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Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

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...

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Creston Halstead

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

When evaluating the girls' soccer team's success this season, head coach Benji Kent said the team's performance has exceeded his expectations. “They are showing a lot of heart and I feel like they’re at a good point,” Kent said. “I mean we’re in a really tough section we have one more game a...

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Mosby

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Mosby

Emma Leff

October 4, 2018


Filed under Meet the Athlete

How long have you played soccer? I have played soccer since I was six. How long have you run cross country? I went to cross country captains’ practice last summer, but this is my first season competing. Why did you decide to play soccer and run cross country this fall? I really want...

Girls’ soccer looks to improve season

Girls’ soccer looks to improve season

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

October 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

The girls’ varsity soccer team aims to fill the gap left by recently graduated seniors by becoming more comfortable with newer and younger players, according to assistant coach Brad Brubaker. Brubaker said the team felt accomplished with its defensive performance after its first game against Chaska , b...

Girls’ soccer endures busy week

Girls’ soccer endures busy week

Jacob Stillman and Alec Pittman

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Girls’ soccer head coach Benjy Kent said when the season gets busy, like the past week, it is important to get back to the basics of why the team plays the game. “We talk a lot about finding joy in the game. It's so easy once school starts to get busy with academics,” Kent said. “It can star...

Exchange student from Iceland reflects on first few weeks at Park

Exchange student from Iceland reflects on first few weeks at Park

Isabel Leviton

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Profiles

Senior Rosa Sigrunardorrit said she has been embraced by the Park community, which made her transition from being 2959 miles from her home easier. According to Sigrunardorrit, she moved from the capital city in Iceland, Reykjavik, and will be spending the year at Park as an exchange student. “I l...

Athletes take a stand by kneeling down

Athletes take a stand by kneeling down

Mimi Fhima

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Important

Frustrated and teary-eyed after taking a knee during the national anthem at the girls’ soccer game Monday night, senior foreign exchange student and player Rosa Sigrunardottir said she felt this protest was necessary. “Coming to America from Iceland and seeing all of the kids here — it’s hard. Everyo...

Girls’ soccer clinches conference title

Girls’ soccer clinches conference title

Lukas Levin, Elise Riley, and Sam St. Clair

October 10, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

After beating Benilde-St. Margaret’s, the other contender for the Metro West Conference title, the girls’ varsity soccer team claimed conference champs Oct. 6, according to assistant coach Brad Brubaker. According Brubaker, the team had been anticipating and preparing for the game after a seri...

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