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Girls’ softball remains optimistic

Girls’ softball remains optimistic

Claire Bargman

March 4, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Softball captain, senior Savannah Romero said the upcoming softball roster has tons of talent and is looking forward to seeing what the team will accomplish this year. “It looks like we could actually have a winning season this year, so I am really excited. Our senior class this year has some real...

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Spring sports’ tryout schedules

Emma Leff

March 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

The 2019 season for spring sports is quickly approaching. According to gopark.org, the registration cost for all spring sports is $160. Registration forms are available in the athletic office or online at gopark.org. Here is a list of the starting dates and tryout dates for every spring sport at Park....

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Coming after a disappointing loss to Benilde, sophomore Margaret Klein said it was important for the team to play a better game and win. “The last game we played against Benilde, we lacked energy and we were just like ‘eh,’ but this game we really wanted to win because it was our last game and it ...

Team finishes tournament strong despite setbacks

Team finishes tournament strong despite setbacks

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Tensions were high at the top of the sixth inning in the third game of the day, until junior Maddie Schmitz hit a home run for the Orioles. “It was exhilarating,” Schmitz said. “It brought everyone’s spirit up to finally push and finish the game.” Park beat Southwest May 12 with a sco...

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Park falls to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 3, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Park was up 1-0 at the bottom of the sixth inning, but Benilde had bases loaded. Benilde scored two runs and Park struck out at the top of the seventh. Senior captain Megan Perkins said she was disappointed with the team's loss. “Yesterday we also lost, so we talked about how today was going to be redemption ...

Softball wins three games in one day

Softball wins three games in one day

Abby Intveld

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

At the bottom of the eighth inning of their final game on April 28, junior Savannah Romero said tensions were high as the team fought to maintain its two-point lead. “It was stressful, but we kept pushing ourselves more and more because losing was not an option. Richfield is a team we needed t...

Six games rescheduled after April snow

Six games rescheduled after April snow

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

April 25, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

The varsity softball team will play its first six games of the season within three days, according to coach Bobby Crumpton. The team will play its first game April 26 at Aquila Park, followed by a double-header at Chanhassen April 27 and will play three games at the Richfield Middle School April 28 ...

Softball player looks forward to final season

Softball player looks forward to final season

Emma Kempf and Abby Intveld

April 12, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Senior Annabelle Schutte said she started playing softball around age six, started pitching around age nine and became a varsity pitcher during her freshman year. “It was a big deal. We don’t have a lot of pitchers in our program, so it’s kind of cool to pitch on varsity and play on varsity for fou...

Softball’s first game of the year canceled

Softball’s first game of the year canceled

Abby Intveld

April 6, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

In the face of snow and weather issues, softball varsity coach Trent Seaman said he got a message April 3 that the first game of the season was canceled. “There was no notice of when (the game) would be changed to, it just said it would be postponed. I would say we’re not playing for a while,”...

Softball begins season

Softball begins season

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Junior Reagan Brown said she regretted not trying out for a sports team for three years, but put herself all in at softball tryouts the week of Mar. 12. “(Tryouts) made me really look forward to the season because I just really like the sport and playing with my girls,” Brown said. Head coac...

Park softball sweeps Cooper in last dual game

Park softball sweeps Cooper in last dual game

Max Bechtold

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

aSoftball celebrated their final duel game of the season with one of the last games their seniors would be playing with them. According to head coach Bobby Crumpton, Park played against Cooper and won both games 6-2 and 1-0, respectively. “We played against Cooper twice and won the first game 6-2 and the second game 1-...

Softball team prepares for Sections

Softball team prepares for Sections

Max Bechtold

May 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring sports, Uncategorized

Mindful of the nearing Sections tournament, softball head coach Bobby Crumpton thinks of how much progress the players have made through a challenging season. “It’s been a tough season; I think wins and losses don’t show how strong the team really is,” Crumpton said. “They’ve gone up ...

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