The Rubicon

Polar vortex changes the course of Alpine ski race

Senior Sammy Ries sprays snow as she comes to a stop at the bottom of the hill.

Ellie Nowakowski, Executive Producer Rubicon TV

February 3, 2019

Alpine team faces icy slopes and lack of practice following dangerously cold temperatures.

Financial assistance should extend to certain sports equipment

Fencing is a sport that requires lots of equipment, making it expensive.

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

October 17, 2018

Students that receive financial assistance should also be entitled to sports gear bought through the school.

Bailey Donovan takes nationals by storm

Junior Bailey Donovan skiing downhill at Junior Nationals.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Junior Bailey Donovan went to junior Nationals for skiing in the beginning of March.

Teams create lifelong memories on off-campus trips

SAY CHEESE. The Nordic team poses after their training at Maplelag Resort in Callaway, Minnesota.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

February 16, 2018

Overnight trips help teams bond together in a more in depth way.

Ladenburger exchanges memories, experiences while in Minnesota

Ladenburger and ninth grader Julia Scott buckle up before they head out to an Alpine race. “I like painting class, which isn’t really an academic class but I think it’s fun. I also do skiing, and I like doing that through the school here,” Ladenburger said.

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

February 8, 2018

German exchange student Vera Ladenburger has lived in Minnesota for a year, and here compares her two high school experiences.

From bus to slopes, the Alpine ski team has fun

CAPTAINS OF COLD. The Alpine Skiing team poses for a group picture during the 2016-17 season:

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

November 27, 2017

The Alpine ski team enjoys hanging out together after long practices.

Then and Now: Katie Brunell and her love for skiing

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

February 15, 2017

For Alpine Ski captain Katie Brunell, her love of of the sport started young.

Intro to Sports: Alpine Skiing

Webster Lehmann, Videographer

February 1, 2017

The first installment of the "Into to Sports" video series follows the alpine ski team during practice.

Alpine Ski team trains without snow

9th grader Kate Thomas rolls out her muscles during a dryland practice.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

January 1, 2017

Team works out at The Powerhouse and hopes that, with snow, the rest of the season will be downhill.

Alpine and Nordic ski teams succeed at state

Freshman Peter Moore on his way to getting  44th place in the Nordic state meet. “The state meet was an amazing experience, I was racing against all the top guys from all over the state in really close quarters,” Moore said.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

March 5, 2016

The Alpine and Nordic ski teams saw success at the final state meets.

Fill the stands and cheer (louder!): build school spirit

ARE YOU ATTENDING A GAME TONIGHT? Now’s the time to fill the stands with student support.

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

February 14, 2016

It’s as simple as every student choosing to attend one sporting event they haven’t attended before.

Winter Sports Preview: Alpine Skiing starts season with high hopes

Junior Eli Zelle and junior captain Julia Hansen are excited to compete with a growing team this season.

John Wilhelm and Tommy Toghramadjian

November 26, 2013

After placing second in conference and boasting five all-conference skiers last season, the Alpine ski team has only expanded. They have gained several middle school students and underclassmen, while graduating no seniors from last year. “The growth that the team is experiencing will really help ...