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Senior Eli Puchner swings and misses on June 3. Park found success against Hopkins after a 10-6 win to advance to the section semi-final.

Park stays alive against Hopkins

Owen McColgan June 6, 2023

Park Baseball beat Hopkins 10-6 to advance to the semi-final June 3. Park is lined up to play Edina to advance to the section final.  Junior Josh Middleton said his goal going forward into sections...

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,...

Girls/non binary ultimate player scores the first point early in the first half. The final score of the match was 5 to 15 in favor of Washburn.

Girls and non binary ultimate team takes on Washburn

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor May 31, 2023

After an intense game against Washburn, the girls and non binary ultimate lost 15-5. Assistant coach Clarie Cech said she thought the heat was affecting the players but they are starting to overcome...

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From teammates to opponents

Abby Bartleson May 26, 2023

Since fourth grade I have been playing lacrosse. This sport has always been a big part of my family and I’s lives, especially now that my younger brother plays lacrosse as well. For every spring that...

Freshman Audrey Martin rolls the ball down the lane May 23. The track team had team bonding event at Park Tavern.

Track takes on bowling

Jana Faust and Lilly Fandel-Thompson May 25, 2023

With sections on the horizon and the season over for some, the team transitioned from the track to Park Tavern to bowl, socialize and eat pizza May 23.  Junior captain Jakob Eenigenburg said team bonding...

Junior Landyon Tasto prepares to putt the ball into the hole May 18. Golf had a non-conference meet at Bremer Golf field where they beat Eden Prairie by one stroke.

Boys’ golf clears the rain

John Hunter and Scott Schmidt May 23, 2023

Despite the rain and poor weather conditions, the team managed to win the match against Eden Prairie on May 18. With the lowest overall team score of the year. Senior Teddy Dahlin said the rain didn’t...

Senior Leila Campbell throws senior Maren Wilsey into the air during their extended trio routine on May 20. The routine got them second place in the extended trios category on Saturday.

Synchro sweeps sections

Eliah Fink and Hanna Wilsey May 22, 2023

Park's synchronized swimming team nearly swept the first place awards at their section meet May 20. The team hadn’t won the meet since 2019, however they finally brought home the section title on...

Senior Sebastian Tangleson runs the 110 meter hurdles May 17. Tangleson got fourth overall out of eight in the conference at Chaska High School.

Track sprints through conference

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor May 22, 2023

As the track team advanced through conference on May 17, coach Arsenio Richardson said he believes that despite the weather, the team had a solid performance.  “We started out pretty solid, it's...

Sophomore Cora Zumbrunnen gets ready to sprint to second base May 15. Park lost to New Prague 18-5.

Softball senior night sparks emotion

Taylor Voigt and Jamar Hester Jr May 18, 2023

Parks girls’ softball had their senior night against New Prague May 16.  Despite a 18-5 loss, the focus wasn’t on the game. The seniors said they will miss the team and playing for Park when they...

Senior Andruw Vela winds up for pitch May 12. Park dedicated this game to fundraising for ALS research.

Baseball holds ‘Strike Out ALS’ night

Aidan Shafton and Cole Taylor May 15, 2023

Park baseball held their third annual “Strike Out ALS” night during their game vs. New Prague May 12. Families that attended the game were able to help fundraise for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research...

Sophomore Crew Lund hits the ball to his opponent at one of the teams final matches before sections. The match against Orono on May 11 ended in a loss of 6-1.

Boys’ tennis keeps heads high, looking forward

Maya Nieves and Layla Mickelson May 13, 2023

With their heads held up high, the boys' tennis team faced off against Orono during one of their final matches before sectionals May 11. Park gave a good effort but ultimately lost to Orono 1-6. According...

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