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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

Junior Danny Shope scores a point June 10. Boys’ ultimate played Maple Grove in conference finals.

Boys’ ultimate team wins conference finals

Lauren Thon June 11, 2021

As the ultimate season comes to a close, the boys’ Crush Ultimate team has been on a roll with their wins. Last night Crush won the conference finals, against Maple Grove June 10, making them conference...

Freshman Thomas Shope releases the frisbee to one of his teammates June 3. The boys’ ultimate frisbee team beat Armstrong 15-9.

Boys’ ultimate victorious over Armstrong

Andrea Melear and Molly Schochet June 7, 2021

Despite struggling at the beginning of the game, assistant coach Eric Andersen said the team was able to come together and ultimately win 15-9.  “After the beginning (of the game), we put a lot of...

Senior Elizabeth Kniser knocks the disc away from an opponent May 25. The team lost by one in overtime.

Girls’ ultimate suffers close loss to St. Paul Academy

June 3, 2021

When Girls’ Crush Ultimate scored at the last minute to tie up with St. Paul Academy, the game came down to the final point. Senior Mimi Kniser said this nail-biter finish ended with a 10-9 loss for...

Junior Robert Perelman serves a ball to score in his match May 21. Park lost to Blake in their last game of the season 7-0.

Boys’ tennis season comes to an end

Henry Harper June 1, 2021

After many matches and practices, the boys tennis team played its last match May 21. Junior James Vournakis said the team played to its strengths, regardless of the outcome. “It was our last match and...

Seniors Bella Steward and Maya Lee pop out of the water during a dress rehearsal May 18. The synchronized swimming team competed in sections May 22.

Synchro places second in Sections

Kate Schneider May 30, 2021

After a challenging season due to COVID-19, sophomore Rachel Katzovitz said the synchronized swim team worked its hardest and came together to support each other at Sections May 22.  “I think, overall,...

Junior Stanley Regguinti swings at the ball during the game on Friday. Park lost with a final score of 1-3.

Baseball falls to Hopkins

Talia Lissauer and Jack Kroells May 23, 2021

While competing against one of the best offensive teams in the state, coach Brian Kelly said one strength of the game was Park’s pitching.   “We did a really good job at our two strike approach,”...

Seniors Bella Steward and Maya Lee compete in their duo performance April 23. SLP synchro team won against Bloomington/Jefferson.

Synchro works to perfect routines

Kate Schneider May 13, 2021

After synchro missed out on its spring season last year, sophomore Rachel Katzovitz said even with COVID-19 safety protocols, she is grateful to have the opportunity to compete.   “So far, the season’s...

Freshman Meg Ridgeway passes the ball to a teammate April 29. Park lost to Chanhassen 17-0.

Spring Sports Captains Infographic

Katie Nelson and Maren Wilsey May 2, 2021

Spring sports are back in full swing, but due to the pandemic some changes have been made. This infographic contains goals some of the sports captains have for their season, as well as some ways their...

Senior Claire Bargman catches the ball April 30. Girls lacrosse lost to Chanhassen 17-0.

Girls’ lacrosse determined after loss

Molly Schochet April 30, 2021

As the sun began to set April 30 at Chanhassen high school, senior captain Katherine Gage walked out of the game proud of her team despite the 17-0 loss. “I think that the score doesn't reflect how...

Junior Brady Walsh hits the ball in the game April 22. Park lost to Benilde 9-5.

Park falls to crosstown rivals

Tobias Khabie April 23, 2021

Coming into the game against Benilde St. Margaret’s, junior captain Kristofer Hokenson said the team was motivated by the school rivalry to get a victory. “We were excited for the game and we wanted...

Junior Ryan Rasmussen #12, running ball down field. Varsity lacrosse game April 15, ending score 15-2.

Girls’ lacrosse wins first game of the season

Anna Benishek April 19, 2021

After scoring during the first few minutes of the game, the team was on a streak ending with a score of 15-2. With only having a few weeks to prepare for its first game, girls’ lacrosse defeated Cooper...

Seventh grader Gretchen Fandel Thompson faces defender freshman Ruby Smith during practice April 12. The lacrosse team has begun practices preparing for their spring season.

Girls’ lacrosse starts season

Maria Perez Barriga April 14, 2021

Head coach Kyle Sweeney said many players were on edge during lacrosse tryouts because the season was canceled in 2020.  “It was really exciting, but also a lot of the girls were nervous because...

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