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Racist incidents ignored in Chaska schools

Racist incidents ignored in Chaska schools

Lily Simonett

September 21, 2019

Six Chaska students and their families are suing the school district after the school officials ignored blatantly racist actions against their students.  This is a scary reality for many students and I think the lawsuit is a necessity.  According to Star Tribune  the nearly 50-page lawsuit “asks for a j...

Softball struggles in third game

Softball struggles in third game

Claire Bargman

April 24, 2019

As captain and senior Maddy Schmitz improved her batting in the first weeks of the season, she said she was excited to show off her hard work. Coach Bobby Crumpton said certain players had exceptional games despite losing 4-25 to Chaska April 24. “I thought (captain and senior) Sophie Olmen...

Girls’ basketball triumphs in final conference game

Girls’ basketball triumphs in final conference game

Nolan Kelly

February 26, 2019

In Park’s final regular-season game against Chaska, Park not only won, but gave the crowd a particularly enjoyable experience, according to senior Jamelia Addison. “The game was really good,” Addison said. “If you missed it, you missed a good, entertaining game.” According to Addison,...

Park sweeps Chaska in double-header

Park sweeps Chaska in double-header

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

May 10, 2018

After Park baseball accomplished a 9-0 lead in the second double-header game against Chaska May 9, the Chaska baseball team slowly came back, scoring 14 runs and taking a 14-12 lead by the last inning, according to freshman catcher Sam Hunt. Park scored three runs in the last inning, winning the second...

Girls’ basketball prepares for Sections

Girls’ basketball prepares for Sections

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

February 21, 2018

Head coach Arsenio Richardson said the girls’ basketball team has been doing well, but is still not where they want to be after their 71-61 win against Chaska. “More or less, I’m happy with the team’s performance, but not satisfied. Its too many times where we get complacent and we think sin...

Boys’ hockey loses to Chaska

Boys’ hockey loses to Chaska

Isabel Kjaer

January 31, 2018

Looking back on his team’s 5-6 loss, senior Conor Schubring said despite the setback in overtime, the players put their best effort into the game. “I think we kind of pulled up short today. But we definitely played pretty good today,” Schubring said. According to assistant varsity coach Andr...

Girls’ basketball defeats Chaska

Girls’ basketball defeats Chaska

David Bryant

January 22, 2018

Sophomore Jordyn Turek said the girls' basketball team felt well after defeating Chaska, a difficult opponent in the past. “I feel really good about the game, we haven't beat Chaska in awhile and I think that we really came together as a team,” Turek said. After its win over Chaska 74-61, the gir...

Girls’ swimming clinches first home meet victory

Girls’ swimming clinches first home meet victory

Eli Curran-Moore

September 11, 2017

Amid a terrific roar of chanting from teammates and cheering from spectators, Park girls' swimming’s first home meet finished with a winning score of 48-46. Senior captain Nicole Sanford said a positive team attitude and a strong park spirit were factors in the team's performance. “I think our ...

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