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Girls Varsity Soccer plays with a leg up on the competition

Thomas Toghramadjian, News Editor

October 4, 2012

Girls Varsity Soccer, one of St. Paul Academy’s most consistently successful teams, is outplaying the competition once again this fall, to the tune of an 11-3 record. One of those wins was a stunning 3-2 upset of number one-ranked Eastview on Sept. 24, boding well for the team’s chances in the state...

Boys Varsity Soccer ties game in a thriller

Aditi Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2012

The Boys Varsity Soccer team provided nail-biter entertainment on Saturday as they came back to tie their game against top-ranked Apple Valley at 2-2 after being down 0-2. The first goal for the Spartans was scored by senior Peter Wood off a header and the second goal was scored by senior captain...

A great start to a great season

A great start to a great season

Ava Gallagher, Illustrator

October 1, 2012

Before the hockey season even begins, dedicated players such as Drew Blackmun and Cal Nicholson are ready for success. “For hockey so far this season we’ve started up with Captain’s practices on Wednesday s and Sundays, just to kind of get everybody back into the swing of things” said varsity...

It’s Not All About Varsity

It’s Not All About Varsity

Ava Gallagher, Illustrator

September 17, 2012

If one were to mention the St. Paul Academy and Summit School soccer team, SPA students would think of the successful Boys Varsity team, or perhaps the equally successful Girls Varsity team. Perhaps students would reminisce about the occasions on which many of us missed school to watch a game at the...

Sports Feature of the Week: Thursday, September 13

September 10, 2012

Tennis:  Girls Varsity vs. St. Anthony St. Anthony, 4:00 pm Tennis:  Girls JV vs. St. Anthony SPA, 4:00 pm Tennis:  Girls MS vs. Breck School SPA - Randolph Campus, 4:30 pm Soccer:  Boys Varsity vs. Brooklyn Center Brooklyn Center High School, 4:30 pm Cross Country:  Boys   Invitational...

Sports Feature of the Week: Thursday September 6, 2012

September 4, 2012

Thursday features an abundance of varsity games.                  Soccer:  Boys Varsity vs. Concordia Academy SPA - Randolph Campus, 4:00 pm                  Tennis:  Girls Varsity vs. Breck School Breck School, 4:00 pm                  Soccer...

Football players excited to kick off season

Ava Gallagher, Illustrator

September 4, 2012

This year the St. Paul Academy and Summit School football team has integrated with Twin Cities Academy and Great River School. This integration, along with continued partnership with Mounds Park Academy and a renewed fire among the players and coaches has brought new hope to the football program. Junior...

Weekly Sports Spotlight: Thursday, August 30

August 28, 2012

Although some teams have already played, Thursday, Oct. 30 will be a big day for Spartan Athletics.  Fans are encouraged to attend these events and support the Upper School teams. Tennis:  Girls Varsity Match vs. Visitation SPA - Randolph Campus, 4 pm Girls JV Match vs. Visitation Visitation High S...