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First scrimmage motivates girls’ ultimate

First scrimmage motivates girls’ ultimate

Kaia Myers

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

When senior Grace Hammond looked back on her team’s scrimmage against Hopkins, she said saw value in it because the scrimmage helped players learn the logistics of the game. “A scrimmage is more about learning and less about points. This scrimmage, because it was the first one of the season, wa...

Boys’ ultimate team to play in competitive tournament

Boys’ ultimate team to play in competitive tournament

Sofia Seewald

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

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...

Crush takes up fall league

Crush takes up fall league

Sofia Seewald

October 5, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Senior Ethan Kahn, one of the four captains for Park’s ultimate team, Crush, said the team chose to join the Twin Cities’s ultimate fall league this year due to a yearning for success. “The captains were talking one day, and we decided it was finally time to register for fall league because...

Snow pushes back girls’ ultimate spring season

Snow pushes back girls’ ultimate spring season

Devin Raynor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

After having two games delayed due to snow, past the start of the spring season, senior girls’ ultimate captain Esther Gendler said winter weather has prevented playing in outdoor conditions. “We’re getting a later start to our season because we had to postpone two of our games already,” ...

Girls’ ultimate starts season with Edina Mixer

Girls’ ultimate starts season with Edina Mixer

Devin Raynor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to girls’ ultimate assistant coach Callyssa Ozzello, the girls’ ultimate team kicked off the first weekend of the spring season by participating in the Edina Mixer tournament April 7. Ozzello said the tournament is composed of two parts—a series of 30 minute mixer games followed by ...

Ultimate chooses tournaments for the season

Ultimate chooses tournaments for the season

Ella Hammerstrand and Carissa Prestholdt

April 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to junior ultimate captain Daniel Hunegs, the head coach of the team decides what tournaments the team will play in based on player’s flexibility regarding practices and holidays. “Spencer, our head coach, determines (the tournaments). We were deciding between two tournaments,” said H...

Senior invited to apply for USA ultimate team

Senior invited to apply for USA ultimate team

Yonit Krebs

March 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

When senior girls’ ultimate captain Esther Gendler received an email from USA ultimate in September inviting her to tryout for their 2019 team, she said at first she overlooked it, thinking it was just another one of the many emails she receives. “I didn’t really look very closely into it, and ...

Ultimate teams make practices mandatory

Ultimate teams make practices mandatory

Annabella Strathman

February 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the ultimate team looks ahead to its season, coaches set stricter rules about commitment from returning players, according to girls’ ultimate coach Seija Stratton. Stratton said beginning the season sooner will help combat the short season. “(Both teams are) starting practices earlier and making it more clear f...

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