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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 Sam Meyer hits a single in sections vs Armstrong. Park ended up winning 10-6.

Captains prepare for fall

Aidan Shafton June 2, 2022

After being named captain for the 2022 season in volleyball, junior Sophia Nagorski said her history with the Park volleyball team was a key factor in her being chosen for the position next year. “I've...

Junior Stefano Giovanelli flips the ball to first May 10. Park won against Wayzata 5-0.

Stefano Giovannelli named Star Tribune’s ‘Metro Athlete of the Week’

Char Priadka November 3, 2021

The Star Tribune gives special shoutouts to athletes who go above and beyond in their performance. These awards are given to athletes weekly and annually as a way of honoring their skill and ambition....

Used with permission from Christian Arteaga.

Junior earns nomination from MN Football Hub

Johanna Kaplan November 18, 2020

Although he did not win the title, the work junior Christian Arteaga put in to be nominated for Defensive Player of the Week by MN Football Hub did not go unnoticed. “I had a lot of people hitting...

Junior Marshawn Dunlap tackles a player from the opposing team in the game against Chanhassen Nov. 11. Park lost with a final score of 37-14.

Football loses final conference game to Chanhassen

Kate Schneider November 14, 2020

After a tough loss in the cold weather, junior Christian Arteaga said the team made a few fatal mistakes causing Chanhassen’s lead to grow, but he is proud of the effort his teammates put in — even...

Junior Will Dvorak runs to find a open teammate to throw the ball to Nov. 7. Park won 35-27 against Orono.

Football wins first game against Orono

Kate Schneider November 11, 2020

After falling far behind undefeated Orono, who was ranked second in the state, at the start of the game, head coach Jason Foster said the team completely turned the tide in their favor with their first...

Senior Derric Standifer jumps to grab the ball from the opposing team Oct. 23. Park lost 41-20 against Robbinsdale Cooper.

Park has third tough loss of the season

Kate Schneider and Molly Schochet October 25, 2020

Even after a 41-20 loss to Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 23, senior Austin Amelse said the team had a lot more energy than past games and stepped up its offense in the second half of the game. “I saw a...

Senior Derric Standifer reaches for the ball to complete a pass in the endzone for a touchdown Oct. 16. Park lost to Waconia 49-14.

Football falls to Waconia

Molly Schochet October 17, 2020

After a hard-fought battle with Waconia at its home opener, Oct. 16, Park lost 49-14. Head coach Jason Foster said that he saw many opportunities in the game that didn’t go as he hoped.  “(The...

St. Louis Park football athletes play off in the first quarter Oct. 9. Park lost 7-44 Against Chaska in their first game of the season.

Boys’ football starts season with loss to Chaska

Kate Schneider and Jayde Claussen October 13, 2020

Although the 44-7 loss was not what he was hoping for, athletic director Andy Ewald said the players have been putting lots of effort at practice, but they are still adjusting to playing with the new COVID-19...

Senior Milkaso Dedefo signs his commitment to play football at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Feb. 6. Dedefo was accompanied by his teammates, coaches, family and friends.

Senior athlete commits to University of Minnesota Crookston

Rachel Salzer and Anika Hanson March 21, 2019

After finishing his ninth year of football, senior Milkaso Dedefo said he wasn’t ready to stop playing the game he loved, so he decided to continue his football career by committing to play football...

Senior Kai McKee and junior Akili Farris embrace in the last seconds of the State Quarterfinals game against Brainerd. Brainerd defeated Park 24-7 in Parks first ever State appearance. Park also had their first winning season since 1972.

Park’s historic season ends at St. Cloud

Sam Birnberg, Adam Johnson, and William Phelan November 14, 2017

Park’s historic season came to an end as the football team fell to the Brainerd Warriors in the 5A State Quarter-finals by a score of 7-24. The Orioles finished the regular season with a 7-3 record,...

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