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Senior captain Nick Kent assesses the play during the game Oct. 5. Park lost 3-2 to Orono.

Meet the Athlete: Nick Kent

Char Priadka October 6, 2021

When did you first begin playing sports? I’d probably say I started around three or four years old, just playing with my family. I started on an organized soccer team when I was seven. How did...

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Meet The Athlete: Sihirah Reese

Johanna Kaplan May 23, 2021

How long have you been doing track and field? I’ve been running track and field since fifth grade. What does track and field involve besides running?  It tests a lot of the abilities you have...

Meet The Athlete: Michael Broad

Meet The Athlete: Michael Broad

Kate Schneider May 20, 2021

How long have you been doing track? I have been running track in school since sixth grade and seriously outside of school since the summer after sixth grade.  Why did you decide to do track? I...

Used with permission from Stayci Spates.

Meet The Athlete: Stayci Spates

Jaida Puentes March 19, 2021

How long have you been playing basketball for? I started playing on a team in kindergarten. I started playing on a rec league, and that was fun. What do you like most about playing basketball? I...

Senior Davis Bye carries the puck up the ice during the boys’ varsity hockey game against Osseo Nov. 12. Bye plays as a defenseman and has played hockey since the age of four.

Meet the Athlete: Davis Bye

Lilly Strathman November 27, 2020

How long have you been playing hockey? I started when I was around 3 or 4 years old, so I’ve been playing most of my life.  What is your favorite memory? It was seven or eight years ago, there...

Senior co-captain Olivia Etz roller skis down a neighborhood road Oct. 26. Olivia is a three-season athlete competing in cross country, nordic and track.

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Etz

Maria Perez Barriga October 27, 2020

How long have you been playing Nordic? I have been on the Nordic team since ninth grade.  What got you interested in playing the sport? I have been skiing since I was little because my family...

Junior Danny Lainsbury looks out for the ball Sept. 29. Park lost to Chaska with a final score of 2-1.

Meet the athlete: Danny Lainsbury

Gabriel Kaplan October 3, 2020

What do you like most about playing soccer? I put a lot of time and effort into soccer, and seeing that pay off is pretty satisfying. Also, I spend a lot of free time doing it and (I) make great friends...

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Ryan Barnett January 13, 2020

How long have you been playing basketball? I've been playing since I was in third grade and I started (playing) on the varsity team as an eighth grader. What position do you play? It's kind of...

Meet the Athlete: Mohamed Mohamed

Meet the Athlete: Mohamed Mohamed

Maria Perez Barriga October 31, 2019

How long have you been playing soccer? Since I was five. What do you like about playing soccer? The feeling you get when you win and the energy that you get toward your teammates. What position...

Senior Aliviah McClinton fights for the ball in the game against BSM. Due to the game the soccer teams record is now 5-3-2.

Meet the Athlete: Aliviah McClinton

Sofia Seewald October 10, 2019

 What do you like most about playing soccer? I like the competition and it’s a hard-working sport — you have to put in a lot of effort.   How long have you been playing soccer? I think I...

Meet the Athlete: Tommy Tight

Meet the Athlete: Tommy Tight

Sofia Seewald June 7, 2019

When did you start playing golf? I started playing golf when I was about 5 years old. Why did you decide to start playing golf? I started playing mostly because my dad was playing a lot and he got me...

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