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Sophomore Micah Curtis dribbles the ball Feb. 2. Park lost 85-38 to Orono.

Boys’ basketball squashed by the Spartans

Abby Bartleson and Rachel Arkis February 4, 2023

After falling short against Orono Feb. 2, sophomore Micah Curtis said the 85-38 loss served as a wakeup call for the team regarding the importance of teamwork.  “We need to work on being more of a...

Sophomore Micah Curtis shoots the ball Jan. 20. Park lost against Benilde-St. Margarets 85-61.

Boys’ Basketball falls short against rival

Abby Bartleson, John Hunter, and Zoe Ziessman January 22, 2023

After a back and forth, bustling rivalry game against Benilde-St. Margaret's, Park was defeated 85-61 Jan. 20. Regardless of the loss, sophomore Micah Curtis said the game was a good learning opportunity...

Junior Keegan Hartford dribbles the ball down the court Jan. 17. Park lost against Chaska 47-60.

Boys’ basketball faces tough loss

Zoe Ziessman, Scott Schmidt, and Jacob Perszyk January 18, 2023

After a difficult game, Park lost 72-60 against Chaska Jan. 18. Assistant coach Rob Griffin said he was disappointed with the turnout of the game, and said that the team is still working on playing together. “(The...

Senior Will Dvorak shoots a free throw during the second half of the game March 1. Dvorak had 17 points.

Park defeated by Chaska

Tenzin Gyaldatsang March 3, 2022

Down by nine with two minutes left, senior Evan Donesky threw up a three-point shot from the far-right wing. Despite being heavily contested, the ball clattered into the rim, cutting down Chaska’s lead...

Senior Will Dvorak shoots a free throw in overtime to extend the lead and take the win Dec. 21. Park’s next game is against Hastings at 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Hastings High School.

Park victorious in home opener

Tobias Khabie December 22, 2021

After Park defeated Minnehaha Academy, one of the top teams in the state, senior Evan Donesky said the 61-53 win showed how valuable teamwork and camaraderie can be. “We've been playing for seven...

Senior Paris Johnson shoots a free throw after getting fouled in the game Jan. 19. Park lost to Jefferson 54-50 after a close game.

Boys’ basketball loses to Jefferson

Henry Harper January 22, 2021

As the basketball season continues, the boys’ basketball team attempted to get its first win of the season against Bloomington Jefferson. Senior Tyshawn Lyons said the team felt too comfortable going...

Senior Aaron Ellingson dribbles the ball around Burnsville player senior Cedric Ung Nov. 30 at home. The teamss next game will be 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Park Center.

Boys’ basketball loses at home opener

Adin Zweigbaum December 2, 2019

After losing to Burnsville in the first game of the season, coach David Breitenbucher said he attributes the loss to lack of preparedness. “It was pretty hard to prepare for the game because it was...

Senior Adam Bauer protects the ball from Hopkins defender March 8. Park lost to Hopkins 59-82.

Boys’ basketball loses to No. 1 seed Hopkins

Sophie Olmen March 9, 2019

After falling to Hopkins in the Section semifinals to close out the season, senior Adam Bauer said the team put up a tough fight and gave it all they had. “I think we just played our heart out. I...

Junior Cole Ewald passes the ball to a teammate during Parks first Sections game against Minneapolis South March 5. Park won the game with a score of 87-63.

Park boys’ basketball starts Sections with win against South

Kate Schneider March 6, 2019

According to junior Erik Piehl, the game against South was a successful start to Sections, despite some moments where Park fell behind. “I think it went really good. We started off the game really...

Junior Aaron Ellingson looks for an open pass to keep the ball away from Chanhassen senior Tyson Hanson. The next boys’ basketball game is against Jefferson at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at Bloomington Jefferson High School.

Boys’ basketball loses nine-game winning streak

Kate Schneider February 11, 2019

According to coach David Breitenbucher, the boys’ basketball team started off playing well, but began to fall apart early in the game and were unable to keep the ball in their possession for long. Breitenbucher...

Junior Cole Ewald dribbles the ball around a defender on the opposing team to head towards the basket. At the game against Bloomington Jefferson on Jan. 15, Park won with a score of 50-49.

Park boys’ basketball beats Bloomington Jefferson in close game

Kate Schnider January 15, 2019

Coach David Breitenbucher said the team lacked speed the first half but was able to pick it up during the second half. He also said the team cannot stop trying once they have a large lead, as the team...

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