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Boys’ tennis preseason quiz

Boys’ tennis preseason quiz

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 22, 2019

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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....

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 22, 2018

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the conference, Blake, according to head coach David Britenbucher. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “I...

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 16, 2018

The boys’ tennis team finished its regular season with a 6-4 record, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. The team only played ten total matches, earning them the eighth seed in the conference, and is set to play the first Sections match against Apple Valley May 16. “We are the eighth...

Boys’ tennis finds success in condensed early season

Boys’ tennis finds success in condensed early season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 3, 2018

Seven matches into the season, the boys’ tennis team lost its first three consecutive matches, losing to Bloomington Jefferson and Chanhassen 1-6, then Hopkins 2-5. Afterward, the team turned over with a winning streak, beating Chaska 5-2, Park Center 4-3, and sweeping both Richfield and Bloomington ...

Boys’ tennis team size affected by sports policy

Boys’ tennis team size affected by sports policy

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

April 25, 2018

As the boys’ tennis team suits up for the season, the size of the team is affecting the team's chances in competition, according to senior captain Sam Birnberg. Birnberg said Park has a sports policy forcing middle schoolers who try out for a high school sport be instantly cut from the team if ...

Boys’ tennis gears up for tryouts, upcoming season

Boys’ tennis gears up for tryouts, upcoming season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 12, 2018

The boys’ tennis team held a preseason meeting to finalize registration, captain practices and look at recruitment for the JV team, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. Breitenbucher said he is looking forward to moving practices outside and getting a solid practice schedule in place. ...

Boys’ tennis faces player shortage

Boys’ tennis faces player shortage

Katie Hardie

February 26, 2018

According to senior captain Adam Johnson, the boys’ tennis team will be facing a shortfall of players for their upcoming 2018 season. After realizing there would be a lack of players on the team, Johnson said he still feels optimistic about the season’s future. “I’m really excited about this ye...

The effort others don’t see

The effort others don’t see

Adam Johnson

November 17, 2017

As I started taking tennis lessons with a new coach, I could tell he was different, but in a great way. He was not only able to teach me the technique required to become a better player but he also helped me to understand the importance of small details and the right attitude tennis demands. One c...

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