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Boys’ basketball pulls off close win 73-70

Sophomore Will Dvorak dribbles down court toward the basket. Park won 73-70 against Washburn. The team will play its second Section game 7 p.m. March 6 against Robbinsdale Cooper.

Sadie Yarosh

March 6, 2020

With five minutes left in the second half, the tension increased as Park and Washburn started to get physical, leading to the Washburn bench getting ejected from the game. This led to the 73-70 win in Park’s first Section game. Washburn had to play the rest of the game with six players and only one bench s...

Park boys’ basketball wins in overtime against rival

Junior Paris Johnson guards the ball during a close game against Benilde- St. Margarets Monday Jan. 18. The final score of the game was 45-43 in Park's favor.

Sadie Yarosh

February 19, 2020

After a slow first half, Park began to pick up its intensity, leading to a victorious second half. In their game against Benilde Feb. 18, junior Paris Johnson said Park’s defense was a main reason for the successful end to the game. “It started off a little bad. They got a big lead on us and we...

Boys’ basketball wins tight game against Kennedy

Senior Erick Piehl dribbles the ball against a Kennedy defender during the game against Bloomington Kennedy Feb 4. The game ended with the score 47-44.

Talia Lissauer

February 6, 2020

Although the team was able to pull off a win, coach David Breitenbucher said he was upset by the little mistakes made throughout the game. “I felt like the fact that we got the win and gutted it out in the end when we needed it was huge,” Breitenbucher said. “There were too many slip-ups, s...

Boys’ basketball pulls off a buzzer beater win

Junior Paris Johnson dribbles down the court to score Jan. 30. Johnson scored the game winning point against Robinsdale Cooper 63-61.

Sadie Yarosh

January 31, 2020

Overcome with excitement and joy, senior Aaron Ellingson said he felt happy after a buzzer beater shot by junior Paris Johnson, giving Park its victory.  “That was crazy. I knew coming out of his release it looked good and I was just hoping it would go in. Just a crazy ending,” Ellingson said...

Boys’ hockey loses to Minneapolis

Seniors Will Pinney and Jacob Young work to stop a shot against Minneapolis Dec. 10. Pinney has a save percentage of .887 in the 2019-2020 season, according to the Star Tribune.

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman

December 11, 2019

After suffering a loss against Minneapolis with a final score of 3-5, coach Zach Strouts said one of the team’s most notable qualities is perseverance. “Our goaltending is one of the best in the state,” Strouts said. “One of the best things that we have is the fight level. The boys just don'...

Boys’ hockey falls to Edina

Junior Drew Boyum fights for the puck against Edina's junior Emmett Wurst Dec. 3. Boyum has scored or assisted in at least one goal every game in the first three games of the 2019-2020 season, with a total of four points.

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman

December 4, 2019

During the Dec. 2 game against Edina, the boys’ hockey team made a comeback to end the game with a score of 3-6, after a four point deficit at the end of the second period. Despite the defeat, senior Bobby Doss said the team connected and played its hardest while battling throughout the game. ...

Boys’ hockey hits the ice for its first game

Senior Robert Doss fights off a defender as he reaches for the puck Nov. 21. Park beat St. Paul Academy 3-1.

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

November 22, 2019

Following the Nov. 21 win against St. Paul Academy, senior and captain William Pinney reflected on what the early victory meant to him. “It's an early game and it felt really good to get a win on the first day, our first game,” Pinney said. Coach Andrew Sackrison said although the team has not ...

Boys’ soccer finishes Section games

Senior Thomas Salamzadeh attempts to pass the ball during Park’s first Sections game against Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 10. Salamzadeh scored five goals this season.

Sophie Livingston

October 13, 2019

After completing a season that began in August, Park boys' soccer competed in two Section games. With a winning record the team finished its season Oct. 12. Find out how the team did by viewing this infographic. !function(e,i,n,s){var t="InfogramEmbeds",d=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if(window[t]&&wi...

Boys’ golf celebrates win over Southwest

Senior Owen Goddard winds up for a swing at the second hole during a match against Minneapolis Southwest May 15. The next match will be at the Minneapolis Golf Club May 19.

Ruby Stillman, Sofia Seewald, and Ethan Meisler

May 17, 2019

Copious training was helpful for the boys’ golf team performance at their last match when they defeated Southwest by a significant margin of 21 strokes, according to junior Charlie Harper. “We’ve been practicing a lot (and) working hard as we have Sections coming up, so we were very well prepa...

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