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Junior Magnus Smith gets ready to swim against Hopkins Dec. 7. Parks boys swimming win their first meet of the season.

Boys swimming swims to victory

Maya Nieves and Jeremy Eichten December 9, 2023

Boys swimming swam their first meet of the season Dec. 7 at Hopkins High School. Park battled hard and ultimately came out with a victory of 83-76, setting them up for a successful season.  Head coach...

Park’s alpine ski team participates in an ugly sweater contest up at Lutsen Mountain Dec. 2. They enjoyed a trip traveling up north to ski as a team.

Traveling as a team

Louisa Augustine December 9, 2023

Traveling alone is fun, but traveling with your friends and teammates can be even better. Traveling together is a great time for team bonding, as well as a great chance to practice and improve your skills...

Senior Josh Middleton getting injury help by trainer Josh Brodersen on Dec 5. Athletic Injuries can take a toll on ones mental health.

Athletes mental health and injuries

Ryan Moran December 6, 2023

The football season wrapped up a few weeks ago with a loss in sections to Armstrong. The season was filled with injuries for Park, including two players that tore their ACLs over the course of the season....

On Nov.7 boys hockey had a practice session. Coach Donahue draws up a new drill.

Winter captains come to an end for the season

Rowan Jansen November 21, 2023

With winter captains practices wrapping up, players and coaches are excited to continue the bonds they have been forming in this upcoming season. Captains practices help student athletes get to know their...

Freshman Lianna Hess recovers the puck against Hutchinson Nov. 11. Hopkins Park defeated the Tigers 8-4 in their home opener.

Hockey pinches out a win

Serena Bovee and Rachel Arkis November 13, 2023

Hopkins-Park Girls Hockey went against Hutchinson Nov. 11 and won with a score of 8-4.  According to the coach Ryan St. Martin, the team played well at the match. “I thought today’s game went...

Henry Hortsman-Olson catches a pass on his way to continuing the point Oct. 7. Park beat St. Paul Central 13-3.

Crush defeats opponent

Thomas Halverson and Paxon Myers October 10, 2023

Park’s boys ultimate frisbee team defeated St. Paul Central Oct. 7 with a score of 13-3. This was their third reported win of the season and a great response to a hard loss against Mounds View last week.  Park's...

Freshman Amy Wolden and a family member celebrate winning a point Sept. 30. Parks girls tennis team held a tournament fundraiser to raise money for the team.

Park girl’s tennis team gets the ball soaring

Serena Bovee October 3, 2023

On Sept. 30, Park’s girls tennis team hosted a doubles tournament to raise money for the year. According to sophomore Adele Cormier, the money can be used for events but it keeps the team functioning...

Seventh grader Gabbie Loberg winds up to return the serve on Sept. 14. She is one of multiple middle schoolers on varsity.

Young athletes on high school teams

Thomas Halverson October 2, 2023

Most high school sports teams have allowed middle school students to join high school sports teams due to merit-based performances or no cut policies. This allows for middle school athletes to play at...

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...

NFL is off to the races

NFL is off to the races

Ryan Steinberg September 22, 2023

The National Football League (NFL) is onto its 103rd season and has started with a bang. Tons of exciting games took place with surprises that nobody saw coming. The long, seven month off-season has come...

Senior Teddy Dahlin hits his approach shot on the 18th hole at Braemar golf course on June 1. Park placed 3rd in the section after the first tournament day.

Boys’ golf finishes strong in sections

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor June 5, 2023

Park’s boys’ golf team finished in third place in their section match at sections. Coach Ted Kisner said he was proud of the team's final score in such a high stakes match. “The team played great,...

Junior Josh Middleton pitches the ball May 30. The baseball team ended up winning the game to continue farther into sections.

Baseball sinks South

Aidan Shafton and Owen Mccolgan June 5, 2023

After baseball took an 8-3 win over Minneapolis South in a sections game, junior John Sheehy said Park had no other option than to win. “It’s a pretty big game here coming off the loss on Saturday,...

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