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Girl’s hockey defeated by Eden Prairie

Girl’s hockey defeated by Eden Prairie

Racquel Fhima and Samantha Klepfer

January 24, 2018


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 Hopkins\Park Girls’ Hockey team were unsuccessful in their game against the Eden Prairie Eagles on Jan. 16, losing 5-1. Junior Mary Gleason said she thinks the team put in a lot of effort. “For our circumstances we played really well. We had a new girl come in and play goalie, our other go...

Girl’s hockey faces defeat against Edina

Girl’s hockey faces defeat against Edina

Racquel Fhima and Samantha Klepfer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

Facing the Edina Hornets last night, Hopkins\Park girls’ hockey was defeated 10-0. Senior Katie Frederickson said she thought her team was confronted with several difficulties throughout the game. “We faced a lot of team problems. We had no energy on the bench which really transferred onto the ice, w...

Girls’ basketball defeats Chaska

Girls’ basketball defeats Chaska

David Bryant

January 22, 2018


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Sophomore Jordyn Turek said the girls' basketball team felt well after defeating Chaska, a difficult opponent in the past. “I feel really good about the game, we haven't beat Chaska in awhile and I think that we really came together as a team,” Turek said. After its win over Chaska 74-61, the gir...

Boys’ swimming beats St. Paul Academy and Summit 54-40

Boys’ swimming beats St. Paul Academy and Summit 54-40

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

January 17, 2018


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According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, the team’s hard work over winter break has paid off in their meet against St. Paul Academy and Summit (SPAHA), where they won 54-40. “We've had a lot of meets and a lot of practice especially coming off of winter break the team has been pretty tired,” Forsberg...

Girls’ hockey beats Benilde

Girls’ hockey beats Benilde

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

January 12, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized, Winter sports

Walking off the ice after Hopkins-Park’s 3-2 win against its rival team, junior Mary Gleason said the victory made her feel proud. “(I felt) amazing (when I scored), obviously against the team that everybody hates. This is the team you want to beat,” Gleason said. Coach Chris Erickson al...

Gymnastics holds parent night, loses to Chaska-Chan

Gymnastics holds parent night, loses to Chaska-Chan

Alex Balfour, Hannah Leff, and Izzy Levition

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

When freshman Josie Bryant received her personal record on floor with a score of 8.9, she said she felt a wave of support and excitement from her surrounding teammates. “I was super proud of myself. I didn’t know I was capable of getting that high of a score,” Bryant said. “It was super speci...

Boys’ swimming defeats Bloomington Jefferson

Boys’ swimming defeats Bloomington Jefferson

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Beating Bloomington Jefferson 61-33, head coach Amanda Forsberg said the boys’ swim team’s wholistic efforts is putting the team on a path to success. “As a team everyone did really well, everyone’s dropping time, everyone looked really good. It was a total team effort,” Forsberg said. ...

Gymnastics prepares for meet against Chaska-Chan

Gymnastics prepares for meet against Chaska-Chan

Alex Balfour, Hannah Leff, and Izzy Leviton

January 8, 2018


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According to junior captain Savannah Romero, the gymnastics team will be honoring the gymnasts' parents for their dedication to the team during their home meet against Chaska-Chan Jan. 9. “We make cards for our parents and then our coaches also bring flowers for us to give to them,” Romero said....

Midseason boys’ basketball quiz

Midseason boys’ basketball quiz

Jacob Stillman and Alec Pittman

January 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

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Freshman benefits from varsity hockey experience

Freshman benefits from varsity hockey experience

William Phelan

January 7, 2018


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According to freshman Jack Wandmacher, a forward on the hockey team, the upperclassmen on the team have been helping his development as a player. “Being one of the youngest on the team is just surreal because I’ve always played with kids my age and it’s really cool to learn new things from the o...

Girls’ hockey loses to Edina

Girls’ hockey loses to Edina

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

January 7, 2018


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After a Jan. 6 game against Edina, senior Katie Fredrickson said competing against a talented team demonstrated Hopkins-Park’s perseverance. “In this game specifically, I think we learned that we can stick with the best teams in the state, and when we put our minds to it, we can stick it through...

Girls’ hockey loses to Minnetonka

Girls’ hockey loses to Minnetonka

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

January 3, 2018


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Skating onto the ice at the beginning of the first period Jan. 3, senior Katie Fredrickson said she anticipated a tough game against Minnetonka, a talented team. “Minnetonka is ranked seventh in the state, so we knew that they would be very hard to beat because they have so much depth and skill, ...

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