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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 Camryn Witham skates towards the puck Jan. 21. Hopkins/Park girls hockey defeated North Shore 2-1.

Park turns North Shore south

Katie Nelson and Abby Bartleson January 24, 2023

After tying 1-1 going into the third period, Girls’ hockey pulled off a 2-1 victory against North Shore Jan. 21. For head coach Ryan St. Martin, the third period comeback was a highlight of the game...

7th grader Luis Dominguez swims backstroke vs Jefferson Jan. 12. Park ended up winning the meet 51-42.

Complication, frustration, celebration

Aidan Shafton, Noah Leventhal, Eliah Fink, and Alex Geretz January 19, 2023

Despite multiple barriers going into the competition, Park boys’ swimming team won their third meet of the season versus Jefferson Thursday, Jan. 12.  Junior captain Henry Salita said the team has...

Senior Shantell Harden get ready for a three pointer shot Dec. 17. Park defeated Como Park 76-54.

Girls’ Basketball triumphs over Como Park

Mya Stanberry and Anna Williams December 24, 2022

In the fourth game of the season, with a match-up against Como Park Dec. 17, Park came out victorious. For junior Kiya Hegdahl, the game depended on players’ staying focused and maintaining confidence,...

Sophomore Magnus Smith completes his race Dec. 15. The boys swim team beat Hopkins Thursday.

Park swims lengths ahead of Hopkins

Aidan Shafton, Noah Leventhal, Alex Geretz, and Eliah Fink December 16, 2022

Boys’ swimming had a smooth start to the season Dec. 15. In their first meet of the year, Park beat Hopkins by a waterslide. Sophomore Magnus Smith said he was impressed with the team’s performance,...

Girls hockey players celebrate after scoring a goal. Hopkins-Park won against Hutchinson4-3 Nov. 12.

Girls’ hockey victorious against Hutchinson

Rachel Arkis, Ashley Reyes, and John Hunter November 15, 2022

Following a 4-3 win against Hutchinson, head coach Ryan St. Martin said that despite a rough start, the team managed to pull through. “They persevered. We went down early in the first period, but...

Sophomore Avery Foster runs the ball upfield Oct. 25. The Orioles beat the Lakers 21-0 during the first round of sections.

The calm before the score

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 27, 2022

After ending the regular season with a 2-6 record, The Orioles headed into their first section game Oct. 25, with supportive students filling the bleachers decked out in Park's colors. Squaring up against...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs past the Red Knights defensive line Sept. 24. Hagers touchdown was the start of Park’s comeback to take down the Knights 33-28.

Lassoing in the win

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 25, 2022

A sigh of relief echoed through the stadium Sept. 24 as the Orioles finally took back the lead from Benilde after trailing behind 28-13 in the fourth quarter.  For the larger part of the game, the...

park vs benilde boys soccer

Park wrestles out a win

Maren Wilsey and Anna Williams September 18, 2022

After last year’s matchup, where Park took the win as the underdog, Benilde St. Margarets was looking for a second chance Sept 15. Narrowly beating them out with a 2-1 win, Park wouldn’t let them have...

Sophomore Graham Sullivan prepares to swing May 17. Park lost with a final score of 5-6 against Waconia.

Waconia halts win streak

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith May 19, 2022

Coming into the game against Waconia, the baseball team was riding a six-game winning streak after a win against Chanhassen the previous night. However, the team wasn’t able to extend its streak, as...

Senior Georgia Charpentier readies to throw in hopes of getting an out April 22. Softball will have its next game May 2 against Bloomington Jefferson.

Softball swings into a victory

Halima Bigirindavyi and Najma Hussein May 2, 2022

As softball started its first game on the dirt, the team celebrated their first victory of the season with a score of 15-3.  Senior Georgia Charpentier said the game was a good start to the season.  “I...

Senior Oliver Smith and chemistry teacher Alexander Polk dive for the ball March 24.  Staff won the game 25-22.

Teachers victorious in basketball game

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Ayelet Prottas April 7, 2022

Capping off Student Council’s 2022 spring spirit week, the student-teacher basketball game was held March 24 during Park Connections. The game marked the first student-teacher basketball game since...

Senior Blake Anderson drives to the hoop to score the game winning basket against Orono Jan. 11. Anderson blocked a layup by Orono on the next play to clinch the win.

Park prevails in overtime thriller

Aidan Shafton January 12, 2022

After a 62-61 overtime win over Orono, senior Blake Anderson said that staying focused and sticking to the game plan was key to Park coming away with the win. “We had to keep playing hard, especially...

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