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Deja vu in Minnesota

Deja vu in Minnesota

Tobias Khabie

October 11, 2019

The 2019 Minnesota Twins will be remembered by most fans as the team to break the home run record by hitting a staggering 307 home runs in a single season. For us Twins fans, however, we will remember them for making history in a different way; when the Twins lost to the New York Yankees in the America...

Baseball loses to Hopkins in Sections

Baseball loses to Hopkins in Sections

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

May 30, 2019

Before going into the game against Hopkins, sophomore Sam Hunt said he felt pressured for the team to play well after earning the second seed for the first time. “I think we were a little tight coming out just because we have never been the second seed before. We felt like we had to play up...

Senior baseball player recently committed to Luther College

Senior baseball player recently committed to Luther College

Anika Hanson and Rachel Salzer

May 28, 2019

Unlike other seniors on the Park baseball team, 2019 is senior Matt Lidenberg’s first year attending St. Louis Park, along with his first season playing for the baseball team, according to coach Brian Kelly. “Matt transferred this year from Eden Prairie. (He wanted) to have an opportunity to pla...

Baseball falls to Benilde

Baseball falls to Benilde

Maddie Schutte, Talia Lissauer

May 15, 2019

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

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

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

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

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 someone w...

Baseball wins season opener

Baseball wins season opener

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

April 10, 2019

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

Hover over each photo for more information about the captains.

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Emma Leff

March 4, 2019

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....

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