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

SWISH. Captain Naomi Straub shoots two free throws after being fouled by an opposing player.

Girls basketball gains traction, advances to second round of section playoffs

Ali Browne, RubicOnline March 2, 2022
Girls varsity basketball secured a 57-30 section playoff win over No. 14 seed Math and Science Academy.
TEAM HUDDLE. Spartans huddled around the bench as they prepare for their first regular-season game against Simley on Nov. 30. The final score was 0-2.

[PHOTO STORY] Spartan hockey season at a glance

Hazel Waltenbaugh, The Rubicon February 17, 2022
As the regular season wraps up, a look back at some of the magical moments on ice this season.
FOIL, SABER, EPEE. Sophomore Nora Shaughnessy competes in a saber bout, beating Blake in two out the three rounds she participated in. Saber is considered the most aggressive out of the three weapons used in fencing due to the increased amount of slashing involved, and the fact that the target area is anywhere above players’ waists.

Varsity Spartan fencing falls to Blake in hard-fought dual meet

Clara McKoy, RubicOnline February 14, 2022

Ready, set, fence. Friday night at 4:45 p.m., Spartan fencing took on Blake for their first dual meet of the season. As competitors flooded into the basement of Minneapolis’s Center for Blade...

ALWAYS BE BETTER THAN THE BOYS. Junior NIkola Barkwell exchanges her United jersey for a Spartan one this season.

Barkwell offers inspiration as a Spartan hockey goaltender

Ali Browne, RubicOnline February 11, 2022
ABBTTB: Always Be Better Than The Boys.
PROTECTIVE POSSESSION. Captain Lindsay Browne gets in her protective stance as she waits for the right opportunity to pass the ball to one of her teammates. Browne finds that the key to running a successful play is being patient when the team has possession and making sure to communicate.

Girls basketball falls to Blake, focuses on progress

Ali Browne, RubicOnline February 2, 2022

Coming into the game with a previous 38-79 loss on Jan. 27, the girls varsity basketball team was looking for redemption against conference rival Blake last night. Though they gave it their all, the...

Senior Pah Na leaps into the pool.

Trojans swim through adversity

Annie Bai, The Rubicon January 25, 2022
As the Trojan Swim team’s season begins, they find themselves yet again with a different coach for the third season in a row.
DRIVE TO THE HOOP. Shooting guard Catherine Hooley goes in for a lay-up. Hooley is often a high scorer.

Girls basketball swing players form new community

Hobbs Lillygreen, The Rubicon January 21, 2022
The girls basketball team has an influx of players who dress for both varsity and junior varsity this season.
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.
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.
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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