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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

Junior Josh Fink prepares to serve the ball May 14. Fink ended up losing his match against Benilde St. Margaret’s at sections.

Section win slips away

Miles Johnson, Staffer May 21, 2024

Park's boys’ tennis team faced Benilde for their section match on May 14. Both teams fought valiantly for the win. After a series of very close matches, Park ultimately failed to pull off the win in...

Junior Micah Curtis defends a shot Jan. 19. Park lost 88-66 to Benilde.

Park falls short to Benilde

Deuce Serrano and Gabby Fadden January 22, 2024

Park boys basketball went up against their crosstown rival Benilde St. Margaret’s on Jan. 19 in a one-way game. Park played catch up the whole game, eventually resulting in a loss 66-88 for the Orioles. Assistant...

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...

Girls Lacrosse dominated 16-3 against Benilde

Ari Lissauer and Jacob Perszyk April 29, 2023

After taking a loss to the Red Knights April 27, assistant coach Rob Anklam said they are looking to improve on defense for the future. “It's early in the year so defense is really hard,” Anklam...

Senior Stayci Spates shoots the ball from the 3-point line on Feb. 14. The girls basketball team lost to Benilde 40-90.

Red Knights reign triumphant

Sarah Kluckhohn and Anna Williams February 16, 2023

On Feb. 14, Park girls’ basketball took a loss against Benilde-St. Margaret’s. Assistant coach Chris Nordstrom said after a rough start, the team found it hard to bounce back.  “We put ourselves...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs past the Red Knights defensive line Sept. 24. Hagers touchdown was the start of Park’s comeback to take down the Knights 33-28.

Lassoing in the win

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 25, 2022

A sigh of relief echoed through the stadium Sept. 24 as the Orioles took back the lead from Benilde after trailing behind 28-13 in the fourth quarter.  For the larger part of the game, the Red Knights...

Sophomore Carys Searle prepares for a race against Benilde on Sept. 14. Despite their valiant effort the team lost the meet.

Swim team falls to crosstown rival

Avery Stahl and Henry Harper September 17, 2021

Despite its efforts, Park came up short in its attempt at beating Benilde Sept. 14. In light of the defeat, sophomore Mae Turman said the team started off slow but kept fighting as the meet went on.  “The...

Girls volleyball huddles after winning a point Sept. 14.  Park lost to Benilde-St. Margarets 3-0.

Park loses to Benilde

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley September 17, 2021

Fighting hard in its sixth match of the season and first match against Benilde-St. Margaret's, Park volleyball lost in three sets Sept. 14. According to senior Sophie Chenvert, although the energy from...

Freshman Johnny Ryan cheers after winning the game Sept. 14. Park won 1-0 against Benilde-St. Margaret’s.

Boys’ soccer remains victorious

Ava Ashby and Jordyn Deschamps September 16, 2021

After a clean win 1-0 against Benilde Sept. 14, senior captain Nicolas Kent said he was tense at first, but overall was very thrilled.  “I was super excited, it was a very fun game. A little...

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...

Junior Bennett Kouame goes after the ball while the opposing team tries to block him Sept. 24. Park won 2-1 against Benilde-St. Margaret.

Boys’ soccer defeats Benilde

Molly Schochet September 26, 2020

After a hard fought game against Benilde-St. Margaret's, junior Joe McGurgan said Park came out victorious. McGurgan said he felt like the team started out well.  “We came out really strong and we...

Freshman Stephanie Stone competes in her race Sept. 24. Benilde beat Park girls swimming 51-37.

Girls’ swimming improves times and technique

Ben Sanford September 25, 2020

Despite losing 51-37 against Benilde St. Margaret’s, Park persisted. In its second meet of the season, the team relied on it’s younger swimmers to carry the team, as many returning swimmers were unable...

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