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Girls’ lacrosse hosts bowling fundraiser

Girls’ lacrosse hosts bowling fundraiser

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson

March 16, 2019


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Girls’ lacrosse holds their annual bowling fundraiser at Park Tavern, senior Anna Jensen said the event serves as another way to team bond before the season starts and is an enjoyable way to prepare. “I think it’s a good idea to raise money and like have fun while you're doing it and kind of a good way to get the team together before the sea...

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Ethan Meisler, Ruby Stillman, and Sofia Seewald

March 15, 2019


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After playing on the Park girls’ golf team for three years, varsity player, junior Lily Rostal, said she anticipates the incoming coaches this season will bring new teaching methods the team. “I am looking forward to experiencing a new way of coaching and seeing how (the new coaches) work with ...

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 13, 2019


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According to senior Anna Jennissen, at the girls’ and boys’ track and field captains’ practices, they work on team bonding in preparation for the new season. “Captains’ (practices) are more about playing icebreaker games and focusing on getting to know each other, rather than focusing on im...

Synchro dives into the season

Synchro dives into the season

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

March 12, 2019


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As synchro captain and senior Lily Kulevsky looks forward to her fifth year on the team, she is excited to begin putting together their routines. “I’m excited because I really like the team and I like hanging out with them. Even though it can be stressful, I still get excited for it,” Kulevs...

Girls’ softball remains optimistic

Girls’ softball remains optimistic

Claire Bargman

March 4, 2019


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Softball captain, senior Savannah Romero said the upcoming softball roster has tons of talent and is looking forward to seeing what the team will accomplish this year. “It looks like we could actually have a winning season this year, so I am really excited. Our senior class this year has some real...

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


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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


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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...

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