The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

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...

Eighth grader Sophie Earle performs her floor routine at a meet against Hopkins. The middle school will now be getting out 3:52 p.m., which will affect sports practices and after-school events.

2020 start time may impact sports teams

Sophie Olmen April 22, 2019

With the new change in school district start times, sophomore Ryan Barnett said he feels a range of emotions. “I have mixed feelings about it. I think it’ll be good for the middle schoolers so they...

Supporting Park athletics, peers

Supporting Park athletics, peers

Jacob Stillman March 15, 2018

So far this year has been an exceptional one for Park sports. A football Section championship and State appearance, a boys’ soccer conference title and Section runner-up and conference runner-ups...

TORO volunteers shovel dirt off of the pitching mound at Dakota Field, Oct. 4.

Minnesota Twins and Toro Construction benefit Park athletics

October 12, 2017

On Oct. 4, the Aquila and Peter Hobart baseball and softball fields underwent $20,000 of renovations funded by the Minnesota Twins and the Toro Construction company. The constructions included repainting,...

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