Wednesday, August 22, 2012
He taught for 32 years and also had great success as a basketball coach.
Editor's Note: With the first ever St. Louis Park High School All-Year Reunion approaching on Saturday, we're helping kick things off with a week's worth of stories. Today, we profile former Park teacher Darold "Deb" Wold. Earlier this week, we featured the St. Louis Park Public Schools Foundation, which is putting on the event. Later this week, look for more interviews with former Park teachers, as well as a history of the high school. *** Chatting with Darold Wold is like opening a basketball encyclopedia. Wold, nicknamed "Deb" by his grandfather, is quick to relay a story of Jim Petersen as an eighth-grader, or of the two state titles won by the St. Louis Park girls over a four-year span. For 34 years, Wold coached at Park in a variety …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
This year marks the 50th anniversary of a St. Louis Park championship.
With the 2012 Minnesota Boys Basketball State Tournament starting today, it seems appropriate to honor a St. Louis Park team that made its mark on this event 50 years ago. The 1962 Orioles basketball team won the state championship, defeating more than 480 schools for the prize in what was a one-class, eight-team event. Park finished the season 22-2. The late Lloyd Holm, who coached the team, was inducted into the St. Louis Park Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005. Last year, the entire team received a "Team of Distinction" award. You can read more about the '62 Orioles in this Sun Sailor piece. If you have any photos from that season, feel free to upload them right to this article by clicking on "Upload Photos and Videos" above. If you have …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
St. Louis Park lost to Wayzata on Tuesday in the Section 6AAAA playoffs.
The St. Louis Park boys basketball team saw its season come to an end on Tuesday night, as the Orioles fell on the road to Wayzata in the opening round of the Section 6AAAA playoffs, 71-56. The Orioles finish the season 14-13. Junior Kashif Hayes led Park with 17 points—right in line with his regular season average, which was tops on the team. Fellow juniors DJ Pollard and Makhi Moore added 16 and 11 points per night, respectively. With those juniors coming back—and only two seniors graduating—the Orioles figure to have a solid squad next season. Wayzata advances to play No. 1 seed Hopkins on Friday in the section semifinals. The section championship game will be next Tuesday, with the Class 4A state tournament beginning on March 21. Want …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
St. Louis Park topped Chisago Lakes in boys basketball on Tuesday, 61-47.
After a sluggish start, the St. Louis Park boys basketball team picked up steam and rolled to a 61-47 win over Chisago Lakes in the last home game of the regular season on Tuesday night. The Orioles (13-12 overall, 9-6 in North Suburban Conference) trailed the Wildcats (5-19, 3-11) 25-23 at halftime, but used a 38-22 second half to pull ahead and put the game away. Makhi Moore led the way with 12 points for Park, while Charley Koch added 11 and Sam Brimacomb had nine. Kashif Hayes, who leads the Orioles in scoring with 17 per game, was relatively quiet with only four on Tuesday. Before the game, all of St. Louis Park's coaches were honored during a brief ceremony. The Orioles finish the regular season with a Friday road game against …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
After losing two straight, the St. Louis Park boys basketball team rebounded with a win on Tuesday.
Here is a quick recap of Tuesday sports action involving St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Boxscores courtesy of various Star Tribune sports hubs:
Friday, February 10, 2012
The Orioles lost in the first round of the section playoffs on Thursday.
Here is a quick recap of Thursday sports action involving St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Boxscores are courtesy of various Star Tribune sports hubs: Results were not immediately available for SLP boys swimming.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The St. Louis Park boys fell on Monday night, while the girls won.
Here is a quick recap of Monday night sports action involving St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Boxscores courtesy of various Star Tribune sports hubs:
Monday, February 6, 2012
The Orioles knocked off Holy Family Catholic on Friday.
Here is a recap of weekend sports action involving St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Boxscores courtesy of various Star Tribune Sports Hubs:
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The Orioles trailed by 13 at halftime to Minneapolis Washburn on Tuesday and ended up losing by eight.
Here is a quick recap of St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's sports action from Tuesday. Boxscores are courtesy of various Star Tribune Sports Hubs.
Friday, January 27, 2012
St. Louis Park held on Thursday night and defeated Fridley, 52-49.
Here is a quick recap of Thursday sports action featuring St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Boxscore links courtesy of various Star Tribune Sports Hubs. Results were not immediately available for SLP boys swimming