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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

Senior Ben Farley pitches June 14. Park got fifth seed for the state tournament, against fourth seed Maple Grove.

Maple Grove strikes out Park

Elena Ortiz-Fishman and Maren Wilsey June 21, 2022

For the first time in 70 years, Park’s baseball team capped off its season by playing Maple Grove in the State Class AAAA quarterfinals June 14-15. The team participated in a two-day tournament,...

Junior captain Stefano Giovanelli pitches the ball May 27. Giovanelli threw a no-hitter, contributing to a 6-0 win against Minneapolis South.

Pitch perfect

Katie Nelson May 31, 2022

Highlighted by a no-hitter performance from junior Stefano Giovanelli, Park rallied from no runs in the fourth inning to a 6-0 win over Minneapolis South May 27. Although going up against the seventh seed...

Senior Tait Myers starts his swing May 23. Park beat Chisago Lakes with a final score 8-3.

Hot bats tame Wildcats

Oliver Smith and Tobias Khabie May 26, 2022

With two home runs in the game for Park, the team took down the Chisago Lakes Wildcats May 23 with a final score of 8-3. Senior captain Kristofer Hokenson hit his third home run of the season and said...

Sophomore Graham Sullivan prepares to swing May 17. Park lost with a final score of 5-6 against Waconia.

Waconia halts win streak

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith May 19, 2022

Coming into the game against Waconia, the baseball team was riding a six-game winning streak after a win against Chanhassen the previous night. However, the team wasn’t able to extend its streak, as...

In his first at-bat, Senior Stanley Regguinti connects with a pitch against Chanhassen May 16. Regguinti helped Park extend its winning streak to 6 games.

Baseball wins sixth straight game

Oliver Smith and Ari Lissauer May 18, 2022

Going into their second game against Chanhassen this year, the boys baseball team was riding a five game win streak. Junior captain Stefano Giovannelli said going into the game, the team knew they had...

Senior Stanley Regguinti dives back to the base to avoid being picked off against Chaska April 11. Regguinti was one of the few Park players to get on base throughout the game.

Baseball loses defensive battle

Tobias Khabie and Ari Lissauer April 12, 2022

Head coach Brian Kelly said he knew the season opener against Chaska would mean the team would be facing elite pitching. Despite the preparation, Park failed to score any runs throughout the game. “We...

Senior captain Kristofer Hokenson throws a pitch against Chaska April 11. Park will feature a senior-heavy team this year as it aims to win its Section.

Baseball aims for home run season

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith April 12, 2022

Ever since junior captain Stefano Giovanelli and the rest of the team fell to Hopkins in the section finals last year, Giovanelli said the team has been itching to get back on the field again and improve...

Sophomore Zach Helfman up to bat June 9. Park played Hopkins in sections and lost blank - blank.

Baseball falls in Section finals

Tobias Khabie June 10, 2021

As Hopkins ran up the scoreboard in a pullout victory, senior captain Ethan Schmitz said the team could feel the season slipping out of its hands, yet it still kept pushing until the end. “As (the...

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...

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...

Freshmen Tommy Walsh and Thomas Shope throw a frisbee around at Minikahda Vista park April 3. Spring sports are in full session as of April 5.

Spring sports infographic

Maren Wilsey April 8, 2021

Spring sports are starting but due to the pandemic they might look different than usual. This infographic shows the restrictions imposed on sports and the steps needed to sign up. 

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