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Alum commits to University of Minnesota

Alum commits to University of Minnesota

Rachel Salzer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

After deciding to take a gap year to play junior hockey, Jonny Sorenson, who graduated from Park in 2018, committed to play Division I hockey at the University of Minnesota. Sorenson said he chose the University of Minnesota because it’s always been a school he wanted to attend and once the opportunity aros...

Senior commits to The University of St. Thomas

Senior commits to The University of St. Thomas

Rachel Salzer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

As it gets closer to the end of another school year, more and more seniors start deciding the next step in their future. For senior Claudia Stone, committing to swim at the University of St. Thomas felt like the right thing to do. Stone said she has been swimming since the age of 5 and decided to swim in c...

Senior commits to The College of St. Scholastica

Senior commits to The College of St. Scholastica

Rachel Salzer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Senior Luke Boyum said he started playing baseball 15 years ago at the age of 3. He has been playing the sport on and off-season ever since. As Boyum recently committed to The College of St. Scholastica, he said the high quality academics and the baseball team’s success drove him to choose that...

Volleyball captain commits to University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Volleyball captain commits to University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Dahlia Krebs and Ruthie Posada

October 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

When she visited the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus last spring break, senior Maddy McIntosh said she knew it was perfect for her. “I took a last minute trip with my mom to visit my cousins and I just fell in love with Colorado as a state,” McIntosh said. “I visited the campus...

Senior commits to play Division II basketball

Senior commits to play Division II basketball

Sophie Olmen and Sadie Yarosh

October 26, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

As senior Lindsey Olson plans to attend Minnesota State University Mankato in the fall of 2019 to play basketball, her teammates are excited for her and for what is to come.  Olson said she has been playing basketball since she was in kindergarten and had received offers from two schools. “I ...

Senior commits to run collegiate track

Senior commits to run collegiate track

Nicole Sanford

April 30, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Senior Abati Dedefo said while being a multi-sport athlete as a track runner and soccer player, he chose to continue running track at the collegiate level because he believes it offers him the most potential. “To be honest, I grew up playing soccer, and soccer is fun, (but) then I just decided...

Senior commits to Milwaukee School of Engineering

Senior commits to Milwaukee School of Engineering

Sofia Seewald and Isabel Kjaer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to the boys’ lacrosse varsity head coach Chris Bixby, senior Kyle Hedblom’s recent commitment to play lacrosse at the Milwaukee School of Engineering will give Hedblom a well-deserved opportunity. “I think it’s just something that’s he’s going to be super excited for and he’...

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