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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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2021-2022 Cross Country Schedule
DateOpponentLocationResultW/L
Sat, Aug 28 (10:00 a.m.)Benilde - St. Margaret`sBasset Creek Park
Benilde - St. Margaret`sBasset Creek Park
Thu, Sep 09 (3:30 p.m.)Benilde - St. Margaret`sAnoka Highschool
Benilde - St. Margaret`sAnoka Highschool
Thu, Sep 09 (3:30 p.m.)Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkAnoka HS
Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkAnoka HS
Fri, Sep 24 (4:00 p.m.)Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkU of M Golf Course
Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkU of M Golf Course
Sat, Sep 25 (4:00pm)Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkChippewa Middle School
Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkChippewa Middle School
Thu, Oct 14 (3:00 p.m.)Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkBattle Creek Regional Park
Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkBattle Creek Regional Park
Sun, Oct 17 (6:30 p.m.)Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkMounds Park Academy
Como Park, Anoka, Forest Lake, Minneapolis South, Park Center, Mounds View, Totino-Grace, St. Louis Park, Roseville, Parnassus Preparatory, Park, Irondale, Champlin Park, Osseo, Armstrong, Minnetonka, Spring Lake ParkMounds Park Academy
Thu, Oct 28 (4:00 p.m.)TBAValleywood Golf Course
TBAValleywood Golf Course
PACE YOURSELF. Freshmen Inga Wing and Helen Townley sprint to the finish line in a 2-mile race. Sophomore Ford Reedy said, “My favorite part of being on the team is everybody on it.”

Cross Country hits the ground running with new coach

Annie Bai, The Rubicon September 25, 2021
Cross Country is a great community that is open to anyone and the new coach makes adjustments to fit any skill level, and that includes beginners that have no running experience.
10 girls, 9 boys qualify for Cross Country section tournament

10 girls, 9 boys qualify for Cross Country section tournament

Sports Shorts October 13, 2020
Section 4A races take place today at Highland Park Golf Course.
9th grader Becca Richman and 8th grader Violet Benson raced near eachother. We were really ready to keep our focus and really just raced as a team with the support of each other. Knowing that, we all could do it no matter what felt really good,” Richman said.

Cross country team achieves milestone in state meet

Lynn Reynolds and Annika Rock November 6, 2019
On Nov. 2, the girls cross country team raced in state along with junior Michael Moran.
Alum Ariana Amini (13) poses for a photo next to her bike as she fixes a flat tire. Amini is part of an all-female team biking across the country to raise awareness for protection of U.S. public lands. “Now that I’ve immersed myself more in the issue I’ve realized how convoluted it is, and how many perspectives there are, and aspects that affect every element of environmentalism, Amini said.

Alum Amini bikes across country for environmental awareness

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor May 3, 2018
Alum Ariana Amini ('13) is biking across the U.S. with the organization Women on Wheels for Wild Lands to advocate for public lands.

Boys Cross Country: Sam Hanson

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor October 25, 2017

Sam Hanson may only be a sophomore, but he’s no stranger to running cross country for SPA. “I started running cross country in sixth grade, and that was the same year that I started running with...

Junior runner Will Rinkoff paces himself through a forest and ahead of the competition during a September meet. “The feeling you get when you perform well in competition makes all the hard work you’ve done seem worth it,” co-captain Jonah Spencer said.

Cross Country team runs to improve time, stamina

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor September 29, 2017
The Cross Country team is determined to make this season the best by working together and focusing on the team's overall health.
ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO! Juniors Val Hart, Greta Sirek, Emma Hills, Dianne Caravela line up just before taking off for their race.

Cross Country teams find balance and humor

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor October 6, 2016
Cross Country moves into Conference competition Oct. 13.
Boys cross country stays hungry; looks to develop into contender

Boys cross country stays hungry; looks to develop into contender

Dianne Caravela, Feature Editor October 4, 2015
The young team chooses to focus on self-improvement this season.
Girls Cross Country hopes to take entire team to State Meet

Girls Cross Country hopes to take entire team to State Meet

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor October 2, 2015
The Girls Cross Country team is confident in the upcoming season.
Senior Ellen McCarthy skis in Houghton, Michigan. “It is exciting to go and compete with my friends/teammates in a setting where everyone is serious about skiing,” McCarthy said.

McCarthy qualifies for cross country skiing Junior National Team

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor March 3, 2015
Senior Ellen McCarthy will be traveling to Tahoe, California with the Midwest team to compete against other Junior National teams.
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