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Ways to practice yoga

Photo Illustration by Claire Bargman. Practicing yoga in your backyard is a great option during quarantine. YouTube and various yoga apps are a great way to start yoga for the first time or improve your skills.

Claire Bargman

May 1, 2020

With everything going on right now, finding a new hobby or workout routine can keep you grounded. For me, yoga has offered that. Since yoga classes are cancelled, apps and YouTube videos are the best option. I have found that various apps have subscriptions so the free ones or YouTube videos have good var...

Quiz bowl prepares for tournament

Junior Audrey Long practices answering with quick reaction time as Junior Thor Anderson quizzes her Feb 11. The Quiz Bowl team has an upcoming tournament Sat Feb. 15.

Sam Swisher

February 14, 2020

Before the Quiz Bowl team competes Feb. 14, advisor Peter Dangerfield hopes the team will do well in the tournament so they can advance to the playoffs.  “My goal for this team is to finish in the top fifteen percent, which would definitely make the playoffs and then probably finish in the top...

Girls’ swim break new records at first Sections

Junior Esther Putzier swims the 100 yard butterfly for Park's first Section meet Nov. 6. The second Section meet will be 6 p.m. Nov. 8. at Richfield Middle School.

Tamar Gewirtz

November 9, 2019

According to St. Louis Park girls’ swim team coach Amanda Forsberg, she is hoping to bring people to the State meet on Nov. 8 and has faith the girls qualify for State due to how well they did in the Section meet.  “We had two team records. The 500 free, Elie Grassley got the team record and ...

Gymnastics provides welcoming atmosphere at captains’ practice

Juniors Josie Briant and Raina Kronfeld and sophomore Ryan Rasmussen perform a dance in front of the gymnastics team Nov. 4 at captains' practice. The gymnastics team's first meet is Dec. 7.

Talia Lissauer

November 9, 2019

Preparing for her fifth year in high school gymnastics, junior Marissa Boettcher said it is necessary to practice amongst new and old gymnasts to create a supportive team. “I think it's important to bring returning teammates and newer teammates together so there's no division,” Boettcher said...

Synchro takes the podium

Junior Annie Breyak does a pop up in her extended solo at Park synchro's dress rehearsal May 14. Breyak placed fifth in the extended solo division at State May 24.

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

June 4, 2019

After placing fourth at State for the last few years, captain Hope Cassman was excited when the team won third place her senior year. “I would say getting third overall was our biggest accomplishment because the last few years we got fourth, so we were really trying to beat forest lake to gain our...

Boys’ golf anticipates challenging match

Sophomore Michael Boxley practices his swing at practice April 15. The boys' golf team practiced inside the school gym because of bad weather.

Ethan Meisler, Sofia Seewald, and Ruby Stillman

April 26, 2019

After a number of boys’ golf practices and matches, sophomore Zach Segal said he feels the team’s camaraderie has improved immensely. “We’ve only had two matches this year, and we’ve all seen progress since the first one. Honestly I think we’re working really hard together,” Segal s...

Girls’ golf combats weather

Girls' golf captain senior Carly Livingston practices her swing indoors at the Life Time Fitness in Park. The teams has been practicing indoors due to the cold weather.

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

April 15, 2018

Beginning her second year on the girls’ golf team, junior Erica Dudley said the cold spring weather could make for a more stagnant season than in years past. “We just don’t get to play that much this season,” Dudley said. “I’m upset that we don’t get to play outside. I don’t love pla...

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