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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

Junior Jordan Greene walks on new field Mar. 14. This is the first year students can use the new track and field.

New track, new season

Louisa Augustine, Copy Editor March 20, 2024

As the winter winds down, athletes begin finding themselves immersed in the spring sports season. For Park’s track and field team, the new season brings about a new twist; a brand new track and turf....

Freshman Audrey Martin rolls the ball down the lane May 23. The track team had team bonding event at Park Tavern.

Track takes on bowling

Jana Faust and Lilly Fandel-Thompson May 25, 2023

With sections on the horizon and the season over for some, the team transitioned from the track to Park Tavern to bowl, socialize and eat pizza May 23.  Junior captain Jakob Eenigenburg said team bonding...

Senior Sebastian Tangleson runs the 110 meter hurdles May 17. Tangleson got fourth overall out of eight in the conference at Chaska High School.

Track sprints through conference

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor May 22, 2023

As the track team advanced through conference on May 17, coach Arsenio Richardson said he believes that despite the weather, the team had a solid performance.  “We started out pretty solid, it's...

Junior Silas Cowell picks up his coupon cards in the St. Louis Park cafeteria Saturday. Track athletes received coupon cards to sell for their fundraiser March 25.

Racing for funds

Alicia Mainjeni and Anya Panday March 26, 2023

The Park track team is starting off the season with fundraising in hopes of more team bonding and team merchandise. Athletes gathered in the cafeteria March 25 to get their coupon cards for the main...

Meet the Athlete: Ronan Guevara

Meet the Athlete: Ronan Guevara

Leo Justesen February 28, 2023

What are you most excited for this track season? I'm excited to run on the track again and meet my new teammates since I'm coming here from my old school. I'm looking forward to hopefully running a...

Junior James Hager charges over a hurdle June 2. Hager will compete at the State meet for the 110-meter hurdles.

Track finishes strong at sections

Danny Shope and Leo Justesen June 8, 2022

When senior Carlos Anguita-Smith started the final 4x100 relay race of his high school career on June 2, he said he was glad to be running together with his teammates. “In track you don't often see...

Senior Ezra Hudson participates in the 100-meter hurdles April 26. Parks next meet is 4:00 p.m. May 2 at Chanhassen High School.

Field competitors give their all

While track and field usually brings sprinting to mind, there’s more to the sport than just running. Park also competes in discus, shot put, hurdles and jumps. Senior Giulia Ruffoli said her favorite...

Junior James Hager competes in the 100-meter hurdles April 11. Park’s next meet is 3 p.m. April 11 at Armstrong High School.

Track competes in first outdoor meet of season

Amongst a mass of people congregated around a small track, freshman Autumn Walberg said her first outdoor race was exciting because of the energy the crowd brought. “It’s a quad meet so there are...

Junior Rachel Pope practices hurdles March 14. Parks first meet is 4 p.m. April 6 at the Chanhassen high school.

Track season starts off strong

Track season has great potential this year because there are many new members, according to coach Wyatt Scheu. “Going into this year, we have a lot more kids signed up (than last year). Yesterday,...

Used with permission from Sihirah Reese.

Meet The Athlete: Sihirah Reese

Johanna Kaplan May 23, 2021

How long have you been doing track and field? I’ve been running track and field since fifth grade. What does track and field involve besides running?  It tests a lot of the abilities you have...

Freshman Meg Ridgeway passes the ball to a teammate April 29. Park lost to Chanhassen 17-0.

Spring Sports Captains Infographic

Katie Nelson and Maren Wilsey May 2, 2021

Spring sports are back in full swing, but due to the pandemic some changes have been made. This infographic contains goals some of the sports captains have for their season, as well as some ways their...

Freshmen Tommy Walsh and Thomas Shope throw a frisbee around at Minikahda Vista park April 3. Spring sports are in full session as of April 5.

Spring sports infographic

Maren Wilsey April 8, 2021

Spring sports are starting but due to the pandemic they might look different than usual. This infographic shows the restrictions imposed on sports and the steps needed to sign up. 

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