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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 Owen Barnett serves the ball April 23. Park swept The International School of MN-Chesterton-Heritage 3-0.

Park serves up a sweep

Jamar Hester Jr, Staffer April 29, 2024

On April 23, Hopkins-Park boys volleyball had their first home game of the season after three away games. Hopkins-Park won 3-0 versus the international school of Minnesota Academy. After winning this game,...

Junior Owen Barnett is practicing  for his first year of high school volleyball on Mar. 28. The next boys volleyball game is Apr. 15 at 6 p.m.

Park volleyball is set

Ryan Moran, Staffer April 15, 2024

This year, Park enters the boys volleyball scene by sending kids to Hopkins to participate on their team. Many would think that two schools combining to make a sports team would be difficult. Despite that,...

Sophomore Denea Lewis goes to serve the ball Feb. 10. Students were defeated when teachers achieved 25 points first.

Volleyball brings school spirit to Park

Ari Lissauer and Jamar Hester February 13, 2023

The student-staff volleyball game ended with a teacher victory and a final score of 25-22. English teacher Lindsey Meyer said events like these are important for students to have fun and brighten the...

Junior Addison Chenvert awaits a serve from Jefferson Oct. 12. Park lost all three sets on senior night.

Loss on senior night

Jamar Hester Jr. and Jacob Martenson October 15, 2022

Girls’ volleyball team lost in straight sets Oct. 12 against Jefferson. Head coach Sam Hanlon said even though they lost, each set was fought long and hard. It was a heartbreaking loss for Park because...

Junior Addison Chenvert celebrates with her teammates Oct. 10. The team was playing in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Volleyball dedicates victory to assistant coach

Aidan Shafton, Noah Leventhal, and Eliah Fink October 13, 2022

After a 3-0 victory over Washburn, sophomore Amara Schroeder said the win was dedicated to assistant coach Sami Knott, who has been dealing with colon cancer in past years. “Today we're supporting...

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 Elsa Bergland jumps above the net to spike the ball Sept. 29, 2021. Park girls volleyball is now hosting volleyball clinics in the off-season.

Volleyball clinics aid players in off-season

Ivan Zank, Ari Lissauer, and Colin Canaday February 28, 2022

Nearly four months after its final match of the 2021-2022 season, girls’ volleyball is hosting clinics to improve the performance of its players, according to head coach Sam Hanlon. Beyond the athletic...

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 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...

Freshman Amara Schroeder sets the ball to be hit Oct. 11. Park won 3-0 against Bloomington Kennedy.

Volleyball beats Kennedy in three sets

Colin Canaday, Char Priadka, and Harris Keekley October 13, 2021

Having defeated Bloomington Kennedy in every match for the past two seasons, volleyball head coach Sam Hanlon said the team was dialed in to continue the win streak when the teams faced off Oct. 11. “We...

Senior Elsa Bergland jumps above the net to spike the ball Sept. 29. Girls’ volleyball beat Robbinsdale Armstrong 3-1.

Park wins in four sets against Armstrong

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley October 1, 2021

After girls' volleyball clinched a close win against Armstrong, sophomore Addison Chenvert said the energy from the fans helped propel the team through the tough match. “The more we play, the more...

Girls volleyball huddles after winning a point Sept. 14.  Park lost to Benilde-St. Margarets 3-0.

Park loses to Benilde

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley September 17, 2021

Fighting hard in its sixth match of the season and first match against Benilde-St. Margaret's, Park volleyball lost in three sets Sept. 14. According to senior Sophie Chenvert, although the energy from...

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