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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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May Mystery Athlete

A senior softball player loves team atmosphere
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Zoe Florida

This month’s mystery athlete is on the Blake softball team. She is currently a senior who started playing softball at seven years old and has played for Blake for four years. This month’s athlete loves the sport and dedicates her time to it because of the fun it brings. Through practice on both the Blake team as well as 2 club teams, this month’s mystery athlete has become a three-time first-team all-conference player as well as a two time all section player. She has played other sports, including varsity basketball freshman year. However, she decided not to continue with basketball after that year, sharing, “basketball wasn’t really fun for me, and softball has always been super fun. I’m not really going to do something, especially a sport if it’s not enjoyable to me.” Bringing both skill and her love of the sport to the field, this month’s athlete thoroughly enjoys being part of the Blake team: “[The softball team is] a really good time, we might not be the most competitive all the time but it was a really fun experience.” Submit your guesses for this month’s athlete by emailing [email protected] or DM your guess to blakespectrum on Instagram. 

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Kate Rekas
Kate Rekas, Opinions Editor
Hi! I’m Kate and I’m a Senior this year. I joined Spectrum in freshman year and wrote articles in almost every section of the paper and became a staff writer. In sophomore year, I continued writing and noticed the amazing creative process that the editors went through to produce such a fantastic publication and I really wanted to join in. Alongside being a member of the Spectrum editorial team, I am also a part of the Blake girls' alpine ski team, and I train year-round as a competitive figure skater. I'm going to Boston University next fall and I hope to continue writing articles for their newspaper!

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