Top five sports stories of 2019

From the Wolfpack football team’s run to the state championship in the fall to the D1 commitment of senior Arie Walker, 2019 proved to be an eventful year for sports coverage. While prioritizing coverage of teams ranging from soccer to skiing, The Rubiconline took time to dig deeper into the world of athletics as well. The staff examined feelings of gender imbalance in the weight room, shared team playlists and offered behind the scenes looks into off-season training. Here are five of the stories that most exemplify excellence that the staff hopes to continue into 2020.

Nordic kicks off season with successful meets by Melissa Nie

Walker fulfills volleyball dreams, signs to college team  by Liv Larsen

Cross Country Team achieves milestone in state meet Lynn Reynolds and Annika Rock

Wolfpack win thriller against Benilde to return to state by Bobby Verhey

Sailing team encourages interested students to join, regardless of experience by Henry Burkhardt