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Girls’ swimming concludes season at State

Girls’ swimming concludes season at State

Sadie Yarosh

December 5, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

According to junior Hattie Kugler, Park performed well at State, and she was proud of the team’s success. “I think overall everyone did the best that they could and everyone came together as a team and it was really good,” Kugler said. Senior captain Claudia Stone said some individuals and re...

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

According to senior captain Claudia Stone, Park preformed well at Sections with certain individuals and relays qualifying for State. “Sections went very well overall. We were able to qualify two relays and three individuals to State. This is a huge accomplishment especially because it’s for class...

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s on senior night

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s on senior night

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

October 25, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

According to assistant coach Branch Johnson, the girls’ swimming team had a lot of energy during its meet but lost to Benilde-St. Margaret’s 51-43 on senior night Oct. 23. Senior Claudia Stone said her favorite thing about senior night is swimming an event with the other seniors on the team. ...

Girls’ swimming beats Bloomington Kennedy

Girls’ swimming beats Bloomington Kennedy

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

According to sophomore Greta Kulevsky, the positive approach from the girls’ swimming team helped them gain victory over Bloomington Kennedy. “I think it went pretty good, we all had a good attitude going in so that really helped,” Kulevsky said. Assistant coach Branch Johnson said the t...

Girls’ swimming ends season with State run

Girls’ swimming ends season with State run

Sophie Yarosh

November 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

As sophomore Hattie Kugler reflected on her final high school meet of the season, she said the team’s support at State encouraged her throughout the meet. “(The meet) was pretty good. We had a lot of cheering, and our team really came together like it did at Sections,” Kugler said. Coach...

Swimmers qualify for State

Swimmers qualify for State

Maddie Lund and Sophie Yarosh

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

When junior Lexi Lee touched the wall finishing the 200 yard medley relay and saw her teammates screaming and jumping on the swim deck, she immediately knew the relay qualified for State. “One thing that was super exciting was we got the exact State cut, and we got to 1:51.26,” Lee said. “Tha...

Girls’ swimming prepares for Sections

Girls’ swimming prepares for Sections

Sophie Yarosh and Maddie Lund

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

As junior Sarah Anderson prepares for Sections, she said the team will work on crazy things, such as swimming with clothes on. “Normally, for MEA (break) we do sweatsuit practices, which is swimming with a sweatshirt and sweatpants and diving in (and) getting out,” Anderson said. Anderson said i...

Girls’ swimming loses meet to conference rivals

Girls’ swimming loses meet to conference rivals

Sophie Yarosh

September 15, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

After a win against Chaska Sept. 7, the girls’ swim team lost to Chanhassen with a score of 29-65. Senior captain Izzy Leviton said even though the team lost, she walked away feeling satisfied. “Chanhassen is one of the best teams in our conference, like the best team in our conference, but we ...

Girls’ swim team honors seniors

Girls’ swim team honors seniors

Isaac Wert

October 16, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Assistant coach of girls’ swimming Amanda Forsberg said senior night is a long-running tradition among high school sport teams. “It’s the last home meet of the season, where we honor the swimmers for their dedication and effort over the last three to six years,” Forsberg said. Forsberg said...

Girls’ swimming advances at state

Girls’ swimming advances at state

Brigid Duffy

November 26, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

Tensions were high as the girls’ swim team walked into the University of Minnesota Aquatic center Nov. 19, going head to head with the top swimmers and teams in the state. According to coach Joe Yaeger, the team expected a high outcome after sending multiple swimmers in multiple events to the sta...

New section leads to postseason success

New section leads to postseason success

Joe Brandel

November 18, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

Despite the lack of a diving team, the girls’ swim team placed second in the 2A sections meet. The team advanced swimmers in nine events to the state meet Nov. 19-20 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Junior Kailey DeLozier said she was impressed with the team’s performance and its ...

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