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

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.
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...

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