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Benilde-St. Margaret’s moves to online instruction

Benilde-St. Margaret's, a Catholic school less than two miles from Park, announced March 13 its students will be having online school until April 3. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 14 in Minnesota.
Local school closes due to COVID-19
March 13, 2020

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises to 14 in Minnesota March 13, Benilde-St. Margaret’s, a private Catholic school located less than two miles from Park, announced it will be moving to online...

Girls’ basketball defeats Benilde

Junior Raegan Alexander takes a shot at the basket at the game against Benilde-St. Margaret's Feb. 18. Alexander scored her 1,000th point at the start of the game.
Team celebrates senior night, junior scores 1,000th point
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...

Park boys’ basketball wins in overtime against rival

Junior Paris Johnson guards the ball during a close game against Benilde- St. Margarets Monday Jan. 18. The final score of the game was 45-43 in Park's favor.
Team beats Benilde 45-43
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...

Boys’ hockey loses in rivalry matchup

Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore Ben Thompson shoves junior McCabe Dvorak Feb. 13. Park lost 0-4.
Loss gives Benilde-St. Margaret’s a leg up in Conference standings
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...

Girls’ hockey team loses to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Junior Erin Brousseau takes control of the puck while closing in on the opponent’s goal. Hopkins/Park lost 0-6 to Benilde-St. Margaret’s Nov. 26.
Team looks toward improving for future games
December 2, 2019

According to junior Abby Meyer, the Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey team did not compete well against Benilde St. Margaret’s.  “I don’t think it was one of our best games. I feel like we came into...

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Senior Aliviah McClinton fights for the ball in the game against BSM. Due to the game the soccer teams record is now 5-3-2.
Team defeated by Benilde 3-1
September 26, 2019

According to sophomore and goalie Sophia Romero, a lack of focus contributed to the team’s shortfall in its Sept. 24 game. “I think especially in today's game we had a slight lack of focus and we...

Girls’ hockey loses close game to Benilde

Sophomore Erin Brousseau fights for the puck against Benilde senior Sally Calengor. Its next game will be 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Minnetonka Ice Arena.
Hopkins Park game ends with final score of 2-3 against rivals
November 29, 2018

According to sophomore Erin Brousseau, even though Hopkins Park lost, the team played hard and were evenly level with rival Benilde-St. Margaret’s during its game Nov. 27. “I think that even though...

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s on senior night

Junior Hattie Kugler swims the 100 breastroke Oct 23. Park lost to Benilde 43-51.
Team stays positive after loss, prepares for sections
October 25, 2018

According to assistant coach Branch Johnson, the girls’ swimming team had a lot of energy during its meet but lost to Benilde-St. Margaret’s 51-43 on senior night Oct. 23. Senior Claudia Stone said...

Boys’ lacrosse loses to Benilde

Senior Mitchell Vortherms catches ball during Park’s game against Benilde-St. Margaret’s April 19. Park lost against Benilde 2-15.
Team hopes for win, plays disconnected
April 21, 2018

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...

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