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Boys’ swimming ends with top ten finishes at State

Boys’ swimming ends with top ten finishes at State

Tobias Khabie and Ava Ashby

March 5, 2020

After boys’ swimming finished its season at State, coach Amanda Forsberg said she was pleased with the success the team had this year. “I think it was one of our best years. We won the Conference and we were undefeated. We got second at Sections and got in the top 10 at State,” Forsberg sai...

Junior competes in Nordic State meet

Junior competes in Nordic State meet

Sofie Geretz

February 23, 2020

Reflecting on his performance at State for Nordic, junior Danny Walsh said the races were difficult because of the amount of competition. “It went okay, I didn't do as well as I was hoping, but it was all around a solid race,” Walsh said. "Every second basically, someone else places, so it's just...

Students successful in DECA event

Students successful in DECA event

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

February 11, 2020

Competing at a DECA district competition Jan. 27, many students competed for spots at State. 15 students ended up moving on to State, according to DECA adviser Sophia Ross. According to Ross, the students have been practicing for the district competition all year in class and outside of school. “We’ve...

Debate puts in extra work for State

Debate puts in extra work for State

Grace Schultz

December 13, 2019

Junior Kaylee Quick was proud of how her teammates performed after the JV debate team went to State Dec 6. “My team overall did very well, especially the novices,” Quick said. “However, I didn’t do my best because state is a really traditional tournament.”  Debate tournaments consist...

Girls’ swimming competes in finals Nov. 16

Girls’ swimming competes in finals Nov. 16

Marta Hill

November 16, 2019

After placing second in the 100 yard breaststroke at State Nov. 16, senior Hattie Kugler said going into State she was fully invested in the meet. “This is my last race ever because I’m not going forward with (swimming), so I was just like why not make it the best I can have,” Kugler said. ...

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 9, 2019

Following the win against Moorhead Nov. 8 in the State consolation semifinals, Park lost to Lakeville North Nov. 9 with a set score of 1-3. According to junior captain Hannah Howell, going into the game Nov. 9 the goal was to repeat the strengths from Nov. 8. “We knew we wanted to play how we...

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 8, 2019

Following a victory against Moorhead Nov. 8, Park will face Lakeville North in the consolation bracket championship match. If Park wins, they will be fifth overall in the State tournament....

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

Park volleyball battled through a difficult game against Eagan at the Minnesota State High School Tournament Nov. 7, eventually losing in three sets. Senior captain Makaila Winward said the importance of the game didn’t change its playing style. “We came into it as if it was just another game...

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