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Boys’ basketball defeated by Henry Sibley

Captain senior Aaron Ellingson looks to pass the ball to a teammate Dec. 10 against Henry Sibley. Park will face Hopkins at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at St. Louis Park High School.
Park falls behind after first half, costing the game
December 11, 2019

After giving up a strong lead, Park boys’ lost to Henry Sibley, according to sophomore Deontez Ross. “We started off strong, but we let them gain a lot of momentum,” Ross said. “At the end of...

From blueprint to reality

The girls' and boys' locker rooms will be renovated to create separate gym and athletic locker rooms, according to athletic director Andy Ewald. The renovations under the referendum will begin in the spring.
Athletic facilities to be renovated this spring
February 24, 2019

As freshman Victoria Schmelzle contemplates the upcoming renovations at the high school, she said there are other areas within the district she feels need improvement. “I would rather them...

Bus driver shortage yields issues

Because of the shortage of bus drivers, the St. Louis Park and Benilde-St. Margaret cross country teams had to share a bus to their meet Sept. 25.
Adjustments made to athletics, respect retreat to address issue
October 23, 2018

Reflecting on her bus ride with the Park freshman and junior varsity football team Sept. 13, senior girls’ tennis captain Sidney Hosfield said the experience was uncomfortable and frustrating. “It...

‘Risky’ dress code prompts discussion

Photo Illustration by Carissa Prestholdt
'Risky Business' inspired dress codes catches administrations attention
October 14, 2018

When volleyball captain and senior Maddy McIntosh dressed up in “Risky Business” apparel—a white button down with boxers—she said she didn’t think it would cause any problems. “We went ahead...

Opportunity knocks for coaches

Opportunity knocks for coaches
Three programs welcome new coaches, philosophies
October 19, 2015

Athletic director Andy Ewald said the experience and knowledge shown during the application process made it easy for the department to assign new head coaching positions in baseball, boys’ lacrosse...

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