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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...

Varsity Baseball rebuilds after loss of older players

Senior captain Josh Johnson throws a pitch in a home game against St. Paul Johnson.

Zeeshawn Abid, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014

The Varsity Baseball team has been through many ups and downs in a short period of time. Many seniors have left the squad not all to play baseball but to take their talents to college, including Matthew Fiedler who plays for the University of Minnesota. The amount of talent that has left will be replaced...

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...

Frigid weather bad luck for baseball

Dhara Singh, Staff Writer

May 9, 2013

From little league to varsity, from hitting a ball on a t-stand to swinging at a ball coming at 70 mph, junior and senior varsity baseball players are very committed to the sport they love. "If hitting off of a t-stand counts, I have been playing ever since I was three years old," junior Josh Johnso...