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April 16, 2013
Heroic endeavors: Lurken, Koprucki, Steele win Athena Awards
In Greek mythology, among other things, Athena is the goddess of heroic endeavor. This week, Park's Larissa Lurken, East Ridge's Elizabeth Koprucki and New Life Academy's Matteson Steele will be rewarded for their stellar work on and off the field. Lurken, Koprucki and...
sports / raptors
April 16, 2013 - 10:43am
March 19, 2013
State basketball preview: Royals return to the big dance, Apple Valley No. 1 seed
This week, the Woodbury boys basketball team is making its second consecutive and seventh overall appearance in the Minnesota state tournament....
sports / royals
March 19, 2013 - 8:17am
March 14, 2013
Briggs, CGAA win Top Tier Volunteer basketball award
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. The MYAS staff voted on the Top Tier Volunteer awards for a number of sports. According to MYAS Executive...
March 14, 2013 - 7:00am
Park basketball: Wolfpack dribble down diabetes
During the month of February, Park High School's boys and girls basketball programs raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The students sold JDRF shoes and T-shirts at school and home games, while also participating in a free throw-a-thon. Together, the...
March 14, 2013 - 6:58am
March 12, 2013
New Life Academy boys basketball: Loss to Brooklyn Center brings end to Eagles' season
The season has ended for the New life Academy boys basketball team, but the Eagles did have an impressive opening round victory before being knocked out of the Section 4AA playoffs. On Thursday, the Eagles hosted Cristo Rey Jesuit and simply dominated the game, winning 73-37. The...
March 12, 2013 - 6:33am
March 7, 2013
Park girls basketball: Eastview dashes Wolfpack's state tourney hopes - again
Park wanted very badly to celebrate its first-ever section championship, on Thursday, March 7, at Hamline University's Hutton Arena, but Eastview didn't let it happen. The top-seeded and second-ranked Lightning imposed their will early over second-seeded and 10th-ranked Park in the...
March 7, 2013 - 11:17pm
East Ridge boys basketball: Raptors bounced by Rosemount
Upstart Rosemount upset the East Ridge boys basketball team in the opening round of the Section 3AAAA tournament. The No. 2-seeded Raptors (18-8) fell to the No. 7-seeded Irish 67-62 on East Ridge's home court, ending the Raptors' season. Rosemount took a 23-19 lead at the half...
sports / raptors
March 7, 2013 - 3:53pm
Park boys basketball: Wolfpack walloped by No. 1 Apple Valley, season ends
The Park boys basketball team found out how good No. 1-ranked Apple Valley really is. Apple Valley beat Park 104-46 on Wednesday, March 6, in the opening round of the Section 3AAAA playoff tournament. The top-seeded and top-ranked Eagles opened up a 64-22 lead at the half on the...
March 7, 2013 - 1:24pm
Lunch-pail leader: Fisher does dirty work for Ohio University
A long scar on Tina Fisher's right knee tells a story of hard work and dedication. Fisher, a 2009 Park graduate and Cottage Grove native, willed her way back from a serious knee injury her senior year of high school to become a key player for the Ohio University woman's basketball...
March 7, 2013 - 10:04am
March 6, 2013
Bulletin Athletes of the Week: Park's Sydney Lamberty
Park's Sydney Lamberty saved her best for last. Lamberty, a junior, helped lead the Wolfpack girls basketball team to a second straight Section 3AAAA championship game. Lamberty has averaged 26.5 points per game in the playoffs thus far. The 5-foot, 10-inch guard scored a season-high...
March 6, 2013 - 11:18am
March 5, 2013
Park boys basketball: Wolfpack to face No. 1 Apple Valley in Section 3AAAA tournament
It was rivalry week for the Park boys basketball team as it went on the road for a pair of games against Woodbury and East Ridge to close out the regular season. The fellow District 833 and Suburban East Conference foes didn't let the Wolfpack end things with an upset. Woodbury...
March 5, 2013 - 10:01am
East Ridge girls basketball: Raptors' season ends in section opener
The season has come to an end for the East Ridge girls basketball team as the Raptors fell in the first round of the Section 3AAAA tournament to Eagan 53-33 on Wednesday, Feb. 27. It was a heartbreaking loss, considering the No. 5 seeded Raptors led 22-17 at halftime, but No.
sports / raptors
March 5, 2013 - 9:58am
East Ridge boys basketball: Raptors gain No. 2 seed in playoffs
East Ridge won't need to worry about No. 1-ranked Apple Valley unless it reaches the Section 3AAAA championship game. The Raptors (18-8) earned the No. 2 seed in the eight-team Section 3AAAA tournament and will face seventh-seeded Rosemount (7-19) in the opening round on Wednesday,...
sports / raptors
March 5, 2013 - 9:47am
New Life Academy boys basketball: Eagles' regular season ends; team is fifth seed in section
The season is still very much alive for the New Life Academy boys basketball team despite going 1-1 last week. On Tuesday, the Eagles traveled to play St. Croix Prep and didn't give themselves much of a chance, losing 64-43. New Life trailed by just three at half, but the Eagles...
March 5, 2013 - 9:46am
New Life Academy girls basketball: Eagles out in second round of section playoffs
The New Life Academy girls basketball team defeated St. Paul Academy-Summit in the first round of sectional playoffs on Thursday only to lose to Minnehaha Academy on Saturday. After an 0-10 start to the season, a playoff win seemed all but a pipedream for the New Life Academy girls...
March 5, 2013 - 9:44am