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Boys’ hockey fight until end

Boys’ hockey fight until end

David Bryant

February 1, 2019

Sophomore Lucas Hand said the team eased up too much after its quick first goal. “I think we were feeling a little too comfortable being up one goal, if we went out there and played like we were playing in the beginning of the first period we would have been up two or three to zero,” Hand said. The...

Gymnastics takes third at meet

Gymnastics takes third at meet

Tamar Gewirtz and Hayley Westwood

January 21, 2019

The Park girls’ gymnastics team competed against Henry Sibley High School in an invitational meet Saturday, Jan. 19. According to head coach Dawn Thielen, the team did well despite some setbacks. “We made a few mistakes, but overall the girls were really good at staying focused on what wa...

Gallery: Boys’ hockey wins their second conference game

Gallery: Boys’ hockey wins their second conference game

January 20, 2019

Park boys' has played Chaska and Chanhassen in the Metro West conference. Park lost to Chaska Jan. 10 and won 4-1 against Chanhassen Jan. 19.

Gymnastics prepare to compete at Henry Sibley Invitational

Gymnastics prepare to compete at Henry Sibley Invitational

Tamar Gewirtz and Hayley Westwood

January 18, 2019

Junior Molly Miller said she is looking forward to her team applying new skills at the invitational meet Saturday, Jan. 19. “I am excited to see what my teammates and I can do because during practice we are working on a lot of new skills,” Miller said.   According to head coach Dawn Thie...

Girls’ hockey falls to Eden Prairie

Girls’ hockey falls to Eden Prairie

Sophie Olmen

January 18, 2019

According to senior Mary Gleason the game didn’t turn out the way the team wanted but started it strong. “I don't think it went as we planned, but we knew the team was going to be good so we had to come out hard. I think the first period we did come out really hard and then we kind of settled a...

Park boys’ basketball prepares to play conference rival Richfield

Park boys’ basketball prepares to play conference rival Richfield

Kate Schneider

January 16, 2019

According to senior Keyshon Howard, Richfield hasn’t been a top competitor in the past. But the team is improving and Park plans on entering the game prepared. “They haven’t been too good these last few years but they picked up a couple people and they’re a team we can’t take lightly, other...

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

January 16, 2019

According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, coaches plan on putting swimmers into events they don’t normally compete in to expose them to new competition when they swim Robbinsdale Cooper. “We will put them in some off events so they can try to see some different things, so they’re ready to go on Sat...

Joy of the People travels to Spain

Joy of the People travels to Spain

Maria Perez-Barriga

January 16, 2019

Artistic director Theodore Kroeten said soccer club Joy of the People was invited to represent the United States to the World Futsal Cup tournament in Spain. They competed against teams from different countries around the world. Kroeten said Joy of the People was one of the top three teams who receiv...

Boys’ hockey loss redirects team focus

Boys’ hockey loss redirects team focus

David Bryant

January 16, 2019

Assistant coach Zach Strouts said despite the slow start the team showed potential throughout the third period. “I think the team had a good period where they competed because they wanted it more and even though they did have a few bad breaks the team worked pretty damn hard,” Strouts said. ...

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