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Football captain commits to University of Minnesota-Duluth

Football captain commits to University of Minnesota-Duluth

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 25, 2019

Senior Jariel Lopez said he picked University of Minnesota Duluth over other schools because a lot of different variables made the school stand out to him. “I like the city that the school is in, and they gave me more options compared to other schools I had offers from,” Lopez said. “The coa...

Football ends season with loss against Robbinsdale Cooper

Football ends season with loss against Robbinsdale Cooper

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

November 1, 2018

After finishing out the season with a 49-14 loss against Robbinsdale Cooper, senior Adam Bauer said creating a better team bond early in the season would have helped the team to play better. “We had a rough start to the season because we didn’t come together as a team until mid-season. If you...

Football takes home win in first section game

Football takes home win in first section game

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

October 28, 2018

After a successful season, the football team started the section tournament off strong with a 49-21 win against Southwest. According to head coach Ben Wolfe, the team was very prepared going into the game on Oct. 23. “I think preparation was a big factor,” said Wolfe. “Physically our kids...

Football prepares for last regular season game

Football prepares for last regular season game

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

October 17, 2018

After defeating Irondale last Friday, assistant coach Jason Foster said the trust the football team has in each other will help them to do well during the DeLaSalle game and sections. “We won the last game against Irondale, and you can see a big trust factor starting to play a big part in that. I ...

Football team wins big at Homecoming game

Football team wins big at Homecoming game

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

October 3, 2018

After a successful Homecoming, the football team is ready and motivated to turn their season around and keep winning games, according to head coach Ben Wolfe. After losing to Bloomington Cooper and Holy Angels, Park beat Richfield on September 21 with a final score of 41-14. According to head c...

Football prepares for game against Benilde

Football prepares for game against Benilde

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

September 27, 2018

After a tough loss to Park’s football rival Benilde in the 2017 season, junior Jacob Brown said the team can succeed with an improved attitude as a whole. “I mean we got beat pretty bad (last year), so we want to go out and continue to — every play continue with a new mindset,” Brown said....

Football preps for Homecoming game

Football preps for Homecoming game

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

September 20, 2018

In the week leading up to Park’s homecoming game against Richfield, senior Jake Olson said  the team’s strong focus on bringing home a win has been leading to successful practices. “We’ve increased the intensity this week and have had good practices,” Olson said. “We’ve stayed focused...

Football team works toward another successful season

Football team works toward another successful season

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

August 31, 2018

After making it to State for the first time in St. Louis Park history in 2017, according to Defensive Coordinator Jason Foster, the varsity football team is working hard to ensure another outstanding season. Although last year was one of their best seasons yet, according to Foster, there are still impr...

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