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Baseball wins three consecutive games

Baseball wins three consecutive games

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

April 22, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

  After seeing teammates continuously supporting each other, whether they made an error or had a good play, coach Brian Kelly said the supportive environment has led the team to its three-game winning streak. “I’ve looked into the dugout multiple times over the last three games and seen some...

Boys’ ultimate basics quiz

Boys’ ultimate basics quiz

Isabel Kjaer, Carissa Prestholdt, and Kaia Myers

March 19, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

With the boys' ultimate season underway, play this quiz to learn more about how the team works and when it practices. Loading Boys' Ultimate var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-413495"), "quiz", "413495", { autostart: false, width: "1...

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Girls’ golf brings in three new coaches

Ethan Meisler, Ruby Stillman, and Sofia Seewald

March 15, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

After playing on the Park girls’ golf team for three years, varsity player, junior Lily Rostal, said she anticipates the incoming coaches this season will bring new teaching methods the team. “I am looking forward to experiencing a new way of coaching and seeing how (the new coaches) work with ...

Senior verbally commits to Division 3 tennis program

Senior verbally commits to Division 3 tennis program

Sofia Seewald

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

After visiting University of Wisconsin La Crosse in early February, senior Susanna Hu said she decided to commit to play tennis for the college, as she felt La Crosse’s atmosphere was the perfect fit for her. “I knew I wanted to continue to play tennis at a Division 3 college, and the Midwest se...

Boys’ hockey loses against Wayzata

Boys’ hockey loses against Wayzata

David Bryant

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Junior William Pinney said the 0-10 loss versus Wayzata didn't reflect the teams energy and ability shown in previous games. “I think last game in the first and third period our energy was there, but I don't think we showed any of that in this game,” Pinney said. Coach Andrew Sackrison said...

Participation in eSports grows

Participation in eSports grows

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

December 4, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Sports

According to senior Jeremy Frham “Overwatch” requires quite a lot of skill in order to succeed at gameplay. “‘Overwatch’ is a team based strategy game,” Frham said. “It takes a lot of coordination and knowledge of the game to fully understand it.” Head coach of the Esports program...

Sophomore takes role as volleyball team manager

Sophomore takes role as volleyball team manager

Maddie Schutte

October 29, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Sophomore Ryan Barnett said he had only been playing volleyball for a year before being contacted by the junior varsity coach to assist their team. “The JV Coach approached me one day after I made a club team, and was like, ‘Hey do you wanna practice with us?’ So I agreed right off the bat,” Ba...

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

June 1, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the Section Blake. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “It’s hard to be disappointed about how things went. Th...

Girls’ golf perseveres through tough match

Girls’ golf perseveres through tough match

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

May 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to senior Carly Livingston, the girls’ golf team faced some challenges during its most recent conference match May 9. “A couple girls on the team played really well, and the other half didn’t just because Brookview is a pretty hard course just because there’s a lot of water hazards,...

Senior to begin final year of golf

Senior to begin final year of golf

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

March 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

While the game of golf is often relaxing, mental toughness abides as a crucial aspect to being a successful player, according to senior girls’ golf captain Carly Livingston. “I like that it’s outdoors and that it’s kind of a relaxing game. It’s really all mental because if you get down o...

Girls’ hockey hosts pasta party

Girls’ hockey hosts pasta party

Racquel Fhima, Samantha Klepfer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

According to girls’ hockey coach Chris Erickson, the girls’ hockey team took a break off the ice to have a pasta party as a part of a team building initiative. Erickson said he thinks pasta parties are a good way to build a strong team dynamic.   “I think it builds camaraderie, and it builds the program. I t...

Roots and Shoots members form recycling-focused team

Roots and Shoots members form recycling-focused team

Elise Riley and Isaac Wert

November 20, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

Junior Roots and Shoots member Leila Raymond said she decided to join the club’s newly-created recycling team in order to promote sustainability in the Park community. “It was an initiative that a few of us (took on) because Roots and Shoots can impact the city and things (on a large scale), an...

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