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Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, coaches plan on putting swimmers into events they don’t normally compete in to expose them to new competition when they swim Robbinsdale Cooper. “We will put them in some off events so they can try to see some different things, so they’re ready to go on Sat...

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Nolan Kelly

December 20, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Park’s upcoming twin matchups with Minnetonka are expected to be high-energy, according to sophomore Raegan Alexander. “I like the double headers because the atmosphere is really good,” Alexander said. “Not only do we have a game but the boys have a game, so that drives a lot of attention bec...

ROC hosts boys’ hockey

ROC hosts boys’ hockey

David Bryant

December 20, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Coach Andrew Sackrison said in preparation for boys’ hockey’s upcoming game against Blake at the ROC, the team needs to focus on fundamentals. “We have to play a simple game because it’s outdoors. Ice tends to get snowier,” Sackrison said. Senior Luke Boyum said the team has several practices be...

Club looks forward to training day

Club looks forward to training day

Noah Orloff and Marta Hill

October 25, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to Natural Helpers adviser, Allison Luskey, the goal of the Oct. 26 training day is to help Natural Helpers improve their skills. “The purpose is to increase our skills around communication, active listening, mindful inquiry leadership, specifically for students who are Natural Helpers,...

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Dahlia Krebs and Ruthie Posada

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

According to junior Ivy Jones, preparing for matches involves knowing ahead of time the skills needed to face that particular opponent. “We can know what kind of skills they’ll be doing and be able to play against them and have a feel of how they play,” Jones said. “We film our matches so...

Boys’ soccer prepares to play top ranked team in state

Boys’ soccer prepares to play top ranked team in state

Claire Bargman

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Varsity coach Chato Alvarado said being ranked fifth in Minnesota’s class 2A is a big deal, but it would be a bigger deal for Park to beat Washburn, the top ranked boys team in the state. Alvarado said he is expecting a good matchup between boys’ varsity team and Washburn’s first place team...

Football prepares for game against Benilde

Football prepares for game against Benilde

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

After a tough loss to Park’s football rival Benilde in the 2017 season, junior Jacob Brown said the team can succeed with an improved attitude as a whole. “I mean we got beat pretty bad (last year), so we want to go out and continue to — every play continue with a new mindset,” Brown said....

Football preps for Homecoming game

Football preps for Homecoming game

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

September 20, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

In the week leading up to Park’s homecoming game against Richfield, senior Jake Olson said  the team’s strong focus on bringing home a win has been leading to successful practices. “We’ve increased the intensity this week and have had good practices,” Olson said. “We’ve stayed focused...

Hit show “Shameless” returns Nov. 5

Hit show “Shameless” returns Nov. 5

Avia Kaner-Roth

November 2, 2017


Filed under City Entertainment

Whether you’ve been waiting since December 2016, or last June for my fellow Netflix viewers, season 8 of "Shameless" is about to premiere. * Spoiler Alert! * The season 7 finale of Showtime’s dramedy was full of twists. From Monica, the Gallagher children’s estranged mother, dying of brain cancer and leaving t...

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