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Lack of coach affects athletes

Lack of coach affects athletes

Sam Swisher

February 4, 2020

After going unfilled this year, the fourth coaching position on Park’s Nordic team made junior and captain Danny Walsh realize the lack of coaches has an effect on the team's performance.  “It definitely has affected the team's season because the team is so big, it's difficult for everyone on the ...

Park takes the victory after second half comeback

Park takes the victory after second half comeback

Adin Zweigbaum

January 15, 2020

As the first half ends, Park is far behind Jefferson. Coach Dave Breitenbucher said he needed to make some adjustments going into the second half. “At half-time, we started pressuring a little bit better than we did in the first half,” Breitenbucher said. “The first half we had good ball pressu...

Boys’ hockey continues winning streak

Boys’ hockey continues winning streak

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

January 15, 2020

Following a 4-0 victory against Hopkins, senior Bobby Doss reflected on how these successes have affected him.   “Playing at St. Louis Park, you don't really get the opportunity to win games and be relevant. We're going to take our opportunity to see how far we can go with it,” Doss said. ...

2020 start time may impact sports teams

2020 start time may impact sports teams

Sophie Olmen

April 22, 2019

With the new change in school district start times, sophomore Ryan Barnett said he feels a range of emotions. “I have mixed feelings about it. I think it’ll be good for the middle schoolers so they don’t have to wake up too early but I feel like it’ll create a lot of conflicts for sports and...

Supporting Park athletics, peers

Supporting Park athletics, peers

Jacob Stillman

March 15, 2018

So far this year has been an exceptional one for Park sports. A football Section championship and State appearance, a boys’ soccer conference title and Section runner-up and conference runner-ups for girls’ swimming, soccer and tennis were achieved by the fall sports teams. Success at State...

Minnesota Twins and Toro Construction benefit Park athletics

Minnesota Twins and Toro Construction benefit Park athletics

October 12, 2017

On Oct. 4, the Aquila and Peter Hobart baseball and softball fields underwent $20,000 of renovations funded by the Minnesota Twins and the Toro Construction company. The constructions included repainting, improving drainage and doing other field work in order to improve conditions for the Park basebal...

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