The Echo

Meet the Athlete: Ben St. Clair

Junior Ben St. Clair practices freestyle during practice Feb. 19. St. Clair first began swimming several years ago after a series of injuries in other sports.

Gabriel Kaplan

February 20, 2020

How long have you been swimming for Park? For the high school team, this will be my fourth year. I've been swimming for around six or seven years in total. Have you played any other sports? I haven't played any other sports for high school, but when I was younger, I played hockey and soccer...

Concussions prompt football retirement

Concussions prompt football retirement

Adin Zweigbaum

January 22, 2020

My hand shakes as I click the arrow and send, ending my football career forever. There were a lot of factors that played into this decision, however, the primary reason for quitting football was the fact that the risk was far greater than the reward. As a person who has suffered two traumatic head injur...

Junior gets hit in the head with golf ball, causes concussion

Junior Anika Hanson hits a shot while standing in a sand trap during her match. The match took place at Dwan golf course April 4.

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

May 29, 2018

After getting hit in the head by a golf ball while riding a golf cart alongside her friends, junior Anika Hanson said the initial shock of the incident left her feeling confused on what had happened. “It hurt at first, but I didn’t really even know if I got hit or not because I was kind of in...

Athletes participate in concussion tests

Freshman Katie Casey gets help from a Tria employee while she signs into her computer to get ready for concussion testing April, 6.

Izzy Leviton

April 12, 2018

Junior lacrosse captain Grace Lynch said she believes Park has invested more into athletic programs this year, especially with the new captains training and concussion testing. “It feels like our school is trying a lot harder this year to be aware of what is going on in sports, with the captains t...

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