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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 Alma Beaton defends the ball in the second section game against Hopkins Oct. 16. Park lost 4-0.

Hopkins ends girls’ soccer season

Maren Wilsey October 18, 2021

After losing its second sections game to Hopkins Oct. 16, senior and captain Sophia Romero said despite the loss, she was proud of the team’s performance.  “I would have loved to continue on and...

Junior Anna Williams fights for the ball in a sections game against Southwest Oct. 14. Park won the matchup 1-0 in overtime.

Girls’ soccer advances on OT goal

Tobias Khabie October 16, 2021

With the scoreboard remaining unchanged all game, sophomore Hanna Wilsey said she knew she had to do something to break the defensive battle. With under two minutes left in sudden death overtime, Wilsey...

Senior Ella Runyan celebrates with her teammates on Senior Night Oct. 7. Park beat Cooper 3-0.

Girls’ soccer ends season with OT win

Amelia Mickelson and Tobias Khabie October 12, 2021

After capping off the regular season with an overtime win against Washburn Oct. 9, senior captain Sophia Romero said the desire to finish strong propelled the team to the win.  “There was definitely...

Used with permission from Jill Merkle.

Social Studies teacher becomes soccer coach

Lilia Gonzalez September 23, 2021

What made you want to become a soccer coach? I’ve coached before and I always really loved coaching because it’s a group of people that are choosing to be there and it’s an outdoor activity. The...

Junior Paloma Da Silva Acosta steals the ball from a Southwest Lakers player in the Oct. 14 game. Park lost with a final score of 1-0.

Girls’ soccer falls to Minneapolis Southwest in sections

Emmy Pearson October 15, 2020

Reflecting on the last game of the season and another 1-0 loss, junior captain Sophia Romero said although she was disappointed with the outcome, she thought the team played cohesively.  “This is...

Senior Alanna Franklin blocks a Chanhassen player from the ball during the Oct. 8 match. Park lost with a final score of 1-0.

Girls’ soccer team loses close game to Chanhassen

Sam Listiak and Henry Harper October 10, 2020

Heading into the final conference game, senior Sadie Yarosh said the team was in high spirits. “Last time we only lost 1-0, so coming into this game I was confident we could succeed,” Yarosh said....

Junior captain Alma Beaton dribbles the ball around a Robbinsdale Cooper player during the match Oct. 6. Park won with a final score of 2-1.

Girls’ soccer dominates Robbinsdale Cooper in 2-1 victory

Adam Gips October 7, 2020

After the 2-1 victory against Robbinsdale Cooper, senior Claire Bargman reflected that the girls run into trouble when they don’t stay in the game psychologically. But in this game, they maintained their...

Junior captain Alma Beaton dribbles the ball passed the Bloomington Kennedy defender. Park tied to Kennedy 0-0.

Girls’ soccer ties Bloomington Kennedy

Ava Ashby October 4, 2020

After tying with Bloomington Kennedy for the second time this year, head coach Benjy Kent said he wants to keep the team’s spirit high to win the final conference games. “We are still hopeful that...

Senior Dare Kroeten goes to strike the ball Sept. 24. Park lost 1-0 against Chanhassen.

Girls’ soccer loses to Chanhassen

Ryan Barnett September 19, 2020

Heading into the first game against Chanhassen of the season, assistant coach Lydia Brubaker knew the girls had a challenging game ahead of them. With Chanhassen’s 3-2 record going into the game, the...

Senior captain Dare Kroeten passes the ball to the attackers in the Sept. 15 game. Park lost 2-1 against Bloomington Jefferson in its second and final contest against each other this year.

Girls’ soccer loses 2-1 against Bloomington Jefferson

Adam Gips September 17, 2020

After an early goal made by Bloomington Jefferson left the team struggling to find its poise, head coach Benjy Kent said it forced the team to rethink positioning. With the abrupt challenge, there was...

Junior Paloma Dasilva passes ball to teammate during the Sep. 10 game. Park lost a tough battle to Cooper with a 0-1 score.

Girls’ soccer struggles to maintain positive attitude

Molly Schochet September 11, 2020

After an early score by Cooper during the Sep. 10 game, head coach Benjy Kent said the team struggled mentally through the rest of the game.  “The biggest thing right now is just psychologically,...

Junior Alma Beaton attacks on offense Aug. 27. Park beat Bloomington Jefferson 1-0 in its first of two contests this year.

Girls’ soccer narrowly wins first game

Adam Gips and Shaydi Falcon September 5, 2020

Inspired by the 1-0 victory of the girls’ soccer team against Bloomington Jefferson, senior captain Alanna Franklin reflected on the aspects of the first game that produced a lot of offensive attacks.  “We...

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