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Junior Emily Foster swims down the pool at Pioneer Ridge Middle School Oct 17. Park lost the meet to Chaska 98-85.

Girls swim team loses final regular season meet

Roberto Alvarez and Caedon Exsted October 18, 2023

Park’s girls swim team took on Chaska for their last meet of the regular season Oct. 17. Park fell short in the end, losing with a score of 98-85. Park held on but fell short in certain areas, which...

Meet the Athlete: Mason Helfmann

Meet the Athlete: Mason Helfmann

Owen McColgan October 10, 2023

How long have you been playing football? I’ve been playing football since third grade. Who inspired you to play football and why? My dad and my brother inspired me to play football because they...

Senior Leila Campbell runs through her routines April 26. Park prepares for their away meet at Blake April 28.

Meet the Athlete: Leila Campbell

Alex Hoag May 4, 2023

How did you get into synchro? My neighbor did synchro and my cousin did synchro. I was really young when I started club synchro, maybe eight, and then I went to the high school team from there. How...

Sophmore Lucas Tangelson competes in the mile race during the boys track meet at Armstrong April 14. Tangelson finished with a time of 4:51.

Meet the Athlete: Lucas Tangelson

Roberto Alvarez April 21, 2023

Why do you run track?  I run track because I really wanted to find a spring sport, and in track and field there are a lot of different things to do. I'm not going to do baseball, because it's kind...

Freshman Veronica Jones salutes the judges after finishing her routine on uneven bars, Jan. 10.

Meet the Athlete: Veronica Jones

Maya Nieves January 11, 2023

When did you start gymnastics? I started gymnastics when I was around four. I would do cartwheels and handstands at my house and after my parents saw me tumbling, they got me into the sport.  What...

Sarah Fuller becomes a beacon of hope

Sarah Fuller becomes a beacon of hope

Aisha Hersi December 6, 2020

Sarah Fuller became an unbelievable inspiration to all women and little girls who watch in awe seeing someone just like them do something no one has ever done before. Fuller wore the No. 32, the same number...

Senior Aaron Ellingson passes the ball in a game Dec. 10 against Henry Sibley. Ellingson was named one of 28 recipients of the All-American Award.

Park tri-sport senior named All-American Athlete

Maggie Klaers May 21, 2020

When strength and conditioning coach Jessica Gust heard about the “All-American Athlete,” a relatively new award from the National High School Strength Coaches Association, she introduced it to senior...

Due to COVID-19 closures, Parks stadium is empty. In support of senior athletes, the stadiums light will be on for 315 seconds on at 8:20 p.m. April 22.

Park joins #BeTheLightMN project

Isabel Kjaer April 21, 2020

In support of senior student-athletes, Park will be participating in the #BeTheLightMN campaign, according to 6425 News. “In a show of support to the student-athletes who haven't been able to participate...

Meet the Athlete: Jordan Dolinar

Meet the Athlete: Jordan Dolinar

Grace Schultz February 10, 2020

What's it like being on the gymnastics team as a freshman? It's a lot of fun, I really enjoy the sport. It's nice seeing all the girls from the team at school. I was on a team in middle school and...

Freshman volleyball player Katie Crocker completes her homework in the stands of a varsity volleyball game Sept. 10. Many student athletes have a difficult time finishing their homework during their primary sports seasons.

Students struggle adjusting to school and sports

Molly Schochet September 30, 2019

According to junior volleyball player Kristi Thompson, it is extremely difficult to manage both school and sports due to the large time commitment each requires. “It's really hard to balance your...

Sophomore Lily Rostal prepares to hit a golf ball during a match against Benilde St. Margarets. The event took place May 4 at the Dwan Golf Course.

Sophomore multi-sport athlete works to improve golf skills

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman May 9, 2018

After participating in varsity girls’ swimming this past fall, sophomore Lily Rostal said she decided to continue playing golf this spring to further develop her abilities as a golfer. “To improve...

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