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The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Senior Jimmy Hager runs past the Red Knights defensive line Sept. 24. Hagers touchdown was the start of Park’s comeback to take down the Knights 33-28.

Lassoing in the win

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 25, 2022

A sigh of relief echoed through the stadium Sept. 24 as the Orioles finally took back the lead from Benilde after trailing behind 28-13 in the fourth quarter.  For the larger part of the game, the...

Senior Isabel Nathan prepares to start her race Sept. 15th. Park lost in a close meet against Benilde.

Girls swimming suffers bittersweet loss

The girls swim team endured a loss to Park's rival, Benilde St. Margaret’s, Sept. 15th. According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, while the team did not win, they worked together and improved as a whole,...

Senior Stefano Giovannelli reflects on a play Sept. 16. The Orioles held on in a 15-14 game, but the outcome quickly changed to a 15-20 loss with only a few minutes left on the clock.

He who fumbles must be humble

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 17, 2022

With a swift turn-around, Two Rivers quickly stole the win from the Orioles with less than two minutes on the clock. After their 15-14 lead for the larger part of the game, The Orioles retreated...

Sophomore Huston Samoy gets ready to spike the ball Sept. 15. Samoy plays opposite hitter.

Girl’s volleyball thrown off by Benilde

Rachel Arkis, Crystal Diaz, Zoe Ziessman, and Abby Bartleson September 17, 2022

In a matchup Sept. 15, Park suffered a 3-0 loss against rival Benilde St. Margaret's. Junior captain Addison Chenvert said going into the game she was excited to go out and show that their hard work...

Sophomore Will Carpenter runs along St. Louis Park Cross Country supporters. The team ran two miles 6:30 p.m. at the St. Louis Park Middle School Sept. 24.

Geezer chase raises a run of money

Elena Ortiz-Fishman and Maren Wilsey August 28, 2022

Racing around the 2 mile bend of the middle school, the cross country team barreled through its only fundraiser of the year. The Geezer Chase is an yearly race, open for anyone to test their speed against...

Seniors throw their caps in the air June 7. This tradition marks the end of the seniors time at Park.

Hats off to ’22

Katie Nelson and Elena Ortiz-Fishman June 8, 2022

  Celebrating its first full year back in-person, the class of 2022 was able to throw their caps in the air together. With a new limitless guest amount compared to the previous year, families...

Senior Ada Turman glides out of the water during her solo May 27. Parks synchro team competed at the State meet held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

Just keep swimming

Katie Nelson June 1, 2022

Just two days before its final competition of the season, Park synchro was hit with devastating news — three swimmers had tested positive for COVID-19. Although an unexpected ending to their season,...

Junior captain Stefano Giovanelli pitches the ball May 27. Giovanelli threw a no-hitter, contributing to a 6-0 win against Minneapolis South.

Pitch perfect

Katie Nelson May 31, 2022

Highlighted by a no-hitter performance from junior Stefano Giovanelli, Park rallied from no runs in the fourth inning to a 6-0 win over Minneapolis South May 27. Although going up against the seventh seed...

Freshman Ximena Gomez Rodriguez throws the disc into play May 17. Crush beat South 9-7.

Crush defeats South in close battle

Modesty Manion, Jacob Khabie, and Luca Aimo May 23, 2022

Despite the downpour May 17, Park’s girls ultimate team prevailed, winning the game against South 9-7.  According to coach Kevin Ruda, the team struggled initially, but it kicked it into high gear...

Sophomore Graham Sullivan prepares to swing May 17. Park lost with a final score of 5-6 against Waconia.

Waconia halts win streak

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith May 19, 2022

Coming into the game against Waconia, the baseball team was riding a six-game winning streak after a win against Chanhassen the previous night. However, the team wasn’t able to extend its streak, as...

Senior Ryan Rasmussen drives toward the goal. Girls lacrosse won 18-3 in a blowout victory against St. Paul Academy May 12.

Girls’ lacrosse trounces St. Paul Academy

Jacob Perszyk and Tenzin Gyaldatsang May 18, 2022

Following a 18-3 blowout victory against St. Paul Academy, coach Kate Pearson said the team's effective game plan led to the win May 12. “It went really well. We played together as a team and we were...

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