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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

Crushing it in the cold

Crushing it in the cold

Anna Williams and Claire Williams January 25, 2024

Because the beginning of the season faced weather-related delays, Park girls nordic has been challenged with accommodating an absence of proper training conditions. These adversities have impacted their...

Sophomore Danny Shope tosses a frisbee to sophomore Joe Mcgurgan Dec. 12. Sophomore Luke Walsh dropped out of the bet leaving Shope, Mcgurgan and sophomore Blake Knudson left in the bet.

$4 bet participant drops out

Sofie Geretz February 9, 2020

Sophomore Luke Walsh said he dropped out of the $4 bet due to lunch changes and his friends’ payment for his departure. “After the start of second semester the four of us had different lunches and...

Junior Max Gohman races in the classic meet at Elm Creek Jan. 24. Park boys varsity placed third with a score of 242.

Nordic team persists in harsh weather

Sofie Geretz January 27, 2020

Reflecting on a colder than average meet, senior Ella Hammerstrand said the Nordic team persisted and worked hard throughout the race. “It was super cold and we didn't even know if we were going to...

Junior McCabe Dvorak checks Eastview senior Ben Malloy against the boards Jan. 3. Park 3-4 in overtime against Eastview.

Outdoor battle ends in overtime loss

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada January 5, 2020

When boys’ hockey took on Eastview Jan. 2 at the Recreation Outdoor Center, coach Andrew Sackrison said the tight matchup allowed for an enjoyable game. “It was a good hockey game. Great chances...

Sophomore Deontez Ross defends opposing player at Parks game against DeLeSalle. Their next game will be Oct. 16 at the stadium against Bloomington Jefferson High School.

Football overcomes challenges

Lilly Strathman October 15, 2019

Park football practiced its teamwork and defeated DeLaSalle High School  with a final score of 41-0, improving their record to 3-4. Senior Jacob Brown said the team worked well as a community which...

Sophomore Ivy Houts skis into the finish line of the meet Jan. 10 at Theodore Wirth Park. Girls varsity placed third out of nine teams.

Skiers compete at first meet after break

Kaia Myers January 11, 2019

According to sophomore Maya Lee, the Nordic team had a successful first meet back after winter break. “Everyone seems to be doing really well and (our) technique seemed good. Everyone seems pretty...

Girls golf captain senior Carly Livingston practices her swing indoors at the Life Time Fitness in Park. The teams has been practicing indoors due to the cold weather.

Girls’ golf combats weather

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman April 15, 2018

Beginning her second year on the girls’ golf team, junior Erica Dudley said the cold spring weather could make for a more stagnant season than in years past. “We just don’t get to play that much...

Boys lacrosse team conducts tryouts despite snow at Parks stadium. Tryouts took place April 2-5.

Boys’ lacrosse conducts tryouts outdoors

Sofia Seewald and Isabel Kjaer April 9, 2018

According to senior Kyle Hedblom, the boys’ lacrosse team held tryouts to evaluate how each player has developed over the winter and which players have the skill set to play at a high competitive level....

Frigid temperatures provide bonding opportunity

Frigid temperatures provide bonding opportunity

Alec Pittman December 27, 2016

Although temperatures below zero aren’t popular with the majority, the cold front creates alternative positives often overlooked. The wintry conditions offer numerous activities to do that otherwise...

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