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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

Meet the Athlete: Henry Berg

Meet the Athlete: Henry Berg

Roberto Alvarez March 6, 2023

How do you feel making it to State? It's really special because we're a pretty young team and to be able to get three relays and three individual events at state as a team is really special. All the...

Sophomore Henry Berg swims into sixth place among eight other swimmers Saturday, Feb. 25. Parks state meet will take place March 2–4.

Winter sports in short

Eliah Fink February 28, 2023

Winter sports for the 2022–23 season at Park are coming to a close. According to Park athletic director Andy Ewald, the majority of sports seasons are already over. “We still have three sports going...

Park gymnasts prepare to compete on vault Feb. 18. The Orioles placed fifth at the 6AA Sections meet at Hopkins High School.

Orioles flip to fifth

Anya Panday February 24, 2023

On Feb. 18, Park’s Orioles finished out its gymnastics season at the 6AA Sections meet, with a chance to qualify for the state meet. After flipping, tumbling and jumping on four different events, the...

Junior Griffin Krone focuses on the puck. The Orioles took on the Skippers Feb. 9.

Meet the Athlete: Griffin Krone

Maya Nieves February 20, 2023

How long have you been playing hockey? I've been playing since I was three, so around 14 years. Who got you into hockey? My best friend and teammate Tony Kruse, shoutout to him. My dad also encouraged...

Seniors Stefano Giovanelli, Henry Bendickson, Zach Johnson and Henry Eaton await the start of a game Sept. 16. Five Park seniors have commited to play college football next year.

The start to a college football career

Jesse Belen February 15, 2023

  On Feb. 1, senior football players Stefano Giovannelli, Zach Johnson, Zach Helfmann, Henry Eaton, and Henry Bendickson committed to their respective colleges. Defensive coordinator Rob Griffin...

Sophomore Hazel Theis completes uneven bar event Feb. 8. Park gymnastics competed and won against Roosevelt.

Park tumbles over the competition

Anya Panday and Layla Mickelson February 8, 2023

Park’s Orioles squared up against Southville Roosevelt on Feb. 7 for the last dual gymnastics meet of the season. The Orioles took a 122.95 - 78.125 win in their last home meet of the season, which set...

Sophomore Finn Berry swims the 200 IM on Feb. 2. The boys team lost to Benilde-St. Margarets this past Thursday.

Loss to Benilde serves as wake up call

Alex Geretz, Eliah Fink, and Tyler Eoff February 4, 2023

Boys’ swimming experienced their first-ever loss to Benilde-St. Margaret’s Feb. 2 with a final score of 95-77. In the penultimate meet of the regular season, Park failed to attain victory a second...

New team, new opportunity

New team, new opportunity

Jana Faust January 26, 2023

Skiing has always been a very important part of my life. I started skiing when I was little, and it has been something that has stuck with me. In sixth grade, I joined a recreational race team. The next...

Dr. Courtney Bouchard speaks about the history of female athletes Jan. 11. Bouchard gave a presentation about Title IX to Park female athletes.

Title IX presentation promotes positivity

Jacob Martenson January 25, 2023

Park female athletes welcomed Dr. Courtney Boucher from the Tucker Center to give a special Jan. 11. This event proved to be an informational and inspiring presentation about women in sports. According...

Sophomore Rowan Jansen and senior Sofia Hoffman skate towards the puck Jan. 16. Park lost 4-5 against Anoka during overtime.

Two girls’ hockey teams unite

Crystal Diaz, Rachel Arkis, and Abby Bartleson January 25, 2023

The Park girls’ hockey team is co-opted with Hopkins. Due to a lack of players, both schools united to create a single competitive girls’ hockey team between the two schools where they can focus on...

Junior Camryn Witham skates towards the puck Jan. 21. Hopkins/Park girls hockey defeated North Shore 2-1.

Park turns North Shore south

Katie Nelson and Abby Bartleson January 24, 2023

After tying 1-1 going into the third period, Girls’ hockey pulled off a 2-1 victory against North Shore Jan. 21. For head coach Ryan St. Martin, the third period comeback was a highlight of the game...

Junior Camryn Witham prepares to receive a pass Jan. 16. Park lost to Anoka 4-5 in overtime.

Girls Hockey loses to Anoka

Crystal Diaz and Rachel Arkis January 19, 2023

After a loss against Anoka, Hopkins-Park reflected and set new goals for upcoming games. The team lost 5-4 against Anoka Jan. 16. Head coach Ryan St. Martin said the team had difficulty managing a goalie...

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