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April 16, 2013
Senior Larissa Lurken was named Park's Athena Award winner. Now in its 19th year, the Athena Award is given annually to one outstanding female athlete in the  senior class.
Heroic endeavors: Lurken, Koprucki, Steele win Athena Awards
April 16, 2013 - 10:43am
March 19, 2013
State basketball preview: Royals return to the big dance, Apple Valley No. 1 seed
March 19, 2013 - 8:17am
March 14, 2013
Connie Briggs and the Cottage Grove Athletic Association were the winners of the MYAS (Minnesota Youth Athletic Services) Top Tier Volunteer awards for youth basketball in 2012. CGAA members honored were: From left, front row,  Steve Hoffman, Connie Briggs, Tracie Fisher, Mary Burazin; back, Dan Harrison, Jeremy LaCroix, Tom Briggs, Mark Benshoof, Jim Buss; and not pictured, Eric Gorres and Dave Blumberg.
Briggs, CGAA win Top Tier Volunteer basketball award
March 14, 2013 - 7:00am
During the month of February, Park High School's boys and girls basketball programs raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The girls program, which celebrated their efforts on Feb. 12 with Crunch the Minnesota Timberwolves mascot, raised a total over $2,600. From left, Park head girls basketball coach Stephanie Tolkinen, Crunch and Annie Diamond, who raised the most money individually this year.
Park basketball: Wolfpack dribble down diabetes
March 14, 2013 - 6:58am
March 12, 2013
New Life Academy boys basketball: Loss to Brooklyn Center brings end to Eagles' season
March 12, 2013 - 6:33am
March 7, 2013
Park junior Sydney Lamberty embraces senior Larissa Lurken after the Wolfpack's 61-45 loss to Eastview in the Section 3AAAA championship.
Park girls basketball: Eastview dashes Wolfpack's state tourney hopes - again
March 7, 2013 - 11:17pm
East Ridge head coach Paul Virgin and the No. 2-seeded Raptors fell to the No. 7-seeded Irish 67-62 on East Ridge's home court, ending the Raptors' season.
East Ridge boys basketball: Raptors bounced by Rosemount
March 7, 2013 - 3:53pm
Park sophomore Jeb Melson led the way for the Wolfpack with nine points and six rebounds in a 104-46 loss to Apple Valley Wednesday.
Park boys basketball: Wolfpack walloped by No. 1 Apple Valley, season ends
March 7, 2013 - 1:24pm
Park 2009 graduate willed her way back from a serious knee injury her senior year of high school to become a key player for the University of Ohio woman's basketball team. Fisher has started all 27 of Ohio's 27 games this season, averaging  28.2 minutes per game, which is fourth on the team, while scoring 5.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.
<b>Photos courtesy of Ohio University</b>
Lunch-pail leader: Fisher does dirty work for Ohio University
March 7, 2013 - 10:04am
March 6, 2013
Park junior Sydney Lamberty has averaged 26.5 points per game in the playoffs thus far, helping lead the Wolfpack girls basketball team to a second straight Section 3AAAA championship game.
Bulletin Athletes of the Week: Park's Sydney Lamberty
March 6, 2013 - 11:18am
March 5, 2013
Park junior guard Sully Brenke and the Wolfpack fell to rivals Woodbury and East Ridge last week. Park takes on No. 1 Apple Valley in the playoffs this week.
Park boys basketball: Wolfpack to face No. 1 Apple Valley in Section 3AAAA tournament
March 5, 2013 - 10:01am
The season came to an end for senior Hannah Pignato and the East Ridge girls basketball team last week.
East Ridge girls basketball: Raptors' season ends in section opener
March 5, 2013 - 9:58am
East Ridge junior guard Jake Knupp and the Raptors earned the No. 2 seed in the section playoffs.
East Ridge boys basketball: Raptors gain No. 2 seed in playoffs
March 5, 2013 - 9:47am
New Life Academy boys basketball: Eagles' regular season ends; team is fifth seed in section
March 5, 2013 - 9:46am
New Life Academy girls basketball: Eagles out in second round of section playoffs
March 5, 2013 - 9:44am
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