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On Nov.7 boys hockey had a practice session. Coach Donahue draws up a new drill.

Winter captains come to an end for the season

Rowan Jansen November 21, 2023

With winter captains practices wrapping up, players and coaches are excited to continue the bonds they have been forming in this upcoming season. Captains practices help student athletes get to know their...

Junior Landon Tasto winds up for amazing swing at golf practice. Practice was held at the indoor golf course Inside Edge Golf 3/27/23

Boys’ golf begins practices

John Hunter and Lex Lee March 29, 2023

Despite the snowy weather outside, Park’s boys golf team has been busy preparing for their upcoming spring season. On March 27, the team met for their first official practice at Inside Edge Golf. After...

Sophomore Margaux Pollock and Freshman Tarike Meyerhoff  practice side arm throws March 21. This was the final captains practice for the girls lacrosse team.

Girls’ lacrosse begins captains practices

Jacob Perszyk and Tenzin Gyaldatsang March 22, 2022

Going into the girls’ lacrosse season, sophomore captain Margaux Pollock said the team needs to improve its atmosphere. “Building a stronger chemistry between like the new girls (will be important)...

Used with permission from Claire Bargman.

Nordic practices go online

Ben Sanford December 4, 2020

Due to new COVID-19 regulations put in place by Gov. Tim Walz that started Nov. 21 and a rise of cases in the state, Nordic has made the decision to move its captains practices online. According to...

Senior co-captain Olivia Etz organizes the team into the groups Oct. 22. The groups were divided by the length they could run during practice.

Nordic continues its captains practices

Ben Sanford October 23, 2020

With the Nordic season approaching, senior captain Max Gohman said the team is slowly increasing the number of practices it has weekly. “We’ve been having Nordic practices every week on Sundays,...

Nordic captains practice Oct. 3 at Dakota Park. The team starts its season on Nov. 30.

Winter sports captains remain optimistic during the pandemic

Amalia Fischer October 13, 2020

As winter sports are approaching, team captains are finding ways to hold practices while keeping their teams safe. According to senior gymnastics captain Maddie Olson, captains are maintaining strong communication...

Juniors Josie Briant and Raina Kronfeld and sophomore Ryan Rasmussen perform a dance in front of the gymnastics team Nov. 4 at captains practice. The gymnastics teams first meet is Dec. 7.

Gymnastics provides welcoming atmosphere at captains’ practice

Talia Lissauer November 9, 2019

Preparing for her fifth year in high school gymnastics, junior Marissa Boettcher said it is necessary to practice amongst new and old gymnasts to create a supportive team. “I think it's important...

Juniors Olivia Etz and Mimi Kniser roller ski down the parking lot at captains practice Oct. 28. Practices are led by captains senior Ella Hammerstrand, Isabel Kjaer, David Klein, Maggie Klein, Rakesh Plantz, and junior Danny Walsh.

Nordic kicks off captains practices

Talia Lissauer October 21, 2019

The welcoming community that the Nordic ski team provides is why senior David Klein said he continues to participate in captains’ practice and the regular season. “I love seeing all these people...

Captain Grace Lynch who is a senior cradles the ball after catching it at captains practice March 3. The next girls lacrosse captains practice is 6:30 p.m. March 11 at St. Louis Park High School.

Girls’ lacrosse holds captains practices

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson March 18, 2019

According to captain Grace Lynch who is a senior, she is excited for what the season has in store and playing her last season of lacrosse. “I’m looking forward to playing with a new group of girls...

Senior Anna Jenissen races the 200m during the 2018 track and field season.

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant March 13, 2019

According to senior Anna Jennissen, at the girls’ and boys’ track and field captains’ practices, they work on team bonding in preparation for the new season. “Captains’ (practices) are more...

Sophomore Rafe Covin coils to swing a backhand at captains’ practice during the 2017 season. According to head coach David Breitenbucher, tryouts will be 3:30-5:00 p.m. April 2-4 at the St. Louis Park High School tennis courts.

Boys’ tennis gears up for tryouts, upcoming season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tennam 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...

Boys’ swimming begins captains practice without pool

Boys’ swimming begins captains’ practice without pool

Dani Orloff and Atticus Raasch November 20, 2016

As junior Adam Recknagel catches a frisbee pass, he can’t help but wonder as to why his swimming team isn’t practicing in the pool. The St. Louis Park School District’s Facility Use Procedure...

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