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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

Why hockey is played in short spurts

Owen McColgan, Staffer April 29, 2024

Many people who don’t know how hockey works wonder why the players are on the ice for such little time when they play. Well as a hockey player myself i can explain many reasons that will help you understand...

Freshman Ella Koethe steals the puck from Minneapolis. Hopkins-Park took home a 2-2 tie Jan. 11.

Girls hockey takes on Minneapolis

Rylie Unangst, Rachel Arkis, and Serena Bovee January 16, 2024

On Jan. 11, girls hockey took on Minneapolis in a head-to-head match with the final score being 2-2. Between periods of this match, there was a scrimmage between youth players due to it being youth night....

Sophomore Owen Anklam scans the ice for the puck. Park fell to Benilde 1-4 Jan. 9.

Meet the Athlete: Owen Anklam

Ryan Moran January 14, 2024

When did you start playing hockey? I started playing hockey when I was probably two or three years old with my dad and brother, at Nelson Park by Peter Hobart. We just like to go down there, skate and...

Senior Bryn Etzell watches puck Dec 21. Hopkins Park lost 7-3.

Girls hockey loses to South St. Paul

Abby Bartleson December 24, 2023

After a tough 7-3 loss against South St. Paul Dec. 21, assistant coach Annie McNeill said she feels proud of how the team played, even when the score did not reflect their effort. “We played hard for...

Sophomore Owen Anklam skates down ice Dec. 14. Park defeated Bloomington Jefferson 7-0.

Orioles victorious on the ROC

Jana Faust December 17, 2023

Following a 7-0 win against Bloomington Kennedy and after a tough loss to Holy Angels, assistant coach Noah Parker said a win was exactly what the team needed. “The focus was to get back in the win...

Freshman Lianna Hess loads equipment onto the bus Dec. 8. The girls hockey team went on a trip to the North Shore and played two games.

Girls hockey takes on the North Shore

Gabby Fadden December 13, 2023

Once a year, the girls’ hockey team goes out of town for a tournament. This year, the team traveled up to the North Shore. The team played in Silver Bay and Moose Lake. They went 0-2 for the weekend,...

Senior Griffin Krone skates towards goal Monday Nov. 27. The Orioles lost 4-1 to the Hornets

Orioles fly north

TJ Brayboy December 7, 2023

Park’s boys hockey season kicked off with their third annual trip to Duluth. This trip was the weekend following tryouts, which happened on Nov. 17 and 18. This would be the 2023-24 Orioles first look...

All you need is glove(s)

All you need is glove(s)

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer December 1, 2023

Winter sports are very popular at Park, but equipment can be a barrier for a lot of kids. Sports such as nordic skiing and hockey require a lot of equipment, while basketball doesn’t require as much....

Senior Griffin Krone skates towards goal Monday Nov. 27. The Orioles lost 4-1 to the Hornets

Parks’ boys hockey falls in home opener

Fares Hendi and Jamar Hester Jr November 30, 2023

As a new season for Park hockey opens up, they are greeted with an unfortunate loss against Edina on Nov. 27. Despite the effort put into the well-fought match-up between the two teams it still ended up...

Junior Griffin Krone focuses on the puck. The Orioles took on the Skippers Feb. 9.

Meet the Athlete: Griffin Krone

Maya Nieves February 20, 2023

How long have you been playing hockey? I've been playing since I was three, so around 14 years. Who got you into hockey? My best friend and teammate Tony Kruse, shoutout to him. My dad also encouraged...

Sophomore Max Rider takes a shot on net Thursday night Feb. 16. The Orioles walked away with a win against Bloomington Jefferson 3-1.

Senior night spark

Maya Nieves and Alicia Mainjeni February 17, 2023

On Feb. 16, the St. Louis Park Rec Center was decked out with senior jerseys, banners and stands filled with supportive fans. Boys’ hockey took a 3-1 win in their final game before sections against...

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