants graduating senior players to feel proud of their last season at Park. “(I’m) just hoping that the seniors feel that this is the capstone of their season and that they are able to leave and graduate from St. ...

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