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Girls’ hockey loses close game to Benilde

Girls’ hockey loses close game to Benilde

Sophie Olmen

November 29, 2018


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According to sophomore Erin Brousseau, even though Hopkins Park lost, the team played hard and were evenly level with rival Benilde-St. Margaret’s during its game Nov. 27. “I think that even though we lost, I think it was still a really hard game and I think we played really well,” Brousseau...

Boys’ hockey wins season opener

Boys’ hockey wins season opener

Claire Bargman and David Bryant

November 28, 2018


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Upon the boys’ hockey team’s first win in the first game against Breck, sophomore Lucas Hand said the win was a strong start to set the tone for the season. “The best part of the game was us winning of course, the win is a big start of the season for us so I was pretty happy about that,” ...

Boys’ swimming introduces new captains

Boys’ swimming introduces new captains

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

November 27, 2018


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Head coach Amanda Forsberg said the captains were chosen because of the way they treat their teammates and how much effort they put in to swimming. “Luke and Max were actually really good leaders last year,” Forsberg said. “They always stepped up to them (younger kids) and worked really hard...

Girls’ basketball participates in tournament

Girls’ basketball participates in tournament

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

November 25, 2018


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The girls’ basketball team competed in the Pat Patterson tournament at Hamline University according to Head Coach Arsenio Richardson. He said Park’s first loss to Stillwater was downcast yet optimistic. “It's a tough way to go out in an opening game,” Richardson said. “But we have twenty...

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Kaia Myers

November 20, 2018


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According to Nordic Ski head coach Doug Peterson, the team is diligently working toward their goals, which includes state for some skiers. “I believe that the team is going to be competitive because they look like they are pretty hard workers and have pretty good character,” Peterson said. “I th...

Girls’ hockey experiences first loss

Girls’ hockey experiences first loss

Sophie Olmen and Rachel Salzer

November 16, 2018


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After Hopkins Park’s first lost of the season, sophomore Erin Brousseau said game started strong then became more challenging. The team played against Anoka Nov. 15. “I think it started out pretty good and then we kind of just a little bit more sloppy than we wanted it to. I don’t think we were...

Girls’ hockey beats Orono in first season game

Girls’ hockey beats Orono in first season game

Sophie Olmen and Rachel Salzer

November 12, 2018


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After the first game of the season, junior Anna Nicholls said one thing that stood out to her was that the team put in effort throughout the whole game. “I think we all played our hardest. First game is always a little rough, but we worked together as a team, as a family, because that’s our mo...

Senior commits to play Division II basketball

Senior commits to play Division II basketball

Sophie Olmen and Sadie Yarosh

October 26, 2018


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As senior Lindsey Olson plans to attend Minnesota State University Mankato in the fall of 2019 to play basketball, her teammates are excited for her and for what is to come.  Olson said she has been playing basketball since she was in kindergarten and had received offers from two schools. “I ...

Freshman takes home State title

Freshman takes home State title

Muna Ali

April 3, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles, Winter sports

Having swum competitively for eight years, freshman Hayden Zheng said he ended this year’s season with an individual State title in the 100 yard breaststroke. “I thought I did really well at this past State, you know, getting the individual State title. I was very happy with that,” Zheng said....

Boys’ basketball loses to Wayzata in Section semis

Boys’ basketball loses to Wayzata in Section semis

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

March 15, 2018


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After starting the game slower than originally planned, junior Jacob Houts said the team couldn’t catch up with Wayzata’s offense. “I think that in the second half we came out slow and they got a lead,” Houts said. “After that point we had to pressure them, which allowed them to get easy...

Boys’ swimming flies through State

Boys’ swimming flies through State

Eli Curran-Moore, Hanna Schechter, and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 9, 2018


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According to boys' swimming head coach Amanda Forsberg, after section finals Feb. 24, five Park swimmers qualified for the State preliminary meet March 2 and State finals March 3 at the University of Minnesota Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. “(The team) did really well. Hayden Zheng won the 100 breast. I don’t...

Boys’ swimming qualifies for state meet

Boys’ swimming qualifies for state meet

Dani Orloff

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

According to junior Luke Anderson, after the section finals Feb. 24, five Park swimmers qualified for the state preliminary meet. “I am really excited (for state),” Anderson said. “I am glad that we have a lot of people that made it like with the relay and a few individuals.”   Anderson, ...

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