The Rubicon

Boys varsity basketball extends record to 2-0

Senior Charlie Hooley fakes a pass to the post in the Spartan's 58-55 Saturday win against the Lourdes Eagle's.

Michael Forsgren, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015

Boys varsity basketball improve record to 2-0 with tight win over the Lourdes Eagle's.

Boys’ Varsity Basketball loses close match against STA

Junior Kent Hanson drives towards the net.

Breandan Gibbons, Contributor

February 20, 2015

Boys' Varsity Basketball lost against St. Thomas Academy, 51-50, in their last home game.

The Road to State: Boys’ Varsity Basketball gains the lead over Central in second half

The team meets during half time. “It’s good to beat a good team. Central made it to state last year and they are a good team. We’ve also had a bunch of close losses, so it is also good to get back winning,

Breandan Gibbons, Staff Writer

January 17, 2015

The Spartans beat the defending 4AAA champions, St. Paul Central, 65-52.

The Road to State: Breck team confuses SPA offense with zone defense, Spartans lose 5 point lead in second half

Junior Dalante Peyton makes a run for the basket against Breck.

Breandan Gibbons, Staff Writer

January 10, 2015

The Boys Varsity Basketball team lost a grueling game to Breck by 5 points in the second half. The team will face St. Paul Central on Jan. 20.

Then and Now: McVeety reflects on decades of coaching

Then and now: Jim McVeety, Upper School math teacher and boys basketball coach, has been a part of the SPA community for 30 years.

Catherine Braman, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 23, 2014

“It was Senior Night 2003. There was only one senior on the team, Adam Schanfield, who loved the game and played through more than his share of ankle sprains.  There were only twelve seconds left in the game and we were down, but Adam hit three three-point shots in the final seconds to win. Unbelievable, bu...

Clap your hands and stomp your feet

Only a handful loyal Spartan student fans attend the home Girls Varsity Basketball game against Breck on Feb 26. The team lost 50-43.

Mari Knudson, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

The clock is ticking as the scoreboard remains even in an overtime basketball game against a Spartan rival. Suddenly, the star center gets the ball, dribbles it to the opposing team’s end. The teammates on the bench hold their breath as the center takes a shot. The ball goes in. The buzzer sounds....

Upper School Council works to revise cell phone policy

Sophomores use phones during X period. “We want to create a policy that accommodates the needs of the students as well as the faculty,” sophomore USC representitive Alena Porter said.

Patrick Commers, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

The idea of letting students use their cellphones during the day has started a discussion in St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Upper School Council and around the school. “We should be able to use our phones during the day for a certain reason, not going on Facebook or Twitter. Texting or calling...

Historic Briggs Gymnasium undergoes renovation

The Girls Varsity Volleyball team practices on the new gym floor.  The gym is now more open to students during school hours. “Being a basketball player, it’s nice to get a couple shots up during the day, especially when I have a couple minutes here and there open in my schedule,” sophomore Kent Hanson said.

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

September 27, 2013

Any returning students or faculty that walk into the Randolph Campus gym immediately notice something is different. The space transformed over the summer. Both the large and small gyms underwent many renovations. The maintenance team and contractors repaired, installed, and upgraded, giving the gym a...