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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

PARTNERS. Sophomore Elle Williams taps rackets with her doubles partner after a good point. Despite her strong desire to, Williams has never had the opportunity to play competitive doubles with her brother, Aidan Williams. “We’ve never competed in a tournament together because tournaments rarely offer mixed doubles,” she said.

Game, set, bond: Tennis deepens sibling connection

Annie Zhang, The Rubicon October 2, 2023
Elle and Aidan Williams come together over their love for the sport.
[SPARTANS MICD UP] Fall scrimmage with girls tennis

[SPARTANS MIC’D UP] Fall scrimmage with girls tennis

Rita Li, Creative Design Manager September 20, 2023
Take in the sights and sounds of a practice doubles match on the tennis courts.
LETs RECAP. With the conclusion of most fall sports, with the exception of teams currently in section or state tournaments, the highlights (and lowlights) of each team are shared with the community.

2022 Fall sports recap: Wins, losses, and teamwork

Orion Kim, Eliza Farley, Maddy Fisher, and Claire Kim October 27, 2022
A guide to the stories, challenges, wins, and losses from each sports team this year.
SMACK WITH THE RACK. Senior Autumn Spaulding reaches back to send a serve over to her.

Tennis seniors focus on team unity

Claire Kim, The Rubicon October 24, 2022
Although difficult past years cast doubts on the potential for success at season start, girls tennis grew closer and kept up a high winning streak.
TEAM SPIRIT. Tennis players Audrey Senaratna and Anna Nowakowski show team spirit by dressing up in tropical button-down on the day of their match.

Beach day and bonding: how sports teams stay connected

Johanna Pierach, The Rubicon October 12, 2022
From sleepovers to dinners, the girls tennis team stays connected through bonding experiences off the court.
MIND SET, BODY READY. Browne takes a water break and fist bumps with the coach. She seemed to be cold in the beginning but ramped up towards the end, Nguyen said. Browne was determined to continue her streak of turnback after scoring 2-4 against MPA.

[PHOTO STORY] 3:4, Spartans lose to Panthers at sectionals

Rita Li, RubicOnline October 10, 2022
An early sunset meant a paused match on Oct. 4 and anticipation was high going into the Oct. 6 continuation.
Whats in my backpack is a feature series about students and what they carry to school each day.

Dobish’s backpack includes essentials for a comfy, Caribou day

Mariam Malik, RubicOnline October 3, 2022
Sophomore Hadley Dobish shares the contents of her backpack.
Sports seasons have been altered and shifted at every turn during their 2020 fall seasons.

Fall seasons wrap up amid pandemic changes

Maren Ostrem, Managing Editor October 26, 2020
Sports seasons have been altered and shifted at every turn during their 2020 fall seasons. However, most sports are still having sections, and all of them are currently wrapping up their seasons. 
Soccer, tennis, and cross country will participate in their respective section tournaments in the next few weeks, marking an end to the season.

Section tournament updates, guidelines released by MSHSL

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline October 14, 2020
The section tournament for each fall sport will begin in the coming weeks, and COVID-19 restrictions and protocols will continue to make an impact.

[Q&A] Tennis captain Maya Choi talks leadership during a pandemic

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline September 25, 2020

Varsity Girls Tennis captain Maya Choi discusses what has changed and stayed the same with the new precautions in place due to Coronavirus.

The girls varsity tennis team has two playlists; with one created by sophomore Emily Gisser, and one by junior Kate Hick. The team uses the playlist to pump themselves up before games and during practices.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Girls’ tennis ‘raps’ up season, prepares for next year

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager October 23, 2019
With the girls varsity tennis season coming to a close, members of the team reflect on the season, their playlists, and their goals for next year.
JUNIOR NINA PERLEBERG AND AMODHYA SAMARAKOON compete in a doubles match against Cretin Derham Hall on Sept 10. The young team provides a new team dynamic in comparision to previous years. “We have very similar teams in terms of our ability to play,” sophomore Isabel Brandtjen said.

Girls Tennis practices hard and plays for seniors

Emily Thissen, News Editor October 1, 2015
The Girls Varsity Tennis team graduated four seniors last year and only has two this year.
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