• Senior speeches this week: Ben Carlsson, Michael Forsgren and Kaia Larsen

  • The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • Assembly honoring MLK to take place in the Huss center on Jan. 24

The Rubicon

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Girls Basketball uses music to motivate, concentrate

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Girls Basketball uses music to motivate, concentrate

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

The Girls Basketball Team takes music seriously, especially as their pre-game ritual that helps them bring their 'A' game.

Girls basketball defeats Johnson in home opener

Girls basketball defeats Johnson in home opener

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

Girls Varsity Basketball beats St. Paul Johnson 50-17, earning their first home win of the season.

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.

GVB beats Harding for senior night

GVB beats Harding for senior night

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

February 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

Girls Basketball beat rival Harding 58-48 for Senior night.

Gopher’s athlete Lynch confronts consequences for sexual assault

Gopher’s athlete Lynch confronts consequences for sexual assault

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Senior Gopher basketball player Reggie Lynch has been suspended and faces expulsion for two cases of sexual misconduct from 2016.

Girls Basketball has mixed success against Blake

Girls Basketball has mixed success against Blake

Ellie Findell and Peter Blanchfield

January 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

Girls Basketball played a hard fought game last night against the Blake School.

Boys Basketball loses to Breck

Boys Basketball loses to Breck

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

Boys Varsity Basketball lost to Breck Jan. 9. Their next game is at The Blake School on Jan. 12.

Fantasy basketball unites and bonds senior boys

Fantasy basketball unites and bonds senior boys

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Through the world of fantasy sports, a group of senior boys have come together in a spirit of competitive camaraderie.

Concussions in basketball are more prevalent than students realize

Concussions in basketball are more prevalent than students realize

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

While concussions seem more common in sports like hockey and soccer, they still occur in SPA basketball players.

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

This is part 3 of a three-part story on athletes and their footwear.

Peterson revisits youth through basketball and sledding

Peterson revisits youth through basketball and sledding

Lucas Johnson, Sports Editor

January 23, 2016


Filed under FEATURE

Upper School History teacher Jon Peterson shares his love of basketball and sledding with his children and students.

Loss to Roosevelt brings Boys’ Varsity Basketball to the end of the road

Loss to Roosevelt brings Boys’ Varsity Basketball to the end of the road

Breandan Gibbons, Contributor

March 8, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Spartans lost 57-59 on Mar. 3 to the Minneapolis Roosevelt Teddies.