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[MORE TO ME]: Tietel anticipates the upcoming fishing season

Senior Riley Tietel holds his  five pound largemouth bass.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

April 30, 2019

Senior Riley Tietel shares his passion for fishing, a signature Minnesotan pastime activity.

Spring sports captains look forward to oncoming season

The track team practices inside the gym while they still aren't able to get outside.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

March 18, 2019

Captains of the spring sports talk about what they individually excited for and what they are looking forward to in their upcoming seasons.

[Q&A] 10 Questions with Riley Tietel

Senior Riley Tietel blocks a member of the opposing defensive line.

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

February 27, 2019

Senior Riley Tietel, committed to UW-Platteville, answers 10 questions about how he prepares for football games and how he started football in the first place.

Boys hockey celebrates senior night against Academy of Holy Angels

Seniors John Lynn and Adam Zukowski smile before the game starts.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

February 18, 2019

Class of 2019 boys hockey players celebrated senior night during the Feb. 16 game against Academy of Holy Angels.

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

The United States Capitol on a cloudy day.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

January 25, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

[ARTIST PROFILE] Clay shifts form and function in Tietel’s hands

[ARTIST PROFILE] Clay shifts form and function in Tietel's hands

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

October 26, 2018

Riley Tietel discovered a passion for pottery in a required class in 7th grade. Since then, he makes sure to include a family crest on each piece he creates.

[MY GEEK FACTOR] Tietel harvests his passions through farming

Tietel poses with a shovel and his boots; his farming essentials.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

June 4, 2018

Junior Riley Tietel looks to expand his farming lifestyle in the future.

Trap Shooting: an underrated sport of skill and competition

The trap team lines up for a picture after practice.

Tommy Stolpestad, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

With the start of the spring sports season, the Spartan Trap Shooting team is ready to compete.

MY GEEK FACTOR: Stolpestad takes pride in manager skills

Stolpestad cheers on the team before the start of a period.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

March 16, 2018

Sophomore Tommy Stolpestad discusses his role as Boys Varsity Hockey team manager.

Just before Earth Day, USC hosts Speaker Day

Just before Earth Day, USC hosts Speaker Day

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

April 26, 2017

On April 21, USC organized an event with speakers from across Minnesota to talk about the environment.

SPA THINKS: Sophomores react to new portable classrooms

Sophomores Eric Lagos (left), Muriel Lang (top right), and Riley Tietel (bottom right) all react to SPA's portable classrooms at the start of the fourth quarter.

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

April 5, 2017

Sophomores Riley Tietel, Eric Lagos and Muriel Lang react to the new portable classrooms at SPA, the site of classes for the next calendar year until the new Schilling Center is ready.

Small numbers allow teams to form close relationships

Freshman Riley Tietel takes aim at a clay pigeon during trap practice.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

November 4, 2016

Fencer Emilia Topp-Johnson, swimmer Matt Suzuki, and Riley Tietel of the Trap Team reflect on the dynamics of their small teams.