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Girls’ soccer dominates Robbinsdale Cooper in 2-1 victory

Junior captain Alma Beaton dribbles the ball around a Robbinsdale Cooper player during the match Oct. 6. Park won with a final score of 2-1.

Adam Gips

October 7, 2020

After the 2-1 victory against Robbinsdale Cooper, senior Claire Bargman reflected that the girls run into trouble when they don’t stay in the game psychologically. But in this game, they maintained their concentration. “We’ve had a hard time staying in the game mentally because we work hard and ...

‘Among Us’ captivates and entertains users

Photo illustration by Abigail Prestholdt. The game

Maria Perez Barriga

October 6, 2020

One day, I was randomly scrolling through YouTube when I noticed many YouTubers playing a game called “Among Us” which got me interested to see what the game is all about.  I clicked on a few videos and started watching how to play. The game consists of 4-10 players all on a spaceship and 1-3 ...

Game reviews and recommendations

Pictured is the game “Monopoly.” The game is recommended for ages 8 and older, and it is played with two to 10 people with teams.

Adam Gips

March 31, 2020

After feeling bored during this time in self-isolation because of COVID-19, I quickly realized I needed to do something to pass the time. I went in my closet and rediscovered some games full of memories. These are some games I would recommend playing to get through the break. “Monopoly” – ...

Student Council holds dodgeball tournament for Sno Daze Week

Junior Marissa Boettcher prepares for a throw at the Sno Daze Dodgeball Tournament. The tournament was held on Feb. 18

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Adam Gips

February 19, 2020

After participating in the Sno Daze dodgeball tournament Feb. 18, sophomore Freya Wade said she enjoyed the event because of the enthusiasm and overall joy for the game. “I liked the competitiveness and how we all took it seriously and how we just had fun at the end of the day,” Wade said. Studen...

Boys’ basketball loses to top ranked team

Junior Jacob Holm guards Minnehaha Academy junior Hercy Miller. The final score of the game was 52-69.

Claire Bargman

February 16, 2020

When playing against Minnehaha Academy and its nationally ranked player Jalen Suggs, coach David Breitenbucher said the plan was to keep him away from the basket.  “We tried to have a game plan to pack it in on Jalen (Suggs) who is their best player. We wanted to focus on making him an outside ...

Park scores a victory after 14 years

Junior Faith Johnson looks to pass the ball to one of her teammates. Park won against Robbinsdale Cooper 77-73 Jan. 30.

Sofia Seewald

February 1, 2020

After years of losses, junior and captain Kendall Coley said Park girls’ basketball fought hard to finally break its losing streak to Robbinsdale Cooper.  “We really came out in the second half and they came back on a run (and) tied up the game, but in the end we were the ones who played str...

Luigi checks into the Last Resort

Fair use from Nintendo. 'Luigi's Mansion 3' was released Oct. 31, 2019

Harris Keekley

January 10, 2020

Nintendo released their third entry into the “Luigi’s Mansion” series, Oct. 31, 18 years after the original “Luigi's Mansion” was released on the Nintendo GameCube. In “Luigi’s Mansion 3,” Luigi ventures into the last resort to check in with Mario, Peach and three Toads, but during ...

Outdoor battle ends in overtime loss

Junior McCabe Dvorak checks Eastview senior Ben Malloy against the boards Jan. 3. Park 3-4 in overtime against Eastview.

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

January 5, 2020

When boys’ hockey took on Eastview Jan. 2 at the Recreation Outdoor Center, coach Andrew Sackrison said the tight matchup allowed for an enjoyable game. “It was a good hockey game. Great chances on both sides and great efforts for both sides,” Sackrison said. “Obviously would like to come out...

Boys’ basketball plays Hopkins in upcoming game

Sophomore Deontez Ross Jr. goes up for a layup Dec. 10. The record of the boys' basketball team is 0-3.

Adin Zweigbaum and Sadie Yarosh

December 11, 2019

As Dec. 12 approaches and the team practices for its game against Hopkins, coach Rob Griffin said the players will be focusing on improving the skills of each player and controlling the ball. “We need to be getting everybody comfortable with having to be a ball handler because we have so many i...

Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

Fair use from Nintendo. Mario speeds past his opponents in his go-cart.

Riyan Said

November 15, 2019

Mario Kart is an iconic game of the past, present and future; a multiplayer versatile racer game that’s simple, whimsical and once exclusive to Nintendo consoles. The release of the game into the mobile world last week on Sept. 25 has renewed interest in the franchise. Upon first downloading the app, you get a fe...

Girls’ ultimate beats Blake

Junior Svea Bleske jumps to block a Blake player from catching the disc. Girls' Crush ultimate won the game against Blake 9-8 April 30.

Kaia Myers and Isabel Kjaer

May 9, 2019

As junior captain Ally Feller reflected on her team’s recent game against Blake, she said she was proud of how the players worked together in a tough game. “We all played really well. We were all really into it until the very last point, which we won on a universe point,” Feller said. “A uni...

Staff Editorial: Game of Assassins should consider expense in the future

April 28, 2019

The 2019 Park Assassins game commenced April 21 with leaders anguishing over the details of the game, yet failing to account for the game’s inclusivity as cost could be keeping people from participating. The objective of Assassins is to kill everyone on the six-person hit list the leaders of the game...

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