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Senior captain Hayden Zheng practices his butterfly stroke March 10. Boys’ swimming placed third at its Sections meet March 13.

Boys’ swimming competes at sections

Kate Schneider March 16, 2021

After winning its conference earlier this season, boys’ swimming went on to place third in Sections March 13 and sent multiple swimmers to State. Senior captain Ben St. Clair said his favorite part...

Senior captain Greta Kulevsky swim freestyle during a meet Oct. 8. Kulevsky has been swimming for Park for 5 years.

Girls’ swimming season comes to an end

Ben Sanford and Lilly Strathman October 25, 2020

In its final meet of the season, Park competed at Sections Oct. 24. Girls’ swimming scored seventh out of thirteen places, which was a success in the eyes of multiple swimmers and coaches a part of the...

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...

Junior Nick Kent maneuvers the ball in one of Park's soccer games. Boys' soccer lost 1-0 in the second round of sections.

Park suffers defeat in the second round of sections

Lilly Strathman October 23, 2020

After experiencing a 1-0 loss to Minneapolis Washburn, the boys’ soccer team was disappointed but inspired. Head coach Chato Alvarado said he was pleased that the team showed perseverance throughout...

Junior Claudy Zua runs to steal the ball from the opposing team Oct. 14. Park won 4-0 against Hopkins.

Boys’ soccer beats Hopkins 4-0 in first sections game

Jack Kroells October 16, 2020

After boys’ soccer shut out victory against Hopkins, players were joyful and celebrated the win, preparing for the games ahead. Coming into the first section game, senior Owen Christiansen said he...

Junior Paloma Da Silva Acosta steals the ball from a Southwest Lakers player in the Oct. 14 game. Park lost with a final score of 1-0.

Girls’ soccer falls to Minneapolis Southwest in sections

Emmy Pearson October 15, 2020

Reflecting on the last game of the season and another 1-0 loss, junior captain Sophia Romero said although she was disappointed with the outcome, she thought the team played cohesively.  “This is...

Freshman Stephanie Stone swims the butterfly during her meet Oct. 8. The final meet for the JV girls was on Oct. 13.

Park beats Robbinsdale Cooper preceding sections

Ben Sanford and Lilly Strathman October 14, 2020

In its final meet of the season before sections, Park won against Robbinsdale Cooper. The success gave the team confidence and excitement leading up to sections, which begins Oct. 24. According to senior...

Senior Erik Piehl goes up for a layup against Robbinsdale Cooper March 6. During their Sections game Park fell to Cooper ending its season.

Boys’ basketball falls to Cooper 61-63

Sadie Yarosh March 12, 2020

After a tough loss, which ended Park’s 2019-2020 season, against Robbinsdale Cooper March 6, sophomore Deontez Ross said the team stuck together and stayed persistent. “We played hard for the most...

Junior Joelle Sheffield dribbles the ball around Wayzata freshman Brynn Senden during the Section game against Wayzata Feb. 29. Park lost to Wayzata 64-71.

Girls’ basketball finishes off season

Sofia Seewald and Maddie Schutte March 10, 2020

Park girls' basketball finished off its season after losing to Wayzata 64-71 Feb. 29. Below are the team statistics from the 2019-2020 season.

Sophomore Will Dvorak dribbles down court toward the basket. Park won 73-70 against Washburn. The team will play its second Section game 7 p.m. March 6 against Robbinsdale Cooper.

Boys’ basketball pulls off close win 73-70

Sadie Yarosh March 6, 2020

With five minutes left in the second half, the tension increased as Park and Washburn started to get physical, leading to the Washburn bench getting ejected from the game. This led to the 73-70 win in...

Senior and captain Jordyn Turek looks for a team member to pass the ball to. Park won its first Sections game 74-40 against Southwest Feb. 26.

Girls’ basketball pulls off 74-40 win

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald February 28, 2020

Keeping a strong lead ahead of Minneapolis Southwest for the majority of its first Section game, senior captain Jordyn Turek said the team was able to play more of the roster which prepared the team for...

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