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Girls’ lacrosse beats Holy Angels

Girls’ lacrosse beats Holy Angels

Hayley Westwood and Sophie Olmen

June 1, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to assistant coach Lauren Bruun-Bryant, the effort the team gave was solid and it showed during the 10-7 win against Holy Angels. “They listened to the coaching that was being given to them and they also executed passes. We have solely been working on passes for a while and it's f...

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

June 1, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the Section Blake. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “It’s hard to be disappointed about how things went. Th...

Track Sections postponed

Track Sections postponed

Alec Pittman and Jacob Stillman

May 31, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to varsity boys’ track coach Rich Keith, inclement weather led to the postponement of many track and field events, which could impact performance for those competing. “We basically got through half of the field events in a sense and we got through half of the prelims yesterday,” Keith ...

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Izzy Leviton and Mimi Fhima

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to head baseball coach Brian Kelly, Park’s first Section game is a competitive match up. Kelly said Park recently beat Southwest and both teams strive to be successful in the playoffs. “I am anticipating a really good close game. We played Southwest a week ago and beat them 2-1,”...

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Atticus Raasch

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After an undefeated season, junior Hope Cassman said she was excited to be part of a team that has won their section for the past 23 years. “I think our season has gone well,” Cassman said. “We’ve won all of our meets so far, I think we’ll do well at state all of our teams are in really g...

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the conference, Blake, according to head coach David Britenbucher. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “I...

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 16, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

The boys’ tennis team finished its regular season with a 6-4 record, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. The team only played ten total matches, earning them the eighth seed in the conference, and is set to play the first Sections match against Apple Valley May 16. “We are the eighth...

Boys’ basketball defeats Washburn in Sections

Boys’ basketball defeats Washburn in Sections

Alex Balfour

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As senior Luke Peterson competed in his last home Section game, he said he noticed a more thrilling atmosphere in the team’s 85-70 victory compared to their previous game against Washburn. “This was more fun to play in. It was a Section game, seniors’ last home Section game. The atmosphere ...

Boys’ hockey season ends with loss to Edina

Boys’ hockey season ends with loss to Edina

Isabel Kjaer

February 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

According to defensive coach Dan Batdorf, the 6 - 1 defeat at the sections semifinals game against Edina is tough for the dedicated and united senior group. “They have known each other forever. These guys love each other, so today really hurts,” Batdorf said. “Some of these guys might never...

Girls’ basketball beats Bloomington Kennedy

Girls’ basketball beats Bloomington Kennedy

David Bryant

February 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Senior Tejah Hayden said the communication both on and off the court is what allowed the team to come out on top in their game against Bloomington Kennedy. “Our energy on the bench and our communication on the court definitely helped us perform and come together as a team,” Hayden said. Soph...

Girls’ basketball prepares for Sections

Girls’ basketball prepares for Sections

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Head coach Arsenio Richardson said the girls’ basketball team has been doing well, but is still not where they want to be after their 71-61 win against Chaska. “More or less, I’m happy with the team’s performance, but not satisfied. Its too many times where we get complacent and we think sin...

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