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Senior Sebastian Tangleson runs the 110 meter hurdles May 17. Tangleson got fourth overall out of eight in the conference at Chaska High School.

Track sprints through conference

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor May 22, 2023

As the track team advanced through conference on May 17, coach Arsenio Richardson said he believes that despite the weather, the team had a solid performance.  “We started out pretty solid, it's...

Sophomore Anna Healey darts past opponents in the 4x100 relay race. Park’s girls relay placed fifth out of 10th.

Track trusts in True Team

Alicia Mainjeni and Anya Panday May 11, 2023

Along with competing in normal track and field meets, Park’s track and field team competes in special championship meets called true team meets.  True Team meets offer the unique opportunity...

Sophmore Lucas Tangelson competes in the mile race during the boys track meet at Armstrong April 14. Tangelson finished with a time of 4:51.

Meet the Athlete: Lucas Tangelson

Roberto Alvarez April 21, 2023

Why do you run track?  I run track because I really wanted to find a spring sport, and in track and field there are a lot of different things to do. I'm not going to do baseball, because it's kind...

Sophomore Ximena Gomez Rodriguez practices short throws as a warmup March 17. The Crush ultimate team has to practice indoors due to the late snow.

Spring season delays

Lilly Fandel-Thompson April 20, 2023

Spring sports are beginning their seasons, yet are finding issues with impacts from the long winter weather.  Minnesota winters are cold and long, which has taken a toll on the beginning of the season...

Senior Denly Lindeman leads the track team during pre-practice stretching April 13. The team was successful in rasing money for the program through fundraising efforts.

Spring sports teams hold fundraisers

Alex Hoag April 14, 2023

To combat the many costs that come with playing a sport, many of Parks sports teams have been hosting fundraisers for financial support. Through these initiatives, the softball and track teams have found...

The track team warms up April 13. The team is unable to host meets this season.

Torn up track hurts team

Anya Panday and Alicia Mainjeni April 13, 2023

In recent years, Park’s track team has struggled with having an outdated track. Due to the age of the track, the quality has reduced to the point where the team can no longer hold home meets. However,...

Junior Silas Cowell picks up his coupon cards in the St. Louis Park cafeteria Saturday. Track athletes received coupon cards to sell for their fundraiser March 25.

Racing for funds

Alicia Mainjeni and Anya Panday March 25, 2023

The Park track team is starting off the season with fundraising in hopes of more team bonding and team merchandise. Athletes gathered in the cafeteria March 25 to get their coupon cards for the main...

Junior James Hager charges over a hurdle June 2. Hager will compete at the State meet for the 110-meter hurdles.

Track finishes strong at sections

Danny Shope and Leo Justesen June 8, 2022

When senior Carlos Anguita-Smith started the final 4x100 relay race of his high school career on June 2, he said he was glad to be running together with his teammates. “In track you don't often see...

Eighth-grader Guinevere Lee tries to stay hydrated May 12. Guinevere Lee is a middle schooler participating in high school track.

Staying safe in the summer heat

Aidan Shafton June 8, 2022

When playing spring sports, people like me often get so sucked into the competitive nature of the sport they are playing, that they forget about the danger of the heat. They forget to apply and reapply...

Senior Ezra Hudson participates in the 100-meter hurdles April 26. Parks next meet is 4:00 p.m. May 2 at Chanhassen High School.

Field competitors give their all

While track and field usually brings sprinting to mind, there’s more to the sport than just running. Park also competes in discus, shot put, hurdles and jumps. Senior Giulia Ruffoli said her favorite...

Junior James Hager competes in the 100-meter hurdles April 11. Park’s next meet is 3 p.m. April 11 at Armstrong High School.

Track competes in first outdoor meet of season

Amongst a mass of people congregated around a small track, freshman Autumn Walberg said her first outdoor race was exciting because of the energy the crowd brought. “It’s a quad meet so there are...

Junior Rachel Pope practices hurdles March 14. Parks first meet is 4 p.m. April 6 at the Chanhassen high school.

Track season starts off strong

Track season has great potential this year because there are many new members, according to coach Wyatt Scheu. “Going into this year, we have a lot more kids signed up (than last year). Yesterday,...

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