The Echo

Boys’ basketball defeated by Henry Sibley

Captain senior Aaron Ellingson looks to pass the ball to a teammate Dec. 10 against Henry Sibley. Park will face Hopkins at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at St. Louis Park High School.

Adin Zweigbaum

December 11, 2019

After giving up a strong lead, Park boys’ lost to Henry Sibley, according to sophomore Deontez Ross. “We started off strong, but we let them gain a lot of momentum,” Ross said. “At the end of the first half we let them get back into the game, they got comfortable, and we let them make a b...

From blueprint to reality

The girls' and boys' locker rooms will be renovated to create separate gym and athletic locker rooms, according to athletic director Andy Ewald. The renovations under the referendum will begin in the spring.

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

February 24, 2019

As freshman Victoria Schmelzle contemplates the upcoming renovations at the high school, she said there are other areas within the district she feels need improvement. “I would rather them renovate other stuff, but I think it would be good if they renovate the gym lockers because thos...

Bus driver shortage yields issues

Because of the shortage of bus drivers, the St. Louis Park and Benilde-St. Margaret cross country teams had to share a bus to their meet Sept. 25.

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

October 23, 2018

Reflecting on her bus ride with the Park freshman and junior varsity football team Sept. 13, senior girls’ tennis captain Sidney Hosfield said the experience was uncomfortable and frustrating. “It was really crowded and uncomfortable and it smelled bad,” Hosfield said. “We had a trailer so at least ...

‘Risky’ dress code prompts discussion

Photo Illustration by Carissa Prestholdt

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

October 14, 2018

When volleyball captain and senior Maddy McIntosh dressed up in “Risky Business” apparel—a white button down with boxers—she said she didn’t think it would cause any problems. “We went ahead and did it, we didn’t ask our coach or anything because we didn’t think it’d be an issue...

Opportunity knocks for coaches

Opportunity knocks for coaches

Max Kent

October 19, 2015

Athletic director Andy Ewald said the experience and knowledge shown during the application process made it easy for the department to assign new head coaching positions in baseball, boys’ lacrosse and boys’ golf. According to Ewald, Brian Kelly and Chris Buxby will coach the baseball and boy...

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