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Girls’ soccer loses conference game

Girls’ soccer loses conference game

Sam Swisher and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

October 6, 2019

After a defeat against its conference opponent, coach Benjamin Kent said the girls' soccer team made positive contributions despite its loss. “I think the girls worked really hard. They made nice passes on the field,” Kent said.  According to sophomore Sophia Romero, the team started the ...

Girls’ soccer only feet away from U.S Women’s team

Girls’ soccer only feet away from U.S Women’s team

Jayde Claussen

October 4, 2019

Looking back on her experience ball shagging for the U.S Women's team with her sister, Sophomore Ella Runyan said her team was incredibly close to the players  “My experience was great, It was so amazing to just be watching the game and then realize that you’re only feet away from the players...

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Sam Swisher and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

September 26, 2019

According to sophomore and goalie Sophia Romero, a lack of focus contributed to the team’s shortfall in its Sept. 24 game. “I think especially in today's game we had a slight lack of focus and we needed to lay the ball off a lot faster,” Romero said. Coach Benjamin Kent said the team has...

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...

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Creston Halstead

October 11, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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