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Boys’ swimming defeats Richfield 49-34

Junior Connor Coleman swims the 500-yard freestyle Jan. 9. Park won 49-34 against Richfield.

Tobias Khabie

January 10, 2020

According to coach Amanda Forsberg, she was satisfied by how her team performed in their weaker events, which led to its win against Richfield Jan. 9. “Kids stepped up in their off events. You couldn't even tell (they swam) their off events for a lot of them,” Forsberg said. While many swimmers...

Gymnastics wins home opener

Sophomore Freya Wade poses as she is introduced at the gymnastics meet against Richfield. Park won with a score of 124.125.

Talia Lissauer, Ben Sanford

December 11, 2019

With the motivation to improve their scores from their first meet, junior Josie Briant said the team focused on making sure they cleaned up their routines to come into the meet strong. “Our meet (Dec. 7) motivated us to do better and get a higher score (in the future). We put a lot of sweat into the...

Softball perseveres with few players

Sophomore Marissa Boettcher pitches during the softball game against Richfield May 4. Park lost the game with a score of 9-10.

Claire Bargman

May 7, 2019

Although almost the entire starting varsity softball team was gone during its game May 4 against Richfield, coach Bobby Crumpton said the younger players stepped up to the plate. “That (roster) was half the freshmen and JV teams, four of five seniors and the one junior (on our team) went to Prom, so...

Park boys’ basketball prepares to play conference rival Richfield

Sophomore Paris Johnson dunks the basketball to score two points for Park. The boys’ basketball team’s next game is against Richfield At 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at Park High School.

Kate Schneider

January 16, 2019

According to senior Keyshon Howard, Richfield hasn’t been a top competitor in the past. But the team is improving and Park plans on entering the game prepared. “They haven’t been too good these last few years but they picked up a couple people and they’re a team we can’t take lightly, other...

Gymnastics celebrates win against Richfield

Sophomore Marissa Beottcher poses at the end of her floor routine.  St. Louis Park gymnastics took on Richfield at 7 p.m Tuesday Dec. 11 at Central Community Center.

Tamar Gewirtz and Hayley Westwood

December 15, 2018

According to sophomore Courtney Hanson, the girls’ gymnastics team defeated Richfield in their first dual meet of the season Dec. 11, scoring 124.8 points. Head coach Dawn Thielen said the first meet was a success and the results reflected that. “I think we had a really great first meet. We di...

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

Sophomore Annie Breyak and senior Savannah Kjaer swim their extended duet at the dual meet against Richfield May 3. The team's next meet is at 4:30 p.m. May 8 at the high school swimming pool.

Dani Orloff and Sam St. Clair

May 6, 2018

While reflecting on the synchro team’s final score at the dual meet against Richfield May 3, sophomore Ava Tronson said the 35-12 win reflects the commitment of all members of the team. “I think we did a lot better as an overall team,” Tronson said. “We’ve been working on formations, and...

Boys’ swimming beats Richfield in final dual meet of the season

Junior Luke Anderson swims the 200-yard individual medley in Park’s meet against Richfield Feb. 8. The Orioles defeated the Spartans 91-70. The Orioles’ next meet is Sections Feb. 22 at the Art Downey Aquatic Center in Edina.

Eli Curran-Moore and Tennam Gyaldatsang

February 14, 2018

The team exhibitioned during the Feb. 8 meet against Richfield, resulting in a 91-70 win, according to senior Tommy Guddal. The meet was the last dual meet of the season. Guddal said the team has been undergoing a series of exceptionally tough practices to prepare so sections. “We are near the end of peak week, which i...

Girls’ tennis sweeps Richfield 7-0

Junior Violet Huber serves the ball during a tennis match against Richfield, Sept. 28.

Eli Curran-Moore

October 3, 2017

Finishing under some slight rain, the team didn't play their best despite finishing with a 7-0 win according to senior captain Maddie Lund. “This match we didn't play our best, I don't know if it was just because of the weather, or because we're feeling a bit under today,” Lund said. “We s...

Football team ready for Richfield

Senior varsity quarterback Jonny Sorenson attempts to break a tackle by Holy Angels' defense, Sept. 15.

Adam Johnson, Sam Birnberg, and William Phelan

September 22, 2017

When senior captain Ryan Klaers watched the film of last week’s Homecoming game he immediately noticed an area the team needed to improve on. Klaers said the Orioles' offense placed a greater emphasis on their run game in practice this week. “We are trying to focus on getting better blocks than ...

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