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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

Band kids play trombone during the hockey game Dec. 1. Boys hockey lost to Chaska 1-5.

Band performs at first hockey game

Ari Lissauer, Cole Taylor, and Jacob Martenson December 7, 2022

After playing in the band at the boys varsity hockey game Dec. 1. senior Sebastian Tangleson, said concerts at sporting games take a lot of preparation. “There's a decent amount of prep, you get to...

Senior Teddy Dahlin races after the puck against the Hawks Dec. 1. Park took on Chaska in a defensive game Friday night.

Pucker up buttercup

Maya Nieves, Alicia Mainjeni, and Anya Panday December 3, 2022

Parks Orioles squared up against Chaskas Hawks on the ice Dec. 1 and took a 6-1 loss at their first home game of the regular season. The Orioles engaged their supporters with many activities to celebrate...

Sophomore Rowan Jansen guards puck against Osseo park center player. Nov. 19.

Girls’ Hockey defeated by Osseo Park Center

Rachel Arkis, Ashley Reyes, and John Hunter November 24, 2022

After a 0-6 loss for Park, head coach Ryan St. Martin said that despite the tough game, the team did a good job with technique. “They did a really nice job on the penalty kills today,” St. Martin...

Park sports warm up for the winter

Park sports warm up for the winter

Abby Bartleson October 31, 2022

When the weather finally cools down, the winter sports heat up at Park. Senior gymnastics captain Sophia Earle said she is really excited for the season to start. “I am excited to meet the new gymnasts...

New Pragues gym banner returns to the wall of the gym. It was removed last year when Park ceased competition with New Prague.

Competition with New Prague resumes

Maren Wilsey September 11, 2022

After the highly publicized conflict surrounding racist actions by New Prague athletic teams, Park made the decision to halt all competition with the school indefinitely. Now, several months later, the...

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...

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