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Henry Hortsman-Olson catches a pass on his way to continuing the point Oct. 7. Park beat St. Paul Central 13-3.

Crush defeats opponent

Thomas Halverson and Paxon Myers October 10, 2023

Park’s boys ultimate frisbee team defeated St. Paul Central Oct. 7 with a score of 13-3. This was their third reported win of the season and a great response to a hard loss against Mounds View last week.  Park's...

Senior Jack Mintz prepares to pass the frisbee May 18. Park won against Armstrong 15-4.

Boys’ ultimate crushes Armstrong

Abby Keller and Rachel Arkis May 22, 2023

Park’s ultimate team defeated Armstrong 15-4 on Thursday May 18. Coach Spencer Hagen said he was glad to see the team’s hard work in practice pay off on the field.  “We played really well...

Junior Liam Woodward looks towards his coach Dec. 7. Crush played Edina at US Bank stadium

Crush plays at US Bank Stadium

Noah Leventhal December 15, 2022

In an exhibition match against Edina Dec. 7, the Park ultimate frisbee team, Orange Crush, got to play at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Even with a promising first half lead of 7-6, Crush ultimately...

Senior Natashia Johannes throws the frisbee in game against Edina 5/24. Crush won by a score of 12-2.

Crush defeats Edina

Modesty Manion, Jacob Khabie, and Luca Aimo May 31, 2022

At the last regular game of the season May 24, girls’ ultimate overpowered Edina Green Lantern by a score of 12-2. For junior captain Molly Horstman-Olson, the game was exciting and the team was successful. “It...

Junior Jack Mintz sends the Frisbee to a teammate down the field against Hopkins April 19. Park plays Apple Valley April 28.

Crush ultimate falls to Hopkins

Harris Keekley and Colin Canaday April 26, 2022

In a back and forth match between two of the best teams in the state, Crush ultimately lost 13-14 to Hopkins April 19.  According to head coach Spencer Hagen, Hopkins was a tough opponent and Crush...

Junior Josh Madigan throws the frisbee to a teammate April 10. JV Ultimate finished their first tournament with a record of 2-1.

JV ultimate competes in first tournament of season

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley April 11, 2022

Playing in their first tournament of the season April 10, JV Park Ultimate finished with a record of 2-1.  According to newly appointed sophomore JV captain Tommy Walsh, he was proud of the performance...

Freshman Henry Horstman Olson throws the disk toward a teammate. Boys ultimate held their first practice Jan. 8.

Boys’ Crush ultimate indoor practices set foundation

Lily Nugteren, Katie Nelson, and Elena Ortiz-Fishman January 23, 2022

Emerging after last year's conference championship, boys’ Crush ultimate hurdles headfirst into their new season.   According to junior Micah Davis, his goals for ultimate include recruiting new...

Junior Molly Horstman Olson passes the frisbee while dodging a defender during a scrimmage September 26. Ultimate is looking to gain more players as they prepare for the upcoming season.

Ultimate prepares for upcoming season

Lily Nugteren, Katie Nelson, and Elena Ortiz-Fishman December 14, 2021

As the girls’ ultimate team prepares for the start of the spring season, it’s been focused on recruiting new members. After a large number of seniors graduated last year, according to senior and captain...

Junior Molly Horstman Olson passes the frisbee while dodging a defender during a scrimmage September 26. Ultimate is looking to gain more players as they prepare for the upcoming season.

Ultimate ready to Crush spring season

Tobias Khabie October 18, 2021

Although its season doesn’t start until spring, Crush ultimate is hard at work as its fall league is in full swing. Senior captain Joe McGurgan said while the fall league is less intense than the regular...

Junior Danny Shope scores a point June 10. Boys’ ultimate played Maple Grove in conference finals.

Boys’ ultimate team wins conference finals

Lauren Thon June 11, 2021

As the ultimate season comes to a close, the boys’ Crush Ultimate team has been on a roll with their wins. Last night Crush won the conference finals, against Maple Grove June 10, making them conference...

Senior Elizabeth Kniser knocks the disc away from an opponent May 25. The team lost by one in overtime.

Girls’ ultimate suffers close loss to St. Paul Academy

June 3, 2021

When Girls’ Crush Ultimate scored at the last minute to tie up with St. Paul Academy, the game came down to the final point. Senior Mimi Kniser said this nail-biter finish ended with a 10-9 loss for...

Junior Danny Shope throws a frisbee around Junior Beau Finley Nov. 17. The ultimate team has cancelled captains practices but, is continuing to have pickup games.

Boys’ ultimate host safe captains practice

Lauren Thon November 30, 2020

With spring sports being just around the corner the boys’ ultimate team has started its captains’ practices. According to junior and boys’ ultimate captain Danny Shope, the team has been getting...

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