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Track progresses through Sections

Freshman Olivia Brown runs in the four by four during the Sections 6AA meet. Athletes who made it in the top two of their event are going to State meet June. 8.

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

June 4, 2019

As the Track team advances through Sections, freshman Josie Mosby said she was ecstatic when she realized she placed second in the girls 1600-meter and qualified for State. “I was really confused because I have had such a bad season and I didn’t think I had that in me. I haven't really come...

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Junior Anna Jenson practices grabbing the baton from her partner sophomore Sidney Hayenga during a track practice.

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

May 27, 2018

Despite intense heat hitting athletes at the Metro West Conference meet, junior Nyah Johnson, eighth grader Freya Wade, sophomore Sidney Hayenga and junior Anna Jennissen, the members of Park’s girls’ 4 by 2 team, ran a record-breaking race that defeated the school record by 2 seconds. According ...

Girls’ track and field quiz

Sophomore Hilda Habia jumps hurdles on track meet April 26. Park's next meet is May 16 at Chanhassen High School.

Breanna Thompson

May 10, 2018

Test your knowledge on the girls’ track team by clicking on the link below. This quiz will cover basic facts and information about the girls’ track team. Loading Girls’ track and field quiz var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-374861"), "quiz", "374861", { aut...

Girls’ track looks to improve after meet

Sophomore Stephanie Perez ran the 200 meter sprint event at SLP on April 26th.

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

May 5, 2018

According to girls’ track junior captain Olivia Mosby, the team is still adjusting to the track as a result of too few outdoor practices and a young team. “Everyone is kind of getting back into the groove, and we have a lot of new runners this year,” Mosby said. “It’s fun to see everyone...

Five track meets canceled because of snow

Sophomore Hilda Habia lunges at the beginning of practice April 13. Athletes warm up inside due to the weather.

Yonit Krebs

April 22, 2018

Junior girls’ track captain Anna Jennissen said the cold weather and snow impacts track’s ability to practice outside and canceled five of their meets. “Since there really hasn't been a spring, and it’s really cold out, we haven't been able to go out on the track at all,” Jennissen said....

Senior to run at Ohio Wesleyan University

Senior girls' track captain Anna duSaire and sophomore Anna Keith jump over hurdles April 13. Athletes warm up during practice.

Yonit Krebs

April 20, 2018

Senior girls’ track and field captain Anna duSaire said she made the decision to attend Ohio Wesleyan University where she will also be running track. duSaire said the small-school dynamics of Wesleyan’s track program made it very appealing to her. “It's a small school and so a relativel...

Meet the girls’ track captains

Junior track captain Anna Jennisen runs during practice warm ups March 21.

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

March 28, 2018

As track concludes its second week of practices, senior captain Anna duSaire said she hopes to build a closer-knit team this year. “I think the team can be a little bit more cohesive than it has been in the past,” duSaire said. “A lot of times it ends up being the sprinters in one area and the d...

Track begins captains’ practices

Girls’ and boys’ track held a joint captains’ practice for distance runners March 2. Junior captains Olivia Mosby and Creston Halstead took the athletes on a run to Lake Calhoun.

Yonit Krebs

March 7, 2018

Junior girls’ track and field captain Olivia Mosby said although there were practices for distance runners Feb. 28 and March 2, upcoming captains’ practices after school March 7 and 9 will continue to prepare the whole team for the start of the season the following week. Mosby said track began...

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