The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Mystery Athlete Reveal

Mystery Athlete Reveal

April 29, 2022

This month's mystery athlete was senior and softball player Molly Haag!

The team lost to Orono 1-6 at their match on Thursday Apr. 21, 2022. The match was at Blake on one of the first sunny days in April. Pictured: Varsity players cheering on their fellow teammates, while waiting for their matches to start.

Boys’ Tennis Team Express Goals, Hopes for 2022 Season

Allyson Jay , Managing Editor April 29, 2022

After a long, relaxing spring break, the boys’ tennis team quickly ramped up with tryouts and practices, soon after their official spring season started. Sam Leslie ‘24, one of four captains this year,...

March Mystery Athlete Reveal

March Mystery Athlete Reveal

March 10, 2022

This month's mystery athlete was Jake Svenddal!!

Wyatt Dayhoff ‘22 and Liao getting ready for the 200 IM at section prelims. Liao finished 3rd at section finals with a time of 1:58.71 seconds which qualified for state!

Bearstangs Ranks #2 in the Nation

Amelia Bush, Arts and Culture Editor March 10, 2022

Bearstangs crushed it at class A state with 495.5 points. The team is ranked second in the nation with six seniors and two Olympic trial swimmers on their team. The team dynamic is supportive and encouraging...

Pictured: Girls Alpine state team and coaches: Robbie Massie ‘03, Betsy Strachota and Chris Girk. 
Girls placed 3rd as a team and individually, Ava Pihlstrom ‘22 was fifth, Vivien Pihlstrom ‘25 was eighth, Mackenzie Higgins ‘24 placed 34th, Kate Rekas ‘23 was 52nd, Hughes was 66th, and Lily Erlandson ‘23 fell and wasn’t able to finish.

Girls’ Alpine Ski Team Makes Historic Run at State

Noor Naseer , Editor Emertius March 10, 2022

The Girls’ Alpine Ski Team just capped off a historic season. Not only were they conference champions, but they also got second place at sections and advanced to the state tournament as a team for the...

Mystery Athlete Reveal

Mystery Athlete Reveal

February 10, 2022

Teammates stand anxiously waiting for a shot to be made.

Strong Chemistry Leads to Success of Boys Basketball Team

Jason Rotenberg, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

The Boys’ Varsity Basketball team is off to a hot start this season with a record of 5-2 so far. Assisting the team to their five wins are two of their highest scorers, Grayson Okoronkwo ‘24 and captain...

On Thursday January 27, the Nordic team had a meet versus multiple schools Hiawatha Golf Course. Pictured: members of getting ready to race on a warm Minnesota day.

Young Nordic Team Makes Fresh Tracks

Gabi Marmet , Staff Writer February 3, 2022

The Nordic team has experienced challenges this season including the cold weather and COVID-19.. Catherine Lin mentions, “The meets are definitely a challenge. We have to like wear a bunch of layers,...

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