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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

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...

Junior Josh Madigan throws the frisbee to a teammate April 10. JV Ultimate finished their first tournament with a record of 2-1.

JV ultimate competes in first tournament of season

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley April 11, 2022

Playing in their first tournament of the season April 10, JV Park Ultimate finished with a record of 2-1.  According to newly appointed sophomore JV captain Tommy Walsh, he was proud of the performance...

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...

Senior Elsa Bergland bumps the ball over the net during the team’s first game at the St. Michael-Albertville state tournament. Park lost 0-3 against Southwest Christian High School Oct. 15.

Volleyball loses to Southwest Christian

Colin Canaday, Lilia Gonzalez, and Harris Keekley October 16, 2021

After losing its first tournament match of the season against Southwest Christian High School Oct. 15, senior Victoria Schmelzle said the differences in environment between typical matches and tournament...

Senior Ella Runyan celebrates with her teammates on Senior Night Oct. 7. Park beat Cooper 3-0.

Girls’ soccer ends season with OT win

Amelia Mickelson and Tobias Khabie October 12, 2021

After capping off the regular season with an overtime win against Washburn Oct. 9, senior captain Sophia Romero said the desire to finish strong propelled the team to the win.  “There was definitely...

First professional preseason tournament as team captain

First professional preseason tournament as team captain

Jack Kroells November 19, 2020

Playing on the same field as the top players in the state brought a whole new riveting game experience. Everyone was on their top game, and the energy on the field was thrilling. Last spring, my ultimate...

Sophomore plays in gaming tournaments

Sophomore plays in gaming tournaments

Bahaja Alisahal November 7, 2020

Sophomore Muna Ambashe plays in a Call of Duty mobile tournament almost every day after school. She often watches a streamer and participates in their tournaments. “At first I started watching streams...

Senior Cory Kleve and Junior Johnny Falzone give a thumbs up, approving the drone race to begin. Park placed 1st in the Hydra FPV drone race March 8, qualifying the team for state.

Drone team dominates competition

Sam Swisher and Claire Bargman March 10, 2020

The Park drone team competed in the Youth Drone Sports Championships at Benilde March 8. According to Senior Will Schwietering, the event highlighted how unique drone racing is as a sport.  “Drone...

Senior Sammy Ruff goes up for a layup during the 3 vs. 3 basketball tournament Feb. 19. Ruff played for team Squirrels, which lost in the finals to team Trio Trouble.

Three vs. Three Basketball tournament brings out competitiveness, sportsmanship

Tobias Khabie February 20, 2020

Competition and hard work were key to winning the three vs. three tournament as a part of Sno-Daze week, according to sophomore Deontez Ross, who along with sophomore Will Dvorak and junior Tyshawn Lyons,...

Junior Marissa Boettcher prepares for a throw at the Sno Daze Dodgeball Tournament. The tournament was held on Feb. 18

Student Council holds dodgeball tournament for Sno Daze Week

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Adam Gips February 19, 2020

After participating in the Sno Daze dodgeball tournament Feb. 18, sophomore Freya Wade said she enjoyed the event because of the enthusiasm and overall joy for the game. “I liked the competitiveness...

Junior Audrey Long practices answering with quick reaction time as Junior Thor Anderson quizzes her Feb 11. The Quiz Bowl team has an upcoming tournament Sat Feb. 15.

Quiz bowl prepares for tournament

Sam Swisher February 14, 2020

Before the Quiz Bowl team competes Feb. 14, advisor Peter Dangerfield hopes the team will do well in the tournament so they can advance to the playoffs.  “My goal for this team is to finish in the...

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