Forest Park’s returning volleyball letter-winners are (from left) Maria DeMuri, Abby Sommers, Lexi Gussert, Mindy DeNell, Kendra Campbell and Gina Graff.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Each year, Coach Kim Bjork has a tough task in front of her. This fall’s challenge is one of the hardest: How can Forest Park possibly match last year’s volleyball season, let alone top it?
The Lady Trojans, after all, won their district, won their regional, won in the quarterfinals and went all the way to the state Class D semifinals in Battle Creek.
Grads gone: Trouble is, four of last year’s starters have graduated: Audrey Sholander, Tanner Bartczak, Ana Cornelia and Kaitlin Shamion. “They were our core,” said their coach.