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Junior Cameron Delorme goes for a layup in the game Feb. 16. Park lost to Cooper 64-56.

Boys’ basketball quarantined

Henry Harper and Talia Lissauer March 22, 2021

After starting his first year on varsity, junior Evan Donesky said he was upset the season was cut short before Sections. “There was such a little amount of games left in the season. And I feel we were...

Junior Ben Farley fights with Hopkins senior Colin Geiser for the puck Feb. 25. Park defeated Hopkins 6-3.

Boys’ hockey victorious against Hopkins

Emmy Pearson, Design Editor February 26, 2021

After a slow start to the first period, down 1-0, Park endured a tense battle on the ice, racking up six goals in the second and third periods. According to interim head coach Zach Strouts, the team...

Senior Erin Brousseau passes the puck to a teammate in a Jan. 30 game. The girls hockeys State Tournament is currently scheduled to start Mar. 26 at the Xcel Energy Center.

State tournament approved for winter sports

Tobias Khabie and Kate Schneider February 8, 2021

After hearing her team would have the opportunity to compete in the State tournament, senior girls’ basketball captain Sadie Yarosh said she was thrilled, as in the fall, her soccer team didn’t get...

Junior Henry Odens goes for a contested shot in the game Feb. 5. Park lost to Benilde 65-47.

Boys’ basketball falls to Benilde

Talia Lissauer February 7, 2021

After a disappointing 65-47 loss against Benilde-St. Margaret’s, coach David Breitenbucher said he is trying to piece together why the team struggled so much.  “It was not anything that Benilde...

Sophomore Teddy Dahlin attempts to score a goal against Chaska. Park won 6-5 in a close game against Chaska.

Boys’ hockey makes an unexpected comeback against Chaska

Emmy Pearson February 3, 2021

It's the third period, Chaska is in the lead. With only a few minutes left in the period and tension building on the ice, Park scores four goals, tying the game and sending it into overtime. Head coach...

Senior Paris Johnson goes for a layup while being heavily contested in the game Jan. 26. Park lost to Chaska 69-54 in its best game yet.

Boys’ basketball loses to Chaska

Henry Harper January 31, 2021

Going into the fifth game of the season, the team finally hosts its first home game. Junior Brady Walsh said the team is starting to improve greatly despite what the scoreboard says. “Things are finally...

Senior Maddie Olsen practicing the vault jump Jan. 15. The gymnastics team lost to Hopkins.

Gymnastics hopeful despite loss against Hopkins

Jayde Claussen January 27, 2021

With the ongoing pandemic, athletes have had to adjust to safety precautions, which has changed the layout of many competitions. In their first meet of the season, Park lost to Hopkins. According to co-head...

Senior Tyshawn Lyons dribbles towards the hoop for a contested layup Jan. 21. Park lost to Cooper 78-61 in a hard fought game.

Boys’ basketball loses to Cooper

Henry Harper January 25, 2021

Four weeks into the basketball season, the boys’ basketball team continues to hunt for its first win. Junior Trevor Piehl said the team did not play up to its potential from the very beginning of the...

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 Jack Wandmacher tries to skate pass Edina’s senior defenseman Owen Davis. Park tied 4-4 with Edina.

Boys’ hockey ties first game of the season against rival Edina

Emmy Pearson, Design Editor January 15, 2021

It’s the last period of the game with a few seconds left, Park leads 4-3. Edina intercepts the puck, skates up the ice and scores on Park with 20 seconds left, tying the game.  According to assistant...

Junior Blake Anderson passes the ball during boys’ basketball tryouts Jan. 4. Masks must be worn at all times including during games.

Sports return after five week hiatus

Ayelet Prottas, Ava Ashby, and Abby Prestholdt January 4, 2021

Five weeks after Gov. Tim Walz paused all youth sports Nov. 21, winter sports were allowed to return to practice Jan. 4. The restart to sports, however, comes with COVID-19 precautions including a full-time...

Senior Sadie Yarosh looks for a teammate to pass the ball to. The girls basketball season got postponed due to COVID-19.

Girls’ basketball season delayed

Isabel Nathan December 16, 2020

The COVID-19 safety regulations, which began Nov. 21, require winter sports to adhere to the safest practices, causing the girls’ basketball team to delay their season until it is deemed safe for them...

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