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Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

According to senior captain Claudia Stone, Park preformed well at Sections with certain individuals and relays qualifying for State. “Sections went very well overall. We were able to qualify two relays and three individuals to State. This is a huge accomplishment especially because it’s for class...

Football ends season with loss against Robbinsdale Cooper

Football ends season with loss against Robbinsdale Cooper

Maddie Schutte and Kate Schneider

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

After finishing out the season with a 49-14 loss against Robbinsdale Cooper, senior Adam Bauer said creating a better team bond early in the season would have helped the team to play better. “We had a rough start to the season because we didn’t come together as a team until mid-season. If you...

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...

Volleyball beats Jefferson in section quarter finals

Volleyball beats Jefferson in section quarter finals

Rachel Salzer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Coming into this week’s section quarter finals match, head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon said she was excited to compete against a high level team. “I was really excited to see the match up. I know we’re playing much better volleyball than the first time we saw them earlier this season,” Mei...

Volleyball prepares for sections

Volleyball prepares for sections

Dahlia Krebs

October 24, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Looking forward to sections, senior Maddy McIntosh, who is a captain, said the team has to work on maintaining their focus even after they get scored on. “I feel like sometimes we get in a rut like they score on us a couple times in a row and we just have to find a way to stop that right away,”...

Boys’ soccer wins second section game

Boys’ soccer wins second section game

Claire Bargman

October 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Senior Sam Diamond said Park boys’ soccer has an upper hand on other schools because the whole team can control the ball with great skill. “Every single player on our team is just really good on the ball, and you don't find that in too many high school teams so I think that’s probably our biggest...

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Girls’ soccer team contends in sections game

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Girls’ varsity soccer captain, senior Rachel Young, said she felt optimistic despite the defeat that signaled the end of their season. “Of course it's always hard to end the season, but we knew the time was going to come eventually and we were just all happy to play a hard game together,” Young said...

Boys’ soccer wins in overtime against Minneapolis South

Boys’ soccer wins in overtime against Minneapolis South

Sophie Livingston and Sadie Yarosh

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

According to sophomore Alex Ruiz, the boys’ soccer game did not go as planned, but they managed to finish off the game with a win beating Minneapolis South 1-0. According to MN Soccer Hub, Parks’ boys soccer team is currently ranked No. 4 in the state with a record of 12-1-1. “We didn...

Boys’ soccer faces first loss of the season

Boys’ soccer faces first loss of the season

Claire Bargman

October 6, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Junior Nicholas Riley, captain for the varsity boys’ soccer team said the team stayed focused against Washburn, and the loss will give them a new edge for future games. “I thought we fought hard the whole game, we took the number one team in the state into overtime,” Riley said. “I think we ...

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