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Club sport sparks involvement

Club sport sparks involvement

Ruthie Posada

January 7, 2020

As a sophomore, I knew I needed to be more involved in school activities, frequently finding myself bored. I wanted to join a sport, but I didn’t know if I could handle the serious competition. After attending Herzl Camp for the past six summers, the camp’s most treasured sport, ultimate Frisbee suddenl...

Four ultimate players selected to play on Minnesota All-Star team

Senior Amelia Ryan reaches to catch the disc during the game against Edina Nov. 30. Marta Hill, Amelia Ryan, Lauren Schmelzler and Danny Shope played on the Minnesota All-Star team at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Adin Zweigbaum and Sadie Yarosh

December 5, 2019

Members from the Park ultimate program were chosen to play on the Minnesota All Star Team against Edina Dec. 1 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Senior Amelia Ryan said the atmosphere was very different than regular season games. “I had an amazing experience playing at U.S. Bank Stadium,” Ryan said. “(...

Ultimate celebrates successes with community game

Senior Anna Kasper flicks the disc to her teammate June 5 at Oak Hill Park. The Park ultimate boys' and girls' teams played the coaches and alum during this end of the year team bonding game.

Isabel Kjaer and Kaia Myers

June 6, 2019

After coming off a point on the field, junior and captain Allison Feller said the event serves as a bonding activity for middle and high schoolers, coaches, parents and alumni. At the same time, the occasion also provides a training opportunity among various groups of people. “This is a multi-g...

Boys’ ultimate sets goals for tournament

Senior Semaj Mitchell tosses disc to teammate at practice April 17. Boys' ultimate's next tournament is the Madison Mudbath April 27-28.

Kaia Myers

April 21, 2019

As senior Gavin Charpentier contemplates the upcoming Madison Mudbath ultimate tournament, he said he is looking forward to getting closer with the team. “I think since (the tournament is) early in the season, it's going to be a great way for the team to bond together closer since we’re goin...

Girls’ ultimate competes in first game of the season

Sophomore Marit Gabel reaches to catch the disc at practice April 17. According to coach Liz Bixler, current practices are focused towards ultimate's next game April 23 against Hopkins.

Kaia Myers

April 18, 2019

As junior captain Ally Feller reflected on the team’s first game, she said it was an excellent chance to get the team acclimated to playing together. “It was our first game so we didn’t play as well as we could have, but it was a really good learning opportunity. We worked out the kinks of ...

First scrimmage motivates girls’ ultimate

Senior Grace Hamond throws disc to teammate at girls' ultimate first scrimmage of the season against Hopkins. The scrimmage Feb. 26 took place at Hopkins Junior High. Hopkins defeated Park with an undefined score.

Kaia Myers and Isabel Kjaer

February 28, 2019

When senior Grace Hammond looked back on her team’s scrimmage against Hopkins, she said saw value in it because the scrimmage helped players learn the logistics of the game. “A scrimmage is more about learning and less about points. This scrimmage, because it was the first one of the season, wa...

Boys’ ultimate low on numbers

Junior Sam Jensen prepares to throw the frisbee past a defender at practice Feb. 23.

Jenna Cook

March 30, 2018

Boys’ ultimate head coach Spencer Hagen said he is ready to teach an almost completely new team because he loves spreading his fondness of the sport. “The reason I’m a coach is because I love ultimate, and I love spreading the passion that I have for ultimate,” Hagen said. “I’m really e...

Girls’ ultimate team prepares for out-of-state tournament


Samyu Yenamandra, Writer

April 17, 2017

According to senior Ellie Cook, the tournament is called the Madison Mudbath tournament and the team will benefit from the longer trip. “We are going to the Madison Mudbath tournament on April 28th,” Cook said. “It’s cool because I think the whole team is going. We also get to travel togethe...

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