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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

Park players huddle with their Hopkins team during halftime.

Boys’ lacrosse merges with Hopkins

Alex Geretz, Noah Leventhal, and Aidan Shafton May 31, 2022

Boys’ lacrosse at Park has had a drought of games for the last few years. After having dwindling numbers for years, COVID-19 was the final push for the Park lacrosse team to phase out for good –...

Junior Carter Degan defends the goal against Minneapolis. Hopkins-Park won 12-0 in a blowout victory.

Boys’ lacrosse dominates Minneapolis 

Aidan Shafton, Alex Geretz, and Noah Leventhal May 31, 2022

After a 12-0 win over Minneapolis, junior Carter Degan said he played well in his first varsity appearance. “It was nice getting a chance to play on varsity,” Degan said. “It was a good change...

Eighth grader Riley Ridgway scans the net as she prepares to shoot during the first half of the game April 21. Girls lacrosse lost 17-1 in its first game of the season.

Girls Lacrosse takes 17-1 loss

Jacob Perszyk and Tenzin Gyaldatsang April 26, 2022

After a 17-1 loss to Benilde St. Margaret’s, girls’ lacrosse coach Kate Pearson said she is happy despite the loss and is hopeful for the future of the team. “This was our first game of the season....

Freshman Meg Ridgeway passes the ball to a teammate April 29. Park lost to Chanhassen 17-0.

Spring Sports Captains Infographic

Katie Nelson and Maren Wilsey May 2, 2021

Spring sports are back in full swing, but due to the pandemic some changes have been made. This infographic contains goals some of the sports captains have for their season, as well as some ways their...

Senior Claire Bargman catches the ball April 30. Girls lacrosse lost to Chanhassen 17-0.

Girls’ lacrosse determined after loss

Molly Schochet April 30, 2021

As the sun began to set April 30 at Chanhassen high school, senior captain Katherine Gage walked out of the game proud of her team despite the 17-0 loss. “I think that the score doesn't reflect how...

Seventh grader Gretchen Fandel Thompson faces defender freshman Ruby Smith during practice April 12. The lacrosse team has begun practices preparing for their spring season.

Girls’ lacrosse starts season

Maria Perez Barriga April 14, 2021

Head coach Kyle Sweeney said many players were on edge during lacrosse tryouts because the season was canceled in 2020.  “It was really exciting, but also a lot of the girls were nervous because...

Freshmen Tommy Walsh and Thomas Shope throw a frisbee around at Minikahda Vista park April 3. Spring sports are in full session as of April 5.

Spring sports infographic

Maren Wilsey April 8, 2021

Spring sports are starting but due to the pandemic they might look different than usual. This infographic shows the restrictions imposed on sports and the steps needed to sign up. 

Senior Abby Meyer listens to coach during practice. Meyer committed to playing both hockey and lacrosse at Lake Forest college, a Division III school in Illinois.

Meet the Athlete: Abby Meyer

Maria Perez Barriga January 15, 2021

What do you like the most about playing hockey and lacrosse? I just love it. I don’t know how to explain it, I just really like it. It’s fun. It’s kind of the same as hockey. It’s just fun to...

Junior Flynn Spano cradles the ball with his stick while running the ball toward the opponents goal. 
The score of Parks final game of the season against Totino-Grace was 0-14.

Boys’ Lacrosse defeated in first Sections game

Despite ending its season on another shutout, Park knows that it made leaps and bounds towards rebuilding its team, according to junior Alexander Hager. “We are 0-14 but I have seen some improvement...

Junior Sarah McCallon runs back to defend against a Bloomington Jefferson player. Park lost in their last regular season game and placed sixth in their conference with a record of 5-7-0.

Girls’ lacrosse finishes sixth in Conference

Breanna Thompson and Sophia Olmen May 29, 2019

According to junior Aliviah McClinton, the girls’ lacrosse team knew going into the game, Jefferson would be a tough matchup up but Park went in with a tough fight. “We got in our heads they are...

Junior Parker Brynildson avoids Kennedys senior Andy Trenary and looks to move the ball upfield. Despite losing, Park forced Kennedy to use multiple timeouts throughout the game.

Boys’ lacrosse challenges opponent

 After a season of shutouts and blowouts, Park finally felt that it was able to unleash some of its potential, according to assistant coach Aaron Peterson. “Today we proved that our hard work is...

Sophomore Keeley Bersten scans the field for an open player May 2. Park beat Robbinsdale Cooper 14-2.

Girls’ lacrosse on three-game winning streak

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson May 9, 2019

After defeating Robbinsdale Cooper 14-2, junior Emma Roloff said the game allowed the team to work on trying out different skills. “Overall we had a time out in the first half and the coaches told...

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