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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

Girls hockey players celebrate after scoring a goal. Hopkins-Park won against Hutchinson4-3 Nov. 12.

Girls’ hockey victorious against Hutchinson

Rachel Arkis, Ashley Reyes, and John Hunter November 15, 2022

Following a 4-3 win against Hutchinson, head coach Ryan St. Martin said that despite a rough start, the team managed to pull through. “They persevered. We went down early in the first period, but...

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...

Sophomore Avery Foster runs the ball upfield Oct. 25. The Orioles beat the Lakers 21-0 during the first round of sections.

The calm before the score

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 27, 2022

After ending the regular season with a 2-6 record, The Orioles headed into their first section game Oct. 25, with supportive students filling the bleachers decked out in Park's colors. Squaring up against...

Junior Addison Chenvert celebrates with her teammates Oct. 10. The team was playing in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Volleyball dedicates victory to assistant coach

Aidan Shafton, Noah Leventhal, and Eliah Fink October 13, 2022

After a 3-0 victory over Washburn, sophomore Amara Schroeder said the win was dedicated to assistant coach Sami Knott, who has been dealing with colon cancer in past years. “Today we're supporting...

The Orioles geared up for a battle against the Stars Oct 7th. Park kept their spirits high as the community came together for the homecoming game.

Homecoming hopes flattened

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 9, 2022

The Orioles fled the field Oct. 7 after a 34-8 loss against the Holy Angels Stars. After an unsuccessful start, the Orioles were finally able to score with less than 2 minutes left in the fourth quarter.  Josh...

Park highschool swimming pool on Oct. 1. The pool is  running again and ready to be used.

Swimming is out cold

Eliah Fink October 6, 2022

Most recent update: As of Oct. 3, the Park swimming pool is up and running once again. The schedule for heater repair went to plan, and the girls’ swim team will be back swimming in the pool as soon...

Title IX makes tidal waves

Title IX makes tidal waves

Taylor Voigt October 4, 2022

Nowadays, most female athletes couldn’t imagine a world without their sport. But what if we were forbidden from playing it? 50 years ago, this reality wasn’t so unthinkable. On June 23, 1972, Title...

Junior captain Addison Chenvert and sophomore Evelyn Barnett get ready to hit an incoming ball. Park came out on top in the tournament Oct. 1.

Girls’ volleyball sets to serve

Abby Bartleson, Crystal Diaz, and Zoe Ziessman October 2, 2022

After experiencing fluctuation on the team due to injuries and sickness, the girls’ volleyball team came out victorious in the tournament Oct. 1. According to head coach Sam Hanlon, the team has a positive...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs past the Red Knights defensive line Sept. 24. Hagers touchdown was the start of Park’s comeback to take down the Knights 33-28.

Lassoing in the win

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 25, 2022

A sigh of relief echoed through the stadium Sept. 24 as the Orioles finally took back the lead from Benilde after trailing behind 28-13 in the fourth quarter.  For the larger part of the game, the...

Senior Sadie Lund prepares to serve ball to opponent Wednesday Sep. 21. Park ended up winning the match 7-0.

Girls’ tennis dominates in blowout victory

Noah Leventhal, Aidan Shafton, and Alex Geretz September 23, 2022

After Park won Wednesday, Sept. 21 in a 7-0 sweep against Richfield, head coach Andres Gamero said he was impressed with the team’s effort throughout the match. “We did really well today, (the)...

Park students cheer after a big stop on defense during the football game against Two Rivers Sept. 16. Seniors attempted to lead the student section in an effort to try and awaken a sleeping Park football team.

Get loud or get out

Anya Panday September 23, 2022

The student section at high school sports games is a phenomenon. Every year, a group of seniors leads Park's student section, encouraging them to chant and organizing cheers to support our players. This...

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...

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