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SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

The Boys Basketball team is a place where the gap between sports and hip-hop is small. It will be very effective in hyping players up as the dark winter season approaches.

First snowfall intensifies Alpine and Nordic capture the flag game

First snowfall intensifies Alpine and Nordic capture the flag game

Liv Larsen and Annie Bottern

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, WINTER SPORTS

An annual game of capture the flag between the Alpine and Nordic Ski teams was met with a twist this year as the snow fell on the day of the game.

Wolfpack moves on to semi-finals at in US Bank Stadium

Wolfpack moves on to semi-finals at in US Bank Stadium

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

In their first game of the state tournament, SMB Wolfpack beat Delano 14-7 on Nov. 9.

Dance team finds their way onto the field

Dance team finds their way onto the field

Eric Bottern, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

For the first time ever, the Spartan Dance Team performed at SMB Wolfpack games during halftime.

Spartan hockey ready to Wynne with new head coach

Spartan hockey ready to Wynne with new head coach

Sarah Oppenheim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

With the departure of Matt Funk, Eddie Wynne takes over as head coach of Spartan hockey.

SMB Wolfpack wins section finals, advances to state

SMB Wolfpack wins section finals, advances to state

Ellie Nowakowski, RubicOnline TV Producer

November 3, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

SMB Wolfpack cinched the section final win, earning themselves a spot at the state tournament. The game was at home against Benilde St. Margaret. The team found themselves down in the first quarter after BSM scored a touchdown, which they quickly matched, tying the score. In the second quarter, the Wolfpack...

An inside look at fall sports managers

An inside look at fall sports managers

Sara Browne, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Managers are the backbones of sports teams; always ready to give their all. Their jobs may go unnoticed to the common fan’s eye, but they are a key part of the basic function of a team.

Lagos earns a spot as Mr. Soccer finalist

Lagos earns a spot as Mr. Soccer finalist

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Senior Eric Lagos was nominated by the Minnesota State High School League for the prestigious Mr. Soccer award.

Fantasy Football allows fans to become more engaged in the game

Fantasy Football allows fans to become more engaged in the game

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Fantasy Football allows players to be the owners of a team of their favorite players

Mental toughness plays a large role in athletic success

Mental toughness plays a large role in athletic success

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Athletic success can come from skill, team chemistry, and amount of practice the team does. However, mental toughness, while not talked about as much, might be the most important.

[PHOTO GALLERY] SPARKS defeat biggest rival

[PHOTO GALLERY] SPARKS defeat biggest rival

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 23, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The SPARKS Girls Swim and Dive team beat Central 104-82 at their meet on Oct. 16 at Humboldt High School.

Girls Swim Team uses Disney throwbacks to celebrate

Girls Swim Team uses Disney throwbacks to celebrate

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

SPARKS Swim and Dive listen to a lot of throwback pop and Disney songs to celebrate a long meet.