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Benilde-St. Margaret’s moves to online instruction

Benilde-St. Margaret’s moves to online instruction

Marta Hill

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 instruction through April 3.   President Adam Ehrmantraut, senior high Principal Susan Ski...

Girls’ basketball defeats Benilde

Girls’ basketball defeats Benilde

Sofia Seewald and Molly Schochet

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 programs since seventh grade and on varsity since eighth grade and so the feeling of, ‘I made it ...

Park boys’ basketball wins in overtime against rival

Park boys’ basketball wins in overtime against rival

Sadie Yarosh

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 the successful end to the game. “It started off a little bad. They got a big lead on us and we...

Boys’ hockey loses in rivalry matchup

Boys’ hockey loses in rivalry matchup

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

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 had double the impact in their section standings, meaning it was a ‘four-point’ game. Accordin...

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

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

Tamar Gewirtz

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 (the game) a little nervous and scared because we heard of Benilde’s reputation,” Meyer said....

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Sam Swisher and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

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 needed to lay the ball off a lot faster,” Romero said. Coach Benjamin Kent said the team has...

Girls’ hockey loses close game to Benilde

Girls’ hockey loses close game to Benilde

Sophie Olmen

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 we lost, I think it was still a really hard game and I think we played really well,” Brousseau...

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

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

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

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 her favorite thing about senior night is swimming an event with the other seniors on the team. ...

Boys’ lacrosse loses to Benilde

Boys’ lacrosse loses to Benilde

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

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 to come out with the win, but we just came out flat and we never really picked it up,” Lott s...

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