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Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Sophie Olmen

March 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

After falling to Hopkins in the Section semifinals to close out the season, senior Adam Bauer said the team put up a tough fight and gave it all they had. “I think we just played our heart out. I think we played one of our best games of the year,” Bauer said. According to coach Rob Griffin, t...

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Dahlia Krebs and Ruthie Posada

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

According to junior Ivy Jones, preparing for matches involves knowing ahead of time the skills needed to face that particular opponent. “We can know what kind of skills they’ll be doing and be able to play against them and have a feel of how they play,” Jones said. “We film our matches so...

Minneapolis area schools strengthen security

Minneapolis area schools strengthen security

Lukas Levin

May 2, 2018


Filed under News

When Southwest senior Noah Prince saw the increase of protection at his high school, he said he saw a frivolous system that seems to hurt students more than help. “As a student, all increases in security feel both inadequate for actual threats and burdensome for the student body,” Prince said...

Boys’ hockey shuts out Hopkins

Boys’ hockey shuts out Hopkins

Isabel Kjaer

January 3, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

According to senior captain Jonny Sorenson, Park’s 5-0 victory against Hopkins can be attributed to an early lead. “I think we got to them early, and we scored goals quick in the first period, and that put the other team down. It got us rolling from there to show that we were the better team,” ...

Boys’ swimming falls to Hopkins in first dual meet

Boys’ swimming falls to Hopkins in first dual meet

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Amid the roar of cheering spectators and teammates, senior captain Adam Recknagel said the best moment of the boys’ swim meet for him was seeing freshman Hayden Zheng break two previous records in the 200 free and 100 breast. “(The best moment was) during the meet when Hayden broke two records tha...

Meet the athlete: Katie Fredrickson

Meet the athlete: Katie Fredrickson

Grace Lynch

January 13, 2017


Filed under Meet the Athlete, Sports

Who Katie Fredrickson Grade Junior Sport Hockey What position do you play? I play left wing. When did you start playing hockey? I started playing when I was in kindergarten. What inspired you to play hockey? Starting when I was really little, I thought it looked really fun...

Restaurant Review- Aji: Contemporary Japanese

Restaurant Review- Aji: Contemporary Japanese

Isaac Greenwood and Josh Scal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2013


Filed under Reviews

Asian cuisine restaurant fails to impress   Recently opened on Main St. in downtown Hopkins, Aji restaurant serves up Japanese cuisine in a modern, sophisticated venue. Only a ten minute drive from Park high school, Aji serves some decent options—if you’re willing to pay the price. Upon entering...

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