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Senior Annie Holden hits the ball in the game against Chanhassen Nov. 10. Park won with a final set score of 3-1.

Girls’ volleyball wins long match against Chanhassen

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley November 12, 2020

After an arduous battle against Chanhassen for the second time in its season, girls’ volleyball beat Chanhassen 3-1 following a grueling 39-41 third set. After a close 3-2 win last time Park played...

Senior Annie Holden hits the ball in the game against Bloomington Kennedy Nov. 5. Park won with a final set score of 3-0.

Girls’ volleyball beats Kennedy a second time

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley November 7, 2020

Once again beating Bloomington Kennedy in three sets Nov. 5, senior Anna Bauer said that a big focus of this match was the serve. “Since the serve is the first part of the point, it really sets the...

Junior Elsa Bergland dives for the ball in a game against Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 27. Park won with a final set score of 3-0.

Girls’ volleyball beats Cooper in three sets

Harris Keekley and Colin Canaday October 29, 2020

Winning in three sets against Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 27, although the team was expecting an easy win, the players started out on the wrong foot, according to assistant varsity coach Sydney Griffin. “We...

Senior Hannah Howell hits the ball over the net in a game against Bloomington Jefferson Oct. 23. Park lost with a final set score of 1-3.

Girls’ volleyball loses tough match to Bloomington Jefferson

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley October 25, 2020

Playing a close game, girls’ volleyball lost a tough match against Bloomington Jefferson Oct. 22 putting its record at 4-1. Head coach Emily Minnick said that in order to win sets, the team needs...

The girls' volleyball team celebrates after scoring a point in the varsity Sections match against Bloomington Jefferson Nov. 2. Park won the match 3-2.

Park Volleyball beats Jefferson to win Section title

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley November 4, 2019

After a close battle against Bloomington Jefferson, Park overcame the Jaguars in the fifth set 15-13, winning their first Section title in Park volleyball history. With such a turbulent match, each...

Junior Kendall Coley and senior Makaila Winward block the ball from coming to their side of the net. Girls' volleyball was seeded second in their Section.

Volleyball seeded second in Sections

November 1, 2019

At the end of the girls’ volleyball season, Park was seeded first in its Section. However, after the announcement of the seeding placement, Jefferson suddenly became number one in Section 6AAA. Athletic...

The girls' volleyball team celebrates after scoring during the sections game against Washburn Oct. 24. Park won with a final score of 3-0.

Girls’ volleyball wins first round of Sections

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley October 28, 2019

Park girls’ volleyball won a crucial game against Washburn Oct. 24, marking a strong start to Sections. Coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon said she is very happy with how the girls performed. “We...

Senior Addie Warg dives for the ball during the game against Chanhassen Oct. 3. Girls' volleyball won 3-0 on senior night.

Volleyball celebrates victory

Kate Schneider October 10, 2019

When playing for the first time in a varsity match, senior Angie Leno said she felt overwhelmed with gratitude for her last season. “I went in for serving and it felt good being in (the game), it’s...

Junior Raegan Alexander scores a point against Edina Sept. 25. Park won the match 3-1.

Volleyball wins a big game against Edina

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley September 27, 2019

After a fierce battle against Edina on Sept. 25, the girls volleyball team won 3-1, marking their 9th win of the season. The Orioles win puts their record at 9-2, giving the team a strong record. Girls...

Sophomore Lily Nugteren and junior Helen Tefera dry off a car at the carwash fundraiser Aug. 25. The fundraiser was held at Jerry's Hardware Store on Louisiana Ave.

Volleyball raises over $5,000

Ruthie Posada, Molly Schochet, and Ayelet Prottas August 28, 2019

With just soap and wet rags, the volleyball team’s carwash not only raised $5,300 for their upcoming season, but also doubled as an opportunity for team bonding.  Jennifer Anderson-Winward, a parent...

Senior Maddy McIntosh passes the ball to a teammate during the second round of sections against Jefferson Oct. 25. Park will play Edina Oct. 30 in the section semi finals.

Volleyball beats Jefferson in section quarter finals

Rachel Salzer October 26, 2018

Coming into this week’s section quarter finals match, head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon said she was excited to compete against a high level team. “I was really excited to see the match up. I know...

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