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Boys’ Lacrosse defeated in first Sections game

Boys’ Lacrosse defeated in first Sections game

Nolan Kelly, Creston Halstead, and Ella Hammerstrand

June 6, 2019

Despite ending its season on another shutout, Park knows that it made leaps and bounds towards rebuilding its team, according to junior Alexander Hager. “We are 0-14 but I have seen some improvement throughout the season,” Hager said. “I've seen the team grow.” Despite working with a y...

Track progresses through Sections

Track progresses through Sections

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

June 4, 2019

As the Track team advances through Sections, freshman Josie Mosby said she was ecstatic when she realized she placed second in the girls 1600-meter and qualified for State. “I was really confused because I have had such a bad season and I didn’t think I had that in me. I haven't really come...

Girls’ golf player heads into second round of Sections

Girls’ golf player heads into second round of Sections

Sofia Seewald, Ethan Meisler, and Ruby Stillman

June 2, 2019

With hopeful State prospects, sophomore Izzy Segal said she anticipates playing to the best of her ability at Sections. “I’m looking forward to playing and putting around at the course again. I know the course well (and) I played the last three years at Sections and am looking forward to hope...

Baseball loses to Hopkins in Sections

Baseball loses to Hopkins in Sections

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

May 30, 2019

Before going into the game against Hopkins, sophomore Sam Hunt said he felt pressured for the team to play well after earning the second seed for the first time. “I think we were a little tight coming out just because we have never been the second seed before. We felt like we had to play up...

Synchro places first at Sections competition

Synchro places first at Sections competition

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

May 23, 2019

Reflecting on the team’s win at Sections, sophomore Maya Lee was pleased with her personal accomplishment as well as the team’s success. “I think it went really well. I got some of my highest scores that I’ve gotten,” Lee said. “As a team we did really well and so did my routines.” ...

Synchro holds Dress Rehearsal

Synchro holds Dress Rehearsal

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

May 21, 2019

According to assistant coach Carolyn Guddal, synchro holds a dress rehearsal to prepare for the final competitions of the season. “The purpose of dress rehearsal is to give a practice run before we compete at Sections and State," Guddal said. "Because the locker room area at the high school is...

Girls’ track wins conference champions

Girls’ track wins conference champions

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

May 21, 2019

Sophomore Alanna Franklin said achieving the conference champion title is a clear example of the hard work the team has put in throughout the season. “We worked really hard this year to catch up with the bigger schools. This entire season we have had a smaller team so we have pushed to be the b...

Boys’ golf celebrates win over Southwest

Boys’ golf celebrates win over Southwest

Ruby Stillman, Sofia Seewald, and Ethan Meisler

May 17, 2019

Copious training was helpful for the boys’ golf team performance at their last match when they defeated Southwest by a significant margin of 21 strokes, according to junior Charlie Harper. “We’ve been practicing a lot (and) working hard as we have Sections coming up, so we were very well prepa...

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Sophie Olmen

March 9, 2019

After falling to Hopkins in the Section semifinals to close out the season, senior Adam Bauer said the team put up a tough fight and gave it all they had. “I think we just played our heart out. I think we played one of our best games of the year,” Bauer said. According to coach Rob Griffin, t...

Park boys’ basketball starts Sections with win against South

Park boys’ basketball starts Sections with win against South

Kate Schneider

March 6, 2019

According to junior Erik Piehl, the game against South was a successful start to Sections, despite some moments where Park fell behind. “I think it went really good. We started off the game really good. Then it the middle of the first half (South) went on a run and our score got closer, but ove...

Boys’ swimming takes third place at Sections

Boys’ swimming takes third place at Sections

Maddie Schutte

February 25, 2019

Despite countless snow days during the intense training season, coach Amanda Forsberg said the team stayed determined which contributed to its success at sections. “I think they were really focused. It’s been kind of a grueling season. They have had to overcome a lot with the snow days,” F...

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