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Leading the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team this season will be seniors (from left) Allie Bade, Taylor Pachel and Jessica Gapinski.

New coach has high expectations for girls hockey team

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Gary Vaudrin has already coached one Park Rapids girls hockey team in a state tournament.

After being named the head coach of the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls varsity team, Vaudrin's goal is to coach the Panthers in a state tournament.


In 2009, Vaudrin coached the Park Rapids 12-under team to the state B tournament. Park Rapids ended up winning the consolation title that season.

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