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Boys’ soccer beats Hopkins 4-0 in first sections game

Junior Claudy Zua runs to steal the ball from the opposing team Oct. 14. Park won 4-0 against Hopkins.
Team focuses on fundamentals
October 16, 2020

After boys’ soccer shut out victory against Hopkins, players were joyful and celebrated the win, preparing for the games ahead. Coming into the first section game, senior Owen Christiansen said he...

Gymnastics’ falls in Sections

Junior Marissa Boettcher preform her bar routine at Varsity Sections Feb. 15. Park placed sixth overall in the meet.
Season leaves room for improvement
February 19, 2020

Although only a select number of gymnasts were able to compete in Sections, junior Courtney Hanson said the entire team still showed up and motivated those competing. “I think the team cheering for...

Boys’ hockey continues winning streak

Senior Jack Townsend skates after the puck, while senior Avery Pittman battles with Hopkins player Troy Landschoot Jan. 14. Park defeated Hopkins in a shutout 4-0.
Park beats Hopkins in shutout
January 15, 2020

Following a 4-0 victory against Hopkins, senior Bobby Doss reflected on how these successes have affected him.   “Playing at St. Louis Park, you don't really get the opportunity to win games and...

Park defeated by Hopkins in opener

Junior Jason Chu competes in his 100 yard freestyle Nov. 10. Park lost 88-95 against Hopkins.
Team celebrates success despite outcome
December 11, 2019

After a close loss to Hopkins in its first meet of the season, Park boys’ swimming is nevertheless on track for a successful season, according to coach Amanda Forsberg. “I'm really happy with a...

Boys’ basketball plays Hopkins in upcoming game

Sophomore Deontez Ross Jr. goes up for a layup Dec. 10. The record of the boys' basketball team is 0-3.
New roster on Hopkins gives Park hope
December 11, 2019

As Dec. 12 approaches and the team practices for its game against Hopkins, coach Rob Griffin said the players will be focusing on improving the skills of each player and controlling the ball. “We...

Park breaks losing streak against Hopkins

Freshman Rose Huse competes in the 100 backstroke against Hopkins Oct. 15. Park beat Hopkins 50-44.
Girls’ swimming wins 50-44
October 16, 2019

After beating Hopkins for the first time, senior Franny Bevell said the team worked hard all season for this meet and it went just as she wanted it to. “We prepared all season for this meet, we have...

Baseball loses to Hopkins in Sections

Sophomore Jack Wandmacher throws the ball to second base. Wandmacher had one of two total hits in the game. The game took place at 6 p.m. May 29 at Hopkins High School.
Park falls 11-1
May 30, 2019

Before going into the game against Hopkins, sophomore Sam Hunt said he felt pressured for the team to play well after earning the second seed for the first time. “I think we were a little tight...

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Senior Adam Bauer protects the ball from Hopkins defender March 8. Park lost to Hopkins 59-82.
Park fights to end, game Mar. 8 results with final score 59-82
March 9, 2019

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...

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Sophomore Reagan Alexander goes to hit the ball after sophomore 
Olivia Lainsbury sets to her against Coon Rapids September 17th. Park won 3-1.
Team practices for match against Hopkins, future games
October 8, 2018

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...

Minneapolis area schools strengthen security

Hopkins high school increased its security this past year by adding alarms to all doors. Other schools in the Minneapolis area have also taken extra security measures.
Several districts working profusely to keep students in class
May 2, 2018

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...

Boys’ hockey shuts out Hopkins

Freshman Jack Wandmacher looks to play the puck during the Orioles win against Hopkins. Park won 5-0, shutting out the Hopkins offense.
Win sets new strategy
January 3, 2018

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...

Boys’ swimming falls to Hopkins in first dual meet

Freshman Andre Barajas swims the butterfly during the meet against Hopkins Dec. 14. The boys' swimming team's next meet is away against Watertown-Mayer Dec. 19.
Park loses 42-51, still breaks records
December 15, 2017

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...

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