The Echo

Park’s historic season ends at St. Cloud

Senior Kai McKee and junior Akili Farris embrace in the last seconds of the State Quarterfinals game against Brainerd. Brainerd defeated Park 24-7 in Park's first ever State appearance. Park also had their first winning season since 1972.

Sam Birnberg, Adam Johnson, and William Phelan

November 14, 2017

Park’s historic season came to an end as the football team fell to the Brainerd Warriors in the 5A State Quarter-finals by a score of 7-24. The Orioles finished the regular season with a 7-3 record, the Section 5AAAAA Championship and the State playoff berth. Head coach Ben Wolfe said despite the fina...

Eighth grade cross country runner makes State

Sophomores Carissa Prestholdt and Kaia Myers run alongside fellow teammate eighth-grader Josie Mosby to help her train for the state meet Nov. 4.

Tennam Gyaldatsang and Ella Hammerstrand

November 6, 2017

According to girls’ cross country assistant coach Jill Kraemer, eighth grader Josie Mosby was the first cross country runner since 2006 to qualify for the State cross country meet. “(Mosby) is the first person to make it to State as an individual girl in 12 years so that's a humongous thing fo...

Park football makes history

Senior captain Jonny Sorenson drops back to throw it long against Robbinsdale Cooper. St. Louis Park will play Brainerd in their first ever State Tournament appearance.

Sam Birnberg, Adam Johnson, and William Phelan

November 5, 2017

The St. Louis Park Orioles edged out Cooper 13-12 to win the Section 5AAAAA championship, reaching the State Tournament for the first time in the program’s history. Senior quarterback Jonny Sorenson said the defense prevented a last minute, two-point conversion by Cooper to earn the win. Acco...

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