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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Freshman Nora Lindeman runs at the state meet on Nov. 6. Lindeman finished in 104th place at the MSHL state meet.

Underclassmen make State run

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith November 15, 2021

Mid-way through her Sections race, freshman Nora Lindeman received the news from her coach that she was on the cusp of securing a spot at State. According to Lindeman, this was all the motivation she needed...

Senior Ben Farley pushes Armstrong defender Jordan McClom Oct. 30. Farley averages 36 yards per game.

Football ends season in loss

Aidan Shafton November 10, 2021

After a 35-26 loss against Armstrong Oct. 30, junior Stefano Giovanelli said offensive struggles hindered the team’s efforts throughout the game.   “Our offense came out pretty slow....

Junior Denly Lindeman stretches out alongside senior Henry Nelson and eight-grader Truman Nelson. The Nike Cross Regionals will be taking place Nov. 14 at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Cross-country runners prepare for regional race

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Sam Listiak November 10, 2021

In preparation for the Nike Cross Regionals (NXR), a nationwide invitational cross country meet, junior cross country captain Denly Lindeman said runners have continued to practice consistently.  “It's...

Freshman Nora Lindeman runs at the state meet on Nov. 6. Lindeman finished in 104th place at the MSHL state meet.

Cross country finishes strong at sections

Sophia Curran-Moore November 9, 2021

After freshman Nora Lindeman spared no effort in sections, she said she pushed herself to her limit to qualify for state. “It was really hard. I gave it my all. I was racing one girl down in the last...

Senior Elsa Berglan hits the ball over the net at the sections game Oct. 24. Park lost 0-3 against Edina, ending their season.

Volleyball loses in Sections to Edina

Harris Keekley, Char Priadka, and Colin Canaday November 2, 2021

After a long season, Park volleyball lost in three sets to Edina knocking them out of the section playoffs and ending their season. According to freshman Amara Schroeder, the high stakes of the game...

Junior Fiona Long waits to start her race Oct. 26. Girls’ swimming advanced to the Sections meet Nov. 11 at St. Catherine’s University, time TBD.

Girls Swimming achieves senior night victory

Avery Stahl November 1, 2021

The girls’ swim team ended the regular season with a win against Bloomington Kennedy. According to coach Amanda Forsberg, this Oct. 26 meet was a result of a performance far better than anticipated. “It...

Students cheer on the football team at the homecoming game Sept. 25. During the pandemic, the absence of fans was missed by athletes.

Fans return to sporting events

Avery Stahl October 27, 2021

High school athletics have long been associated with strong fan presence. Athletic coordinator Rob Griffin said it is paramount for strong performances from athletes. “As an athlete, you can come...

Senior captain Bennett Kouame defends the ball from Southwest midfielder Matt Peterson Oct. 16. Park lost 0-2 against Minneapolis Southwest.

Boys’ soccer season ends in loss

Ava Ashby and Jordyn Deschamps October 26, 2021

With the season on the line, the boys’ soccer team was set to match up against the No. 1 team in the section. Going into the game against Minneapolis Southwest Oct. 16, assistant coach Pat Hartman said...

Junior Auden Whitlow gets food during a cross country pasta party Oct. 11. The team gathered in preparation for the Brookside Invitational which took place Oct. 12.

Pasta parties bridge broken community

Adam Gips October 24, 2021

Pasta parties are staples for many teams to bond throughout its seasons. But after a year without them for cross country, junior captain Denly Lindeman said he felt less connected to his team. “Last...

Freshman Casey Howard rounds a corner in the boys varsity 5,000 meter race. His team finished in 8th place at the Metro West Conference Championships.

Cross country reigns victorious

Sophia Curran-Moore October 20, 2021

Park cross country brought home three medals at the Brookside invitational Oct. 12. Senior Henry Nelson said it was exhilarating, particularly because it was one of the last races he’ll ever be able...

Senior Will Dvorak looks to pass the ball against Waconia Oct. 15. Park scored all of its 29 points in the fourth quarter.

Senior night miracle

Grace Stillman October 19, 2021

Adversity creates opportunity, the motto of Park football team, rang true Oct. 15 after Park scored 16 points in the last minute of the game to beat Waconia 29-28. According to head coach Jason Foster,...

Senior Alma Beaton defends the ball in the second section game against Hopkins Oct. 16. Park lost 4-0.

Hopkins ends girls’ soccer season

Maren Wilsey October 18, 2021

After losing its second sections game to Hopkins Oct. 16, senior and captain Sophia Romero said despite the loss, she was proud of the team’s performance.  “I would have loved to continue on and...

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