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Sections performance inspires Nordic team

Sections performance inspires Nordic team

Kaia Myers

February 5, 2019

Junior captain Rakesh Plantz said he was pleased with how the Nordic team skied at Sections. “I think our team did really well, considering the circumstances. It wasn’t the best conditions for the actual meet, but both teams finished sixth, and we did have one boy who got to state ... so I’m ...

Girls’ hockey loses by one point to Mahtomedi

Girls’ hockey loses by one point to Mahtomedi

Sophie Olmen and Sadie Yarosh

February 3, 2019

Hopkins/Park loses in a close game by one point against Mahtomedi, according to sophomore Erin Brousseau, the game went well and the team put in all its effort. “The game went really well, we didn’t have the outcome we wanted but we battled hard and I think at the end of the day everyone gave it...

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...

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