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WALL OF STEEL. Junior Madelyn Moser and sophomore Nora McKoy jump up to block a hit.

Dig Pink game raises $8,400 for the Side-Out Foundation

Mariam Malik, Social Media Manager November 16, 2023
Though the Spartans faced a crushing defeat, the game radiated support and positivity.
STAND AND SUPPORT. Although she is injured, Vogenthaler continues to show up at games and support her teammates.

Injuries sideline Vogenthaler from volleyball

Mariam Malik, Social Media Manager October 10, 2023
One moment on the court has led to months of recovery.
Solvej Eversoll jumps up for a spike.

Volleyball falls to Providence Academy; looks forward to rest of season

Clara McKoy, RubicOnline September 14, 2021
On Sept. 10, Spartan Varsity Volleyball played a heated second game of the season.
Sophomore Solvej Eversoll goes up for a block during a club volleyball game. “Over the summer I plan to help out more at more of the fifth-grade clinics and there may be a camp that SPA is running and if so I hope to volunteer,” she said.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Eversoll follows volleyball passion through volunteering

Ivy Raya, RubicOnline May 9, 2021
Sophomore Solvej Eversoll volunteered to coach volleyball this fall and is planning to continue this endeavor this summer to follow her passion of volleyball.
SMB Wolfpack completes a pass.

Football and volleyball seasons back on for fall 2020

Jonas Bray, RubicOnline September 23, 2020
The MSHSL has reversed its original decision of postponing both season until spring 2021.
The volleyball team meets up with one another after a point while the junior Spartans cheer them on.

Dig Pink raises funds and awareness for breast cancer charity

Annika Rock, RubicOnline October 11, 2019
The annual Dig Pink game brings joy to the Spartans while supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Karla Garcia goes to volleyball practice every single day after school, and this is her bag.

[WHAT’S IN MY BAG] Inside Karla Garcia’s volleyball bag

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline October 4, 2019
She relies on these items to make her the best player she can possibly be.
You can hear the girls varsity volleyball teams playlist on Saturday as they take on teams across Minnesota in a tournament at Henry Sibley H.S.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] GVB ‘bumps’ to rap in pregame routine

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager September 21, 2019
The girls varsity volleyball team's warmup playlist consists of rap songs old and new in order to pump them up.
Girls Varsity Volleyball celebrates together after scoring a point against Blake.  “When we score a point we usually come together and celebrate the point. senior Kathleen Bishop said.  Along with the volleyball team, the student section celebrates their success.

Pre-game rituals lead to post-game celebrations

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.
The moment that Rients signed her contract.

Rients signs to play D1 volleyball with the University of Iowa

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor November 15, 2018
Senior Blythe Rients officially signed her contract to play D1 volleyball at the University of Iowa.
Girls varsity soccer manager Gabby Harmoning stands with her team. Her role as a manager is [...] just supporting the team as a whole. The entire bench is captivated with the game. This was an early season game when the team was still getting into the flow of play.

An inside look at fall sports managers

Sara Browne, Staff Writer October 31, 2018
Managers are the backbones of sports teams; always ready to give their all. Their jobs may go unnoticed to the common fan’s eye, but they are a key part of the basic function of a team.
Senior and captain Blythe Rients gets a kill off of a backrow attack in the Girls Varsity Volleyball game against Visitation on Sept. 21.

Girls Volleyball defeats Visitation at their homecoming

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor September 24, 2018
In three sets, the Girls Varsity Volleyball team overpowered the Visitation Volleyball team on Sept. 21.
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