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Boys’ hockey refocuses for next game

Hannah Broderson, Opinions Editor

December 6, 2012


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Team looks forward after first loss After a 4-2 loss to Waconia, the boys’ hockey team prepares for their next game against Bloomington Kennedy Dec. 8. Head coach Shjon Podein said the team played well against Waconia in the first game of the season, but they can all make improvements. ...

Gymnastics flips into season

Caroline Ahlgrim, Design Editor

December 5, 2012


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Team focuses on improvement, tradition As the girls’ gymnastics season starts off, junior Maya Raz hopes this year will be filled with higher scores, entertaining bonding events and a giant 25-pound nut roll. Practices for the 2012-2013 season began Nov. 12 as the team started preparing for its...

Boys’ hockey prepares for another winning season

Hannah Broderson, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2012


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Coaches considering more than skill As the team starts tryouts head coach Shjon Podien is looking for skill, but more importantly hard work. “Effort is key in hockey, and we need players who are willing to give 110 percent all the time,” Podien said. The team will have tryouts Nov. 12-16, ...

Girls’ hockey begins season

Brenna Cook, Writer

November 8, 2012


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Team looks to first scrimmage With winter approaching, the varsity girls’ hockey team is hitting off its season with a scrimmage against Spring Lake Park  Nov. 10. Junior captain Anna Basill said she hopes the team will put a strong effort into the scrimmage. “(I do not expect) 100% becau...

Swimming enters season fresh

Noah Betz-Richman, Writer

November 8, 2012


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Team ready to reset after departure of longtime coach   As junior Elliot Slade prepares for the new swimming season, he will need to adjust to a new coach and a younger team. The team’s former head coach Amanda Forsberg no longer teaches at the school, and thus cannot coach the team thi...

Skiers get an early start on training

Hannah Hein, Design Editor

October 26, 2012


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New and old members find ways to get into shape before winter Although the ground is clear of snow and winter is still far away, the Nordic Ski team is busy preparing for its upcoming season. Senior captain Carter Robinson said it is important to keep up with conditioning even when it is no...

Boys’ hockey roster rearranged

Hannah Brodersen, Opinions Editor

September 21, 2012


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With the removal and addition of new players the team’s focus changes As the boy’s hockey team starts captains practice this season it has a new challenge --team chemistry. The top scorers of last season all have left Park. Alec Baer and Josh Passolt have transferred to different schoo...

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