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The costs of winter sports

The costs of winter sports

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The different sports played at Park in the winter have a wide variety of equipment with differing prices. Girls' gymnastics costs the least with gymnasts paying for warmups, leotards and grips according to freshman Sophia Romero. Hockey is on the opposite end of the spectrum with players buying pads,...

Boys’ hockey loss redirects team focus

Boys’ hockey loss redirects team focus

David Bryant

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

Assistant coach Zach Strouts said despite the slow start the team showed potential throughout the third period. “I think the team had a good period where they competed because they wanted it more and even though they did have a few bad breaks the team worked pretty damn hard,” Strouts said. ...

Boys’ hockey wins season opener

Boys’ hockey wins season opener

Claire Bargman and David Bryant

November 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Upon the boys’ hockey team’s first win in the first game against Breck, sophomore Lucas Hand said the win was a strong start to set the tone for the season. “The best part of the game was us winning of course, the win is a big start of the season for us so I was pretty happy about that,” ...

3 things to know: Week of Nov. 12

3 things to know: Week of Nov. 12

November 12, 2018


Filed under 3 things to know

For the week of Nov. 12 by slpecho...

Freshman commits to play collegiate hockey

Freshman commits to play collegiate hockey

Izzy Leviton

May 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Freshman Erin Brousseau said after talking with multiple schools about playing hockey after high school,  she chose to commit to Yale University because of the opportunities the school offers. “It was kind of a long process. I was talking to a lot of different schools,” Brousseau said. “Yal...

Senior travels to Alaska to play hockey

Senior travels to Alaska to play hockey

Ndunzi Kunsunga

April 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Leaving home after his high school season, senior hockey player Luke Mobley said playing in Alaska has been a worthwhile experience. “I’m very excited (to be here). It’s an opportunity I’ve been looking forward to,” Mobley said. “I just want to improve and make the best of it.” Accord...

Boys’ hockey season ends with loss to Edina

Boys’ hockey season ends with loss to Edina

Isabel Kjaer

February 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

According to defensive coach Dan Batdorf, the 6 - 1 defeat at the sections semifinals game against Edina is tough for the dedicated and united senior group. “They have known each other forever. These guys love each other, so today really hurts,” Batdorf said. “Some of these guys might never...

Boys’ hockey beats rival Benilde

Boys’ hockey beats rival Benilde

Isabel Kjaer

February 24, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

While reflecting back on the 2-1 win against rival Benilde St. Margaret's, defensive coach Dan Batdorf said the team’s long-time involvement in the sport often gives them the upper hand in tough games. “We played them twice before tonight and we tied one time and we lost. The fact that we won,...

Minnesota Wild holds practice at Recreation Outdoor Center

Minnesota Wild holds practice at Recreation Outdoor Center

William Phelan

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As junior Isaac Swartz sat on the bleachers at the newly developed ROC (Recreation Outdoor Center), he said he saw many kids filled with joy watching their favorite Minnesota Wild players practice up close. “There were so many kids that showed up to watch the outdoor practice, and it was so clear...

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