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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

Senior Natashia Johannes throws the frisbee in game against Edina 5/24. Crush won by a score of 12-2.

Crush defeats Edina

Modesty Manion, Jacob Khabie, and Luca Aimo May 31, 2022

At the last regular game of the season May 24, girls’ ultimate overpowered Edina Green Lantern by a score of 12-2. For junior captain Molly Horstman-Olson, the game was exciting and the team was successful. “It...

Freshman Ximena Gomez Rodriguez throws the disc into play May 17. Crush beat South 9-7.

Crush defeats South in close battle

Modesty Manion, Jacob Khabie, and Luca Aimo May 23, 2022

Despite the downpour May 17, Park’s girls ultimate team prevailed, winning the game against South 9-7.  According to coach Kevin Ruda, the team struggled initially, but it kicked it into high gear...

Junior Isabel Nathan practices throwing a frisbee during ultimate practice April 13. Due to lack of MNHSL distinction, ultimate frisbee is not categorized as a sport.

Ultimately not a sport

Jacob Khabie and Modesty Manion April 28, 2022

As spring begins, Park’s ultimate frisbee teams yet again begin its seasons as clubs, without the distinction of being called a sport. According to junior Greta Runyan, this re-categorization would benefit...

Junior Jack Mintz sends the Frisbee to a teammate down the field against Hopkins April 19. Park plays Apple Valley April 28.

Crush ultimate falls to Hopkins

Harris Keekley and Colin Canaday April 26, 2022

In a back and forth match between two of the best teams in the state, Crush ultimately lost 13-14 to Hopkins April 19.  According to head coach Spencer Hagen, Hopkins was a tough opponent and Crush...

Junior Molly Horstman Olson passes the frisbee while dodging a defender during a scrimmage September 26. Ultimate is looking to gain more players as they prepare for the upcoming season.

Ultimate prepares for upcoming season

Lily Nugteren, Katie Nelson, and Elena Ortiz-Fishman December 14, 2021

As the girls’ ultimate team prepares for the start of the spring season, it’s been focused on recruiting new members. After a large number of seniors graduated last year, according to senior and captain...

Senior Elizabeth Kniser knocks the disc away from an opponent May 25. The team lost by one in overtime.

Girls’ ultimate suffers close loss to St. Paul Academy

June 3, 2021

When Girls’ Crush Ultimate scored at the last minute to tie up with St. Paul Academy, the game came down to the final point. Senior Mimi Kniser said this nail-biter finish ended with a 10-9 loss for...

Boys Crush ultimate team huddles after practice during the fall season in preparation for the upcoming season. They will compete in the Wind Chill Invite at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 2 at Champions Hall in Eden Prairie.

Boys’ ultimate team to play in competitive tournament

Sofia Seewald February 1, 2019

After participating in several practices over the last few months, freshman Danny Shope said he believes the boys’ ultimate team, also referred to as Crush, is ready to play in the highly competitive...

Freshman Cole Blavat throws disc during a warm-up drill at a captains practice Sep. 24. The boys ultimate team recently started a fall league to get more practice.

Crush takes up fall league

Sofia Seewald October 5, 2018

Senior Ethan Kahn, one of the four captains for Park’s ultimate team, Crush, said the team chose to join the Twin Cities’s ultimate fall league this year due to a yearning for success. “The captains...

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