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Teams find unique spins on the classic banquet

The fencing team gathers around a dining hall table while sharing a banquet dinner.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

Every team has a team banquet to close out their season, and each team tries to make their's different.

Revive Spartan spirit by supporting student athletes

While a large number of fans can be a rare occurrence at sporting events, lots of students turned out to the Dec. 5 hockey game vs. rival Mahtomedi, demonstrating the atmospheric change that student support can bring. Here, Seniors Libby Cohen, Issy Weber and Helen Bartlett are all smiles at the game.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

December 6, 2019

Much too often student turnout at sporting events is low, but with greater attendance school spirit can make a comeback.

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.

Alpine team continues winning streak despite frigid temperatures

A race timer looks on as a racer completes their run.

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

January 30, 2019

The SPA Alpine team continues to see success during their season, with the girls finishing 1st overall and the boys finishing 2nd overall.

A day in the life: Donovan makes time for skiing

Senior Bailey Donovan skis down a course.

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018

An avid skier since age three, senior Bailey Donovan’s schedule during the ski season is a busy one.

Alpine vs. Nordic Ski rivalry fosters bond between teammates

The Alpine and Nordic ski teams use their differences to grow closer as respective units, despite the good natured animosity they share for each other.

Henry Burkhardt, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

The rivalry between the Alpine and Nordic Ski teams manifests itself in friendly banter between players from each program, and in turn, strengthens the bond of teammates throughout their seasons.

First snowfall intensifies Alpine and Nordic capture the flag game

Senior Tessah Green laughs after her team, Nordic, wins the game of capture the flag.

Liv Larsen and Annie Bottern

November 13, 2018

An annual game of capture the flag between the Alpine and Nordic Ski teams was met with a twist this year as the snow fell on the day of the game.

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.

Ski teams bundle up for cold temperatures

The Varsity Nordic ski team bundles up after the rescheduled Mesabi Meet. “To make sure I don’t freeze I wear lots of warm layers, a buff, and a hat, and hand and toe warmers are a necessity,” junior Nordic skier Dina Moradian said.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

January 10, 2017

For student members of the Alpine and Nordic ski teams, the temperature and wind chill are always on the mind. “It sucks to be wearing race suits because the wind goes right through them when you are on the chairlifts at races,” sophomore Alpine skier Ethan Asis said. In order to avoid suffering...