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Clay Target to begin spring season

Participants in the Saint Louis Park clay target club line up for a shot at the Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake, MN.

Ethan Meisler, Writer/Photographer

February 21, 2019

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

Senior Anna Kasper reaches for the frisbee at the first girls' ultimate practice Jan. 16 at the St. Louis Park Middle School.

Sophie Olmen

January 22, 2019

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

Sophomore Hilda Habia and Jamillah Berry hurdles during the April 26 track meet. The Section track meet was held May 29 and 31 at Orono High School.

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

July 1, 2018

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

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

Sophomore Thomas Salamzadeh passes the ball during a boys' varsity soccer game Sept. 5. Salamzadeh will be one of four team captains for the fall 2018 season.

Jacob Stillman

June 4, 2018

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

Junior Grace Lynch looks for an open teammate to pass to. Park won its first Sections game 10-7.

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

June 1, 2018

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

Senior Esther Gendler runs to catch a pass during the girls' ultimate team's practice May 21.

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

June 1, 2018

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. ...

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Junior Gerald Perlman hits a serve against Chanhassen Apr. 24. Perlman competed in the individuals tournament May 24 at Baseline Tennis Center.

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

June 1, 2018

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

Junior Luke Boyum throws a pitch in the sixth inning after replacing senior pitcher and captain Riley Dvorak. Park played their first game against Edina on the turf field at the Edina Community Center.

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

May 31, 2018

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

The ultimate team distributes discount cards prior to their fundraiser May 5. The team will use the money to subsidize team costs.

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 31, 2018

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

Freshman Maxwell Gohman runs the last leg of the 4X800 at a home track meet April 26. Boys track resumes its Section meet today at 2:30 p.m.

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

May 31, 2018

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 ...

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