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Wolfpack win thriller against Benilde to return to state

Senior quarterback Jalen Suggs (1) looks at senior wide receiver Terry Lockett's (3) matchup. The pair connected for three touchdowns in a 36-30 win for the Wolfpack.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

November 4, 2019

The defending state champion SMB Wolfpack defeated the Benilde-St Maragaret's Red Knights 36-30 in a thrilling back-and-forth game to make it back to the state tournament.

Wolfpack wins their last regular season game against Central

The rest of the team stands on the sidelines and watches their teammates on the field.

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

October 17, 2019

SMB Wolfpack won their senior night game against Central, 45-0.

Wolfpack wins home opener against Spectrum

SMB Wolfpack faces off against Spectrum. The team defeated Spectrum last Friday by a margin of 51-16.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

September 8, 2019

SMB Wolfpack defeated Spectrum 51-16 in their home opener last Friday.

[Q&A] 10 Questions with Riley Tietel

Senior Riley Tietel blocks a member of the opposing defensive line.

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

February 27, 2019

Senior Riley Tietel, committed to UW-Platteville, answers 10 questions about how he prepares for football games and how he started football in the first place.

Brain damage from football calls for the sport to be benched

Football causes significant brain damage, and SPA should not let its students play on a school team.

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

January 11, 2019

There is no denying that concussions are an inevitable part of football. Unfortunately, they are as much a staple of the game as fans cheering on the sidelines.

For the first time, SMB makes it to Prep Bowl

A Wolfpack wide receiver looks at his teammates before the play.

Mimi Geller and Kelby Wittenberg

November 17, 2018

Undefeated Wolfpack team will advance to the Class 4A championship at US Bank Stadium.

Spirit cannot just be for Homecoming

Senior and Spartan Izzy Denny leads students in the annual storming of the field. In spite of the rain, students turned out for the tradition.

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

Although school spirit and game attendance has improved from last year, Homecoming can't be the only time we show up.

STAFF EDITORIAL: We must strive for equality in sports attendance

While students rush to boys sports events, girls teams lack the same enthusiastic attendance.

RubicOnline Staff, Editorial

October 31, 2017

It is up to SPA's students to make a change to the difference in attendance at girls and boys sports.

MY GEEK FACTOR: Larsen roots for (SKOL) purple and gold

Junior Kaia Larsen poses with her souvenir Vikings cup in front of the US Bank Stadium after the Oct. 15 game.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

October 23, 2017

Junior Kaia Larsen is a self-proclaimed "super fan" of Minnesota's professional football team, the Vikings.

Wolfpack football builds on success as a team

Wolfpack football builds on success as a team

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

September 28, 2017

Co-op Football team continues to build family bonds

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Kneel down, stand up

Both professional and student athletes stand up for their beliefs by taking a knee during the National Anthem

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, Blogger

September 24, 2017

There is a renewed discourse surrounding athletes kneeling during the National Anthem. Read this story from Fall 2016 about professional and student athletes who took a knee.