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

Deon Sewharack’s road to recovery

Abby Meisler November 28, 2022

During the second playoffs game for the football season, senior Deon Sewharack severed his pancreas in the third quarter while tackling a player from Armstrong. When Sewharack made that tackle, he fell...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs the ball, splitting the Armstrong Defense Oct. 29. Despite the offensive efforts, the Orioles lost the game 62-31.

Orioles leave it all out on the field

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 31, 2022

The Orioles prepared to battle Armstrongs Falcons during the second round of sections Oct. 29. To celebrate the Halloween weekend, students from both teams wore costumes ranging from cows to ‘80s workout...

Sophomore Avery Foster runs the ball upfield Oct. 25. The Orioles beat the Lakers 21-0 during the first round of sections.

The calm before the score

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 27, 2022

After ending the regular season with a 2-6 record, The Orioles headed into their first section game Oct. 25, with supportive students filling the bleachers decked out in Park's colors. Squaring up against...

Senior Cole Nowak fights off Hawks for senior Stefano Giovannelli to throw the ball Oct. 19. Park lost to Chaska 42-6.

Senior night shines bright

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 20, 2022

Park stadium was decked out with banners, senior portraits and supportive fans Oct. 19. The Orioles’ final game of the regular season against Chaska was also their senior night — a night to recognize...

Staying safe in football

Staying safe in football

Abby Meisler October 14, 2022

On Sept. 9, a high school football player from Brainerd suffered a traumatic brain injury which left him partially paralyzed. This incident is not a first in high school football, as many players end up...

Zach Johnson prepares for a big game. Park took on Benilde St.-Margarets Sept. 24 in a rivalry game.

Meet the Athlete: Zach Johnson

Lilly Fandel-Thompson October 10, 2022

When did you start playing football? I started in second grade, but back then it was flag football. I switched to tackle football in third grade. I saw other kids playing and it looked like a lot of...

The Orioles geared up for a battle against the Stars Oct 7th. Park kept their spirits high as the community came together for the homecoming game.

Homecoming hopes flattened

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 9, 2022

The Orioles fled the field Oct. 7 after a 34-8 loss against the Holy Angels Stars. After an unsuccessful start, the Orioles were finally able to score with less than 2 minutes left in the fourth quarter.  Josh...

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Meet the Athlete: Stefano Giovenelli

Anna Williams September 26, 2022

Who or what has been your biggest inspiration so far throughout your athletic career? In the last couple of years, my biggest inspiration has been my mom. She was diagnosed with ALS two years ago, and...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs past the Red Knights defensive line Sept. 24. Hagers touchdown was the start of Park’s comeback to take down the Knights 33-28.

Lassoing in the win

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 25, 2022

A sigh of relief echoed through the stadium Sept. 24 as the Orioles finally took back the lead from Benilde after trailing behind 28-13 in the fourth quarter.  For the larger part of the game, the...

Park students cheer after a big stop on defense during the football game against Two Rivers Sept. 16. Seniors attempted to lead the student section in an effort to try and awaken a sleeping Park football team.

Get loud or get out

Anya Panday September 23, 2022

The student section at high school sports games is a phenomenon. Every year, a group of seniors leads Park's student section, encouraging them to chant and organizing cheers to support our players. This...

Sophomore quarterback Declan Gaines examines the field Sept. 19. Gaines recently became the starting quarterback for the Orioles.

Meet the Athlete: Declan Gaines

Anya Panday September 22, 2022

How long have you been playing football? This will be my second year playing football. How’s the season going? I think the season started a little rough, but the team is getting it together...

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