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Staff Editorial: Volleyball attendance sets example for how all activities should be supported

Staff Editorial: Volleyball attendance sets example for how all activities should be supported

November 17, 2019

The girls’ volleyball team made history when it made it to the State tournament for the first time ever Nov. 7. The news was blasted throughout the school, with posters and a pep fest, as it should be. The atmosphere and experience the game was unforgettable. However, this support is not present for all...

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 9, 2019

Following the win against Moorhead Nov. 8 in the State consolation semifinals, Park lost to Lakeville North Nov. 9 with a set score of 1-3. According to junior captain Hannah Howell, going into the game Nov. 9 the goal was to repeat the strengths from Nov. 8. “We knew we wanted to play how we...

Volleyball wins consolation semifinals

Volleyball wins consolation semifinals

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 8, 2019

Following the loss to Eagan Nov. 7, Park volleyball made a comeback in the Minnesota State High School Tournament with a win against Moorhead Nov. 8. According to coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon, the game against Eagan helped them adjust to the high-stress environment of State. “We used yesterday...

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 8, 2019

Following a victory against Moorhead Nov. 8, Park will face Lakeville North in the consolation bracket championship match. If Park wins, they will be fifth overall in the State tournament....

Some teachers take personal day to attend State tournament

Some teachers take personal day to attend State tournament

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Kaia Myers

November 7, 2019

As the Park varsity volleyball team prepares to play in the State tournament Nov. 7, assistant Principal Jessica Busse said the number of teachers who can go to the game is determined by the number of students who are attending. “A lot of people are wanting to go, and that's great, we fully sup...

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

Park volleyball battled through a difficult game against Eagan at the Minnesota State High School Tournament Nov. 7, eventually losing in three sets. Senior captain Makaila Winward said the importance of the game didn’t change its playing style. “We came into it as if it was just another game...

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Colin Canaday, Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” erupted throughout the Xcel Energy Center  arena as more than 500 fans cheered on the Park volleyball team in their first State appearance on Nov. 7. Senior Rakesh Plantz said he noticed Eagan brought a lot of energy to the game and decided to counter it. “We provided the...

Information about the Nov. 8 volleyball State match

Information about the Nov. 8 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 7, 2019

Following a 3-0 loss to Eagan Nov. 7, Park will play Moorhead Nov. 8 in the consolation bracket. ...

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