The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Left: The Bears defeated SPA 33-20 in 1966. The Bears were led by former head coach and biology teacher Dom Mezzenega, defeating the Spartans for the fifth time in six years. Right: After merging football programs with SPA, athletes from both schools now take the field together, as shown here at the homecoming game in Oct. 2022, a 24-0 victory for the Wolfpack.

Rivalry History: Bears and St. Paul Academy Go Back Over 100 Years

Steven Cao, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

One of Blake’s biggest rivalries against Saint Paul Academy, or SPA, has a very interesting history and connection today. Both schools are very similar: both are private schools which were founded in...

January Mystery Athlete Reveal

January Mystery Athlete Reveal

January 30, 2023

This month's mystery athlete (and the tallest nordic skier this year) is Nate Benson '25!

Boys Varsity Basketball gathers together before a game to motivate each other, showing a connection that stretches beyond the game.

Teammates Share Bond Both On and Off Court

Jason Rotenberg, Food Editor January 30, 2023

Team chemistry means everything when you are playing a sport. Many professional sports teams nowadays strive to form super teams, when multiple good players in a sport sign with a team to try and win a...

Mystery Athlete Reveal

Mystery Athlete Reveal

December 16, 2022

This month's mystery athlete is Grayson Okoronkwo '24! Congrats on 1000 points!

Forward Samantha Negaard ‘23 dumps the puck into the zone while Abraham and Malika Chebaclo ‘25 tag up.

JV Girls’ Hockey Team Returns

Allyson Jay, In-Depth Editor December 8, 2022

As the chilly fall weather quickly turns into brutal winter days, the girls’ hockey team begins to ramp up into their 2022-2023 season. With the start of the season comes the usual tryouts and scrimmages,...

Ski team seniors pose for their team pictures at Aamoth. Back: Phillip Mariano ‘23, Gaurav Haldar ‘23, William Connor ‘23, Oscar Walsh ‘23, AJ Khan ‘23, Tyler Girk ‘23, Alex Chiesa ‘23, Jackson Moon ‘23, Alex Ha ‘23, Carl Mariano ‘23, and Josh Smith ‘23. Front: Edinburgh, Lily Erlandson ‘23, and Kate Rekas ’23

Athletes Look Forward to Their Final Seasons as Bears

Rowan Wallin, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2022

As the winter sports season begins, seniors reflect on their last season as a Blake Bear. Nico Valiente ‘23, a senior swimmer for the Bearstangs, is hopeful to “reconnect with the team.”  Valiente...

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