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Taking Control, freshman Johnny Ryan steals the ball from Armstrong defender Johnathan Castro Oct. 14. Park won 4-2 against Robbinsdale Armstrong.

Boys’ soccer takes victory

Jordyn Deschamps October 16, 2021

As the boys’ soccer team prepared for its first game of sections against Armstrong Oct. 14, Senior captain Nick Kent said he felt confident that his team could win. “I was honestly super excited,a...

Junior Anna Williams fights for the ball in a sections game against Southwest Oct. 14. Park won the matchup 1-0 in overtime.

Girls’ soccer advances on OT goal

Tobias Khabie October 16, 2021

With the scoreboard remaining unchanged all game, sophomore Hanna Wilsey said she knew she had to do something to break the defensive battle. With under two minutes left in sudden death overtime, Wilsey...

Senior captain Nick Kent assesses the play during the game Oct. 5. Park lost 3-2 to Orono.

Meet the Athlete: Nick Kent

Char Priadka October 6, 2021

When did you first begin playing sports? I’d probably say I started around three or four years old, just playing with my family. I started on an organized soccer team when I was seven. How did...

Junior Amanuel Shetaye fights for the ball with a DeLaSalle player. Parks 9-game winning streak was halted as DeLaSalle won the match 2-0.

Boys’ soccer win streak falters to DeLaSalle

Tobias Khabie and Jordyn Deschamps October 4, 2021

Coming into a challenging matchup against DeLaSalle, senior Jovan Dennison said despite the opponents high ranking, the team didn't treat the game any differently from usual. “We kind of have the...

Freshman Johnny Ryan cheers after winning the game Sept. 14. Park won 1-0 against Benilde-St. Margaret’s.

Boys’ soccer remains victorious

Ava Ashby and Jordyn Deschamps September 16, 2021

After a clean win 1-0 against Benilde Sept. 14, senior captain Nicolas Kent said he was tense at first, but overall was very thrilled.  “I was super excited, it was a very fun game. A little...

Challenges of playing two sports

Challenges of playing two sports

Anna Benishek May 20, 2021

As the ultimate frisbee season started up this year, I was debating about joining. Ever since freshman year, I’ve been eager to be a part of the team; however, soccer has held me back from playing.  Freshman...

Junior Nick Kent maneuvers the ball in one of Parks 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...

 The MSHSL board voted to go ahead with the winter sports season in a meeting Oct. 1. During the meeting the board also decided to add playoffs to the fall sport season.

Winter sports given the green light

Tobias Khabie, Molly Schochet, and Sam Swisher October 16, 2020

In a virtual meeting Oct. 1, the Minnesota State High School League board unanimously voted to allow the 2020 winter sports’ season to take place. The schedule approved includes a 30% decrease in the...

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...

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