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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 Griffin Krone loads up to swing May 28. Park battled to stay in the game, losing 5-6 to Hopkins.

Park baseball takes devastating loss

Deuce Serrano, Staffer June 1, 2024

Park boys baseball took on Hopkins at home in sections May 28. Park and Hopkins kept trading runs back and forth with Hopkins eventually winning 5-6. However, Park still has another chance in sections...

Senior Alex Hokenson pitches the ball April 24. Park beat Osseo with a final score of 5-1

A new start?

Yosef Teshome, Staffer April 29, 2024

Park boys baseball beat the Osseo Orioles 5-1 on April 24, getting their second home win of the season after losing their previous game to Benilde St. Margaret’s (BSM). According to Kelly, the team...

Sophmore Miles Jungroth loads up for a swing April 25. Park took a big loss to New Prague 7-1.

Rough loss for baseball

Owen McColgan and Deuce Serrano April 29, 2024

On April 25, Park faced off against New Prague at home. New Prague came out swinging, eventually beating Park 7-1, leaving the Orioles with a 3-4 record on the season. Head coach Brian Kelly said the...

Senior Josh Middelton throws a pitch April 18. Park battled back against Waconia and won 5-4.

Baseball sees victory

Scott Schmidt and Davieon Williams-Charles April 21, 2024

On April 18, Park baseball played their first home game of the season, which ended with Park coming back and winning the game 5-4 over Waconia. With this win, Park is now sitting on a record of 1-2 in...

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Hometown hero cements his legacy

Ted McCarren, Staffer February 25, 2024

After a 15 year Major League Baseball (MLB) career, former catcher and first baseman Joe Mauer was inducted into the Hall of Fame. The Minnesota native played with the Minnesota Twins for the entirety...

MLB is rounding third and headed for home

MLB is rounding third and headed for home

Ryan Steinberg October 2, 2023

The Major League Baseball (MLB)  season is coming down to the wire with a couple spots in the playoffs still up for grabs. With the playoffs kicking off with the first wild card games Oct. 3. The three...

Senior Eli Puchner swings and misses on June 3. Park found success against Hopkins after a 10-6 win to advance to the section semi-final.

Park stays alive against Hopkins

Owen McColgan June 6, 2023

Park Baseball beat Hopkins 10-6 to advance to the semi-final June 3. Park is lined up to play Edina to advance to the section final.  Junior Josh Middleton said his goal going forward into sections...

Junior Josh Middleton pitches the ball May 30. The baseball team ended up winning the game to continue farther into sections.

Baseball sinks South

Aidan Shafton and Owen Mccolgan June 5, 2023

After baseball took an 8-3 win over Minneapolis South in a sections game, junior John Sheehy said Park had no other option than to win. “It’s a pretty big game here coming off the loss on Saturday,...

Junior Geiber Silva runs towards first base after batting 7.00 p.m May 19. Park defeated its rival school with a score of 7-3.

Baseball bounces back, beats Benilde

Aidan Shafton and Noah Leventhal May 21, 2023

After a recent five-game losing streak, Park baseball found itself back in the win column after they defeated Benilde-St. Margaret’s May 19. Junior Graham Sullivan said he felt confident going into...

Senior Andruw Vela winds up for pitch May 12. Park dedicated this game to fundraising for ALS research.

Baseball holds ‘Strike Out ALS’ night

Aidan Shafton and Cole Taylor May 15, 2023

Park baseball held their third annual “Strike Out ALS” night during their game vs. New Prague May 12. Families that attended the game were able to help fundraise for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research...

Junior Danny Montanez prepares for apitch May 4. Park split even in a double-header against Jefferson.

You win some, you lose some

Ari Lissauer and Jamar Hester Jr May 7, 2023

Facing a doubleheader against Bloomington Jefferson May 4, Park lost the first game 3-2 and then rallied to win the second game 4-0. After the games, head coach Bryan Kelly said he felt the team could...

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