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Girls’ lacrosse loses to No. 3 ranked team in state

Girls’ lacrosse loses to No. 3 ranked team in state

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson

May 16, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to sophomore Grace Schultz, coming into the game they knew Chanhassen was a great team and they needed to stay positive. “Coming into the game we were all nervous because Chanhassen is a really good team, but we were all confident in ourselves and with our teammates to try our best and ...

Girls’ basketball competes in challenging conference matchup

Girls’ basketball competes in challenging conference matchup

Nolan Kelly

January 15, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

Early during its game on Friday, the girls’ basketball team took the lead against Chanhassen. With a combination of good decision making and ball handling, Park played a strong game, according to junior Jordyn Turek. “I really liked our ball movement on offense,” Turek said. “I feel like we w...

Boys’ soccer team wins conference

Boys’ soccer team wins conference

Kate Schneider

October 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

The boys’ soccer team’s conference champion title and success this season was earned through hard work and team players. According to head coach Chato Alvarado, its biggest advantage this year was how much talent the team had. “If one of the players gets injured or is not having a good game, I can substitut...

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Tamar Gewirtz and Talia Lissauer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

After the race, head coach Chris Nordstrom said he thought the girls’ team had placed second, but when scores came up he couldn't wait to tell everyone about the win by two points. “I knew it was super close, I actually thought we had gotten second,” Nordstrom said. “Results came up on my phon...

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Creston Halstead

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

When evaluating the girls' soccer team's success this season, head coach Benji Kent said the team's performance has exceeded his expectations. “They are showing a lot of heart and I feel like they’re at a good point,” Kent said. “I mean we’re in a really tough section we have one more game a...

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

July 1, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

At the Metro West Conference meet, junior Nyah Johnson, eighth grader Freya Wade, sophomore Sidney Hayenga and junior Anna Jennissen, the members of Park’s girls’ 4x200 team, defeated the school record for the 4x200 relay by two seconds. “Right after I finished I was looking around, and I loo...

Cross Country keeps the pace

Cross Country keeps the pace

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Ella Hammerstrand

October 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

A scorching and dusty day was unable to stop the cross country team’s success, according to senior varsity runner Tommy Guddal. “It was a hot and dry day but overall we did pretty well,” Guddal said. “We were hoping for a little more, but we had problems with injuries and it was a very tou...

Girls’ swimming wins last home meet

Girls’ swimming wins last home meet

Sophie Yarosh

October 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

When senior girls swimming captain Izzy Leviton heard the final score of the swim meet, she jumped and screamed as she realized the team took second place in the conference. According to Leviton, the girls’ swim team won 51.5-42.5 in their final home meet Oct. 12 against Bloomington Jefferson. Leviton...

Boys’ soccer takes conference title

Boys’ soccer takes conference title

Jenna Cook

October 11, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

When the final buzzer sounded at the conference-deciding game against Benilde St. Margaret’s Oct. 5, the team stormed the field to celebrate their win with an excited huddle. According to varsity head coach Chato Alvarado, the win left the team’s record at 9-4-1 and secured the boys’ title as...

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Alex Balfour

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Volleyball defeated Irondale in a nonconference game on Sept. 5, according to head coach Whitney Meierrotto-Simon. Senior captain Ella Trotter said although the team beat Irondale prior to this, she focused on remaining humble. “We beat them since I’ve been playing, so we weren’t ex...

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