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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

Meet the athlete: Jakob Eenigenburg

Meet the athlete: Jakob Eenigenburg

Caedon Exsted, Staffer April 24, 2024

What were your initial thoughts about breaking the 400m indoor record? I thought initially that my coaches were joking when they said that, and then I realized, “Oh, that's real.” That's pretty...

Meet the Athlete: Sophia Earle

Meet the Athlete: Sophia Earle

Alicia Mainjeni February 8, 2023

How long have you been doing gymnastics? I’ve been doing (gymnastics) for 11 years. I've been on the team for six. What were your goals for this season? My goal for this gymnastics season was...

Nolan Crump gears up for season

Nolan Crump gears up for season

Lilly Fandel-Thompson November 30, 2022

How long have you been skiing and what got you into it? It's my fifth year. What got me into it was I just decided to sign up in seventh grade. What is your favorite part of skiing? The people...

Used with permission from Christian Arteaga.

Junior becomes two-time captain

Adam Gips June 10, 2021

For head football coach Jason Foster, junior captain Christian Arteaga was sure to be reassigned captain given his character. “On the field, he’s just a natural leader, brings younger kids along,...

Junior Stanley Regguinti faces off with Benilde-St. Margaret’s player senior Grant Ellings. Park lost to Benilde-St. Margaret’s Jan. 26 with a score of 6-1. Regguinti was recently chosen as a boys hockey captain.

First junior captain chosen for boys’ hockey

Colin Canaday March 23, 2021

Upon hearing he had been picked as a captain for boys’ hockey, junior Stanley Regguinti said he knew what was going to be expected of him. “I (know I) can play a big role as a leader on the team....

Senior captain Selee Olmen returns the ball to the opposing team Sept. 22. Park lost its first varsity match 4-3 to Chanhassen.

Captain’s tennis career comes to an end

Sam Swisher November 2, 2020

Senior Selee Olmen recently completed her high school tennis career when she competed in her last match Oct. 14. When reflecting on her time, Olmen said her commitment to being a leader on and off the...

The girls volleyball team high fives the fan section after a victory against Moorhead Nov. 8, 2019.

Introducing the new head volleyball coach

Colin Canaday October 9, 2020

After an unprecedented victory in sections last year, Park’s volleyball program is welcoming in head coach, Emily Minnick. Having experience not only in playing volleyball, but also teaching and coaching...

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

Boys’ lacrosse captain optimistic after recent losses

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...

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

Softball player looks forward to final season

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...

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

Senior invited to apply for USA ultimate team

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...

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.

Senior to begin final year of golf

Nicole Sanford, Ruby Stillman, and 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...

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.

Junior switches to tennis full time

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...

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