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

The Green Bay Packers lost to the San Francisco 49ers Jan. 22. The loss has lead many fans to begin to question the future of starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Emotional loss for Packers

Oliver Smith January 27, 2022

As I watched San Francisco 49ers’ kicker Robbie Gould line up for the game-winning field goal against the Packers, I realized I could be witnessing live Aaron Rodgers' last game wearing a Packer uniform. The...

Senior Ben Farley pushes Armstrong defender Jordan McClom Oct. 30. Farley averages 36 yards per game.

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....

Junior Stefano Giovanelli flips the ball to first May 10. Park won against Wayzata 5-0.

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....

NFL email scandal exposes flaws in company

NFL email scandal exposes flaws in company

Tobias Khabie October 29, 2021

The National Football League (NFL) has long been a pillar in American society. The league has an effective monopoly on Sunday television, and football is by far the most watched sport in the country. That...

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...

Senior Will Dvorak looks to pass the ball against Waconia Oct. 15. Park scored all of its 29 points in the fourth quarter.

Senior night miracle

Grace Stillman October 19, 2021

Adversity creates opportunity, the motto of Park football team, rang true Oct. 15 after Park scored 16 points in the last minute of the game to beat Waconia 29-28. According to head coach Jason Foster,...

Senior captain Nick Kent assesses the play during the game Oct. 5. Park lost 3-2 to Orono.

Meet the Athlete: Nick Kent

Char Priadka October 6, 2021

When did you first begin playing sports? I’d probably say I started around three or four years old, just playing with my family. I started on an organized soccer team when I was seven. How did...

Seniors participate in jersey dress code to support the Park football team. Students are encouraged to wear orange to show Park pride at the homecoming game Sept. 24.

Homecoming week begins

Jacob Khabie September 19, 2021

As Park brings in the new school year, the Student Council has prepared for homecoming week, starting Sept. 20. With a schedule strategically planned around the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the Student Council...

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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Junior becomes two-time captain

Adam Gips June 10, 2021

For head football coach Jason Foster, junior captain Christian Arteaga was sure to be reassigned captain given his character. “On the field, he’s just a natural leader, brings younger kids along,...

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Tim Tebow, Nathan Whitaker captivate readers

Tenzin Gyaldatsang April 20, 2021

After reading former Heisman trophy winner and National Football League (NFL) quarterback Tim Tebow’s book “Through My Eyes,” co-authored by author Nathan Whitaker, I felt inspired and motivated...

Football varsity assistant Rob Griffin meets with the players Nov. 11. The team came together to support their teammate in a time of need.

Football team comes together to support teammate

Tobias Khabie December 31, 2020

After hearing a fellow player was involved in a shooting, the football team pulled together to support their teammate. According to junior captain Christian Arteaga, the team jumped into action and prepared...

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