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Pre-game rituals lead to post-game celebrations

Girls Varsity Volleyball celebrates together after scoring a point against Blake.  “When we score a point we usually come together and celebrate the point.

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

September 19, 2019

Many SPA teams celebrate and prepare for a game in their own unique ways. Here are a few of them.

Close knit girls XC team aims to win through laughing and bonding

The Cross Country team comes together in a huddle before the race.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

October 29, 2017

Two Girls Cross Country earned a spot at state competition this Saturday at St. Olaf College. The supportive team dynamic is part of what got them there.

Cross Country team runs to improve time, stamina

Junior runner Will Rinkoff paces himself through a forest and ahead of the competition during a September meet. “The feeling you get when you perform well in competition makes all the hard work you’ve done seem worth it,” co-captain Jonah Spencer said.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

September 29, 2017

The Cross Country team is determined to make this season the best by working together and focusing on the team's overall health.

Despite large numbers, large team leadership strives for inclusivity

Despite large numbers, large team leadership strives for inclusivity

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

November 7, 2016

Track member Matt Jaeger, cross country runner Kyle Ziemer, and volleyball player Blythe Rients reflect on their large team dynamics.

Cross Country teams find balance and humor

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO! Juniors Val Hart, Greta Sirek, Emma Hills, Dianne Caravela line up just before taking off for their race.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

October 6, 2016

Cross Country moves into Conference competition Oct. 13.

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.

Boys cross country stays hungry; looks to develop into contender

Boys cross country stays hungry; looks to develop into contender

Dianne Caravela, Feature Editor

October 4, 2015

The young team chooses to focus on self-improvement this season.

Seniors jump to next level for college sports

Future College athletes show off their gear  From the left, seniors Andrew Chuniard, Nancy Moyers, Mary Naas, Jordan Moradian, Isaac Forsgren, Jackson Lea, Dozie Nwaneri, Haris Hussein, and Dean Isaacson pose with their future college gear. The entirety group will be playing sports in their freshman years “I really enjoy playing soccer and I really wanted to continue playing soccer at a high level,” Senior Isaac Forsgren said.

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

June 4, 2015

Graduating athletes plan to continue their sports into college.

Video: Girls Cross Country earns top honors at state meet

Video: Girls Cross Country earns top honors at state meet

Holly Hart

November 8, 2013

The Girls Cross Country team competed in the State Class A Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2. Junior Mary Naas finished second, and the team won 12th overall.

Cross Country teams hope to win conference

From left: Senior captains Alicia Zhang, Charlie Rosenblum, and Charlie Southwick begin their race at Bassett Creek Park on Sept. 7. “We have some really big races, and we’re looking
forward to seeing how we do as a team. We have been making really good progress,”
junior captain Mike Destache said.

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

September 26, 2013

The cross country team started their season with roster changes, both good and bad. "We lost about four seniors total, who were important contributors to the team, but we have some really good younger runners who are really growing into the team," junior captain Ellen McCarthy said. This season has se...