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Robotics attends season kickoff event

Robotics attends season kickoff event

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

January 10, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

As senior robotics captain Anthony David reflected on the season kickoff, he said the event had positive energy as students and advisers awaited the much anticipated release of competition details. “Everyone was pretty excited. It's always interesting to see what they come up with every year becau...

Boys’ swimming takes loss to Chaska

Boys’ swimming takes loss to Chaska

Talia Lissauer, Maddie Schutte

December 18, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

According to junior Will Mathews, Chaska is one of the best teams the boys’ swim team will face, but it persevered. “Chaska-Chan is a very strong team and we put up a fight,” Mathews said. “All of the swimmers, especially the underclassmen, put some really incredible times on the board.” ...

Girls’ basketball sees early season success

Girls’ basketball sees early season success

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

December 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

After their victory over Tartan, Park felt accomplished with their performance, according to sophomore Kendall Coley. “It was somewhat up and down but we pushed our lead so that made it easier when we had our downs,” Coley said. “It made it easier to get back up.” The team still has a long...

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Kaia Myers

November 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

According to Nordic Ski head coach Doug Peterson, the team is diligently working toward their goals, which includes state for some skiers. “I believe that the team is going to be competitive because they look like they are pretty hard workers and have pretty good character,” Peterson said. “I th...

Football takes home win in first section game

Football takes home win in first section game

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

October 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

After a successful season, the football team started the section tournament off strong with a 49-21 win against Southwest. According to head coach Ben Wolfe, the team was very prepared going into the game on Oct. 23. “I think preparation was a big factor,” said Wolfe. “Physically our kids...

Football prepares for last regular season game

Football prepares for last regular season game

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

After defeating Irondale last Friday, assistant coach Jason Foster said the trust the football team has in each other will help them to do well during the DeLaSalle game and sections. “We won the last game against Irondale, and you can see a big trust factor starting to play a big part in that. I ...

Football team works toward another successful season

Football team works toward another successful season

Kate Schneider and Maddie Schutte

August 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

After making it to State for the first time in St. Louis Park history in 2017, according to Defensive Coordinator Jason Foster, the varsity football team is working hard to ensure another outstanding season. Although last year was one of their best seasons yet, according to Foster, there are still impr...

Snow pushes back girls’ ultimate spring season

Snow pushes back girls’ ultimate spring season

Devin Raynor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

After having two games delayed due to snow, past the start of the spring season, senior girls’ ultimate captain Esther Gendler said winter weather has prevented playing in outdoor conditions. “We’re getting a later start to our season because we had to postpone two of our games already,” ...

Girls’ golf holds parent meeting

Girls’ golf holds parent meeting

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

April 8, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Stephanie Slavik, the mother of a first-time golfer, said attending the girls’ golf informational parent meeting left her feeling confident about the expectations for the rest of the season on behalf of her daughter, junior Paige Slavik. “(Coach) Zach went through the basics of his expectations in t...

Girls’ lacrosse captains share upcoming goals

Girls’ lacrosse captains share upcoming goals

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

March 21, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

When senior captain Annie Van Pilsum-Johnson first started playing lacrosse seven years ago, she said she immediately fell in love with the game. “I started playing because I did not have a spring sport, so I joined lacrosse,” said Van Pilsum-Johnson. “I loved the teammates and the team involve...

Girl’s basketball wins against Irondale

Girl’s basketball wins against Irondale

David Bryant, Hayley Westwood, and Breanna Thompson

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

The girls' basketball team beat Irondale 75-60, bringing them to a record of 1-0, according to head coach Arsenio Richardson. According to Richardson, the team started off the first season game with sophomore Shayla Miller landing a three-point shot, followed by two more in the next 45 seconds, givin...

Girls’ swimming ends season with State run

Girls’ swimming ends season with State run

Sophie Yarosh

November 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

As sophomore Hattie Kugler reflected on her final high school meet of the season, she said the team’s support at State encouraged her throughout the meet. “(The meet) was pretty good. We had a lot of cheering, and our team really came together like it did at Sections,” Kugler said. Coach...

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