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Girls’ basketball defeats Benilde

Girls’ basketball defeats Benilde

Sofia Seewald and Molly Schochet

February 19, 2020

The feeling of finally being able to have senior night was one she had been waiting for, according to senior and captain Jordyn Turek. “It was special for me because I've been playing in high school programs since seventh grade and on varsity since eighth grade and so the feeling of, ‘I made it ...

Park boys’ basketball wins in overtime against rival

Park boys’ basketball wins in overtime against rival

Sadie Yarosh

February 19, 2020

After a slow first half, Park began to pick up its intensity, leading to a victorious second half. In their game against Benilde Feb. 18, junior Paris Johnson said Park’s defense was a main reason for the successful end to the game. “It started off a little bad. They got a big lead on us and we...

Boys’ hockey loses in rivalry matchup

Boys’ hockey loses in rivalry matchup

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

February 14, 2020

Park faced off against Benilde-St. Margaret‘s in a four-point game Feb. 13. Since Park was only scheduled to play against Benilde-St. Margaret‘s one time during the regular season, the outcome had double the impact in their section standings, meaning it was a ‘four-point’ game. Accordin...

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...

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

April 22, 2019

According to coach Eric Buckley, Park struggled in the first quarter of the game, but was able to come together and score in the later quarters thanks to the improved collaboration between the captains and the team. “We got off to a little bit of a slow start,” Buckley said. “They put us down ...

Boys’ swimming defeats Benilde

Boys’ swimming defeats Benilde

Talia Lissauer, Maddie Schutte

January 13, 2019

According to junior Zachary Weiser, although the team has continuously beat Benilde in the past, it entered looking for a competitive meet and the results delivered. “We have never lost to Benilde,” Weiser said. “We were expecting a win but we knew that they are always really good competiti...

Park sweeps Benilde St-Margaret’s

Park sweeps Benilde St-Margaret’s

Dahlia Krebs

October 17, 2018

Playing and beating Park’s rival Benilde St-Margaret’s after Park was defeated last year felt fantastic according to girls’ volleyball captain, junior Makaila Winward. “They’re our rivals so we were really ready for this game and last year we didn’t play well against them at all, so to co...

Football prepares for game against Benilde

Football prepares for game against Benilde

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

September 27, 2018

After a tough loss to Park’s football rival Benilde in the 2017 season, junior Jacob Brown said the team can succeed with an improved attitude as a whole. “I mean we got beat pretty bad (last year), so we want to go out and continue to — every play continue with a new mindset,” Brown said....

Beth El, Benilde-St. Margaret’s to host music festival

Beth El, Benilde-St. Margaret’s to host music festival

Yonit Krebs

May 24, 2018

Looking forward to an upcoming music festival co-hosted by Beth El Synagogue and Benilde-St. Margaret’s, sophomore Miriam Hope, a member of Beth El Synagogue herself, said she encourages all students to take part in the event. “I don't think it matters if you're a member of Beth El or if you g...

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 18, 2018

Coming after a disappointing loss to Benilde, sophomore Margaret Klein said it was important for the team to play a better game and win. “The last game we played against Benilde, we lacked energy and we were just like ‘eh,’ but this game we really wanted to win because it was our last game and it ...

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 3, 2018

Park was up 1-0 at the bottom of the sixth inning, but Benilde had bases loaded. Benilde scored two runs and Park struck out at the top of the seventh. Senior captain Megan Perkins said she was disappointed with the team's loss. “Yesterday we also lost, so we talked about how today was going to be redemption ...

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