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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

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Victoria Schmelzle receives Athena Award

Abby Bartleson March 7, 2022

When senior Victoria Schmelzle found out she had won the Athena award, she was proud of herself because her hard work paid off.  Every year, a high school student athlete is presented with the Athena...

8th grader Kaylee Crump skates her way to the finish at the state meet Feb. 17. Crump finished in 102nd place.

Nordic seizes the day

Sophia Curran-Moore, Lily Nugteren, and Mya Stanberry February 24, 2022

Park has some new awards to display on its shelves. After excelling in Sections last week, the girls’ nordic team qualified for the state tournament. The team finished the meet in fourth place and according...

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...

Junior Rachel Katzovitz skis at sections Feb. 10. The girls Nordic team qualified for the State meet for the first time since 2004.

Nordic victorious at Sections

Lily Nugteren, Sophia Curran-Moore, and Mya Stanberry February 13, 2022

After a long day of competing against other schools in the area, Park’s nordic team was tremendously successful at Sections, according to sophomore Jersey Miller. “Finally getting to be at that...

Senior co-captain Olivia Etz roller skis down a neighborhood road Oct. 26. Olivia is a three-season athlete competing in cross country, nordic and track.

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Etz

Maria Perez Barriga October 27, 2020

How long have you been playing Nordic? I have been on the Nordic team since ninth grade.  What got you interested in playing the sport? I have been skiing since I was little because my family...

Junior Danny Walsh competes in the Nordic State meet Feb. 14. Walsh participated in the freestyle and classic pursuit races.

Junior competes in Nordic State meet

Sofie Geretz February 23, 2020

Reflecting on his performance at State for Nordic, junior Danny Walsh said the races were difficult because of the amount of competition. “It went okay, I didn't do as well as I was hoping, but it...

Echo File Photo by Carissa Prestholdt

Nordic team places in Conference meet

Sofie Geretz January 31, 2020

According to coach Pat Hartman, his favorite part of the Conference meet was seeing the girls’ team finish strong in their skate race. “I think the girls’ finishes in the skate section of the...

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