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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

Sophomore Micah Curtis jumps with the ball Dec. 9. Park won 85-76 against Washburn.

Boys’ basketball victorious at first home game

After a triumphant 85-76 win against Washburn Dec. 9, assistant coach Rob Griffin said he was proud of how the team performed because of the progress players have made. “We have played a lot better...

Teammates gather to try lifting the deadlift bar. Players participate in strength and conditioning every Wednesday.

Boys’ basketball jumps into season

Abby Bartleson, Scott Schmidt, and Jacob Perszyk December 2, 2022

After training for many months before the basketball season started, sophomore Marley Curtis said he is excited for the upcoming season and to get back in the groove of things. “I'm looking forward...

Senior Trevor Piehl dunks the ball during a 73-64 loss to Kennedy Jan. 4. The team’s next game will be away against New Prague Jan. 7.

Boys’ basketball burned out by Bloomington Kennedy

Maren Wilsey and Jacob Khabie January 5, 2022

After a 73-64 loss to Kennedy, senior point guard Will Dvorak said the team was plagued with a  lack of motivation, leading to the team's defeat. “They really just played harder than us — they...

Senior Blake Anderson drives to the net looking to make a basket. Athletes are not required to wear masks during practices and games, but they are recommended by the athletic department and MSHSL.

Buckets before the bell

Tobias Khabie and Aidan Shafton December 7, 2021

After staying hours after school for football practice in the fall, junior Stefano Giovannelli said he was relieved that this wouldn’t be the case for basketball, where practices are now held in the...

Senior Derric Standifer goes for a heavily contested layup in the game Feb. 16. Park lost to Cooper 64-56.

Boys’ basketball perseveres through rough season

Talia Lissauer February 16, 2021

With half of the 2020-21 season behind it, the boys’ basketball team reflects on its work. While the team is having a rough season, junior Cameron Delorme said they are learning and bettering themselves...

Junior Cameron Delorme drives towards the hoop for an and-one layup in the game Feb. 11. Park lost to Jefferson 39-37.

Boys’ basketball loses to buzzer-beater

Talia Lissauer February 12, 2021

With a second left on the clock in double overtime, Bloomington Jefferson scored a tie-breaking basket which was disappointing, according to junior Cameron Delorme. “We were all disappointed,” Delorme...

Senior Paris Johnson goes for a layup while being heavily contested in the game Jan. 26. Park lost to Chaska 69-54 in its best game yet.

Boys’ basketball loses to Chaska

Henry Harper January 31, 2021

Going into the fifth game of the season, the team finally hosts its first home game. Junior Brady Walsh said the team is starting to improve greatly despite what the scoreboard says. “Things are finally...

Senior Tyshawn Lyons dribbles towards the hoop for a contested layup Jan. 21. Park lost to Cooper 78-61 in a hard fought game.

Boys’ basketball loses to Cooper

Henry Harper January 25, 2021

Four weeks into the basketball season, the boys’ basketball team continues to hunt for its first win. Junior Trevor Piehl said the team did not play up to its potential from the very beginning of the...

Senior Erik Piehl goes up for a layup against Robbinsdale Cooper March 6. During their Sections game Park fell to Cooper ending its season.

Boys’ basketball falls to Cooper 61-63

Sadie Yarosh March 12, 2020

After a tough loss, which ended Park’s 2019-2020 season, against Robbinsdale Cooper March 6, sophomore Deontez Ross said the team stuck together and stayed persistent. “We played hard for the most...

Sophomore Will Dvorak dribbles down court toward the basket. Park won 73-70 against Washburn. The team will play its second Section game 7 p.m. March 6 against Robbinsdale Cooper.

Boys’ basketball pulls off close win 73-70

Sadie Yarosh March 6, 2020

With five minutes left in the second half, the tension increased as Park and Washburn started to get physical, leading to the Washburn bench getting ejected from the game. This led to the 73-70 win in...

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