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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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CHEER SQUAD. The Spartans huddle up, celebrating a point, as classmates cheer on by the side.

Spartans victorious in heated section semifinal against rival Scots

Thomas Chen, RubicOnline February 29, 2024
A controversial second point from Ethan Peltier caused aggression from athletes and spectators alike.
EN GUARDE. Junior Milan Mishra competes at the Junior Olympics last year. Mishra will be joined this year by teammate Maik Nguyen. “I’ve been fencing for ten years,” Mishra said.


Nguyen and Mishra prep for Junior Olympics

Olympia Wolff, The Rubicon February 27, 2024
The two fencers will confront a level of competition unprecedented in their fencing careers.
SHOOTING MY SHOT. Captain Ethan Carter shoots a free throw during the game at the Target Center. He had recently earned 1000 total career points.

Ethan Carter crosses 1000 points

Johanna Pierach, The Rubicon February 26, 2024
Carter has held a love for basketball since he was a young kid, and it has culminated into this achievement.
STRIVE FOR SUCCESS. Junior Finn Cox feels he has contributed greatly to the Trojans success this year. “This year, while not a captain, I began taking a stronger part in the team, consistently winning races in whatever our team lacked depth in,” he said. (Fair Use Image: SPA Smugmug)

Cox prides himself on versatility in the pool

Annie Zhang, The Rubicon February 21, 2024
Cox can swim in any event, which is a great asset for the Trojan Swim and Dive team.
QUICK. Sophomore Dia Chaney looking for an opportunity to pass with two defenders closing in. (Submitted Photo: Dia Chaney)

Chaney finds joy on the lacrosse field with school and club teams

Juan Miguel Adams, The Rubicon February 14, 2024
Sophomore Dia Chaney can often be found playing lacrosse when she's not in school, practicing three times a week for the club Minnesota Chill.
SIMULTANEOUS TOUCH. Sophomore Rowan Moore and Minnetonkas Ciara Grad landed attacks on each other at the same time. The referee decided not to award a point to either of them.

Fencing invitational fosters both community and competition

Clara Ann Bagnoli and Lani Ngonethong February 8, 2024
Spartan athletes and volunteers ensured a successful and exciting tournament.
Junior Hadley Dobish takes a picture while on a ski trip.

Photo submitted by Hadley Dobish.

Game over: The spark of sports wears off for retired student-athletes

Lucy Thomas, RubicOnline February 5, 2024
Hadley Dobish and Elzie Bieganek found passion in their sports but found that competitive sports were not for them.
Varsity basketball teams take on MPA at Target Center

Varsity basketball teams take on MPA at Target Center

Thomas Kovarik, Photojournalist January 29, 2024
The Target Center games Sept. 27 ended in wins for both Spartan teams.
GASP OF AIR. Freshman Sam Galarneault rises up for a breath during the 100 butterfly. He placed fifth.

Trojan swim and dive falls just short to Hastings squad

Thomas Chen, RubicOnline January 28, 2024
With a final score of 90-93, the Trojans delivered a strong performance, but couldn't quite capture the win.
FAMILY FIRST. Devine finds a connection among her family members when it comes to basketball. “I got involved with basketball because my whole family plays it,” she said.

Katy Devine expresses hardworking personality through basketball

Annie Zhang, The Rubicon January 24, 2024
Devine shows her character on and off the court.
CHILLY AFTERNOON. The sky begins to darken as alpine racers fly down the hill and spectators watch intently from the bottom.

Alpine continues to build momentum at early-season meet

Andrew Lipinsky, RubicOnline January 21, 2024
Top performers Evy Sachs, Caden Burns, and Henry Giles led the Spartans on Buck Hill's slopes last Wednesday.
3-2 VICTORY. The Phoenix breaks the tie by scoring one more point with 4.5 minutes remaining during over-time. Oxborough scored and helped the team took a 3:2 victory home. Just being able to come back from that and score is really exciting. The team just felt a lot of energy after, playing a lot of music in the locker room which was super fun, Meza said.

[PHOTO STORY] Phoenix take victory with five minutes remaining in overtime

Rita Li, Creative Design Manager January 18, 2024
On Tuesday, the Metro-South Phoenix battled against the Eagan Wildcats at home and took a 3-2 win home.
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