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

FIGHT. Feeling the burn, sophomore Maren Overgaard pushes through, making her way to the finish.

State finals wrap up girls cross country season

Andrew Lipinsky and Sonia Kharbanda November 16, 2023
After placing second at the Section 4A meet, the team made their first appearance in four years at the state championships.
WALL OF STEEL. Junior Madelyn Moser and sophomore Nora McKoy jump up to block a hit.

Dig Pink game raises $8,400 for the Side-Out Foundation

Mariam Malik, Social Media Manager November 16, 2023
Though the Spartans faced a crushing defeat, the game radiated support and positivity.
APPRECIATION. Senior Amalia Laguna opens gift bags with her fellow senior Spark swimmers.

Amalia Laguna finds her place on the Sparks

Annie Zhang, The Rubicon November 10, 2023
As a senior, joining the team for the first time has brought unique challenges but also joys to her experiences.
HEADS UP. Freshman Murphy Miltner spikes the ball and gains the Spartans a point after adjusting to her new offensive position on the team.

Volleyball crushes the Math and Science Dragons

Zadie Martin, RubicOnline November 4, 2023
Elianna Mann and Murphy Miltner showed strong gameplay, ultimately helping the Spartans take the win.
CELEBRATION. The entire team storms down the field celebrating Ethan Peltiers winning goal.

Boys soccer advances to state finals in an electrifying match against Holy Family

Thomas Chen, RubicOnline November 3, 2023
Going into overtime, the game ended in dramatic fashion. They will take on Pine Island tonight for the final, at 5:00 p.m.
STRONG FINISH. Freshman Audrey Peltier sprints to the end of the lane in the 200 freestyle relay. Peltier has been dealing with shoulder pain this season. “Going into sections we’re not super confident with our ability,” she said.

Sections ends tumultuous Sparks season

Grace Medrano, The Rubicon October 29, 2023
The team had a disappointing finish, placing third for the first time since the 1980s.
CATCH. Senior McKinley Garner lunges to catch the frisbee. The game was one from the 2023 spring season.

Fall Ultimate co-op created with Washburn

Peter Ostrem, The Rubicon October 29, 2023
A Facebook group connected the two teams with the goal of being more competitive this year.
DEFENSE. Minnehaha moves the ball down the field as SPA attempts to quickly reconfigure and defend.

Girls soccer takes the win against Minnehaha to return to state

Juan Miguel Adams, The Rubicon October 22, 2023
With a 3-2 victory in the section championship, GVS will advance to the state tournament for the second year in a row.
GOAL TIME. Striker Liam Sullivan runs after a ball kicked by teammate Humza Murad. Sullivan scored the first of two goals against St. Croix Lutheran.

BVS secures first section win

Clara Ann Bagnoli, The Rubicon October 14, 2023
With a win against St. Croix Lutheran, boys varsity soccer advances to the second round.
SOARING. Goalie Cooper Olson kicks the ball, sending it soaring high above the field toward teammates.

Boys soccer dominates final match against Roosevelt

Thomas Chen, RubicOnline October 11, 2023
Spartans controlled their final regular game of the season, winning 3-1 against a class AA opponent and building confidence heading into section playoffs next week.
A SPEEDY CHASE. Player #2, Romelio Love from Blake, from the SMB Wolfpack sprinted away from opponent pursuers with the ball in an attempt to score a touchdown. This was a heated play, and all eyes from the audience were set on the players.

Fierce Homecoming football game concludes with SMB Wolfpack defeat

Zimo Xie, RubicOnline October 7, 2023
The team played the Totino-Grace Eagles Friday evening with large student-audience engagement.
PARTNERS. Sophomore Elle Williams taps rackets with her doubles partner after a good point. Despite her strong desire to, Williams has never had the opportunity to play competitive doubles with her brother, Aidan Williams. “We’ve never competed in a tournament together because tournaments rarely offer mixed doubles,” she said.

Game, set, bond: Tennis deepens sibling connection

Annie Zhang, The Rubicon October 2, 2023
Elle and Aidan Williams come together over their love for the sport.
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