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Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, coaches plan on putting swimmers into events they don’t normally compete in to expose them to new competition when they swim Robbinsdale Cooper. “We will put them in some off events so they can try to see some different things, so they’re ready to go on Sat...

Boys’ swimming defeats Benilde

Boys’ swimming defeats Benilde

Talia Lissauer, Maddie Schutte

January 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

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...

Boys’ swimming to take on Bloomington Kennedy

Boys’ swimming to take on Bloomington Kennedy

Maddie Schutte and Talia Lissauer

January 3, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

Despite their tough loss against Chaska, assistant coach Branch Johnson said fast times from the team at the start of the season will set the team up for success in their upcoming meet against Bloomington Kennedy and future meets. “I think we’re seeing a lot of positive results so far—so early in th...

Boys’ swimming takes loss to Chaska

Boys’ swimming takes loss to Chaska

Talia Lissauer, Maddie Schutte

December 18, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

According to junior Will Mathews, Chaska is one of the best teams the boys’ swim team will face, but it persevered. “Chaska-Chan is a very strong team and we put up a fight,” Mathews said. “All of the swimmers, especially the underclassmen, put some really incredible times on the board.” ...

Boys’ swimming heads into practice relay meet

Boys’ swimming heads into practice relay meet

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

December 5, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Senior captain Max Bechtold said the upcoming relay meet is intended to prepare swimmers for the season and has a variety of different fun events to participate in. “Basically it’s an introductory meet before all the other meets. All the events are relays, there’s a ton of different ones,” Bechtold...

Boys’ swimming introduces new captains

Boys’ swimming introduces new captains

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

November 27, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Head coach Amanda Forsberg said the captains were chosen because of the way they treat their teammates and how much effort they put in to swimming. “Luke and Max were actually really good leaders last year,” Forsberg said. “They always stepped up to them (younger kids) and worked really hard...

Freshman takes home State title

Freshman takes home State title

Muna Ali

April 3, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles, Winter sports

Having swum competitively for eight years, freshman Hayden Zheng said he ended this year’s season with an individual State title in the 100 yard breaststroke. “I thought I did really well at this past State, you know, getting the individual State title. I was very happy with that,” Zheng said....

Boys’ swimming flies through State

Boys’ swimming flies through State

Eli Curran-Moore, Hanna Schechter, and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

According to boys' swimming head coach Amanda Forsberg, after section finals Feb. 24, five Park swimmers qualified for the State preliminary meet March 2 and State finals March 3 at the University of Minnesota Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. “(The team) did really well. Hayden Zheng won the 100 breast. I don’t...

Boys’ swimming beats Richfield in final dual meet of the season

Boys’ swimming beats Richfield in final dual meet of the season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

The team exhibitioned during the Feb. 8 meet against Richfield, resulting in a 91-70 win, according to senior Tommy Guddal. The meet was the last dual meet of the season. Guddal said the team has been undergoing a series of exceptionally tough practices to prepare so sections. “We are near the end of peak week, which i...

Boys’ swimming victorious against Benilde, prepares for Sections

Boys’ swimming victorious against Benilde, prepares for Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

According to freshman Hayden Zheng, who broke the 100 backstroke pool record previously held by Chaska-Chan with a time of 00:53.85, the team felt very confident going into and coming out of the meet after its 63-30 victory over Benilde. “We felt pretty confident. Forsberg, our coach, has always hyp...

Boys’ swimming beats St. Paul Academy and Summit 54-40

Boys’ swimming beats St. Paul Academy and Summit 54-40

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, the team’s hard work over winter break has paid off in their meet against St. Paul Academy and Summit (SPAHA), where they won 54-40. “We've had a lot of meets and a lot of practice especially coming off of winter break the team has been pretty tired,” Forsberg...

Boys’ swimming defeats Bloomington Jefferson

Boys’ swimming defeats Bloomington Jefferson

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

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. ...

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