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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...

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Dahlia Krebs and Mira Malka

October 15, 2018

Raising awareness about breast cancer is important, according to senior Gabby McCaa because she said she wanted to support women who are battling for their lives. “We want to support cancer research and so we chose to do Dig Pink to raise awareness and to support the women who are going through...

Volleyball competes in Hopkins tournament

Volleyball competes in Hopkins tournament

Ruthie Posada

October 6, 2018

The Hopkins all-day volleyball tournament, Oct. 6, brought tough competition for varsity volleyball teams from all across Minnesota according to Coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon. According to Meierotto-Simon the team went 2-2. She said although they came home with 11th place out of 15, she said she t...

Volleyball booster club offers free tickets

Volleyball booster club offers free tickets

Hayley Westwood

October 3, 2018

According to athletic director Andy Ewald, in efforts to draw a bigger crowd, the first 50 students to attend a home volleyball game will receive free admission. “The volleyball parent booster club is paying the admission for the first 50 students to get in because they are trying to get more st...

Senior commits to play Division 1 volleyball

Senior commits to play Division 1 volleyball

Anika Hanson and Emma Leff

September 19, 2018

Senior Gabby McCaa began the recruiting process to play collegiate volleyball at the age of 14. All she knew was that she wanted to keep playing volleyball. “(Volleyball) is something that I really love and (I) wanted to continue to compete,” McCaa said. McCaa said her parents and coaching...

Girls’ volleyball wins first match of the season

Girls’ volleyball wins first match of the season

Rachel Salzer and Sophie Olmen

August 31, 2018

According to girls’ volleyball head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon, winning the first match of the season in three straight sets was great for the team. “I think we did awesome,” Meierotto-Simon said. “Just to start the season winning 3-0, that’s pretty huge especially since we’re so y...

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Alex Balfour

September 7, 2017

Volleyball defeated Irondale in a nonconference game on Sept. 5, according to head coach Whitney Meierrotto-Simon. Senior captain Ella Trotter said although the team beat Irondale prior to this, she focused on remaining humble. “We beat them since I’ve been playing, so we weren’t ex...

Senior athlete commits to Luther College

Senior athlete commits to Luther College

Alissa Meredith

May 2, 2017

According to senior Paige Steward, Luther College in Iowa was her first choice for a college based on academics and the opportunity to play volleyball, making her decision on April 15 a lot easier. “I wanted to go there originally before I knew I could play volleyball there because I really liked the campus and the feel of the sch...

Girl’s volleyball wins first section game

Girl’s volleyball wins first section game

Hannah Leff

October 29, 2016

The girls’ varsity volleyball played their first section game on Oct. 24 at Park against the Burnsville Blaze. The Orioles won the game 3-0. According to MN Volleyball Hub, the team won the first set 25-18, the second set 25-15 and the third set 25-22. Park defeated Burnsville after losi...

Volleyball senior night ends in loss

Volleyball senior night ends in loss

Hannah Leff

October 23, 2016

When senior Paige Steward walked into the gym last Monday, Oct. 17, she knew it was an important game. Girls’ varsity volleyball celebrated senior night on Oct. 17 for their last regular season game against Bloomington Kennedy.  The Orioles lost 2-3. According to Steward, the game was an emoti...

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