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Superstition provides comfort for athletes

Superstition provides comfort for athletes

Quinn Christensen, Chief Visual Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Three SPA athletes tell all about their charms and superstitions that they rely on each game.

[OVERTIME] Winning isn’t the true objective of high school sports

[OVERTIME] Winning isn’t the true objective of high school sports

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

High-school sports should focus on team work and relationships, not wins and losses.

Spring sports captains look forward to oncoming season

Spring sports captains look forward to oncoming season

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING SPORTS

Captains of the spring sports talk about what they individually excited for and what they are looking forward to in their upcoming seasons.

Q&A with spartan of the month Kenzie Giese

Q&A with spartan of the month Kenzie Giese

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

On Mar. 8 senior Kenzie Giese was announced as Spartan of the Month and shares what her experience was like ending her season with SPU on top of her nomination.

Boys baseball faces underpopulated varsity and JV teams

Boys baseball faces underpopulated varsity and JV teams

Meagan Massie, Rubicon Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, SPRING SPORTS

The boys baseball team is facing smaller roster sizes this year and hope to recruit more boys to play for JV.

Boys’ Varsity Basketball advances to section quarterfinal

Boys’ Varsity Basketball advances to section quarterfinal

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, WINTER SPORTS

The Spartans defeated the Washington Technology Magnet School 82-50 behind a strong performance from senior Ryan Moore.

Q&A: Club leaders talk Spartan of the Month nominations

Q&A: Club leaders talk Spartan of the Month nominations

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The Spartan Boosters co-presidents talk about the origins, voting process, and prestige of the Spartan of the Month award.

Girls Basketball takes win against TCA, advances to next section game

Girls Basketball takes win against TCA, advances to next section game

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

March 2, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

The Girls Basketball wins their first section game against Twin Cities Academy. It was their first section win in five years.

Totino-Grace closes out the boys hockey season

Totino-Grace closes out the boys hockey season

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

In the final game of their season, Spartan hockey falls to Totino-Grace.

Fencing posts solid results at state, boys take home 1st overall

Fencing posts solid results at state, boys take home 1st overall

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The SPA fencing team placed 1st overall for boys' team in the state while the girls' team placed 3rd.

[Q&A] 10 Questions with Riley Tietel

[Q&A] 10 Questions with Riley Tietel

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

Senior Riley Tietel, committed to UW-Platteville, answers 10 questions about how he prepares for football games and how he started football in the first place.

Injuries won’t keep Parke-Reimer from CrossFit training

Injuries won’t keep Parke-Reimer from CrossFit training

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Despite multiple injuries, Junior Celeste Parke-Reimer perseveres and continues to train in CrossFit.