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Boys’ lacrosse challenges opponent

Boys’ lacrosse challenges opponent

Nolan Kelly, Ella Hammerstrand, and Creston Halstead

May 23, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring sports, Uncategorized

 After a season of shutouts and blowouts, Park finally felt that it was able to unleash some of its potential, according to assistant coach Aaron Peterson. “Today we proved that our hard work is paying off, even though the score did not reflect what we really wanted,” Peterson said. During...

Boys’ lacrosse shows improvements

Boys’ lacrosse shows improvements

Nolan Kelly

May 8, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to coach Eric Buckley, the team shows assurance of eventually outmaneuvering and punishing its opponents. “The kids are adjusting to the pace of varsity and we really saw that on a fast break, almost scoring a goal off of it,” Buckley said. Buckley said despite losing 1-14, the team...

Boys’ lacrosse quiz

Boys’ lacrosse quiz

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

May 6, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Boys’ lacrosse contends against St. Paul

Boys’ lacrosse contends against St. Paul

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammertstrand

April 26, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

During the boys' lacrosse game April 25, the team felt drained and in the wrong mentality, according to junior Flynn Spano. “It started before the game even started,” Spano said. “I think a block our team has is not preparing for the game correctly.” According to Spano, the team needs to be...

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Nolan Kelly

April 24, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to long-stick midfielder, junior Alexander Hager, he has been playing lacrosse since eighth grade and has begun targeting his efforts as a new captain on building better chemistry on the team. “I have a lot of good friends on the team and there is a sense of brotherhood. They are like...

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

April 22, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

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’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity head coach Chris Bixby, junior goalie Noah Houser has spent his first year on varsity challenging himself as Park’s new  goalie. “Noah’s been great. He came out this year and had some big shoes to fill and ended up responding very quickly,” Bixby said. “He took on the...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Breck

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Breck

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity coach Tim Goh, the team’s 8-5 first win reflected their talent, which the team hopes to use throughout the rest of the season. “I thought this game went really well. We finally turned the corner and played with a lot of patience and the defense played very disciplined,” Goh...

Boys’ lacrosse loses to Benilde

Boys’ lacrosse loses to Benilde

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

April 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to senior William Lott, the 2-15 loss to long-time adversary Benilde St. Margaret’s failed to meet the team’s standards and goals. “I mean, with the cross-town rival, we really wanted to come out with the win, but we just came out flat and we never really picked it up,” Lott s...

Boys’ lacrosse loses indoor game to Holy Angels

Boys’ lacrosse loses indoor game to Holy Angels

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

April 20, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Looking back on his team’s 6-21 loss April 17, senior Cole Justesen said the team played their best for their first game, taking into account the little practice the lacrosse team has had. “It is the first game of the season, so it’s not like I am at my peek yet,” Justesen said. “The team ...

Senior commits to Milwaukee School of Engineering

Senior commits to Milwaukee School of Engineering

Sofia Seewald and Isabel Kjaer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to the boys’ lacrosse varsity head coach Chris Bixby, senior Kyle Hedblom’s recent commitment to play lacrosse at the Milwaukee School of Engineering will give Hedblom a well-deserved opportunity. “I think it’s just something that’s he’s going to be super excited for and he’...

Boys’ lacrosse conducts tryouts outdoors

Boys’ lacrosse conducts tryouts outdoors

Sofia Seewald and Isabel Kjaer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to senior Kyle Hedblom, the boys’ lacrosse team held tryouts to evaluate how each player has developed over the winter and which players have the skill set to play at a high competitive level. “We have tryouts so coaches can see the new players and also judge how players have improv...

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