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Wearing the C: Varsity captains share stories of leadership

Wearing the C: Varsity captains share stories of leadership

Javier Whitaker-Castaneda, Cover Story Editor

June 4, 2014

Besides having baseballs, basketballs, hockey pucks, and other sports equipment thrown in their direction, sports captains have the responsibility of supporting and leading their teams throughout the season. A captain’s role is central to the team and is necessary to get the team energized, keep this...

Seniors bring knowledge and athleticism to college

Senior Alev Baysoy plans to attend Princeton University in the fall where she will play hockey. 
My goal for next year is to excel on the ice by always giving 100%,

Clare Tipler, News Editor

June 4, 2014

Athletics may seem like the last priority for St. Paul Academy and Summit School seniors during these busy last weeks of school, but for many students, athletics are an important part of the college process. Whether it’s playing a division one, two, or three sport, athletics are a great way to stay...

Senior basketball captain Harrisen Egly discusses team’s excitement before state tournament

Senior basketball captain Harrisen Egly discusses team's excitement before state tournament

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

March 11, 2014

The Boys Varsity Basketball team has made it to state, and senior captain Harrisen Egly shares his thoughts about this momentous achievement. They will face Caledonia High School at the Target Center, on Mar. 12 at 8 p.m.

Conference rivalries fuel competition

Senior Girls’ Basketball captain Jonte Claiborne shakes hands with an opponent of Blake prior to the team’s Jan. 30 game. “Nobody wants to lose a conference game-- especially to someone who is as big of a rival as Blake is to us,” junior basketball player  Katie Ademite said.

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2014

While sports teams always try to be competitive, some games provide more incentive than others. Especially at a school with the long athletic history of St. Paul Academy and Summit School, sports-based rivalries are bound to crop up. Some are based on long-standing traditions, like SPA’s century-long...

Gallery: Boys Varsity Basketball plays against Breck School

Sophomore Michael O'Shea tries to get the ball past a member of the opposing team.

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

January 17, 2014

The team played against Breck on Jan. 14, and the final score was 56 - 66. To view more photos, click here. To view photos from the Boys C Basketball game against Breck, click here....

Winter Sports Preview: Boy’s Basketball bonds with preseason activities

Sophomore Angel Smaller and senior captain Aidan Arnold hope for a strong season, “We are looking to make one last run in the Tri- Metro, as this is our last year in the conference

John Wilhelm and Thomas Toghramadjian

November 29, 2013

The season never really ends for the Spartan boys basketball team. Throughout the offseason, they meet for optional workout sessions and open gyms, intensifying as the season draws near. “Especially now that the fall sports seasons are winding down, [workouts] give us a few weeks to really get the...

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) prepare signs to encourage safety

Junior Sarah Romans, senior Harrisen Egly, and junior Julia Hansen work on signs. “One sign we’re making this week says, ‘It’s finally time for our homecoming week. Take your friends keys, don’t turn the other cheek,’” Egly said.

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

September 24, 2013

The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) student group works on signs discouraging destructive decisions. These signs are hung around the school, and normally relate to a holiday or event that is coming up. They typically contain rhyming, funny, punch lines, in an effort to draw the attention...