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Softball perseveres with few players

Softball perseveres with few players

Claire Bargman

May 7, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Although almost the entire starting varsity softball team was gone during its game May 4 against Richfield, coach Bobby Crumpton said the younger players stepped up to the plate. “That (roster) was half the freshmen and JV teams, four of five seniors and the one junior (on our team) went to Prom, so...

Boys’ lacrosse quiz

Boys’ lacrosse quiz

Nolan Kelly and Ella Hammerstrand

May 6, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Locker room renovation generates complication

Locker room renovation generates complication

Carly Joseph

April 16, 2019


Filed under News

When junior Tjessa Arradondo signed up for synchronized swimming this season, she said she was not aware the locker room would be unavailable. “There was a part of the locker room that was all for synchro that we would decorate, and now the feel of the synchro locker room is gone,” Arradondo said...

Football captain commits to University of Minnesota-Duluth

Football captain commits to University of Minnesota-Duluth

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson

March 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Senior Jariel Lopez said he picked University of Minnesota Duluth over other schools because a lot of different variables made the school stand out to him. “I like the city that the school is in, and they gave me more options compared to other schools I had offers from,” Lopez said. “The coa...

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 22, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Play the quiz below to see how much you know about track and field and facts about the Park’s track team. Loading Girls' Track and Field var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-414187"), "quiz", "414187", { autostart: false, width...

Locker rooms closed for spring season

Locker rooms closed for spring season

Marta Hill

March 19, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

When girls’ lacrosse captain junior Sarah McCallon reflected on the locker rooms being closed for the entire spring season, she said she thought the inconvenience will pay off in the long run. “I think (the construction) will be worth it in the end. It will be nice to have new facilities and new...

Sophomore works on Sports-Check It Out

Sophomore works  on Sports-Check It Out

Noah Orloff

March 16, 2019


Filed under In the Spotlight

How did you start your business and what were your inspirations? My inspirations (came from) seeing only in the Somali community there were three sports we played, basketball, football and soccer and I wanted to bring more variety to the community. They started out with a program called AdVenture Ca...

Senior recognized with Athena Award

Senior recognized with Athena Award

Marta Hill

February 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

When senior Sophie Olmen was called down to the athletic office and told she had won the Athena Award, she said she was surprised she was the winner. “I was shocked. This year there was a lot of really good competition for the award, and I felt really honored that I got it,” Olmen said. Acco...

Current winter sports’ statistics

Current winter sports’ statistics

Sofia Seewald

February 19, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

Here is a list of all Park winter sports’ varsity scores and statistics since Feb. 19, according to Nordic Ski coach John Dyste and Minnesota Sports Hub — updated by the StarTribune. For more information on individual athlete statistics, visit StarTribune MN Hub websites. ...

Gymnastics team’s final competition

Gymnastics team’s final competition

Tamar Gewirtz and Hayley Westwood

February 18, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

According to coach Dawn Thielen,  the girls’ continued to make improvements at Sections. “The team did pretty great at this last meet,” Thielen said. “We had some great personal scores, on beam and vault especially.” Senior Savannah Romero said she did not think the scores properly represented the t...

Team focuses on cooperation

Team focuses on cooperation

David Bryant

February 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Sophomore Drew Boyum said despite the team's loss to the rivalry versus Benilde always leads to a competitive game. “This game has history, so I feel like people want to come out and watch it and it gets us pumped up,” Boyum said. The boys’ hockey team lost to Benilde 0-5 at the Rec Cente...

Gopher Skate the Cities

January 30, 2019


Filed under Video

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