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The SPA speech team holds their third practice in preparation for competition day.

Restarting speech team to learn and compete

Will Schavee, RubicOnline March 2, 2021
SPA's brand new speech team teaches different aspects for competitive public speaking while utilizing skills learned in the classroom.
Junior Griffin Ziemer rows down the Missippi river with some friends.

[10 QUESTIONS] Ziemer is an aqua-holic for rowing

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline November 19, 2020
Meet junior Griffin Ziemer, a rowing enthusiast.
This is what SPA's spring sports usually look like. All photos featured can be found hyperlinked stories.

Spring sports postponed until further notice

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline April 16, 2020
While the current stay at home order expires May 4, spring sports hang in the balance.

[SPARTAN ON THE STREET] How do you prepare for games?

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon September 21, 2019
Spartan on the Street is a monthly video series where several people respond to a single question.
The Girls Varsity Volleyball team huddles before the start of the game.

[BEHIND THE SCENES] Girls Volleyball’s culture fuels success

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline September 18, 2019
The culture of the Girls Varsity Volleyball team has helped them start off strong in their conference games.
[MY GEEK FACTOR] Swanson relaxes with lacrosse team

[MY GEEK FACTOR] Swanson relaxes with lacrosse team

Meagan Massie, Rubicon Editor April 12, 2019
Swanson builds a strong connection among the lacrosse team.
The Boys Basketball playlist is available to stream via the Rubicon Spotify: therubiconspa.

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor November 15, 2018
The Boys Basketball team is a place where the gap between sports and hip-hop is small. It will be very effective in hyping players up as the dark winter season approaches.
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. With 25 games a year, practice helps the team build their skill. “Usually Friday practices are really hard,” sophomore Thomas Bagnoli said.

Spartan Boys Hockey builds strength through practice

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor December 4, 2017
Spartan Hockey plays their next home game Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Drake Arena.
SOCCER OR SKI? In between races, the Nordic Ski team is known to play games as a group: “We like to play ski soccer,” captain Val Hart said, where we just basically play soccer in our ski boots and it’s very amusing.”

Nordic ski team drives to be “swift” on the course

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor December 3, 2017
The Nordic Ski team bonds as a team during the long winter season.
Wolfpack football builds on success as a team

Wolfpack football builds on success as a team

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor September 28, 2017
Co-op Football team continues to build family bonds
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