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Gymnastics provides welcoming atmosphere at captains’ practice

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 team's first meet is Dec. 7.

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 to bring returning teammates and newer teammates together so there's no division,” Boettcher said...

Nordic kicks off captains practices

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.

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 that I don’t really get to interact with, that’s really fun for me,” Klein said. “ It’s o...

Girls’ lacrosse holds captains practices

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.

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 and finishing out senior year with lacrosse. It’s the best way to do it,” Lynch said. Freshma...

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

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

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 about playing icebreaker games and focusing on getting to know each other, rather than focusing on im...

Boys’ tennis gears up for tryouts, upcoming season

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.

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 he is looking forward to moving practices outside and getting a solid practice schedule in place. ...

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 13-14 states the requirements for community use of schools’ facilities. According to section E., Liability Insurance, under section II., Responsibi...

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