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Nordic hosts a coupon fundraiser

Nordic hosts a coupon fundraiser

Claire Williams and Lucia Versalles November 22, 2023

To kick off the Nordic ski season, the team came together as a program to raise money for seasonal expenses. All the athletes got into teams and split up by going door to door selling coupons that support...

Boys’ volleyball will start at the high school in the fall. Park is finally introducing a boys’ volleyball team.

Boys’ volleyball vies for a spot at Park

Serena Bovee June 2, 2023

A group of students have begun to work to make a boys’ volleyball league supported by Park. According to junior Cayden Kuss, these students have already joined teams outside of the school. “The...

Sophomore Josh Fink hits the tennis ball back to his opponent May 15. Park played hard against Minneapolis South, and finished their regular season off with a win of 5-2.

Boys’ tennis serves up success

Layla Mickelson and Maya Nieves May 16, 2023

Boys’ tennis faced off against Minneapolis South May 15. Park battled hard during their final match before sections and came out with a 5-2 win.  According to head coach Greg Holmbeck, the matches...

Senior captain Sam Wolden hits the ball to a Hopkins player in the second match of the season. The match was April 17 at the St. Louis Park tennis courts.

Boys’ tennis falls short

Maya Nieves and Sarah Peterson April 19, 2023

Park's boys’ tennis team battled against the Hopkins Royals on April 17. The team was ultimately bested by the Royals, with an overall final score of 3-4. Head coach Greg Holmbeck said that the team...

Sophomore Thomas Halverson serves the ball to Chanhassan at the first match of the season. The match was on April 13 at the high school’s tennis courts.

Boys’ tennis served a gust of bad luck

Layla Mickelson and Sarah Peterson April 14, 2023

Boys’ tennis were challenged by strong wind and heat during their first match of the season April 13. Despite the matches being back and forth, Park ultimately lost to Chanhassen 6-1, a result against...

Girls Lacrosse line up together before game May 26. Girls Lacrosse win against Waconia with a 15-1 win.

Girls blows out Waconia with a 15-1 win

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor June 8, 2022

After a dominant 15-1 victory against Waconia, girl’s lacrosse varsity assistant coach Hayley Savat said she thought the work throughout the season is why the team has been winning.   “A lot of...

Junior Isabel Nathan practices throwing a frisbee during ultimate practice April 13. Due to lack of MNHSL distinction, ultimate frisbee is not categorized as a sport.

Ultimately not a sport

Jacob Khabie and Modesty Manion April 28, 2022

As spring begins, Park’s ultimate frisbee teams yet again begin its seasons as clubs, without the distinction of being called a sport. According to junior Greta Runyan, this re-categorization would benefit...

Senior Gabbie Kruse swims in a freestyle relay Oct. 8. This was the last home meet for the seniors on the team.

Girls’ swimming suffers loss to Chanhassen

Ben Sanford and Lilly Strathman October 9, 2020

Although Park lost against Chanhassen Oct. 8, the team accomplished a lot over the course of the meet. According to coach Amanda Forsberg, the team saw significant improvements in their times and technique. “This...

Sophomore Freya Wade poses as she is introduced at the gymnastics meet against Richfield. Park won with a score of 124.125.

Gymnastics wins home opener

Talia Lissauer, Ben Sanford December 11, 2019

With the motivation to improve their scores from their first meet, junior Josie Briant said the team focused on making sure they cleaned up their routines to come into the meet strong. “Our meet (Dec....

Freshmen Christina Loschy and Molly Horstman-Olson practice their log rolling technique Nov. 6 at the Central pool. Participants learned the basics of log rolling and had the chance to log roll with a partner.

Students hope to start unique sports group

Sam Swisher November 7, 2019

According to junior Clayton Horstman-Olson, he hopes people will join his log rolling group and become involved in the sport. “I envision this club for St. Louis Park as something where people can...

Junior Sarah McCallon runs back to defend against a Bloomington Jefferson player. Park lost in their last regular season game and placed sixth in their conference with a record of 5-7-0.

Girls’ lacrosse finishes sixth in Conference

Breanna Thompson and Sophia Olmen May 29, 2019

According to junior Aliviah McClinton, the girls’ lacrosse team knew going into the game, Jefferson would be a tough matchup up but Park went in with a tough fight. “We got in our heads they are...

Freshman prospective girls golf member Jordan Clarke talks to coach Kevin Jones about the seasons goals at a meeting Feb. 28. Kevin Jones, Matt Stangl and Stacy Seidel will be the three new coaches for girls golf this season.

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Ethan Meisler, Ruby Stillman, and Sofia Seewald March 15, 2019

After playing on the Park girls’ golf team for three years, varsity player, junior Lily Rostal, said she anticipates the incoming coaches this season will bring new teaching methods the team. “I...

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