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

Freshman Ethan Peltier forces a Breck player off of the puck as junior captain George Peltier scoops it up.

Boys hockey falls just short of key win over Breck

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline January 17, 2022
On Friday, Jan. 14, the boys varsity hockey team faced off against school rival Breck. They lost 3-2 in a very close game that came down to the wire.
Using the weapon of her choice, the foil, Kim practices with a teammate.

Kim qualifies for Junior Olympics fencing team

Eliana Mann, RubicOnline January 14, 2022
Sophomore Claire Kim qualifies for the 2022 Junior Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, representing the Spartan fencing team.
[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Boys Basketballs playlist brings the heat with popular artists

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Boys Basketball’s playlist brings the heat with popular artists

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline January 13, 2022
Boys Varsity Basketball uses popular artists and hype songs to keep the team energized.
Top five sports stories of 2021

Top five sports stories of 2021

RubicOnline Staff January 7, 2022
In a year of masking and distance, sports has nevertheless remained a vital part of student life. Below, are the editor's pick of top five sports stories in 2021.
The team circles up before the conclusion of halftime, going over their game plan for one last time before the half resumes.

The importance of stats to athletes

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon January 4, 2022
Plenty of people interpret athletes’ stats and performance. How do athletes interpret their own?
INTERNATIONAL SENSATION. Sawyer Bollinger Danielson is one of 10 athletes selected to play on the US Youth Futsal National team, which will travel to Spain over Winter Break.

Futsal or soccer, Sawyer Bollinger Danielson has a foot on the ball

Eliza Farley, Staff Writer December 17, 2021
Freshman Sawyer Bollinger Danielson plays both futsal and outdoor soccer, here she takls about the difference and how she still shines in both.
Lewandowski won the striker of the year award this year. “I would like to congratulate Messi on the Ballon d’Or,” he said

[2 SIDES, 1 ISSUE] Ballon d’Or trophy sparks controversy

Orion Kim, The Rubicon December 10, 2021
The Ballon d’Or is the most prestigious individual award a male soccer player can receive.
Bond beats Windom defender to the net, taking a backhand shot.

[PHOTO STORY] United hockey beats Windom in Saturday game

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline December 6, 2021
United defeated Windom in a 9-3 victory, completely dominating the game.
PASS, SHOOT, SCORE. Sophomore Tysen Hayes aims a pass to fellow teammate Brandt Baskerville.

Boys basketball tips off season with explosive win

Ali Browne, RubicOnline December 3, 2021
The teams played with a one basket split for much of the game, but the Spartans won 71-64 in the last minute.
READY TO WIN. Last year’s Spartan girls basketball team rostered only nine players and lacked experience.Now, Taylor will coach the girl’s basketball program where his daughter, freshman Julia Taylor, attends school and his wife, Naomi Taylor works as Director of Intercultural Life.

Head Coach Willie Taylor brings optimism with new leadership

Catherine Hooley, The Rubicon December 2, 2021
Girls basketball welcomes an experienced coach that knows how to garner section and championship play.
Why I Play

Why I Play

Hazel Waltenbaugh, The Rubicon December 1, 2021
Athletes talk motivation for sports involvement.
MASK UP. Sophomore Naomi Kempcke warms up before a game last season. At this point in time, both teams were required to wear face masks due to COVID-19.

Girls Basketball preps for a new season; nearly doubles roster

Clara McKoy, RubicOnline November 17, 2021
With only nine players last year, the team is hoping to have a deeper bench.
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