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Boys’ soccer defeats Bloomington Jefferson 4-0

Junior Joseph McGurgan goes to kick the ball Sept. 15. Park won 4-0 against Bloomington Jefferson

Emmy Pearson

September 16, 2020

With Park’s previous 3-0 win this season against Bloomington Jefferson, junior Danny Lainsbury said that he felt confident in the team’s ability to win, but stayed focused and didn’t assume they would get the victory.  “We’re the better team and we have to win, so we can’t come playing like th...

Girls’ soccer narrowly wins first game

Junior Alma Beaton attacks on offense Aug. 27. Park beat Bloomington Jefferson 1-0 in its first of two contests this year.

Adam Gips and Shaydi Falcon

September 5, 2020

Inspired by the 1-0 victory of the girls’ soccer team against Bloomington Jefferson, senior captain Alanna Franklin reflected on the aspects of the first game that produced a lot of offensive attacks.  “We were really excited for our first game, so we had a lot of energy to bring to the table,...

Boys’ soccer wins first conference game

Sophomore captain Tommy Kniser celebrates with his teammates after he scores the second goal of the game. Park won their first conference game against Bloomington Jefferson 3-0.

Anna Benishek

August 29, 2020

As boys’ soccer started off the season strong with a 3-0 shut out, sophomore Amanuel Shetaye said the team played great, but hopes they can create more opportunities during the next game.  “It went really well, since we won by three goals,” Shetaye said. “Everyone played really well, but we ...

Boys’ hockey celebrates senior night

Senior Bobby Doss shoves Bloomington Jefferson’s junior Pierce Thomka while reaching for the puck. Park finished the regular season with an overall record of 16-9-0.

Maggie Klaers and Marta Hill

February 16, 2020

As senior Alex Riley reflected on his last game at Park, he said it was a bittersweet experience. “It was kind of sad, but kind of cool to see everybody kind of saluting us and honoring us and almost like a little send off,” Riley said. “A little sad, especially since you've been playing hock...

Park boys’ swimming finishes regular season undefeated

Junior Jason Chu swims the 200 yard medley relay Jan 30. The meet against Jefferson concluded the boys’ swimming season.

Tobias Khabie

January 31, 2020

While finishing the regular season undefeated brings excitement to the boys’ swim team, senior Brandon Bohanon said he experienced some sadness as this marks the class of 2020’s final regular season meet. “I feel sad that it's all over now and I'm not gonna be able to swim with these guys an...

Volleyball seeded second in Sections

Junior Kendall Coley and senior Makaila Winward block the ball from coming to their side of the net. Girls' volleyball was seeded second in their Section.

November 1, 2019

At the end of the girls’ volleyball season, Park was seeded first in its Section. However, after the announcement of the seeding placement, Jefferson suddenly became number one in Section 6AAA. Athletic Director Andy Ewald said for the past few years the coaches were using a computer system to det...

Girls’ swim team triumphs at meet

Senior Franny Bevell swims 1:01.84 in the 100 meter fly during the meet Sept. 19. Park won against Bloomington Jefferson High School.

Tamar Gewirtz

September 24, 2019

According to junior Gabbie Kruse, the girls’ swim team has been improving quicker than last year, resulting in a successful swim meet against Bloomington Jefferson High School on Sept. 19.  “At our meets we’ve been trying really hard. We’ve been doing really good and it's just been a great...

Girls’ lacrosse finishes sixth in Conference

Junior Sarah McCallon runs back to defend against a Bloomington Jefferson player. Park lost in their last regular season game and placed sixth in their conference with a record of 5-7-0.

Breanna Thompson and Sophia Olmen

May 29, 2019

According to junior Aliviah McClinton, the girls’ lacrosse team knew going into the game, Jefferson would be a tough matchup up but Park went in with a tough fight. “We got in our heads they are really fast and aggressive and they had all these fancy plays and they seem to really know what they ...

Baseball wins season opener

Sophomore Sam Hunt throws baseball back to the pitcher. Park Baseball won the game against Bloomington Jefferson 1-0.

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...

Park boys’ basketball beats Bloomington Jefferson in close game

Junior Cole Ewald dribbles the ball around a defender on the opposing team to head towards the basket. At the game against Bloomington Jefferson on Jan. 15, Park won with a score of 50-49.

Kate Schnider

January 15, 2019

Coach David Breitenbucher said the team lacked speed the first half but was able to pick it up during the second half. He also said the team cannot stop trying once they have a large lead, as the team almost lost it in the last seconds of the game. “I think in the first half we needed to play with a lot more e...

Boys’ swimming defeats Bloomington Jefferson

Freshman Hayden Zheng swims the 200 IM. Zheng broke his own pool record with a time of 1:54.

Eli Curran-Moore and Tennam Gyaldatsang

January 11, 2018

Beating Bloomington Jefferson 61-33, head coach Amanda Forsberg said the boys’ swim team’s wholistic efforts is putting the team on a path to success. “As a team everyone did really well, everyone’s dropping time, everyone looked really good. It was a total team effort,” Forsberg said. ...

Girls’ swimming wins last home meet

Sophomore Franny Bevel swims the 100m Butterfly. The team won against Bloomington Jefferson 51.5-42.5.

Sophie Yarosh

October 13, 2017

When senior girls swimming captain Izzy Leviton heard the final score of the swim meet, she jumped and screamed as she realized the team took second place in the conference. According to Leviton, the girls’ swim team won 51.5-42.5 in their final home meet Oct. 12 against Bloomington Jefferson. Leviton...

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