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Baseball falls to Benilde

Baseball falls to Benilde

Maddie Schutte, Talia Lissauer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After beating Benilde earlier this season in a 7-1 game, junior Aaron Ellingson said Benilde’s fast pitcher caused the team to take a hard loss in their second time facing them. Park lost to Benilde 4-0 Monday, May 13. “It didn’t go great,” Ellingson said. “We had previously beaten (Benilde) t...

Teenagers serve as referees for youth sports

Teenagers serve as referees for youth sports

Yonit Krebs

May 14, 2019


Filed under Student Profiles

Knowing he wouldn’t be able to play hockey on Park’s high school team, sophomore Elliot Salmon said he searched for other ways to maintain a connection to the sport. “I ended up asking the players’ dads and they said to try reffing hockey as a way to stay involved and they ended up giving ...

Freshman pitches no-hitter

Freshman pitches no-hitter

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

May 1, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

After pitching a 10-0 shutout game against Robbinsdale Cooper in his first time starting for varsity, freshman Kristofer Hokenson said his teammates made this record-breaking win feel special. “At first it didn’t really feel like anything, but toward the end it started to feel really special because ...

Baseball beats Benilde after three years

Baseball beats Benilde after three years

Talia Lissauer

April 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

After a three-year losing streak to Benilde, the teams’ ongoing support for each other and the ability to stay focused is what contributed to the teams’ 7-1 win, according to sophomore Jack Wandmacher. “We love each other, we play as a team, no one gets down and we don't get too high. We are ...

Baseball wins three consecutive games

Baseball wins three consecutive games

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

April 22, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

  After seeing teammates continuously supporting each other, whether they made an error or had a good play, coach Brian Kelly said the supportive environment has led the team to its three-game winning streak. “I’ve looked into the dugout multiple times over the last three games and seen some...

Baseball wins season opener

Baseball wins season opener

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to coach Brian Kelly, A close tie made the game stressful for some players, but the team persevered and went home with a 1-0 win against Bloomington-Jefferson in the first game of the season. “It was zero to zero in the first seven (innings) and we were able to scratch out a run in the...

Meet the 2019 baseball captains

Meet the 2019 baseball captains

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Hover over each photo for more information about the captains.

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Emma Leff

March 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

The 2019 season for spring sports is quickly approaching. According to gopark.org, the registration cost for all spring sports is $160. Registration forms are available in the athletic office or online at gopark.org. Here is a list of the starting dates and tryout dates for every spring sport at Park....

Senior commits to The College of St. Scholastica

Senior commits to The College of St. Scholastica

Rachel Salzer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Senior Luke Boyum said he started playing baseball 15 years ago at the age of 3. He has been playing the sport on and off-season ever since. As Boyum recently committed to The College of St. Scholastica, he said the high quality academics and the baseball team’s success drove him to choose that...

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Izzy Leviton and Mimi Fhima

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to head baseball coach Brian Kelly, Park’s first Section game is a competitive match up. Kelly said Park recently beat Southwest and both teams strive to be successful in the playoffs. “I am anticipating a really good close game. We played Southwest a week ago and beat them 2-1,”...

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