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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

Junior Zach Johnson wears the Oriole costume as he stands for the national anthem Feb. 17. Park lost to Woodbury 0-6.

Boys’ Hockey falls to Woodbury

Jacob Perszyk and Tenzin Gyaldatsang February 22, 2022

After a 0-6 blowout to Woodbury, Boys’ hockey head coach Matt Penner said that the team's mistakes early on cost them the game. “You look at the scoreboard, it doesn't look good. But there was a...

The boys hockey team huddles before the second period to prepare to continue the game. Each period is concluded by a 15 minute break where teams regroup and strategize as the ice is being resurfaced.

Stepping up to the challenge

Harris Keekley January 27, 2022

After the stepping down of the head coach along with 2 other assistant coaches, Athletic director Andy Ewald stepped up for the challenge as head hockey coach. “I just empowered the kids and challenged...

Sophomore Josh Middleton prepares to block a shot against Benilde-St. Margaret’s Jan. 22. Park lost 0-3.

In control of the goal

Aidan Shafton January 25, 2022

For years, Park hockey fans and players alike have been treated to exceptional goalie talent, most recently coming from sophomore Josh Middleton. Senior defenseman Ben Olson said ‘having a reliable goalie...

Sophomore Camryn Witham races after the puck against Woodbury Jan. 21. Park lost 2-0.

Girls’ hockey falls to Woodbury

Abby Bartleson and Zoe Ziessman January 23, 2022

After a 0-2 loss against Woodbury, freshman Rowan Jansen said she was pleased with the overall performance, but the rocky second period proved costly. “We played really well, we did good starting...

Senior captain Stanley Regguinti recovers from a hit by Benilde defender Jan 22. Park lost to Benilde 0-3.

Park shutout by Benilde

Tenzin Gyaldatsang January 23, 2022

After a 0-3 defeat to Benilde-St. Margaret's, senior captain Jacob Favour said he was proud of the team’s tenacity, despite the loss, which puts Park at a record of 5-9-1.   “I think it went very...

Josh Middleton

Meet the Athlete: Josh Middleton

Katie Nelson January 21, 2022

When did you start playing hockey? I started the first year I could play on Mites, so that's when I was six or seven years old.    Why did you decide to play hockey?   It looked super...

Freshman Rowan Jansen recovers from a fall Jan. 15. Park lost 2-0 against Robbinsdale Armstrong.

Girls’ hockey falls to Armstrong

Abby Bartleson and Mya Stanberry January 21, 2022

After a 2-0 loss against Armstrong, senior Emelia Johnson said the team was lacking consistency, leading to the team’s defeat.  “We started (off) the game really strong, I just feel as if we need...

Sophomore Henry Shultz defends the puck from the goal. Parks next game is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan 13 at the St. Louis Park Outdoor Recreation Center.

Boys’ hockey falls to Bloomington Jefferson

Ayelet Prottas and Lauren Thon January 13, 2022

Orioles boys' hockey program dropped to a record of 3-7 after a 6-4 loss to Bloomington Jefferson. Two of the four Oriole goals were scored in the first period. The team is complemented by a large variety...

Sophomore Griffin Krone pushes opponent to defend the puck. Park won against Kennedy 6-1.

Boys’ hockey beats Bloomington Kennedy

Grace Stillman and Tenzin Gyaldatsang December 16, 2021

After the boys' hockey team trounced Bloomington Kennedy 6-1, head coach Ben Horsch said players were able to have more fun during the game which fueled the win. “We put a couple of bucks on net,...

Senior captain Ben Olson celebrates the sole goal of the match Dec. 9. Park lost to Minnetonka 7-1.

Boys’ hockey suffers 7-1 defeat

Tenzin Gyaldatsang December 10, 2021

Following a blowout loss to Minnetonka, sophomore Alexander Hokenson said the team needs to improve its mindset to win. “I think we’re doing good. We have the right intensity, we just made some...

Freshman Rowan Jansen rushes towards the goal while keeping a puck away from a Minneapolis defender Dec. 7. Hopkins-
Park lost to Minneapolis 5-1.

Girls’ hockey falls to Minneapolis

Abby Bartleson December 8, 2021

After a 7-1 loss against Minneapolis, coach Ryan St. Martin said with a change of mindset, he is hopeful for the next game. “We are going to work on our attitude and efforts and see what happens,”...

After a brawl in the second period senior Captain Ben Olson gets escorted to the penalty box by a referee. Olson was not suspended for the next game at Waconia.

Boys’ hockey falls to Edina

Lauren Thon December 3, 2021

  Edina scored six times before Park was able to put a puck through the net in the third period, Dec. 2. After opening the season with a 7-1 loss to Edina, head coach Ben Horsch said he was...

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