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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

Junior Charlie Rostal watches a close matchup between Northwestern and Florida Atlantic March 22. Many of these March Madness games will be the center of students attention throughout the tournament.

What’s all the madness about?

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer March 22, 2024

Every year when March rolls around, all people can talk about is college basketball and the March Madness tournament. 64 teams enter and after each game the number of teams dwindles and fans refuse to...

Coach Ron Howard explains a drill to the girls varsity basketball team Feb. 21. Howard has led the team to an 8-18 season.

New basketball coach hits the court

Kayleigh Bishop, Copy Editor March 1, 2024

What is the main purpose of your position as Park’s girls basketball coach? The main purpose of my position as coach is being able to be the influencer for these young girls and showing them the correct...

Junior Rashaad Kimber posts up a defender Feb. 23. Park defeated Bloomington Jefferson 90-45.

Park stays hot with another huge win against Jefferson

Deuce Serrano and Isaac Schulman February 26, 2024

Park boys basketball faced off against Bloomington Jefferson Feb. 23. Park started the game out fast, taking a big lead and never looking back, getting a huge blowout win 90-45 Head coach Arsenio Richardson...

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NBA Midseason recap

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer February 23, 2024

The NBA is at the midway point of its 78th season, and has been more exciting than any other season. We have seen unreal scoring, with records being set every week. There have been many surprises that...

Kelsi Gerovac commands from the sidelines Feb. 9. She is the new coach for the boys basketball ninth-grade B team this year.

New 9th grade B team coach

Yosef Teshome, Staffer February 21, 2024

How did you become a basketball coach? I started coaching basketball about 4 years ago. My best friend’s dad runs the boys AAU (Amatuer Athletic Union) program for Legacy Hoops, and he needed someone...

New boys basketball head coach Arsenio Richardson watches the team do drills Jan. 29. This is his first year as the boys varsity basketball coach as he was previously the girls varsity basketball head coach.

Park adapts to new coach

Yosef Teshome January 29, 2024

Park has hired a new boys basketball head coach for the 2023-24 season. According to new head coach Arsenio Richardson, his goal for the new season is to attend the state tournament. “The ultimate...

Senior Kiya Hegdahl drives to the rim Jan. 24. Park fell to Shakopee 65-53.

Park falls to Shakopee

Ted McCarren and Max Rider January 25, 2024

Park girls basketball faced Shakopee on Jan. 24 in their latest matchup. Park played strong in the first half, but eventually lost some energy in the second, ultimately losing 65-53. Junior Jamaria...

Senior Evie Schmitz looks to give Park their sqark back. Park lost to Chaska 92-76 Jan. 16.

Park falls in high intensity battle

Owen McColgan and Tyler Eoff January 21, 2024

Park girls basketball took on the Chaska Hawks in a high scoring game. Park ended up losing after their momentum slowed down halfway through the second half, and Chaska took control of the game with a...

Junior Rashaad Kimber shoots a free throw Jan. 4. Park won against Fridley 90-87.

Park takes down undefeated squad

Ari Lissauer and Deuce Serrano January 6, 2024

Park boys basketball faced the No. 9 ranked team Fridley on Jan. 4 in a hard fought back and forth game, eventually resulting in a 90-87 win for the Orioles. Head coach Arsenio Richardson said this...

Wolves off to a historic start

Wolves off to a historic start

Ted McCarren January 2, 2024

As of Dec. 26, the Minnesota Timberwolves have 22 wins to their five losses, accounting for the best start record-wise in the franchise’s 34-year history. The electrifying performance of the Timberwolves...

Junior Javaris Ellis dribbles the ball Dec. 15. Park boys basketball dominated with a final score of 102-82.

Emotional win for boys basketball

Deuce Serrano and Ari Lissauer December 17, 2023

Park’s boys basketball won their first game of the year. Park started strong, keeping the lead for most of the game, eventually getting their first win in 23 consecutive games dating back to last year,...

Junior Marley Curtis goes for a layup on Dec. 12. Park lost to Hopkins 103-64.

Park gets taken down by Hopkins

Brennan Hogan December 15, 2023

Park’s boys basketball team continued their losing streak as they were dominated by Hopkins, with a final score of 103-64 Dec. 12. Despite the effort from Park against the cross-town rival, Park took...

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