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Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

June 1, 2018


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After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the Section Blake. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “It’s hard to be disappointed about how things went. Th...

Baseball loses 2-4 to Southwest

Baseball loses 2-4 to Southwest

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

May 31, 2018


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After losing to Southwest 2-4 May 29, the Park baseball team anticipates playing Robbinsdale Armstrong to continue their Sections run. According to head coach Brian Kelly, although the Park team hit the ball well, Robbinsdale Armstrong gained all four of their runs in a single inning bringing them to a wi...

Girls’ ultimate sells coupon cards

Girls’ ultimate sells coupon cards

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

According to head coach Seija Stratton, the girls’ ultimate team went door-to-door throughout Park selling coupon books May 5 and May 27 to raise money for the team. “We sold coupon books with I think 10 coupons that are good for a year, and they cost $20,” Stratton said. “They went around n...

Track Sections postponed

Track Sections postponed

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

May 31, 2018


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According to varsity boys’ track coach Rich Keith, inclement weather led to the postponement of many track and field events, which could impact performance for those competing. “We basically got through half of the field events in a sense and we got through half of the prelims yesterday,” Keith ...

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Izzy Leviton and Mimi Fhima

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to head baseball coach Brian Kelly, Park’s first Section game is a competitive match up. Kelly said Park recently beat Southwest and both teams strive to be successful in the playoffs. “I am anticipating a really good close game. We played Southwest a week ago and beat them 2-1,”...

Junior gets hit in the head with golf ball, causes concussion

Junior gets hit in the head with golf ball, causes concussion

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

May 29, 2018


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After getting hit in the head by a golf ball while riding a golf cart alongside her friends, junior Anika Hanson said the initial shock of the incident left her feeling confused on what had happened. “It hurt at first, but I didn’t really even know if I got hit or not because I was kind of in...

End of season girls’ lacrosse quiz

End of season girls’ lacrosse quiz

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

May 29, 2018


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Click the link below to see what you know about the girls’ lacrosse. The quiz will cover facts about the girls’ lacrosse team. Loading Girls' Lacrosse var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-377718"), "quiz", "377718", { autostart: false, width: "1...

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

May 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Despite intense heat hitting athletes 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’ 4 by 2 team, ran a record-breaking race that defeated the school record by 2 seconds. According ...

Boys’ track wins Metro West

Boys’ track wins Metro West

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

May 27, 2018


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According to senior Abati Dedefo, it had been 47 years since the boys' track team won its conference. Abati said that fact brought on a lot of excitement when the teams hard work finally paid off. “I was excited because it was the first time we won a conference in like 47 years which is good,” ...

Girls’ ultimate loses to Apple Valley in wildcard game

Girls’ ultimate loses to Apple Valley in wildcard game

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After a 13-12 loss in a wildcard game against Apple Valley May 22, girls’ ultimate head coach Seija Stratton said having few players on the bench created difficulty in an otherwise good game. “It went well, it was a bit difficult,” Stratton said. “We were low on subs. There were some conflicts. Ther...

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity head coach Chris Bixby, junior goalie Noah Houser has spent his first year on varsity challenging himself as Park’s new  goalie. “Noah’s been great. He came out this year and had some big shoes to fill and ended up responding very quickly,” Bixby said. “He took on the...

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the conference, Blake, according to head coach David Britenbucher. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “I...

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