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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

Junior Sam Meyer hits a single in sections vs Armstrong. Park ended up winning 10-6.

Captains prepare for fall

Aidan Shafton June 2, 2022

After being named captain for the 2022 season in volleyball, junior Sophia Nagorski said her history with the Park volleyball team was a key factor in her being chosen for the position next year. “I've...

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...

Freshman Amara Schroeder sets the ball to be hit Oct. 11. Park won 3-0 against Bloomington Kennedy.

Volleyball beats Kennedy in three sets

Colin Canaday, Char Priadka, and Harris Keekley October 13, 2021

Having defeated Bloomington Kennedy in every match for the past two seasons, volleyball head coach Sam Hanlon said the team was dialed in to continue the win streak when the teams faced off Oct. 11. “We...

Senior Annie Holden hits the ball in the game against Chanhassen Nov. 10. Park won with a final set score of 3-1.

Girls’ volleyball wins long match against Chanhassen

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley November 12, 2020

After an arduous battle against Chanhassen for the second time in its season, girls’ volleyball beat Chanhassen 3-1 following a grueling 39-41 third set. After a close 3-2 win last time Park played...

Senior Annie Holden hits the ball in the game against Bloomington Kennedy Nov. 5. Park won with a final set score of 3-0.

Girls’ volleyball beats Kennedy a second time

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley November 7, 2020

Once again beating Bloomington Kennedy in three sets Nov. 5, senior Anna Bauer said that a big focus of this match was the serve. “Since the serve is the first part of the point, it really sets the...

Junior Elsa Bergland dives for the ball in a game against Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 27. Park won with a final set score of 3-0.

Girls’ volleyball beats Cooper in three sets

Harris Keekley and Colin Canaday October 29, 2020

Winning in three sets against Robbinsdale Cooper Oct. 27, although the team was expecting an easy win, the players started out on the wrong foot, according to assistant varsity coach Sydney Griffin. “We...

Senior Hannah Howell hits the ball over the net in a game against Bloomington Jefferson Oct. 23. Park lost with a final set score of 1-3.

Girls’ volleyball loses tough match to Bloomington Jefferson

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley October 25, 2020

Playing a close game, girls’ volleyball lost a tough match against Bloomington Jefferson Oct. 22 putting its record at 4-1. Head coach Emily Minnick said that in order to win sets, the team needs...

The girls volleyball team celebrates after scoring a point in the varsity Sections match against Bloomington Jefferson Nov. 2. Park won the match 3-2.

Park Volleyball beats Jefferson to win Section title

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley November 4, 2019

After a close battle against Bloomington Jefferson, Park overcame the Jaguars in the fifth set 15-13, winning their first Section title in Park volleyball history. With such a turbulent match, each...

Junior Kendall Coley and senior Makaila Winward block the ball from coming to their side of the net. Girls volleyball was seeded second in their Section.

Volleyball seeded second in Sections

November 1, 2019

At the end of the girls’ volleyball season, Park was seeded first in its Section. However, after the announcement of the seeding placement, Jefferson suddenly became number one in Section 6AAA. Athletic...

The girls volleyball team celebrates after scoring during the sections game against Washburn Oct. 24. Park won with a final score of 3-0.

Girls’ volleyball wins first round of Sections

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley October 28, 2019

Park girls’ volleyball won a crucial game against Washburn Oct. 24, marking a strong start to Sections. Coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon said she is very happy with how the girls performed. “We...

Senior Addie Warg dives for the ball during the game against Chanhassen Oct. 3. Girls volleyball won 3-0 on senior night.

Volleyball celebrates victory

Kate Schneider October 10, 2019

When playing for the first time in a varsity match, senior Angie Leno said she felt overwhelmed with gratitude for her last season. “I went in for serving and it felt good being in (the game), it’s...

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