The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Senior Ben Farley pitches June 14. Park got fifth seed for the state tournament, against fourth seed Maple Grove.

Maple Grove strikes out Park

Elena Ortiz-Fishman and Maren Wilsey June 21, 2022

For the first time in 70 years, Park’s baseball team capped off its season by playing Maple Grove in the State Class AAAA quarterfinals June 14-15. The team participated in a two-day tournament,...

Eighth-grader Guinevere Lee tries to stay hydrated May 12. Guinevere Lee is a middle schooler participating in high school track.

Staying safe in the summer heat

Aidan Shafton June 8, 2022

When playing spring sports, people like me often get so sucked into the competitive nature of the sport they are playing, that they forget about the danger of the heat. They forget to apply and reapply...

Junior Sam Meyer hits a single in sections vs Armstrong. Park ended up winning 10-6.

Captains prepare for fall

Aidan Shafton June 2, 2022

After being named captain for the 2022 season in volleyball, junior Sophia Nagorski said her history with the Park volleyball team was a key factor in her being chosen for the position next year. “I've...

Senior Natashia Johannes throws the frisbee in game against Edina 5/24. Crush won by a score of 12-2.

Crush defeats Edina

Modesty Manion, Jacob Khabie, and Luca Aimo May 31, 2022

At the last regular game of the season May 24, girls’ ultimate overpowered Edina Green Lantern by a score of 12-2. For junior captain Molly Horstman-Olson, the game was exciting and the team was successful. “It...

Used with permission from Christian Arteaga.

Senior raises the bar

Leo Justesen May 31, 2022

Senior football captain and prominent figure in the athletic community Christian Arteaga was honored to win an All American award for weightlifting, which he said was the recognition of the hard work he...

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...

Boys ultimate practices at Oak Hill park May 18. State is just around the corner.

Ultimate ushers in postseason

With ultimate State fast approaching, boys’ varsity captain Micah Davis said playing ultimate is always an opportunity to gain knowledge and really values team bonding.  “We have practices two...

Freshman Ximena Gomez Rodriguez throws the disc into play May 17. Crush beat South 9-7.

Crush defeats South in close battle

Modesty Manion, Jacob Khabie, and Luca Aimo May 23, 2022

Despite the downpour May 17, Park’s girls ultimate team prevailed, winning the game against South 9-7.  According to coach Kevin Ruda, the team struggled initially, but it kicked it into high gear...

Junior Leila Campbell swims her solo routine. The dress rehearsal took place on Tuesday May 17.

Synchro team starts off hot

Abby Meisler and Nina Miller May 11, 2022

After winning all of its meets this year thus far, the girls’ synchronized swimming team is aiming for a high-achieving season. According to head coach Carolyn Guddal, to reach its goals the team prepares...

Fantasy sports perfect for sports fans

Fantasy sports perfect for sports fans

Aidan Shafton May 11, 2022

As a major sports fan, being able to interact with other sports fans and make sports picks every Thursday has been one of the best parts of the school year. It gets hard to find the people who want to...

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