The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

BIG BLOCK. Senior Solvej Eversoll jumps and blocks a serve from the opposing team. Eversoll plays for the Northern Lights volleyball club when the high-school season is not in session.

Club sports build competitiveness, relationships, athletic success

Tommy Verhey, Director of RubicOnline January 30, 2023
In team sports, athletes play for the name on the front of the jersey. For some athletes, this means their club's logo.
Spartans fail to beat Breck in second match-up, lose in overtime

Spartans fail to beat Breck in second match-up, lose in overtime

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline January 25, 2023
Spartans hockey fell 3-2 in overtime against Breck.
Metro-South falls to Apple Valley in anticipated rematch

Metro-South falls to Apple Valley in anticipated rematch

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline January 23, 2023
The Metro-South hockey team went into the third period too far behind, ending with a 7-3 loss.
The Spartans standing for the national anthem pre-game.

Girls basketball dominates Nova 49-25

Marius Elias Morse, Photojournalist January 20, 2023
A strong first half and consistency throughout bring the Spartans a much-needed win.
Fencings first tournament leads to SPA dominance

Fencing’s first tournament leads to SPA dominance

Ivy Raya January 17, 2023
Spartans first fencing tournament results in success for lots of SPA athletes.
TAKE THE SHOT. Captain Ethan Carter sets up for a shot after receiving a pass from Captain Tysen Hayes.

[PHOTO STORY] Spartan basketball beats Roosevelt, continues winning streak

Ali Browne, RubicOnline January 12, 2023
The boys varsity basketball team took an 83-65 victory over Roosevelt on Tuesday night, marking their fourth consecutive win.
Top 5 sports stories of 2022.

Top 5 sports stories of 2022

RubicOnline Staff January 10, 2023
Revisit 2022 with our top five sports stories of the year.
FENCING FOOTWORK. Captain Milan Misra spars with an epee opponent during a tournament last year. Finding the balance between support and competitive spirit is the captains’ focus: Mishra said, “Having a very strong team is going to help us get the wins that we want.”

Fencing team sets the gold standard with skilled group of competitors

Eliana Mann, RubicOnline January 5, 2023
Practices started in December, and the Fencing team is ready to face off in their first tournament Jan. 7.
Coach Nick Saban watches his team scrimmage from the sideline.

[OPINION] Saban can’t keep up: the downfall of Alabama football

Nelson Wodarz, RubicOnline December 30, 2022
The Tide will play New Year's Eve in the Sugar Bowl, but their 2023 resolution might be a new coach.
PHOENIX RISING. The new hockey co-op stands on the line for the national anthem at Drake Arena at a Nov. 26 game.

The birth of the Metro-South Phoenix

Rita Li, RubicOnline December 12, 2022
United Hockey co-op changes to Phoenix.
INTENTLY WATCHING. Students gather in classrooms and common areas to watch the games and root for different countries. “Every classroom should watch the World Cup because it is the biggest sporting event in the world, freshman Lam Le said. “In school, while watching this tournament, you know, it connects you with the worlds best, because this is the worlds game.

Free periods fill with cheers as school streams World Cup games

Andrew Lipinsky, Staff Writer December 9, 2022
With the game on smart televisions and laptops, most students were at least peripheral fans the past two weeks.
FINISHING UP: Chad Jameson exits the rink after grooming the ice

Drake Arena: the people behind the ice

Clara Ann Bagnoli, Staff Writer December 8, 2022
The first home game for Spartan Hockey is tonight at 7. Take a look at the day in the life of the Drake Arena managers.
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