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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

Competition of values

Competition of values

Brennan Healy November 14, 2023

High school sports and club sports are two distinct paths for athletes, each offering different experiences and opportunities. High school sports are deeply rooted in tradition and have a sense of community...

To quit or not to quit

To quit or not to quit

Anna Williams February 23, 2023

An athlete’s dreaded nightmare is the proposed question: To quit or not to quit? This question is not an easy one but one that many athletes, no matter how accomplished or decorated, are faced with....

New Prague given second chance

New Prague given second chance

Maren Wilsey August 28, 2022

This past winter and spring Park dealt with a highly publicized conflict over the racist actions of New Prague High School’s athletic teams. Our school wasn’t the only victim of their actions, but...

During a hockey game against New Prague Feb. 15, members of the Park team were targets of racist comments from New Prague team members. New Prague school board has since concluded its investigations into multiple recent events of racism.

Park demands action

Tobias Khabie and Maren Wilsey March 23, 2022

As the spring sports season kicks off, one school is noticeably missing from the schedule. According to Park athletic director Andy Ewald, Park has stated that until the safety of spectators can be guaranteed,...

Senior Benen Cotter swims the 100-yard breaststroke Jan. 27. Parks next meet is 6:00 p.m. Feb. 3 at St. Louis Park High School.

Boys Swimming beats local rival

Lilia Gonzalez February 2, 2022

Coming into the meet against crosstown foe Benilde St. Margaret's, senior captain Hiro Mckee, said the team had very high expectations for its meet, as it usually ends up beating Benilde. “We were...

Senior Ben Matthews competes in a cross country meet Sept. 17. Park finished the meet in fifth place.

Cross country endures difficulties

Sophia Curran-Moore September 20, 2021

After a year of running mostly in solitude, sophomore Ayelel Meyen said she is ecstatic to run in a team again. The Lakeville Apple Jack Invitational Sept. 18 was a great opportunity to race with other...

Due to COVID-19 closures, Parks stadium is empty. In support of senior athletes, the stadiums light will be on for 315 seconds on at 8:20 p.m. April 22.

Park joins #BeTheLightMN project

Isabel Kjaer April 21, 2020

In support of senior student-athletes, Park will be participating in the #BeTheLightMN campaign, according to 6425 News. “In a show of support to the student-athletes who haven't been able to participate...

Bench presses in the new weight room Feb. 27. The new weight room will improve the overall fitness of students.

Weight room renovations finished

Maria Perez Barriga February 28, 2020

When she entered the new weight room for the first time, junior Reagan Alexander said she was amazed by the new features of the room.  “I was surprised on how high up the ceilings went and how big...

Nordic coach Doug Peterson speaks to skiers during a meeting Jan. 31. Peterson has been coaching for about 25 years.

Lack of coach affects athletes

Sam Swisher February 4, 2020

After going unfilled this year, the fourth coaching position on Park’s Nordic team made junior and captain Danny Walsh realize the lack of coaches has an effect on the team's performance.  “It...

Sophomores Blake Anderson, Evan Donesky, Cameron Delorme, and junior Nick Lanoux cheer on teammates during the game against Bloomington Jefferson. Park defeats Bloomington Jefferson 58-51.

Park takes the victory after second half comeback

Adin Zweigbaum January 15, 2020

As the first half ends, Park is far behind Jefferson. Coach Dave Breitenbucher said he needed to make some adjustments going into the second half. “At half-time, we started pressuring a little bit...

Senior Jack Townsend skates after the puck, while senior Avery Pittman battles with Hopkins player Troy Landschoot Jan. 14. Park defeated Hopkins in a shutout 4-0.

Boys’ hockey continues winning streak

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada January 15, 2020

Following a 4-0 victory against Hopkins, senior Bobby Doss reflected on how these successes have affected him.   “Playing at St. Louis Park, you don't really get the opportunity to win games and...

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