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Junior Henry Berg swims the 500 free on Feb. 24. Berg qualified for the state swim meet in the event.

Small selection to state from sections

Noah Leventhal, Web/Digital Editor February 28, 2024

After two tough days of sections, Park boys swimming placed third overall Feb. 24. Despite receiving no points from diving due to the lack of a team, as well as the issues that come with having a small...

Junior Emily Foster swims down the pool at sections Nov 11. The meet was held at Richfield Middle School.

Girls swimming season length

Kalsang Wangmo November 13, 2023

While most fall sports have ended, the girls swimming season hasn’t, and is still going. Park’s girls swimming team persevered through a very long season this fall. While winter sports will be starting...

Junior Anna Healey perseveres through the race Oct. 25. Girls cross country placed 6th in the section.

Girls’ cross country performs poorly at sections

Deuce Serrano and Brennan Hogan October 27, 2023

As the cross country season winded down, there remained one more meet circled on the calendar — sections. The team competed in the 6AAA sections meet Oct. 25 at Gale Woods where they placed 6th out of...

Sophomore Jacob Skelly finishes the race strong at Hyland Greens golf course on Oct. 17. Skelly finished second for Park, and 14th overall.

Parks’ boys cross country

Fares Hendi October 25, 2023

As the season's sections get closer for Parks’ cross country, athletes from different schools gathered at Hyland Green Golf Course on Oct. 17. The cross country meet was anticipated to showcase athleticism...

Finlay Beam and Ellie Minnick race to the finish line.  Parks cross country ran Oct. 2 at Gale Woods Farm.

Girls cross country places 5th at meet

Ari Lissauer and Deuce Serrano October 5, 2023

As Park’s girls cross country team approached the end of their season, they had competed in a  meet Oct. 3 at Chaska where they placed fifth out of 13 teams. Head coach Chris Nordstrom said the girls...

Senior Eli Puchner swings and misses on June 3. Park found success against Hopkins after a 10-6 win to advance to the section semi-final.

Park stays alive against Hopkins

Owen McColgan June 6, 2023

Park Baseball beat Hopkins 10-6 to advance to the semi-final June 3. Park is lined up to play Edina to advance to the section final.  Junior Josh Middleton said his goal going forward into sections...

Junior Josh Middleton pitches the ball May 30. The baseball team ended up winning the game to continue farther into sections.

Baseball sinks South

Aidan Shafton and Owen Mccolgan June 5, 2023

After baseball took an 8-3 win over Minneapolis South in a sections game, junior John Sheehy said Park had no other option than to win. “It’s a pretty big game here coming off the loss on Saturday,...

Freshman Audrey Martin rolls the ball down the lane May 23. The track team had team bonding event at Park Tavern.

Track takes on bowling

Jana Faust and Lilly Fandel-Thompson May 25, 2023

With sections on the horizon and the season over for some, the team transitioned from the track to Park Tavern to bowl, socialize and eat pizza May 23.  Junior captain Jakob Eenigenburg said team bonding...

Senior Leila Campbell throws senior Maren Wilsey into the air during their extended trio routine on May 20. The routine got them second place in the extended trios category on Saturday.

Synchro sweeps sections

Eliah Fink and Hanna Wilsey May 22, 2023

Park's synchronized swimming team nearly swept the first place awards at their section meet May 20. The team hadn’t won the meet since 2019, however they finally brought home the section title on...

Sophomore Josh Fink hits the tennis ball back to his opponent May 15. Park played hard against Minneapolis South, and finished their regular season off with a win of 5-2.

Boys’ tennis serves up success

Layla Mickelson and Maya Nieves May 16, 2023

Boys’ tennis faced off against Minneapolis South May 15. Park battled hard during their final match before sections and came out with a 5-2 win.  According to head coach Greg Holmbeck, the matches...

Eva Taybior gets ready to swing in the last inning May 5. Park beat Skippers 11-10 with walk-off in last inning.

Girls’ softball wins rival game with walk off

Jamar Hester Jr and Tyler Eoff May 8, 2023

Girls’ softball had a game against rival Minnetonka Skippers May 5 at Aquila Park. Park narrowly won with a final score of 11-10. Chris Gabler said he wants the team to bring the heat for sections. “We’d...

Sophomore Finn Berry swims the 200 IM at sections Feb. 25. Park is sending two individual swimmers and three relays to state March 2-4.

Boys’ swimming successful at sections

Aidan Shafton February 27, 2023

The season for Park’s boys’ swimming team will live on after their performance at sections Feb. 25 as they sent two individual swimmers and three relays to state. Junior captain Henry Salita said he...

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