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Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

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

Girls’ ultimate beats Blake

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...

Girls’ hockey loses by one point to Mahtomedi

Girls’ hockey loses by one point to Mahtomedi

Sophie Olmen and Sadie Yarosh

February 3, 2019

Hopkins/Park loses in a close game by one point against Mahtomedi, according to sophomore Erin Brousseau, the game went well and the team put in all its effort. “The game went really well, we didn’t have the outcome we wanted but we battled hard and I think at the end of the day everyone gave it...

Band plays at Timberwolves game

Band plays at Timberwolves game

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook

January 22, 2019

As senior Lexi Lee reflects on the band’s performance at a Timberwolves game, she recalled a particular song that she was proud of. “When we played ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ it sounded really good and it was fun to play,” Lee said. “It was a fun experience playing with friends.” According...

Boys’ basketball prepares for game against Minnetonka

Boys’ basketball prepares for game against Minnetonka

Kate Schneider

December 21, 2018

According to coach Rob Griffin, Minnetonka is a high-scoring team and in order to win, Park has to stay in control of the ball and the speed of the game. “To beat them, we’ve got to play our game, we’ve got to be able to control the tempo of the game. Minnetonka scores around 80 points a ga...

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

October 12, 2018

Girls’ varsity soccer captain, senior Rachel Young, said she felt optimistic despite the defeat that signaled the end of their season. “Of course it's always hard to end the season, but we knew the time was going to come eventually and we were just all happy to play a hard game together,” Young said...

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....

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