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Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 24, 2018

According to Varsity head coach Chris Bixby, junior goalie Noah Houser has spent his first year on varsity challenging himself as Park’s new  goalie. “Noah’s been great. He came out this year and had some big shoes to fill and ended up responding very quickly,” Bixby said. “He took on the...

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 3, 2018

Park was up 1-0 at the bottom of the sixth inning, but Benilde had bases loaded. Benilde scored two runs and Park struck out at the top of the seventh. Senior captain Megan Perkins said she was disappointed with the team's loss. “Yesterday we also lost, so we talked about how today was going to be redemption ...

Softball wins three games in one day

Softball wins three games in one day

Abby Intveld

April 29, 2018

At the bottom of the eighth inning of their final game on April 28, junior Savannah Romero said tensions were high as the team fought to maintain its two-point lead. “It was stressful, but we kept pushing ourselves more and more because losing was not an option. Richfield is a team we needed t...

Baseball team remains positive, confident after loss

Baseball team remains positive, confident after loss

Mimi Fhima and Izzy Leviton

April 12, 2018

Despite today’s loss to the Edina Hornets, head baseball coach Brian Kelly said he is pleased with the team’s performance and believes the Orioles outplayed Edina. Kelly said the team began mentally preparing on the bus, bringing a focused mindset onto the field. “I thought we hit the ball bet...

Senior to begin final year of golf

Senior to begin final year of golf

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

March 17, 2018

While the game of golf is often relaxing, mental toughness abides as a crucial aspect to being a successful player, according to senior girls’ golf captain Carly Livingston. “I like that it’s outdoors and that it’s kind of a relaxing game. It’s really all mental because if you get down o...

Mayfield joins 1,000-point club

Mayfield joins 1,000-point club

Alec Pittman, Jacob Stillman

February 15, 2018

Confetti showered the stands behind Park’s bench as senior Cire Mayfield scored his 1,000 career high school point after driving with his right hand to the basket. Assistant coach Rob Griffin said he believes this feat is even more impressive because of who Mayfield has played alongside for the la...

Girls’ hockey loses to Edina

Girls’ hockey loses to Edina

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

January 7, 2018

After a Jan. 6 game against Edina, senior Katie Fredrickson said competing against a talented team demonstrated Hopkins-Park’s perseverance. “In this game specifically, I think we learned that we can stick with the best teams in the state, and when we put our minds to it, we can stick it through...

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