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Boys’ hockey beats rival Benilde

Boys’ hockey beats rival Benilde

Isabel Kjaer

February 24, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

While reflecting back on the 2-1 win against rival Benilde St. Margaret's, defensive coach Dan Batdorf said the team’s long-time involvement in the sport often gives them the upper hand in tough games. “We played them twice before tonight and we tied one time and we lost. The fact that we won,...

Girls’ basketball beats Bloomington Kennedy

Girls’ basketball beats Bloomington Kennedy

David Bryant

February 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Senior Tejah Hayden said the communication both on and off the court is what allowed the team to come out on top in their game against Bloomington Kennedy. “Our energy on the bench and our communication on the court definitely helped us perform and come together as a team,” Hayden said. Soph...

Girls’ basketball prepares for Sections

Girls’ basketball prepares for Sections

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Head coach Arsenio Richardson said the girls’ basketball team has been doing well, but is still not where they want to be after their 71-61 win against Chaska. “More or less, I’m happy with the team’s performance, but not satisfied. Its too many times where we get complacent and we think sin...

Photo Gallery: Boys’ Hockey

Photo Gallery: Boys’ Hockey

February 20, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Multimedia, Sports, Winter sports

Senior assistant captain Atticus Raasch blocks a shot from Benilde's Jerome Newhouse during the first period of the game on Feb. 13. Despite the loss, Raasch made 39 saves throughout the game.

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Junior speeds toward State

Junior speeds toward State

Abby Intveld and Ndunzi Kunsunga

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Waiting anxiously for her results at nordic Sections Feb. 5, junior Cecelia Schmelzle said she was excited when she found out she qualified for State. “It was close. I didn’t know right away if I made it or not, so I had to wait a little bit,” Schmelzle said. “I’m really excited. I’ve worked r...

Gymnastics prepares for Sections

Gymnastics prepares for Sections

Hannah Leff and Izzy Levtion

February 15, 2018


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Junior gymnastics captain Savannah Romero said she felt relieved when she found out she won all-around at the team’s last regular meet of the season on Feb 9. “It’s been something I’ve been working towards all season. Some meets I’ll have some good events and a few bad ones but it finally a...

Mayfield joins 1,000-point club

Mayfield joins 1,000-point club

Alec Pittman, Jacob Stillman

February 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Confetti showered the stands behind Park’s bench as senior Cire Mayfield scored his 1,000 career high school point after driving with his right hand to the basket. Assistant coach Rob Griffin said he believes this feat is even more impressive because of who Mayfield has played alongside for the la...

Girls’ basketball strives for success

Girls’ basketball strives for success

David Bryant, Breanna Thompson

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

After a 58-63 loss to Chanhassen, girls’ basketball coach Arsenio Richardson said the fundamental problem leading to the teams loss was its inability to start off strong. “We didn't come out in the first half with the same intensity as Chanhassen, therefore we got down by twenty points,” Ri...

Boys’ swimming beats Richfield in final dual meet of the season

Boys’ swimming beats Richfield in final dual meet of the season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

The team exhibitioned during the Feb. 8 meet against Richfield, resulting in a 91-70 win, according to senior Tommy Guddal. The meet was the last dual meet of the season. Guddal said the team has been undergoing a series of exceptionally tough practices to prepare so sections. “We are near the end of peak week, which i...

End of season girls’ hockey quiz

End of season girls’ hockey quiz

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

February 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

End of season girls’ hockey quiz. Test your knowledge here!

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Senior likely to achieve his 1,000th point in game vs Chaska

Senior likely to achieve his 1,000th point in game vs Chaska

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

February 9, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

With senior Cire Mayfield ten points away from 1,000 over the course of his high school career, Athletic Director Andy Ewald said he believes Mayfield will reach this prestigious milestone tonight against Chaska.   “(The 1,000 point) milestone that most likely he will get tomorrow night is an acc...

Boys’ hockey beats Chanhassen

Boys’ hockey beats Chanhassen

Isabel Kjaer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Winter sports

According to sophomore goalie William Pinney, the game Thursday went worse than expected technically, but the team won 3-1 regardless. “I think it went okay, I think we could play better but we came out with the win so that's what matters,” Pinney said. Coach Chris Dahlin said although th...

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