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Busing offered to students for volleyball State match

Busing offered to students for volleyball State match

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

November 5, 2019

When freshman Clare Miller found out busing would be available for Park volleyball’s upcoming State matches, she said she was joyful because of the convenience it would offer.  “I think it might make people feel better knowing they’re going to be able to get home alright and there’s no chaos,...

Schedule for Nov. 6

Schedule for Nov. 6

Maggie Klaers

November 5, 2019

In preparation for Varsity volleyball playing in the state tournament, Park will host a pep fest Nov. 6, according to the Park administration. ...

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 ...

Students struggle adjusting to school and sports

Students struggle adjusting to school and sports

Molly Schochet

September 30, 2019

According to junior volleyball player Kristi Thompson, it is extremely difficult to manage both school and sports due to the large time commitment each requires. “It's really hard to balance your homework and practice time. If there's a game you have to stay there all night and find time to do your ...

Volleyball raises over $5,000

Volleyball raises over $5,000

Ruthie Posada, Molly Schochet, and Ayelet Prottas

August 28, 2019

With just soap and wet rags, the volleyball team’s carwash not only raised $5,300 for their upcoming season, but also doubled as an opportunity for team bonding.  Jennifer Anderson-Winward, a parent organizer for the fundraiser, said the event is very important to the team as it is their main sourc...

Senior changes school commitment

Senior changes school commitment

Sofia Seewald

December 22, 2018

After verbally committing to play volleyball at the University of Southern California, senior Gabby McCaa saw Boston College as a better fit. “I was committed to the University of Southern California and after a year, there were a few changes and I figured that reopening my recruiting process would...

Volleyball captain commits to University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Volleyball captain commits to University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Dahlia Krebs and Ruthie Posada

October 31, 2018

When she visited the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus last spring break, senior Maddy McIntosh said she knew it was perfect for her. “I took a last minute trip with my mom to visit my cousins and I just fell in love with Colorado as a state,” McIntosh said. “I visited the campus...

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...

Sophomore takes role as volleyball team manager

Sophomore takes role as volleyball team manager

Maddie Schutte

October 29, 2018

Sophomore Ryan Barnett said he had only been playing volleyball for a year before being contacted by the junior varsity coach to assist their team. “The JV Coach approached me one day after I made a club team, and was like, ‘Hey do you wanna practice with us?’ So I agreed right off the bat,” Ba...

Volleyball prepares for sections

Volleyball prepares for sections

Dahlia Krebs

October 24, 2018

Looking forward to sections, senior Maddy McIntosh, who is a captain, said the team has to work on maintaining their focus even after they get scored on. “I feel like sometimes we get in a rut like they score on us a couple times in a row and we just have to find a way to stop that right away,”...

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