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Boys’ golf coach switches to girls’ team for upcoming season

Boys’ golf coach switches to girls’ team for upcoming season

Sophie Olmen

February 25, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to sophomore Izzy Segal, getting input from a different coach will be a change for the upcoming season. “I think it’s gonna be nice to kind of have a change since I’ve had the same coach since eighth grade,” Segal said. “I know Jones pretty well, and he has walked rounds with me, s...

Gymnastics prepares for changes

Gymnastics prepares for changes

Dahlia Krebs

December 23, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Getting used to a new coach can be difficult, senior captain Savannah Romero said, but she believes gymnastics’ new coach Dawn Thielen will be a good addition to the team because of her past experience as a gymnastics judge. “She has a really good background with gymnastics and she is a judge...

Girls’ golf to begin

Girls’ golf to begin

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

March 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Looking ahead to the upcoming start of the 2018 girls’ golf season, senior captain Carly Livingston said the pending Varsity team leaves her interested in who will fill the last spot. “I’m looking forward to seeing who will be playing on Varsity this year because we lost a few players last yea...

eSports adviser prepares players for future

eSports adviser prepares players for future

Lukas Levin

February 20, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles

According to coach Jacob Utities, Park’s eSports team will play online in Nationals in June after an undefeated season. However, Utities said he still struggles with managing and expanding team. “I can’t really devote much time to each team because there are nine teams, and I am one person,...

Wachutka resigns as softball coach

Wachutka resigns as softball coach

Elise Riley

December 15, 2015


Filed under Spring sports

Science teacher Al Wachutka began coaching softball eight years ago, loving the interactions he could have with the team outside of school. Now, he’s moving on after resigning as head coach Nov. 17. Wachutka said he will miss working with the team and engaging with the players. “I’ll miss...

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