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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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LETS GO SPARTANS. Students gather to cheer on the SPA boys hockey team as they face off against Highland Park in the first round of the section tournament. The Spartans went on to win the game 5-2.

Co-op sports provide connectivity, relationships between fans

Tommy Verhey, Director of RubicOnline February 26, 2023
At some winter sports events, black or crimson is worn with pride.
SNOWY SLOPES. Burns has been passionate about alpine skiing from a young age. The sport is very challenging, with steep terrain, sharp turns, injuries, and countless hours of practice. But nevertheless, Burns continues to foster a deep love for the slopes.

Burns dominates on the slopes

Eliana Mann, News Editor February 23, 2023
Sophomore Caden Burns was recently named Star Tribune Prep Athlete of the Week, among other accomplishments.
ICE TIME. Greta Magnuson in goal boasts six wins, and a 0.894 save percentage this season.

Pregame Coverage: Metro-South Phoenix hopes to keep season alive

Nelson Wodarz, RubicOnline February 7, 2023
The Phoenix face Eastview at Burnsville Ice Center tonight in the section 3AAA quarterfinal at 7 p.m.
Spartans fail to beat Breck in second match-up, lose in overtime

Spartans fail to beat Breck in second match-up, lose in overtime

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline January 25, 2023
Spartans hockey fell 3-2 in overtime against Breck.
Metro-South falls to Apple Valley in anticipated rematch

Metro-South falls to Apple Valley in anticipated rematch

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline January 23, 2023
The Metro-South hockey team went into the third period too far behind, ending with a 7-3 loss.
The Spartans standing for the national anthem pre-game.

Girls basketball dominates Nova 49-25

Marius Elias Morse, Photojournalist January 20, 2023
A strong first half and consistency throughout bring the Spartans a much-needed win.
Fencings first tournament leads to SPA dominance

Fencing’s first tournament leads to SPA dominance

Ivy Raya January 17, 2023
Spartans first fencing tournament results in success for lots of SPA athletes.
TAKE THE SHOT. Captain Ethan Carter sets up for a shot after receiving a pass from Captain Tysen Hayes.

[PHOTO STORY] Spartan basketball beats Roosevelt, continues winning streak

Ali Browne, RubicOnline January 12, 2023
The boys varsity basketball team took an 83-65 victory over Roosevelt on Tuesday night, marking their fourth consecutive win.
FENCING FOOTWORK. Captain Milan Misra spars with an epee opponent during a tournament last year. Finding the balance between support and competitive spirit is the captains’ focus: Mishra said, “Having a very strong team is going to help us get the wins that we want.”

Fencing team sets the gold standard with skilled group of competitors

Eliana Mann, RubicOnline January 5, 2023
Practices started in December, and the Fencing team is ready to face off in their first tournament Jan. 7.
PHOENIX RISING. The new hockey co-op stands on the line for the national anthem at Drake Arena at a Nov. 26 game.

The birth of the Metro-South Phoenix

Rita Li, RubicOnline December 12, 2022
United Hockey co-op changes to Phoenix.
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.
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