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Baseball wins season opener

Baseball wins season opener

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

April 10, 2019

According to coach Brian Kelly, A close tie made the game stressful for some players, but the team persevered and went home with a 1-0 win against Bloomington-Jefferson in the first game of the season. “It was zero to zero in the first seven (innings) and we were able to scratch out a run in the...

Preseason track meet prepares team for improvement

Preseason track meet prepares team for improvement

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

April 10, 2019

Junior Anna Keith said the first track meet of the season on March 30 was not typical because of the lack of teammates. “It's really different. It's more individual. Not a lot of hurdlers came, so it's a lot of warming up by yourself and being independent,” Keith said. Boys’ track head c...

Girls’ golf begins practices

Girls’ golf begins practices

Ruby Stillman, Ethan Meisler, and Sofia Seewald

March 28, 2019

After practicing indoors since March 18, sophomore girls’ golf player Maia Seidel said the team has been able to bond with each other and the coaches. “In the first few practices, we’ve gotten to know each other really well,” Maia Seidel said. “Especially the newer girls I’ve gotten to know,...

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Yonit Krebs

March 28, 2019

After their first meet and first win over Bloomington, senior and synchronized swimming captain Lily Kulevsky said the team will continue to work on figures as the season progresses. “We'll just keep on working on figures because it's pretty time consuming to significantly improve at them, so it's a...

Boys’ tennis preseason quiz

Boys’ tennis preseason quiz

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 22, 2019

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Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 22, 2019

Play the quiz below to see how much you know about track and field and facts about the Park’s track team. Loading Girls' Track and Field var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-414187"), "quiz", "414187", { autostart: false, width...

Locker rooms closed for spring season

Locker rooms closed for spring season

Marta Hill

March 19, 2019

When girls’ lacrosse captain junior Sarah McCallon reflected on the locker rooms being closed for the entire spring season, she said she thought the inconvenience will pay off in the long run. “I think (the construction) will be worth it in the end. It will be nice to have new facilities and new...

Boys’ ultimate basics quiz

Boys’ ultimate basics quiz

Isabel Kjaer, Carissa Prestholdt, and Kaia Myers

March 19, 2019

With the boys' ultimate season underway, play this quiz to learn more about how the team works and when it practices. Loading Boys' Ultimate var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-413495"), "quiz", "413495", { autostart: false, width: "1...

Meet the 2019 baseball captains

Meet the 2019 baseball captains

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

March 19, 2019

Hover over each photo for more information about the captains.

Softball finds its strengths and weaknesses

Softball finds its strengths and weaknesses

Claire Bargman

March 18, 2019

According to softball coach Bobby Crumpton, both the new and experienced players have great skill, and he’s optimistic about the teams future. “Our younger classes are just amazing, amazing talent. I have a great senior class too, and I’m trying to really get the young girls ready to play,”...

Boys’, girls’ ultimate merge for preseason strength

Boys’, girls’ ultimate merge for preseason strength

Yonit Krebs

March 18, 2019

This year is the first time that boys’ and girls’ ultimate decided to participate in a program run by Power and Finesse Fitness for athletes, according to senior Jack Ostrovsky, who attends the preseason conditioning. “We haven't done this in the past, and there's a lot of anticipation for t...

Girls’ lacrosse holds captains practices

Girls’ lacrosse holds captains practices

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson

March 18, 2019

According to captain Grace Lynch who is a senior, she is excited for what the season has in store and playing her last season of lacrosse. “I’m looking forward to playing with a new group of girls and finishing out senior year with lacrosse. It’s the best way to do it,” Lynch said. Freshma...

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