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Boys’ hockey celebrates senior night

Boys’ hockey celebrates senior night

Maggie Klaers and Marta Hill

February 15, 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

Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey wins against Red Wing

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

Volleyball celebrates victory

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

Volleyball beats Bloomington Jefferson

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

Park sweeps Benilde St-Margaret’s

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

Girls’ swimming beats 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

Park defeats Benilde on senior night

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

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

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

Girls’ hockey beats Benilde

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

Girls’ swimming clinches first home meet victory

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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