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Girls’ lacrosse on three-game winning streak

Girls’ lacrosse on three-game winning streak

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson

May 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After defeating Robbinsdale Cooper 14-2, junior Emma Roloff said the game allowed the team to work on trying out different skills. “Overall we had a time out in the first half and the coaches told us to work on more skill,” Roloff said. “(the game) was kind of a practice with transitions, at...

Boys’ lacrosse shows improvements

Boys’ lacrosse shows improvements

Nolan Kelly

May 8, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to coach Eric Buckley, the team shows assurance of eventually outmaneuvering and punishing its opponents. “The kids are adjusting to the pace of varsity and we really saw that on a fast break, almost scoring a goal off of it,” Buckley said. Buckley said despite losing 1-14, the team...

Boys’ lacrosse contends against St. Paul

Boys’ lacrosse contends against St. Paul

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammertstrand

April 26, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

During the boys' lacrosse game April 25, the team felt drained and in the wrong mentality, according to junior Flynn Spano. “It started before the game even started,” Spano said. “I think a block our team has is not preparing for the game correctly.” According to Spano, the team needs to be...

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Nolan Kelly

April 24, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to long-stick midfielder, junior Alexander Hager, he has been playing lacrosse since eighth grade and has begun targeting his efforts as a new captain on building better chemistry on the team. “I have a lot of good friends on the team and there is a sense of brotherhood. They are like...

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

April 22, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

According to coach Eric Buckley, Park struggled in the first quarter of the game, but was able to come together and score in the later quarters thanks to the improved collaboration between the captains and the team. “We got off to a little bit of a slow start,” Buckley said. “They put us down ...

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Emma Leff

March 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

The 2019 season for spring sports is quickly approaching. According to gopark.org, the registration cost for all spring sports is $160. Registration forms are available in the athletic office or online at gopark.org. Here is a list of the starting dates and tryout dates for every spring sport at Park....

End of season girls’ lacrosse quiz

End of season girls’ lacrosse quiz

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

May 29, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Click the link below to see what you know about the girls’ lacrosse. The quiz will cover facts about the girls’ lacrosse team. Loading Girls' Lacrosse var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-377718"), "quiz", "377718", { autostart: false, width: "1...

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity head coach Chris Bixby, junior goalie Noah Houser has spent his first year on varsity challenging himself as Park’s new  goalie. “Noah’s been great. He came out this year and had some big shoes to fill and ended up responding very quickly,” Bixby said. “He took on the...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Breck

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Breck

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity coach Tim Goh, the team’s 8-5 first win reflected their talent, which the team hopes to use throughout the rest of the season. “I thought this game went really well. We finally turned the corner and played with a lot of patience and the defense played very disciplined,” Goh...

Girls’ lacrosse defeated by Holy Family Catholic

Girls’ lacrosse defeated by Holy Family Catholic

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

May 4, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Although girls’ lacrosse lost to Holy Family Catholic 3-18, assistant coach Lauren Bruun-Bryant said they improved on certain skills after beginning its outdoor practices, reaching an overall record of 2-3. “They now know how to transition which is the whole point of the game. Their draws have e...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Eagan

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Eagan

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

April 26, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to junior captain Grace Lynch, even though the girls’ lacrosse team did not have many practices outside, the team went into the game with a good mentality. “I really think we would have benefitted from having more practices (outside) but we had to go in with a mindset of knowing that...

Boys’ lacrosse loses indoor game to Holy Angels

Boys’ lacrosse loses indoor game to Holy Angels

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

April 20, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Looking back on his team’s 6-21 loss April 17, senior Cole Justesen said the team played their best for their first game, taking into account the little practice the lacrosse team has had. “It is the first game of the season, so it’s not like I am at my peek yet,” Justesen said. “The team ...

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