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Three vs. Three Basketball tournament brings out competitiveness, sportsmanship

Three vs. Three Basketball tournament brings out competitiveness, sportsmanship

Tobias Khabie

February 20, 2020

Competition and hard work were key to winning the three vs. three tournament as a part of Sno-Daze week, according to sophomore Deontez Ross, who along with sophomore Will Dvorak and junior Tyshawn Lyons, won the event. “It was tough, there was some competition,” Ross said. “No one played lazi...

Student Council holds dodgeball tournament for Sno Daze Week

Student Council holds dodgeball tournament for Sno Daze Week

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Adam Gips

February 19, 2020

After participating in the Sno Daze dodgeball tournament Feb. 18, sophomore Freya Wade said she enjoyed the event because of the enthusiasm and overall joy for the game. “I liked the competitiveness and how we all took it seriously and how we just had fun at the end of the day,” Wade said. Studen...

Quiz bowl prepares for tournament

Quiz bowl prepares for tournament

Sam Swisher

February 14, 2020

Before the Quiz Bowl team competes Feb. 14, advisor Peter Dangerfield hopes the team will do well in the tournament so they can advance to the playoffs.  “My goal for this team is to finish in the top fifteen percent, which would definitely make the playoffs and then probably finish in the top...

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....

Debate team practices for upcoming tournament

Debate team practices for upcoming tournament

Maggie Klaers and Emily Ziessman

November 3, 2019

As coach Aedan Helweg reflected on his time teaching the debate team, he explained how the club can be beneficial for other aspects of life. “Debate is awesome, it’s a great way to prepare for just about everything you can prepare for — college and your professional career,” Helweg said. ...

Debate team begins competitions

Debate team begins competitions

Maggie Klaers and Emily Ziessman

October 6, 2019

Debate team member and junior Liz Hodges said she has noticed her growth as a competitor over the last year in her recent debate tournaments. “Last weekend was our first competition of the season and during my first round I was really proud of myself, because I won on both offensive and defencive...

Boys’ ultimate sets goals for tournament

Boys’ ultimate sets goals for tournament

Kaia Myers

April 21, 2019

As senior Gavin Charpentier contemplates the upcoming Madison Mudbath ultimate tournament, he said he is looking forward to getting closer with the team. “I think since (the tournament is) early in the season, it's going to be a great way for the team to bond together closer since we’re goin...

Boys’ ultimate team to play in competitive tournament

Boys’ ultimate team to play in competitive tournament

Sofia Seewald

February 1, 2019

After participating in several practices over the last few months, freshman Danny Shope said he believes the boys’ ultimate team, also referred to as Crush, is ready to play in the highly competitive Wind Chill Winter Invite tournament coming up Feb. 2. “We’ve been practicing all fall, and we’ve even been doin...

Girls’ basketball participates in tournament

Girls’ basketball participates in tournament

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

November 25, 2018

The girls’ basketball team competed in the Pat Patterson tournament at Hamline University according to Head Coach Arsenio Richardson. He said Park’s first loss to Stillwater was downcast yet optimistic. “It's a tough way to go out in an opening game,” Richardson said. “But we have twenty...

Volleyball competes in Hopkins tournament

Volleyball competes in Hopkins tournament

Ruthie Posada

October 6, 2018

The Hopkins all-day volleyball tournament, Oct. 6, brought tough competition for varsity volleyball teams from all across Minnesota according to Coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon. According to Meierotto-Simon the team went 2-2. She said although they came home with 11th place out of 15, she said she t...

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