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Boys’ soccer defeats Bloomington Jefferson 4-0

Junior Joseph McGurgan goes to kick the ball Sept. 15. Park won 4-0 against Bloomington Jefferson
Team looks to improve on settling into the game
September 16, 2020

With Park’s previous 3-0 win this season against Bloomington Jefferson, junior Danny Lainsbury said that he felt confident in the team’s ability to win, but stayed focused and didn’t assume they...

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.
Team victorious after Washburn bench is ejected from game
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...

Meet the Athlete: Deontez Ross

February 26, 2020

Photo Gallery: Boys’ basketball falls to Cooper

Senior Cole Ewald protects the ball from Cooper defender Feb. 24. The final score of the game was 48-54.
Team loses 48-54
February 26, 2020

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.
Team beats Benilde 45-43
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...

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.
Park takes victory 47-44
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...

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.
Park wins against Cooper 63-61
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...

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.
Team hopes to bring new intensity to next game
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...

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.
Team overcomes struggles by working on new strategies
December 3, 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...

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.
Park wins 3-1 against St. Paul Academy
November 21, 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...

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.
Team ends season on defeat
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...

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