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Kathleen Bishop and Tommy Stolpestad.

Bishop, Stoplestad win Lions Athlete of the Year award

John Becker, The Rubicon May 22, 2020
Two SPA seniors win local sports award, providing a much needed break from COVID-19 news
Senior quarterback Jalen Suggs (1) looks at senior wide receiver Terry Lockett's (3) matchup. The pair connected for three touchdowns in a 36-30 win for the Wolfpack.

Wolfpack win thriller against Benilde to return to state

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager November 4, 2019
The defending state champion SMB Wolfpack defeated the Benilde-St Maragaret's Red Knights 36-30 in a thrilling back-and-forth game to make it back to the state tournament.
Senior captain Tommy Stoplestad prepares for a play.

[BEHIND THE SCENES] SMB Wolfpack turns team bonding into wins

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline October 29, 2019
Wolfpack aims to foster a supportive culture to create a stronger team on and off the field.
The rest of the team stands on the sidelines and watches their teammates on the field.

Wolfpack wins their last regular season game against Central

Annika Rock, RubicOnline October 17, 2019
SMB Wolfpack won their senior night game against Central, 45-0.
Girls Varsity Volleyball celebrates together after scoring a point against Blake.  “When we score a point we usually come together and celebrate the point.

Pre-game rituals lead to post-game celebrations

Annika Rock, RubicOnline September 19, 2019
Many SPA teams celebrate and prepare for a game in their own unique ways. Here are a few of them.
SMB Wolfpack faces off against Spectrum. The team defeated Spectrum last Friday by a margin of 51-16.

Wolfpack wins home opener against Spectrum

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline September 8, 2019
SMB Wolfpack defeated Spectrum 51-16 in their home opener last Friday.
Senior Riley Tietel blocks a member of the opposing defensive line.

[Q&A] 10 Questions with Riley Tietel

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.
Senior players celebrate staying in the lead.

Wolfpack moves on to semi-finals at US Bank Stadium

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor November 10, 2018
In their first game of the state tournament, SMB Wolfpack beat Delano 14-7 on Nov. 9.
Ellie Hoppe and the SPA dance team performing at The Blake School. The SPA dance team performed on October 5th.

Dance team finds their way onto the field

Eric Bottern, Staff Writer November 7, 2018
For the first time ever, the Spartan Dance Team performed at SMB Wolfpack games during halftime.
The official Instagram page of the popular spring sport Ultimate Frisbee.

Team Instagramers: Social media keeps fans connected

Emma Sampson , RubicOnline Editor April 5, 2018
Team Instagram accounts have recently been a way for students to follow their favorite school teams and clubs.
Crusaders and Wolfpack in a massive pileup.

SMB Wolfpack falls to St Croix Lutheran in an anticipated game

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Production Manager September 9, 2017
The SMB Wolfpack hosts their annual fight against breast cancer game against St Croix Lutheran on Sep 8.
Freshman quarterback Jalen Suggs (MA) throws the ball down the field. Suggs' dynamic offensive ability as a runner and passer gives SMB a good shot to win against Mahtomedi.

SMB Wolfpack one game away from the State Tournament

Breandan Gibbons, RubicOnline Editor November 4, 2016
The SMB Wolfpack beat St. Paul Central 28-7 to win the section semifinal and move one win away from the State Tournament.
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