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 Adem Rivers, practicing his short game at University of Minnesota Driving Range.

Golf Captain Peltier brings leadership, pride to growing team

Soren Johnson, Staff Writer May 14, 2024
Boys golf plays against Minnehaha Academy today at 3:30 p.m. at White Bear Lake Yacht Club.
IN PURSUIT. A Roseville player chases after a Blackhawks player trying to get the ball.

JV Blackhawks Lacrosse loses close game to Roseville

Andrew Lipinsky, RubicOnline May 13, 2024
The next Blackhawks game is Wednesday at 5 p.m.
THE PRESSURE IS ON. Mckinley Garner guards Kieran Monahan, forcing one direction as he counts down the seconds Monahan has left to throw.

Spartan Ultimate glides through season with exceptional spirit

Lina Abid, Staff Writer May 7, 2024
There's no shame in this game. Spartan Ultimate Frisbee maintains a supportive community throughout the season, no doubt contributing to their success.
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. Elizabeth Tuttle practices for her next meet by leaping over the hurdles. Last year, Elizabeth qualified for state after she finished in second place in the 100m and the 300m hurdles.

There is no “I” in Track

Peter Lipinsky, Staff Writer May 6, 2024
Spartans Track and Field emphasizes being a good teammate rather than being great individually.
SWUNG. Peony Steele watches for her ball as she tees off on the the fourth tee.

Girls golf season is teeing off

Audrey Peltier, Staff Writer May 6, 2024
The girls golf team faces challenges with finding open courses.
PRECISE. Talia Cairns adjusts her sail.

As upperclassmen prepare to sail away, Sailing looks to recruit new members

Mattias Halloran, Staff Writer May 5, 2024
Sailing is a sport like none other and provide a unique experience. Yet, the Spartan team is lacking athletes, and are looking for more to join.
Captain Charlotte Goings, Taylor Tvedt, and Anna Boeser discuss practice plans.

Consistent coaching and welcoming athletes boost girls lacrosse community

Murphy Miltner, Staff Writer May 3, 2024
Over the past three years, athletes have made new connections and developed a positive team environment.
MARCHING UP. Spartan shooters walk up to their shooting positions with their loaded shotguns.

Trap shooting team aims to find unity in loss of experience

Yassin Mokbel, Staff Writer April 30, 2024
The trap shooting team is looking to reset after a loss in upperclassmen.
PRACTICE SWINGS. Freshman John Grimsrud takes some swings with two bats while on deck, waiting for his turn at the plate during the game against Eagle Ridge Academy on Apr. 20. Grimsruds teammate James Welsh said, I think were going to start winning some games here. Weve cleaned up our fielding, and if we can fix our hitting, were gonna be a really good team.

Baseball looks to improve hitting as many underclassmen come in

Gavin Leuthold, Staff Writer April 29, 2024
The young baseball team is off to a rough start this season but hopes to bounce back and win some games as they look to improve their hitting.
FAMILY! The Blackhawks huddle together before the second half of the game

Blackhawks dominate season opener, set positive tone for season

Tamari Christopher, Staff Writer April 29, 2024
The Blackhawks' next game is Apr. 30 vs. Hermantown in Hermantown, and the Blackhawks will go into this game with a record of 4-0.
MIRROR IMAGE. While Farley is at bat, Christopher warms up to be next.

Softball’s new co-op with Minnehaha Redhawks brings vast improvement

Audrey Jansen, Staff Writer April 28, 2024
The co-op has strengthened both schools, bringing more athletes, better coaches, and community.
SPARTANS ON THREE. The team gathers to cheer before the match against MPA. “It’s great because from last year to this year, we have not lost anyone, so the team chemistry has stayed really steady,” captain Leo Benson said.

Serve, return, the tables have turned: Boys tennis defeats rival MPA

Nabeeha Qadri, Staff Writer April 28, 2024
Winning 6-1, boys tennis continues their dominance as they set their eyes on the IMAC and state titles.
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