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Boys’ team keeps shutout against Robbinsdale Cooper

Sophomore Amanuel Shetaye goes to pass the ball to a teammate. Park’s next game will be 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the St. Louis Park School Stadium.

Anna Benishek

September 11, 2020

As Park won with another shutout against Robbinsdale Cooper, which brought their record to 3-1-0, the team reflected that it was a difficult game.  According to Junior Nicholas Kent, it was a tough match for the team. However, they played smart together and kept the play under control.  ...

Boys’ hockey celebrates senior night

Senior Bobby Doss shoves Bloomington Jefferson’s junior Pierce Thomka while reaching for the puck. Park finished the regular season with an overall record of 16-9-0.

Maggie Klaers and Marta Hill

February 16, 2020

As senior Alex Riley reflected on his last game at Park, he said it was a bittersweet experience. “It was kind of sad, but kind of cool to see everybody kind of saluting us and honoring us and almost like a little send off,” Riley said. “A little sad, especially since you've been playing hock...

Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey wins against Red Wing

Senior Sarah McCallon takes the puck up the rink Dec. 17. Hopkins/Park won against Red Wing 8-3.

Tamar Gewirtz

December 19, 2019

According to junior Erin Brousseau, the Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey game against Red Wing was a success, despite the slow start.  “I thought it was a pretty solid game, we started out a little slow but then we definitely picked it up in the second and third periods and ended with a strong game,”...

Volleyball celebrates victory

Senior Addie Warg dives for the ball during the game against Chanhassen Oct. 3. Girls' volleyball won 3-0 on senior night.

Kate Schneider

October 10, 2019

When playing for the first time in a varsity match, senior Angie Leno said she felt overwhelmed with gratitude for her last season. “I went in for serving and it felt good being in (the game), it’s a very special moment that I’m going to remember forever. I felt like crying the whole time but ...

Volleyball beats Bloomington Jefferson

Senior Maddy McIntosh and sophomore Raegan Alexander celebrate with their teammates after winning a point against Bloomington Jefferson Oct. 25. The team moved on to play Edina in the semi-finals on Oct. 30.

Dahlia Krebs

October 31, 2018

The volleyball team beat Bloomington Jefferson 3-1. They advanced to the semifinals of sections against top-seeded Edina Oct. 30 at Edina High School. Sophomore Hannah Howell said because the team lost to Jefferson earlier in the season, they were looking forward to facing them again. “We were...

Park sweeps Benilde St-Margaret’s

Players huddle together to regroup after a play. Park won against Benilde 3-0 during the senior night match on Oct. 16. The next game will be against Rochester Century High School at 5:15 Oct. 18 at National Volleyball Center in Rochester.

Dahlia Krebs

October 17, 2018

Playing and beating Park’s rival Benilde St-Margaret’s after Park was defeated last year felt fantastic according to girls’ volleyball captain, junior Makaila Winward. “They’re our rivals so we were really ready for this game and last year we didn’t play well against them at all, so to co...

Girls’ swimming beats Bloomington Kennedy

Junior Anna Long swims the breaststroke during the meet on Oct. 11. The team won 78-12 against Bloomington Kennedy.

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

October 11, 2018

According to sophomore Greta Kulevsky, the positive approach from the girls’ swimming team helped them gain victory over Bloomington Kennedy. “I think it went pretty good, we all had a good attitude going in so that really helped,” Kulevsky said. Assistant coach Branch Johnson said the t...

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

Junior Savannah Romero prepares to catch the ball thrown by junior Maddie McIntosh May 16. The Orioles defeated Benilde-St. Margarets 6-5.

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

May 18, 2018

Coming after a disappointing loss to Benilde, sophomore Margaret Klein said it was important for the team to play a better game and win. “The last game we played against Benilde, we lacked energy and we were just like ‘eh,’ but this game we really wanted to win because it was our last game and it ...

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

Sophomore Annie Breyak and senior Savannah Kjaer swim their extended duet at the dual meet against Richfield May 3. The team's next meet is at 4:30 p.m. May 8 at the high school swimming pool.

Dani Orloff and Sam St. Clair

May 6, 2018

While reflecting on the synchro team’s final score at the dual meet against Richfield May 3, sophomore Ava Tronson said the 35-12 win reflects the commitment of all members of the team. “I think we did a lot better as an overall team,” Tronson said. “We’ve been working on formations, and...

Girls’ hockey beats Benilde

Senior Katie Fredrickson keeps her eye on the puck during the girls' varsity hockey game Jan. 11 at the Rec Center. Hopkins-Park beat Benilde-St. Margaret's 3-2.

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

January 12, 2018

Walking off the ice after Hopkins-Park’s 3-2 win against its rival team, junior Mary Gleason said the victory made her feel proud. “(I felt) amazing (when I scored), obviously against the team that everybody hates. This is the team you want to beat,” Gleason said. Coach Chris Erickson al...

Girls’ swimming clinches first home meet victory

Junior Mazie Lainsbury cuts through the water during a butterfly event against Chaska Sept. 7. Park won the last event, the 400 free relay, to clinch a 48-46 win.

Eli Curran-Moore

September 11, 2017

Amid a terrific roar of chanting from teammates and cheering from spectators, Park girls' swimming’s first home meet finished with a winning score of 48-46. Senior captain Nicole Sanford said a positive team attitude and a strong park spirit were factors in the team's performance. “I think our ...

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