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Dealing with loss brings takeaways

Dealing with loss brings takeaways

Isra Mohamed

May 28, 2020

Recently, my family and I lost our close family friend due to COVID-19 and it has been very rough on everyone in my family. This was my first time experiencing a death in my inner circle, so I felt a rush of emotions like anger, sadness and relief that she was not battling the virus anymore. Thr...

Boys’ basketball falls to Cooper 61-63

Senior Erik Piehl goes up for a layup against Robbinsdale Cooper March 6. During their Sections game Park fell to Cooper ending its season.

Sadie Yarosh

March 12, 2020

After a tough loss, which ended Park’s 2019-2020 season, against Robbinsdale Cooper March 6, sophomore Deontez Ross said the team stuck together and stayed persistent. “We played hard for the most part. The game didn’t turn out the way we wanted it to, sadly, but we all played hard, we stayed ...

Boys’ hockey season comes to an emotional close

Seniors Jacob Johnson and William Pinney embrace each other following the Feb. 20 Sections loss against Cretin-Durham Hall. The final score of the game was 3-6.

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

February 21, 2020

After the Feb. 20 Sections loss to Cretin-Derham Hall, Park players gathered around each other on the ice in tears and in support of each other. Senior Will Pinney said the emotions were running high throughout the game. “They were a really good team. The energy on the ice was unreal. It definite...

Hopkins/Park loses final Section game

Junior Erin Brousseau skates toward the puck, bringing it up to the goal Feb. 8 at the Blake Ice Arena. Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey lost to Blake 0-9 in their final Sections game.

Anna Benishek

February 9, 2020

Senior Anna Nicholls said the girls’ hockey team expressed the most spirit seen this entire season, which helped them compete against Blake in Sections Feb. 8.  “We played really well in the first period. The energy on the bench was unreal and unlike any other game,” Nicholls said. “Blake...

Hopkins/Park ends regular season with loss to Edina

Junior Erin Brousseau battles in the goal crease against Edina goalie junior Sarah Swann Feb. 1. Brousseau has scored 15 goals and made four assists in the regular 2019-2020 season, with a total of 19 points.

Anna Benishek

February 2, 2020

Senior and captain Sarah McCallon said her team put forth a great deal of effort during their final game of the regular season.  “Although it may not have reflected on the scoreboard, I think that overall it was a hard-fought battle,” McCallon said.  Junior and captain Erin Brousseau said ...

Girls’ basketball loses to Cooper for 14th year in a row

Juniors Kendall Coley and Raegan Alexander to block Robbinsdale Cooper defender junior Meme Wheeler Jan 3. Park lost to Robbinsdale Cooper 62-69. At one point during the second half, the team was down by two points.

Sofia Seewald

January 7, 2020

After girls’ basketball lost to Robbinsdale Cooper Jan. 3, junior and captain Kendall Coley said the team’s lack of strength and focus in the first half led to an undesired outcome. “The first half we got down by a little,” Coley said. “It was because we didn’t turn on that motor that we n...

Outdoor battle ends in overtime loss

Junior McCabe Dvorak checks Eastview senior Ben Malloy against the boards Jan. 3. Park 3-4 in overtime against Eastview.

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

January 5, 2020

When boys’ hockey took on Eastview Jan. 2 at the Recreation Outdoor Center, coach Andrew Sackrison said the tight matchup allowed for an enjoyable game. “It was a good hockey game. Great chances on both sides and great efforts for both sides,” Sackrison said. “Obviously would like to come out...

Boys’ basketball defeated by Henry Sibley

Captain senior Aaron Ellingson looks to pass the ball to a teammate Dec. 10 against Henry Sibley. Park will face Hopkins at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at St. Louis Park High School.

Adin Zweigbaum

December 11, 2019

After giving up a strong lead, Park boys’ lost to Henry Sibley, according to sophomore Deontez Ross. “We started off strong, but we let them gain a lot of momentum,” Ross said. “At the end of the first half we let them get back into the game, they got comfortable, and we let them make a b...

Boys’ basketball loses at home opener

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

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 Burnsville’s first game as well so there was no scouting,” Breitenbucher said. “I usually go ...

Girls’ hockey team loses to Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Junior Erin Brousseau takes control of the puck while closing in on the opponent’s goal. Hopkins/Park lost 0-6 to Benilde-St. Margaret’s Nov. 26.

Tamar Gewirtz

December 2, 2019

According to junior Abby Meyer, the Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey team did not compete well against Benilde St. Margaret’s.  “I don’t think it was one of our best games. I feel like we came into (the game) a little nervous and scared because we heard of Benilde’s reputation,” Meyer said....

Park loses in fourth set to Lakeville North

Junior Raegan Alexander spikes the ball to the opposing team. Alexander says, “Even though we were tired, we pushed through and played better each game.

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 9, 2019

Following the win against Moorhead Nov. 8 in the State consolation semifinals, Park lost to Lakeville North Nov. 9 with a set score of 1-3. According to junior captain Hannah Howell, going into the game Nov. 9 the goal was to repeat the strengths from Nov. 8. “We knew we wanted to play how we...

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