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Volleyball seeded second in Sections

Volleyball seeded second in Sections

November 1, 2019

At the end of the girls’ volleyball season, Park was seeded first in its Section. However, after the announcement of the seeding placement, Jefferson suddenly became number one in Section 6AAA. Athletic Director Andy Ewald said for the past few years the coaches were using a computer system to det...

Football ends season with loss against Irondale

Football ends season with loss against Irondale

Lilly Strathman

October 23, 2019

After ending the season with a 28-30 loss to Irondale and a record of 4-5, coach Ben Wolfe said the team was present and worked hard each day throughout the season. “(The team) played well everyday,” Wolfe said. “We didn't have a super big team but they didn't make excuses, they came to work ...

Boys’ soccer finishes Section games

Boys’ soccer finishes Section games

Sophie Livingston

October 13, 2019

After completing a season that began in August, Park boys' soccer competed in two Section games. With a winning record the team finished its season Oct. 12. Find out how the team did by viewing this infographic. !function(e,i,n,s){var t="InfogramEmbeds",d=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if(window[t]&&wi...

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Talia Lissauer

October 10, 2019

Although they did not get the ending they were hoping for, junior Selee Olmen said the tennis team came out strong, both mentally and physically. “We went into (Sections) with really positive mind-sets and good attitudes about the match,“ Olmen said. “Washburn has a lot of talent so we didn’t ...

Boys’ soccer heads to Sections

Boys’ soccer heads to Sections

Adin Zweigbaum

October 8, 2019

Boys’ varsity soccer is hopeful for successful Section games, in order to play at US Bank Stadium in state. According to coach Pat Hartman, he feels the team's mentality is very important to how they play, and will be essential to winning. “The team’s done very well and a big part of...

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...

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