The Rubicon

Spartan hockey ready to Wynne with new head coach

Eddie Wynne coaching the 2017-18 team from the bench. He will be back to coaching from the bench this year, this time as head coach “There’s a lot of comradery, and chemistry with him being back” - Julie Friend.

Sarah Oppenheim, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

With the departure of Matt Funk, Eddie Wynne takes over as head coach of Spartan hockey.

Julie Friend signs to play for NWHL

Julie Friend prepares to save a shot for the Minnesota Whitecaps.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 3, 2018

Upper School Athletics Administrative Assistant Julie Friend begins her professional hockey career by signing for the Whitecaps.

Keeping the music alive: hockey teams unite for fundraiser

The United hockey team held an event for Russ Ebnet on Oct. 21 at Burger Moe's in St. Paul to announce their fundraising efforts. “[...][You] aren’t just playing for yourself, you’re playing for your whole community. It’s helping us all become bigger people and realize how important it is to help out in things you believe in,” United player Kenzie Giese said.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 25, 2017

The SPA and United hockey teams came together in a spirit of charity to fundraise for Russ Ebnet, the team organist of nearly 30 years, so he can keep attending their games and making the music that everyone loves.

Weather dampens baseball season

Senior Weston Lombard makes a solid hit on the baseball.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

May 19, 2017

Spartan baseball games are crammed into a 2 week period due to cancellation of games.

Friend uses past athletic experience in new Administrative Assistant position

Julie Friend will be starting as the athletic administrative assistant starting on Jun. 6. “I'm excited to meet the students, staff, coaches and the community in general and look forward to further improve the culture at SPA,” Friend said.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

May 26, 2016

Julie Friend will become a part of the SPA athletic department staff as an Administrative Assistant starting on Jun. 6.