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End of track and field season quiz

End of track and field season quiz

Hayley Westwood

June 4, 2019

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Girls’ track wins conference champions

Girls’ track wins conference champions

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

May 21, 2019

Sophomore Alanna Franklin said achieving the conference champion title is a clear example of the hard work the team has put in throughout the season. “We worked really hard this year to catch up with the bigger schools. This entire season we have had a smaller team so we have pushed to be the b...

Track competes in Orono Invitational

Track competes in Orono Invitational

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

May 8, 2019

Park competed in Orono’s Invitational meet May 2 along with the high schools Orono, Wilmar, Waconia, Fridley, New Prague, Dassel-Cokato and Southwest Christian. Girls’ track and field placed second with a score of 134.25 behind Wilmar by 39 points. Boys’ track and field placed fourth with a score...

Snow delays track

Snow delays track

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

April 18, 2019

Freshman Renee McSherry said because of the April snow, pole vaulting practice is only allowed limited amounts of time indoors as they can’t practice outside and other sports also occupy the gym. “I pole vault so we are normally inside, but they were expecting us to be outside by now, so now we can...

Preseason track meet prepares team for improvement

Preseason track meet prepares team for improvement

David Bryant and Hayley Westwood

April 10, 2019

Junior Anna Keith said the first track meet of the season on March 30 was not typical because of the lack of teammates. “It's really different. It's more individual. Not a lot of hurdlers came, so it's a lot of warming up by yourself and being independent,” Keith said. Boys’ track head c...

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Girls’ track and field preseason quiz

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 22, 2019

Play the quiz below to see how much you know about track and field and facts about the Park’s track team. Loading Girls' Track and Field var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-414187"), "quiz", "414187", { autostart: false, width...

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Girls’ track concludes captains practices

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant

March 13, 2019

According to senior Anna Jennissen, at the girls’ and boys’ track and field captains’ practices, they work on team bonding in preparation for the new season. “Captains’ (practices) are more about playing icebreaker games and focusing on getting to know each other, rather than focusing on im...

Girls’ track and field quiz

Girls’ track and field quiz

Breanna Thompson

May 10, 2018

Test your knowledge on the girls’ track team by clicking on the link below. This quiz will cover basic facts and information about the girls’ track team. Loading Girls’ track and field quiz var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-374861"), "quiz", "374861", { aut...

Five track meets canceled because of snow

Five track meets canceled because of snow

Yonit Krebs

April 22, 2018

Junior girls’ track captain Anna Jennissen said the cold weather and snow impacts track’s ability to practice outside and canceled five of their meets. “Since there really hasn't been a spring, and it’s really cold out, we haven't been able to go out on the track at all,” Jennissen said....

Sophomore reaches new heights

Sophomore reaches new heights

David Bryant

April 20, 2018

Looking for growth as an athlete, sophomore Will Schwietering said he was inspired to pole vault by a family friend. “I started pole vaulting because my dad’s friend did it in college and introduced me to the sport because he thought I would be good at it,” Schwietering said. Pole vaulti...

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