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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

Coach Jessica Gust assists sophomore Lila Frank on the bench press May 27. Summer strength and conditioning has recently added a new girls-only season.

Trust in Gust

Kalsang Wangmo, Staffer June 6, 2024

This summer Park’s strength and conditioning program is adding a new girls-only session reintroducing itself at Park. Strength and conditioning is a program designed to support Park athletes year-round....

Crushing it in the cold

Crushing it in the cold

Anna Williams and Claire Williams January 25, 2024

Because the beginning of the season faced weather-related delays, Park girls nordic has been challenged with accommodating an absence of proper training conditions. These adversities have impacted their...

Junior Ruby Massie protects the ball from Jefferson defender Feb. 24. Jefferson won 61-58.

Senior night showdown

Anna Williams and Dahlia Herman February 27, 2023

Park girls’ basketball suffered their final conference loss against Jefferson with a final score of 61-58, on Feb. 24. Head coach Arsenio Richardson said that even though the score did not show a victory,...

Junior Evelyn Schmitz drives to the hoop, as she attempts a layup Feb. 18. Schmitz leads the Orioles in points this year with 280.

Girls’ basketball battles New Prague

Ari Lissauer and Jacob Martenson February 20, 2023

Park beat New Prague  Feb. 17, in a close 67-62 win. Head coach Arsenio Richardson said that Park remained competitive even when playing through injuries. “We got a lot of injuries but tonight was...

Junior Joelle Sheffield dribbles the ball around Wayzata freshman Brynn Senden during the Section game against Wayzata Feb. 29. Park lost to Wayzata 64-71.

Girls’ basketball finishes off season

Sofia Seewald and Maddie Schutte March 10, 2020

Park girls' basketball finished off its season after losing to Wayzata 64-71 Feb. 29. Below are the team statistics from the 2019-2020 season.

Senior and captain Jordyn Turek looks for a team member to pass the ball to. Park won its first Sections game 74-40 against Southwest Feb. 26.

Girls’ basketball pulls off 74-40 win

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald February 28, 2020

Keeping a strong lead ahead of Minneapolis Southwest for the majority of its first Section game, senior captain Jordyn Turek said the team was able to play more of the roster which prepared the team for...

Freshman Ella Wasvick performs her beam routine Jan. 28 at Central Community Center. The gymnastics team lost their meet against Bloomington with a score of 124.8.

Park falls to Bloomington

Talia Lissauer January 29, 2020

Watching her teammates perform their floor routines and show off the skills they have been practicing is the best part of every meet, according to junior and captain Rachel Stein. “I always think...

Junior Raina Kronfeld performs her beam routine Dec. 21 at North Star Elementary. Park placed first in the invitational meet that consisted of five other teams.

Gymnastics places first in invitational meet

Talia Lissauer December 22, 2019

Despite experiencing difficulties on beam routines, sophomore Sophia Romero said the gymnastics team was able to pull through the mistakes and place first. “We struggled on beam, there were a few...

Sophomore Freya Wade poses as she is introduced at the gymnastics meet against Richfield. Park won with a score of 124.125.

Gymnastics wins home opener

Talia Lissauer, Ben Sanford December 11, 2019

With the motivation to improve their scores from their first meet, junior Josie Briant said the team focused on making sure they cleaned up their routines to come into the meet strong. “Our meet (Dec....

Freshman Freya Wade and junior Ava Bishop run the 100 meter during Sections May 15. The girls track and field team were Section champions.

Girls’ track wins conference champions

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant May 21, 2019

Sophomore Alanna Franklin said achieving the conference champion title is a clear example of the hard work the team has put in throughout the season. “We worked really hard this year to catch up...

Junior Svea Bleske jumps to block a Blake player from catching the disc. Girls Crush ultimate won the game against Blake 9-8 April 30.

Girls’ ultimate beats Blake

Kaia Myers and Isabel Kjaer May 9, 2019

As junior captain Ally Feller reflected on her team’s recent game against Blake, she said she was proud of how the players worked together in a tough game. “We all played really well. We were all...

Junior Anna Keith looks to land in the triple jump. Keith placed third behind the schools Wilmar and New Prague.

Track competes in Orono Invitational

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant May 8, 2019

Park competed in Orono’s Invitational meet May 2 along with the high schools Orono, Wilmar, Waconia, Fridley, New Prague, Dassel-Cokato and Southwest Christian. Girls’ track and field placed second...

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