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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 Henry Schrader skates the puck towards the Orioles offensive zone Dec. 9. Park battled Waconia at home, Friday night.

Orioles sink on the rink

Alicia Mainjeni, Anya Panday, and Maya Nieves December 10, 2022

Parks Orioles went against the Waconia Wildcats during Parks second varsity home game Dec. 9. With less than a minute on the clock, the Waconia Wildcats scored a game-winning goal to beat Parks Orioles...

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 Stefano Giovannelli reflects on a play Sept. 16. The Orioles held on in a 15-14 game, but the outcome quickly changed to a 15-20 loss with only a few minutes left on the clock.

He who fumbles must be humble

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 17, 2022

With a swift turn-around, Two Rivers quickly stole the win from the Orioles with less than two minutes on the clock. After their 15-14 lead for the larger part of the game, The Orioles retreated...

Sophomore Nate Schwietering serves the ball April 22 at the first match of the season.

Boys’ JV tennis defeats Chaska

Rachel Arkis and Abby Bartleson April 30, 2022

After weeks of matches being canceled and having indoor practices due to weather, the JV boys’ tennis team finally had their first match. According to coach Andres Gamero, despite the setbacks, the team...

Senior Elsa Berglan hits the ball over the net at the sections game Oct. 24. Park lost 0-3 against Edina, ending their season.

Volleyball loses in Sections to Edina

Harris Keekley, Char Priadka, and Colin Canaday November 2, 2021

After a long season, Park volleyball lost in three sets to Edina knocking them out of the section playoffs and ending their season. According to freshman Amara Schroeder, the high stakes of the game...

Senior Abby Meyer listens to coach during practice. Meyer committed to playing both hockey and lacrosse at Lake Forest college, a Division III school in Illinois.

Meet the Athlete: Abby Meyer

Maria Perez Barriga January 15, 2021

What do you like the most about playing hockey and lacrosse? I just love it. I don’t know how to explain it, I just really like it. It’s fun. It’s kind of the same as hockey. It’s just fun to...

Volleyball players celebrate after scoring a point Nov. 12. All athletes must wear facial coverings when games return Jan. 14.

Department of Health implements mask mandate for sports

Jacob Khabie December 29, 2020

When senior and hockey captain Erin Brousseau and her teammates heard about the new mask mandates surrounding the return of high school sports on Jan. 4, they were concerned about how it would affect their...

Used with permission from Madeline Anklam.

Meet the Athlete: Madeline Anklam

Gabriel Kaplan December 18, 2020

What do you like most about playing tennis? I just love the sport, it’s really calming to play tennis. It’s a very smooth game; there’s a method to it. I love that it’s so structured. How...

Used with permission by Wesley Smith

Freshman plays high school sports for the first time

Henry Harper December 2, 2020

The first snow each year signifies many things, for freshman Wesley Smith that includes the start of the highly anticipated hockey season. Smith said that although there are risks this season due to COVID-19,...

Senior Dare Kroeten goes to strike the ball Sept. 24. Park lost 1-0 against Chanhassen.

Girls’ soccer loses to Chanhassen

Ryan Barnett September 19, 2020

Heading into the first game against Chanhassen of the season, assistant coach Lydia Brubaker knew the girls had a challenging game ahead of them. With Chanhassen’s 3-2 record going into the game, the...

Junior Raquel Schlichting uses a backhand motion to hit the ball to her opponent Aug. 26. Park lost all of their varsity matches to Benilde-St. Margarets.

Girls’ tennis loses first match to Benilde

Jacob Khabie August 29, 2020

According to coach Abby Rose, despite a 0-7 loss, she is still satisfied with how her team performed Aug. 26, and is looking forward to the season ahead. “Even though the score doesn’t necessarily...

Senior Bobby Doss shoves Bloomington Jefferson’s junior Pierce Thomka while reaching for the puck. Park finished the regular season with an overall record of 16-9-0.

Boys’ hockey celebrates senior night

Maggie Klaers and Marta Hill February 15, 2020

As senior Alex Riley reflected on his last game at Park, he said it was a bittersweet experience. “It was kind of sad, but kind of cool to see everybody kind of saluting us and honoring us and almost...

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