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Park girls soccer players watch their teammate during a shootout Oct 12. Park lost in the shootout 4-2 after tying 1-1 in regular play.

New competition for Park soccer

Pascale Hegerle and Cole Denham October 17, 2023

Starting this year, Rogers high school joined the 6AAA soccer section. This means both Park’s boys and girls soccer teams had some new competition. Park’s girls soccer team faced Rogers for the first...


Competition between varsity and junior varsity

Claire Williams October 10, 2023

In an athletically competitive high school, all focus is on the highest competing team. This raises the question, besides the level of skill, what are things that differentiate varsity from junior varsity...

Senior Jack Thompson kicks the ball Oct. 5. Boys soccer lost against Orono 4-2.

Sad night for boys soccer

Jana Faust and Hanna Wilsey October 8, 2023

Following a tough loss against St. Paul Central Oct. 3, Park boys soccer had another close loss against Orono Oct. 5. The team ended up losing 4-2 after being up 1-0 at halftime. Despite the loss, both...

Junior Gael Miteo prepares for the next play as the ball goes out of bounds. Park’s boys soccer loses a close game with a 0-1 loss against St. Paul Central.

Rainy days and competitive games

Anna Williams and Claire Williams October 5, 2023

Following a physical match against New Prague on Sept. 28, Park boy’s soccer prepared in anticipation to compete against St. Paul Central, a highly ranked team in the St. Paul City Conference. According...

Sophomore Audrey Martin strikes the ball on Sept 28. Park Girls Soccer ended up defeating New Prague 4-0.

Park girls soccer defeats New Prague 4-0

Jeremy Eichten and Davieon Williams-Charles October 1, 2023

Park girls soccer played a conference matchup against New Prague Sept. 28. The game started out fast with Park scoring first, making the game 1-0. The Orioles went on to score a total of four unanswered...

Support means success

Support means success

Anna Williams September 26, 2023

Throughout my life, I have been an athlete, training on a soccer field or in a gymnastics club. Focusing on the tactics and technicality of soccer or the artistry and composition of gymnastics routines,...

Senior Raul Sanchez Sandoval cuts the ball past the Waconia defender Sept. 20. Park’s boys soccer wins the game with a 4-2 win against Waconia.

Park comes prepared

Anna Williams and Taylor Voigt September 22, 2023

Following a competitive and physical 3-3 match against Chaska Sept. 18, Park boy’s soccer focused on preparing for an intense game. Taking on Waconia Sept. 20, the team was challenged by aggressive opposing...

Senior Jakob Eenigenburg defends the ball from  the Bloomington Jefferson defender. Park boys soccer won 4-0 on Sept.12.

Orioles on the offense

Anna Williams and Claire Williams September 15, 2023

Following a loss against De La Salle Sept. 9, Park boys' soccer focused on their performance and aimed high for their matchup against Jefferson Sept. 12. According to senior Saul Zis, the team wanted to...

Nigeria and England face off in the women’s World Cup Aug. 7. England won 4-2 on a penalty shootout in Brisbane, Australia.

A lot of penal-tea this World Cup

Jesse Belen August 28, 2023

If your life depended on one person missing a wide open goal, who would you ask to take the shot? After watching the USA vs. Sweden game, most would pick Megan Rapinoe. After a sloppy group stage, USA...

Senior Halima Bigirindavyi practices for Vlora Fc May 31. Bigirindavyi made the Vlora Fc Womens Uspl team.

Meet the Athlete: Halima Brigirindavyi

Serena Bovee June 2, 2023

What is the soccer club that you joined for the next season? The club itself is semi-pro — half-pro, half-not-pro. I made it to a college-level team, so I get to play for them. Why is making this...

Summer soccer skills program

Summer soccer skills program

Layla Mickelson May 29, 2023

During the summer, there are many opportunities that are available to high school students. One that is offered to all aspiring female soccer students is the soccer skills program run by head coach Anne...

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New Season of ‘Ted Lasso’ kicks off

Roberto Alvarez April 20, 2023

With the season finale of “Ted Lasso” coming in the next few weeks, I thought I would give my review on the first few episodes of this new season. Having already loved “Ted Lasso” from the first...

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