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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 ...

Girls’ lacrosse quiz

Girls’ lacrosse quiz

Hayley Westwood

April 18, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Test your knowledge on basic lacrosse facts and Park’s team

Athletes participate in concussion tests

Athletes participate in concussion tests

Izzy Leviton

April 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Junior lacrosse captain Grace Lynch said she believes Park has invested more into athletic programs this year, especially with the new captains training and concussion testing. “It feels like our school is trying a lot harder this year to be aware of what is going on in sports, with the captains t...

Girls’ lacrosse coach steps into new role

Girls’ lacrosse coach steps into new role

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

April 11, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to sophomore Anna Nicholls, Katie Gliske will be the head coach for the girls’ lacrosse varsity team this season. “Our head coach, Kyle Sweeney, had her baby, so she is on maternity leave this season,” Nicholls said. Having thirteen years of coaching experience, head coach Katie Gli...

Girls’ lacrosse kept indoors due to weather

Girls’ lacrosse kept indoors due to weather

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

April 10, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Due to the cold weather, junior captain Grace Lynch said the girls’ lacrosse team has been pushed inside for their first week of the season. “(The weather) is forcing us to be inside, and it is really frustrating because lacrosse is played outside, so if we are inside, we are out of our element...

Girls’ lacrosse captains share upcoming goals

Girls’ lacrosse captains share upcoming goals

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

March 21, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

When senior captain Annie Van Pilsum-Johnson first started playing lacrosse seven years ago, she said she immediately fell in love with the game. “I started playing because I did not have a spring sport, so I joined lacrosse,” said Van Pilsum-Johnson. “I loved the teammates and the team involve...

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