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Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 9, 2019

Following the win against Moorhead Nov. 8 in the State consolation semifinals, Park lost to Lakeville North Nov. 9 with a set score of 1-3. According to junior captain Hannah Howell, going into the game Nov. 9 the goal was to repeat the strengths from Nov. 8. “We knew we wanted to play how we...

Girls’ swim falls to Benilde

Girls’ swim falls to Benilde

Tamar Gewirtz

October 23, 2019

According to junior Grace Loveland, despite losing to Benilde St. Margaret’s 73-97, everyone on the team worked hard and beat previous times.  “The highlight of this meet was everyone coming together and really trying their hardest,” Loveland said. “Even if their races went really well or ...

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Talia Lissauer

October 10, 2019

Although they did not get the ending they were hoping for, junior Selee Olmen said the tennis team came out strong, both mentally and physically. “We went into (Sections) with really positive mind-sets and good attitudes about the match,“ Olmen said. “Washburn has a lot of talent so we didn’t ...

Girls’ soccer loses conference game

Girls’ soccer loses conference game

Sam Swisher and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

October 6, 2019

After a defeat against its conference opponent, coach Benjamin Kent said the girls' soccer team made positive contributions despite its loss. “I think the girls worked really hard. They made nice passes on the field,” Kent said.  According to sophomore Sophia Romero, the team started the ...

Park loses to Chanhassen

Park loses to Chanhassen

Tamar Gewirtz

October 4, 2019

According to junior Elie Grassley, the girls’ swim team swam well and had fun despite losing 35-57 to Chanhassen Oct. 3. “It went really well overall. We were all cheering a lot and everyone had really good times and swam really well and tried their hardest,” said Grassley. Senior captain Hatti...

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Girls’ soccer suffers tough loss

Sam Swisher and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

September 26, 2019

According to sophomore and goalie Sophia Romero, a lack of focus contributed to the team’s shortfall in its Sept. 24 game. “I think especially in today's game we had a slight lack of focus and we needed to lay the ball off a lot faster,” Romero said. Coach Benjamin Kent said the team has...

Football plans to persevere

Football plans to persevere

Lilly Strathman

September 16, 2019

After losing 49-25 against Robbinsdale Cooper, junior Micheal Boxley-Harmon said he looks forward to working hard during practice to gain team spirit. “I’m feeling a little hurt and a little sad but it’s alright. We will bounce back in practice so we can come back stronger than before,” B...

Softball loses in Sections

Softball loses in Sections

Claire Bargman

May 27, 2019

According to sophomore Hannah Howell, softball Sections are double elimination so the team worked hard after their first Section loss against Bloomington Kennedy May 20. “We had practices outside in between Section games where we got a lot of work in and thought about what we did the last game an...

Softball struggles in third game

Softball struggles in third game

Claire Bargman

April 24, 2019

As captain and senior Maddy Schmitz improved her batting in the first weeks of the season, she said she was excited to show off her hard work. Coach Bobby Crumpton said certain players had exceptional games despite losing 4-25 to Chaska April 24. “I thought (captain and senior) Sophie Olmen...

Boys’ golf suffers first loss

Boys’ golf suffers first loss

Sofia Seewald, Ruby Stillman, and Ethan Meisler

April 14, 2019

After losing to Robbinsdale Armstrong in the first match of the season, freshman golfer Tommy Tight said he wishes he had played better, but is able to look ahead to the next match. “I don’t think anyone was super happy with how they played yesterday, but our coach said that he liked the way no...

Boys’ basketball loses nine-game winning streak

Boys’ basketball loses nine-game winning streak

Kate Schneider

February 11, 2019

According to coach David Breitenbucher, the boys’ basketball team started off playing well, but began to fall apart early in the game and were unable to keep the ball in their possession for long. Breitenbucher said it was hard on team morale to lose after winning nine games in a row. “It’s a ...

Hopkins/Park loses to Mound Westonka

Hopkins/Park loses to Mound Westonka

Sophie Olmen and Rachel Salzer

December 23, 2018

According to freshman Alma Beaton, the game against Mound Westonka went well, especially in the third period. “It actually went really good I think it was frustrating but the third period was really good,” Beaton said. Coach Ryan St. Martin said Hopkins/Park was well matched with its opponent an...

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