The Spectrum

Cross Country Teams Represent at State Meet

Adelaide Winton '15, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


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On November 5, the boys and girls cross country teams competed at the state championship meet held at St. Olaf. After a close race, Brandon Clark ’12 got second place with a time of 15:59. Clare Flanagan ’14 was the state champion, with an outstanding time of 14:21. Flanagan won by a margin of thirt...

Girls Tennis Newest Blake State Champions

Girls Tennis Newest Blake State Champions

Laine Higgins '13, Page Editor

November 1, 2011


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The Blake Girls Tennis team defeated Rochester Lourdes 6-1 on October 26 to become the newest state champions to walk the halls of Blake. Congratulations on a great season!

Cross Country’s Clark and Flannagan poised for State

Chris Hall '14, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2011


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Brandon Clark ‘12 and Clare Flanagan ‘14 placed extremely well at the Griak Invitational Cross Country race at the University of Minnesota on September 24th. Griak is an extremely competitive race with elite runners hailing from throughout the Midwest. Clark placed 6th with a swift 5k time of 16:06...

Making Waves: Nothing but Smooth Sailing for Bill Colburn, Blake Sailing Team

Anders Ekholm '13, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2011


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  Believe it or not, sailing has a significant presence in the Blake community. The Blake High School Sailing Club has members from all grades, including students who have been on the team since 2007. The Blake team practices at Lake Minnetonka Sailing School in conjunction with Minnetonka...

Blake vs. SPA: a history of wrecking the anatomy of St. Paul Academy

Alex Feldman '13, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011


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The best part of a sports season is not the hype, the fans, or even the recognition. It’s the rivalry, the competition between the “good team”, and the particularly dislikable team from the other part of town. Rivalry games are not always pretty, but they are hard-fought games where previous win-loss...

Girls tennis team earns #1 ranking in state

Claire Carpenter, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011


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The Blake varsity tennis team is looking stronger than ever this fall with a record of 5-1 and a Class A record of 5-0. Because this year’s team has unusual depth, many of the players are able to play well at singles as well as in a variety of doubles combinations. The ever-changing lineup has forged...

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