The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Park students attend a boys basketball game against Waconia on Feb. 18. There has been less fans present at girls sporting events.

Fan disparity impacts athletes

Elena Ortiz-Fishman and Danny Shope February 24, 2022

Surrounded by countless empty bleachers at basketball games, senior Selam Maher said the lack of fans at girls’ games has been alienating.  “It's completely opposite. Girls’ games and gyms are...

Students cheer on the football team at the homecoming game Sept. 25. During the pandemic, the absence of fans was missed by athletes.

Fans return to sporting events

Avery Stahl October 27, 2021

High school athletics have long been associated with strong fan presence. Athletic coordinator Rob Griffin said it is paramount for strong performances from athletes. “As an athlete, you can come...

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...

Target Field sits empty awaiting the return of fans. The Minnesota Twins proposed a plan to open the gates for fans as soon as April 8.

Minnesota Twins propose plan to have fans in stadium

Tobias Khabie February 28, 2021

Ever since turning off my television last year in disappointment after the Twins got swept yet again in the playoffs, I have been patiently and eagerly waiting for the 2021 season to start. With a roster...

Seniors Ava Bishop, Sarah McCallon, Emma Roloff and Sydney Ring yell after the referee makes a call against Park. The dress code Nov. 7 was blackout.

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Colin Canaday, Harris Keekley November 7, 2019

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” erupted throughout the Xcel Energy Center  arena as more than 500 fans cheered on the Park volleyball team in their first State appearance on Nov. 7. Senior Rakesh Plantz said he...

Eagles fans give opposite of a warm welcome

Eagles fans give opposite of a warm welcome

Jacob Stillman February 2, 2018

With the Super Bowl here in our hometown of Minneapolis this weekend, our lives will undergo some changes for a few days. A few of these changes include messy traffic on any highway near Minneapolis or...

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