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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

Sophomore Javi Shimming practices running with poles alongside the rest of the Nordic team Dec. 2. The overlap of participants in Nordic and Cross Country has assisted team members in staying in shape.

Overlap between cross country, Nordic builds community

Jacob Khabie December 6, 2021

When junior Rachel Katzovitz first started participating in Nordic skiing, she had no intention of joining the cross country team the following year. However, according to Katzovitz, joining the cross...

Senior Ben Farley dives forward to avoid a loss of yards Oct. 30. Farley joined the team for the first time his senior year.

Football ends season in loss

Aidan Shafton November 10, 2021

After a 35-26 loss against Armstrong Oct. 30, junior Stefano Giovanelli said offensive struggles hindered the team’s efforts throughout the game.   “Our offense came out pretty slow. The...

Junior Denly Lindeman stretches out alongside senior Henry Nelson and eight-grader Truman Nelson. The Nike Cross Regionals will be taking place Nov. 14 at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Cross-country runners prepare for regional race

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Sam Listiak November 10, 2021

In preparation for the Nike Cross Regionals (NXR), a nationwide invitational cross country meet, junior cross country captain Denly Lindeman said runners have continued to practice consistently.  “It's...

Used with permission by Mae Turman

Meet the Athlete: Mae Turman

Char Priadka November 10, 2021

When did you first start swimming?   I’ve been swimming ever since I was a baby, but I started competitively swimming last year.   What about swimming are you most passionate about?   Swimming...

Junior Stephano Giovanelli lead the park football team in touchdowns during the 2021 season. Giovanelli averaged 27.9 yards per reception and had a total of 614 yards during the season.

Stefano Giovannelli named Star Tribune’s ‘Metro Athlete of the Week’

Char Priadka November 3, 2021

The Star Tribune gives special shoutouts to athletes who go above and beyond in their performance. These awards are given to athletes weekly and annually as a way of honoring their skill and ambition....

Senior Elsa Berglan hits the ball over the net at the sections game Oct. 24. Park lost 0-3 against Edina, ending their season.

Volleyball loses in Sections to Edina

Harris Keekley, Char Priadka, and Colin Canaday November 2, 2021

After a long season, Park volleyball lost in three sets to Edina knocking them out of the section playoffs and ending their season. According to freshman Amara Schroeder, the high stakes of the game...

Senior captain Bennett Kouame defends the ball from Southwest midfielder Matt Peterson Oct. 16. Park lost 0-2 against Minneapolis Southwest.

Boys’ soccer season ends in loss

Ava Ashby and Jordyn Deschamps October 26, 2021

With the season on the line, the boys’ soccer team was set to match up against the No. 1 team in the section. Going into the game against Minneapolis Southwest Oct. 16, assistant coach Pat Hartman said...

Junior Amanuel Shetaye fights for the ball with a DeLaSalle player. Parks 9-game winning streak was halted as DeLaSalle won the match 2-0.

Boys’ soccer win streak falters to DeLaSalle

Tobias Khabie and Jordyn Deschamps October 4, 2021

Coming into a challenging matchup against DeLaSalle, senior Jovan Dennison said despite the opponents high ranking, the team didn't treat the game any differently from usual. “We kind of have the...

Sophomore Carys Searle prepares for a race against Benilde on Sept. 14. Despite their valiant effort the team lost the meet.

Swim team falls to crosstown rival

Avery Stahl and Henry Harper September 17, 2021

Despite its efforts, Park came up short in its attempt at beating Benilde Sept. 14. In light of the defeat, sophomore Mae Turman said the team started off slow but kept fighting as the meet went on.  “The...

Seniors Ezra Hudson and Christain Artega raise their fists during the national anthem Sept. 10. Park beat Jefferson 26-20 in overtime.

Football prevails against Jefferson

Molly Schochet September 13, 2021

After a hard fought comeback and an overtime win against Bloomington Jefferson Sept. 10, senior quarterback Will Dvorak said the 26-20 win could be accredited to the team's ability to play together.  “Overall...

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