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Sophomore Anna Healey darts past opponents in the 4x100 relay race. Park’s girls relay placed fifth out of 10th.

Track trusts in True Team

Alicia Mainjeni and Anya Panday May 11, 2023

Along with competing in normal track and field meets, Park’s track and field team competes in special championship meets called true team meets.  True Team meets offer the unique opportunity...

Sophmore Lucas Tangelson competes in the mile race during the boys track meet at Armstrong April 14. Tangelson finished with a time of 4:51.

Meet the Athlete: Lucas Tangelson

Roberto Alvarez April 21, 2023

Why do you run track?  I run track because I really wanted to find a spring sport, and in track and field there are a lot of different things to do. I'm not going to do baseball, because it's kind...

Anna Healey goes to State

Anna Healey goes to State

Jana Faust December 1, 2022

What made you want to join cross country?  Fun fact, I never wanted to join cross country. I was planning on joining the volleyball team, but my sister didn't want me to. I joined the cross country...

Paxon Myers sprints to the finish during the cross country meet at Gale Woods farm on Oct. 4th. Myers finished first for the Orioles and 37th overall in the race.

Cross country competes in Victoria Lions Invitational

Jacob Perszyk and Scott Schmidt October 16, 2022

Boys’ cross country placed 12th out of 16 teams  at Gale Woods farm on gloomy day Oct.4 . Sophomore Will Carpenter said the team takes it easy after races. “Strength training and just preparing...

Freshman Nora Lindeman runs at the state meet on Nov. 6. Lindeman finished in 104th place at the MSHL state meet.

Underclassmen make State run

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith November 15, 2021

Mid-way through her Sections race, freshman Nora Lindeman received the news from her coach that she was on the cusp of securing a spot at State. According to Lindeman, this was all the motivation she needed...

Varsity runners run during practice Sept. 29. The cross country team will face St. Michaels at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at St. Michael Recreation Center.

Cross country prepares for upcoming race

Sophia Curran-Moore October 4, 2021

As the team prepares for its next meet, sophomore Griffin Krone said he feels assured that the team will triumph over their opponent. “I’m confident the team is in a really good spot. I think we...

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Science teacher fits exercise into busy schedule

Johanna Kaplan September 21, 2021

Being a full-time teacher, how busy are you on a day-to-day basis? It's very busy. I worked in communications and marketing for 13 years before becoming a teacher and I was never even remotely as busy...

Senior captain Erin Brousseau runs in her last sections meet Oct. 14. The girls team placed 6th out of 16 teams.

Cross country finishes the season strong

Lilly Strathman and Anna Benishek October 23, 2020

After a season filled with uncertainties and challenges, the cross country teams persevered in their last sections meet. Reflecting on the final cross country meet of the season, senior captain Erin Brousseau...

Eighth grader Paxon Myers dashes to overtake Benilde-St. Margaret runner in the last stretch of the race. Myers finished the race with a time of 19:31.

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Talia Lissauer October 9, 2020

As her fifth and final season running cross country came to a close, senior Erin Brousseau said winning the conference was a special way to end even though the season was modified because of COVID-19.  “(Winning...

Eight graders Sela Myers and Nora Lindman run alongside a Bloomington Jefferson runner Sept. 4. Park began their season by hosting their first home meet in 20 years.

Cross Country starts off strong at home opener

Maria Perez Barriga September 5, 2020

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams participated in their first meet in a newly designed course at St. Louis Park Middle School against Benilde St. Margaret’s and Bloomington Jefferson. Senior...

Sophomore Henry Nelson runs in the Metro West conference championships. Nelson finished the 5 kilometer race with a time of 19:16.

Athletic passions continue despite COVID-19 pandemic

Henry Nelson April 8, 2020

As the COVID-19 virus spread throughout the world, I was immediately concerned about my track and field season and if it was still going to take place. Throughout the school year, I had been looking...

Fair use from Paramount Pictures: Sonic the Hedgehog (Ben Schwartz) and Tom Wachowski (James Marsden) scream after the top of Wachowski’s vehicle was removed by a robot.

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ doesn’t win the race

Noah Orloff February 17, 2020

Walking into “Sonic the Hedgehog,” I expected either a children’s movie or a film designed for strong fans of the video game, two categories I do not fall under. To my pleasure, neither of these...

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