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Synchro holds Dress Rehearsal

Synchro holds Dress Rehearsal

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

May 21, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to assistant coach Carolyn Guddal, synchro holds a dress rehearsal to prepare for the final competitions of the season. “The purpose of dress rehearsal is to give a practice run before we compete at Sections and State," Guddal said. "Because the locker room area at the high school is...

Synchro beats Richfield in figures meet

Synchro beats Richfield in figures meet

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

April 11, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

Park’s success at its second figures meet against Richfield resulted from hard work and preparation, according to synchro captain, senior Hope Cassman. “I think the meet went well we had a lot of time to work on figures, so it really helped us compete against Richfield,” Cassman said. Acc...

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Synchro competes at first figures meet

Yonit Krebs

March 28, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

After their first meet and first win over Bloomington, senior and synchronized swimming captain Lily Kulevsky said the team will continue to work on figures as the season progresses. “We'll just keep on working on figures because it's pretty time consuming to significantly improve at them, so it's a...

Synchro dives into the season

Synchro dives into the season

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

March 12, 2019


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As synchro captain and senior Lily Kulevsky looks forward to her fifth year on the team, she is excited to begin putting together their routines. “I’m excited because I really like the team and I like hanging out with them. Even though it can be stressful, I still get excited for it,” Kulevs...

Construction causes practice changes

Construction causes practice changes

Marta Hill

March 1, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to junior Ellen Poulter, the synchronized swimming team will not be able to maintain some of the team building traditions that center around the locker room due to the construction that prohibits it from using the locker rooms. “Personally the biggest impact the construction has is on our ...

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Atticus Raasch

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After an undefeated season, junior Hope Cassman said she was excited to be part of a team that has won their section for the past 23 years. “I think our season has gone well,” Cassman said. “We’ve won all of our meets so far, I think we’ll do well at state all of our teams are in really g...

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

Dani Orloff and Sam St. Clair

May 6, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

While reflecting on the synchro team’s final score at the dual meet against Richfield May 3, sophomore Ava Tronson said the 35-12 win reflects the commitment of all members of the team. “I think we did a lot better as an overall team,” Tronson said. “We’ve been working on formations, and...

Meet the Athlete: Annie Breyak

Meet the Athlete: Annie Breyak

Rodolfo Zarate

May 4, 2018


Filed under Meet the Athlete

How long have you been doing synchronized swimming? I started synchro in second grade, but I've been swimming with the high school since seventh grade. What's your favorite thing about synchronized swimming? I really like all the people in this sport. It's like the community is kind of like a ...

Synchro prepares for a successful season

Synchro prepares for a successful season

Carissa Prestholdt

March 19, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to freshman Maya Lee, creating relationships with her teammates is crucial to having a rewarding year. “I want to do more team bonding activities, (and) I want to do some sleepovers with my team,” said Lee. “Because we are going to be writing our own routines, we will be able to spend ...

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Yonit Krebs

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

After noticing dwindling interest among girls in joining the synchronized swimming team, senior Alex Monson decided to talk with potential recruits individually to build interest. “Usually for normal recruitment we will just put up posters and girls show interest and show up to the meetings, bu...

Hall of Fame inductees announced

Hall of Fame inductees announced

Amaia Barajas

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

When synchronized swimming coach Linda Gust heard about her recent induction into the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame,she said she felt grateful to be recognized as an accomplished coach. “I (was) totally excited (to be inducted), I knew I had been nominated, I had actually been n...

Synchro overtakes Edina, wins Sections Meet

Synchro overtakes Edina, wins Sections Meet

Kailey DeLozier and Kirby Goodman

May 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

When reflecting on the recent Sections meet, senior captain Emma Breyak said she’s happy with her team’s outcome in defending the team’s Section championship title. “We kind of killed it, honestly, because it was supposed to be pretty close between us and Edina and we’ve won every Sections...

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