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Boys’ basketball beats Washburn in Section playoffs

Boys’ basketball beats Washburn in Section playoffs

Genesis Buckhalton and Alyssa LeMay
March 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter sports

With less than a second left in the second half, Park regained possession as the buzzer sounded having won their first Section playoff game. Park boys’ basketball won their March 8 Section 6AAAA playoff game against Washburn 61-59. Park is the fourth seed in the Section; Washburn was number fiv...

Boys’ basketball defeats Cooper

Boys’ basketball defeats Cooper

Genesis Buckhalton and Alyssa LeMay
March 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter sports

The Park boys’ basketball beat Cooper 61-57 on senior night, bringing its record to 13-12. Coach Dave Breitenbucher said the team had a rough start but pulled it together by working as a team. “I don’t think we were transitioning, pushing the ball up the court like we could've in the beginni...

Boys’ basketball falls to Benilde

Boys’ basketball falls to Benilde

Malaika Bigirindavyi, Genesis Buckhalton, and Alyssa LeMay
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Senior Mykal Howard’s missed three point attempt as the buzzer sounded ended the Park boys’ basketball team’s 59-57 loss to Benilde St. Margaret’s Jan. 31, a game where the Orioles lost a halftime lead. Head coach Dave Breitenbucher said the loss, which moves the team’s record to 7-9, was frustr...

Boys’ basketball seeks to rebound after loss

Boys’ basketball seeks to rebound after loss

Sam Birnberg and Adam Johnson
January 13, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Winter sports

Park aims to improve their 5-7 record with a win Jan. 13 against Edina. Senior captain Ryan Domres said Edina will provide a familiar challenge comparable to Wayzata. “As a whole we focused on clearing rebounds and disrupting shooters, as Edina is very similar to Wayzata,” Domres said. ...

Park Basketball opens season with a win and a loss

Park Basketball opens season with a win and a loss

Adam Johnson and Sam Birnberg
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Winter sports

Park opened its season on Dec. 3 unchallenged against Roseville, winning 63-36. However, the Orioles fell short in their home opener, losing to Park Center by 14 points. Head coach David Breitenbucher said he feels the team played at a similar level between both games, however the outcomes of the games were d...

Team maintains perfect record

Team maintains perfect record

Ethan Brown
December 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Junior Mykal Howard steps on the court each game, knowing the Orioles are protecting something — an undefeated record. The team improved its record to 5-0 after beating Hastings 80-58 Dec. 4, Howard said. “In the locker room everyone is so proud of each other,” Howard said. “We’re all so c...

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