The Echo

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

Junior Alexander Hager runs to advance the ball toward the opponent's goal. Park defenders allowed zero goals during the second quarter of their game against Hopkins April 16.

Nolan Kelly

April 24, 2019

According to long-stick midfielder, junior Alexander Hager, he has been playing lacrosse since eighth grade and has begun targeting his efforts as a new captain on building better chemistry on the team. “I have a lot of good friends on the team and there is a sense of brotherhood. They are like...

Softball player looks forward to final season

Senior varsity softball captain Annabelle Schutte runs a drill at practice March 16. Schutte pitches for Park's softball team.

Emma Kempf and Abby Intveld

April 12, 2018

Senior Annabelle Schutte said she started playing softball around age six, started pitching around age nine and became a varsity pitcher during her freshman year. “It was a big deal. We don’t have a lot of pitchers in our program, so it’s kind of cool to pitch on varsity and play on varsity for fou...

Senior invited to apply for USA ultimate team

 Senior Esther Gendler practices her flick throw after practice Mar. 7. Gendler tried out for the USA national team Feb. 10 and 11.

Yonit Krebs

March 22, 2018

When senior girls’ ultimate captain Esther Gendler received an email from USA ultimate in September inviting her to tryout for their 2019 team, she said at first she overlooked it, thinking it was just another one of the many emails she receives. “I didn’t really look very closely into it, and ...

Senior to begin final year of golf

Senior Carly Livingston hits the golf ball at a golf match at Theodore Worth Park. The 2018 season will begin at the end of March.

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

March 17, 2018

While the game of golf is often relaxing, mental toughness abides as a crucial aspect to being a successful player, according to senior girls’ golf captain Carly Livingston. “I like that it’s outdoors and that it’s kind of a relaxing game. It’s really all mental because if you get down o...

Junior switches to tennis full time

Junior Susanna Hu works her backhand during one of her matches during the tennis season. Hu has directed much more of her free time towards tennis instead of other activities.

Avia Kaner-Roth

January 9, 2018

Junior tennis player Susanna Hu said her motivation to play tennis full time was due to thoughts about college, as well as her passion for the sport.  “I really wanted to participate in tennis in college which made me want to focus on it,” Hu said. “This past season was such a great time, an...

Junior chosen as gymnastics captain

Junior Savannah Romero strikes a pose during her beam routine. The next meet is against Hopkins at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at Hopkins High School.

Alex Balfour, Izzy Leviton

December 20, 2017

As junior Savannah Romero participates in her fifth varsity gymnastics season she said she looks forward to her new position as a team leader. According to Romero, her coaches recently chose her to be a captain for the current season after one of the senior captains quit gymnastics. “I was e...

George Hare brings leadership to Robotics Club

Senior George Hare works on the beginning stages of building a robot.

Avia Kaner-Roth and Esther Gendler

November 28, 2017

Senior robotics club president George Hare said he first joined robotics because of his interest in math and science and seeing a good opportunity to improve his skills. “What sparked my interest in robotics is that I want to go into engineering, and robotics is a really cool way to get involved...

Senior takes on leadership role

Senior Collin Perkins leads warm ups at the start of cross country practice Sept. 15.

Esther Gendler

September 29, 2017

After Senior Collin Perkins came up short of votes for becoming a cross country captain last year, he was surprised to find out he was going to become a captain anyways. “Unfortunately, I didn’t receive enough votes. But later on our head coach, Chris Nordstrom, felt that the boys team did not have...

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Senior captain Kim Lindgren hits over the block with support from her teammates. Park won in the fourth set of the match.

Alex Balfour

September 7, 2017

Volleyball defeated Irondale in a nonconference game on Sept. 5, according to head coach Whitney Meierrotto-Simon. Senior captain Ella Trotter said although the team beat Irondale prior to this, she focused on remaining humble. “We beat them since I’ve been playing, so we weren’t ex...

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