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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

Sophomore quarterback Declan Gaines examines the field Sept. 19. Gaines recently became the starting quarterback for the Orioles.

Meet the Athlete: Declan Gaines

Anya Panday September 22, 2022

How long have you been playing football? This will be my second year playing football. How’s the season going? I think the season started a little rough, but the team is getting it together...

Sophomore Hanna Wilsey skis along at the Sections meet Feb. 10. Wilsey placed fourth at the meet.

Meet the Athlete: Hanna Wilsey

Johanna Kaplan February 14, 2022

Why did you start skiing? I lived in Duluth in preschool and the beginning of elementary school. Everybody there cross-country skied, so my parents put us in lessons when we were little… When I was...

Meet the Athlete: Selam Maher

Meet the Athlete: Selam Maher

Oliver Smith January 27, 2022

How has the switch been from Hopkins to SLP? It’s been good. In the beginning it was hard to make friends but overall it’s been nice getting to know the coaches and everyone on the team.   How...

Meet the Athlete: Shantell Harden

Meet the Athlete: Shantell Harden

Adam Gips January 26, 2022

How long have you been playing basketball? I've been playing since third grade. What is your favorite basketball memory? I'm not from SLP, so my favorite memory was when I (was a) freshman at...

Meet the Athlete: Ella Wasvick

Meet the Athlete: Ella Wasvick

Char Priadka December 12, 2021

How long have you been doing gymnastics? This is my third year on the high school team, but I started when I was younger. I think around two years old. I did it for a bit when I was a little kid, but...

Sophomore Camry Witham prepares to steal the puck from Holy Angels Nov. 30. Hopkins-Park lost 3-1.

Meet the Athlete: Camryn Witham

Abby Bartleson December 3, 2021

When did you first start playing hockey? I was on my first hockey team when I was seven, but I started skating years before that. How did you get interested in playing hockey? My family is a big...

Used with permission by Mae Turman

Meet the Athlete: Mae Turman

Char Priadka November 10, 2021

When did you first start swimming?   I’ve been swimming ever since I was a baby, but I started competitively swimming last year.   What about swimming are you most passionate about?   Swimming...

Used with permission from Sihirah Reese.

Meet The Athlete: Sihirah Reese

Johanna Kaplan May 23, 2021

How long have you been doing track and field? I’ve been running track and field since fifth grade. What does track and field involve besides running?  It tests a lot of the abilities you have...

Meet The Athlete: Michael Broad

Meet The Athlete: Michael Broad

Kate Schneider May 20, 2021

How long have you been doing track? I have been running track in school since sixth grade and seriously outside of school since the summer after sixth grade.  Why did you decide to do track? I...

Used with permission from Stayci Spates.

Meet The Athlete: Stayci Spates

Jaida Puentes March 19, 2021

How long have you been playing basketball for? I started playing on a team in kindergarten. I started playing on a rec league, and that was fun. What do you like most about playing basketball? I...

Used with permission from Stefano Giovannelli.

Meet The Athlete: Stefano Giovanelli

Tenzin Gyaldatsang December 3, 2020

When did you start playing basketball? I started playing basketball in first or second grade. Why did you decide to play basketball? Both (of) my older brothers play basketball and they always...

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