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Boys’ Swim and Dive make a splash by placing second at state

Boys’ Swim and Dive make a splash by placing second at state

John Mullan, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2014


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Swimmers Tiernan Foster-Smith '15 and Humphrey Pruett '14 along with diver Brandon Pearson '14 are a few of many Bearstang swimmers who swam and dove to success this weekend at state....

Eat well, play well

Eat well, play well

Tyler Jackson, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


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W hen asked about the benefits of eating five meals a day, Science Department Chair Natalie Rasmussen said, “Eating five meals a day is better than eating two big meals. If you spread out your caloric intake over the day, your stomach is not over loaded, you don’t get sleepy, you don’t have c...

Traditions and Superstitions

Traditions and Superstitions

Bennett Mattson, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


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Edmund Chute ‘16 - Forward “I always tape my stick before games, which is pretty common. I also drink an excessive amount of water before leaving my house. When I get to the rink, I always play better if I stick handle for a while just to get my hands moving. I know a number of kids who won’t l...

Blake alpine ski team: work hard, ski hard

Blake alpine ski team: work hard, ski hard

Ben Hinke, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


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Senior leadership powers Bears to regular season success, and ambitious goals for the post season

Senior leadership powers Bears to regular season success, and ambitious goals for the post season

Charles Alldredge '16, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2013


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The Bears tallied their 4th win of the season against their archrivals, the Breck Mustangs. It was the first homecoming win for Blake that anyone on this year’s team has experienced from the sidelines. The Bears improved to four and one after the 34-13 win, and are now in first place in the Tri-Metr...

For boys tennis team, sportsmanship beats competition

For boys tennis team, sportsmanship beats competition

Jonah Sandy, Editor-in-Chief

June 2, 2013


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The Blake boys varsity tennis team was recently featured in The Star Tribune not for their athletic achievements, but rather for their character off the courts. When a Thomas Edison High School player’s racquet broke during the first match in the section tournament, Blake player Owen Rickert ‘17 loa...

Boys tennis on course to crush Mustangs at state tournament

Boys tennis on course to crush Mustangs at state tournament

Carolyn Patterson, Sports Editor

June 2, 2013


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B.O.B.’s classic song “Game Time,” with its peppy beat, captivating tune and clever lyrics such as “Look way up there it’s a bird it’s a plane / No it’s the savior to change the game,” does not even begin to encapsulate the high expectations, anticipation and excitement felt by die hard...

Tweet! Tweet! Your sports information is here.

Tweet! Tweet! Your sports information is here.

James Ring, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2013


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As Blake students, we have all had that night where there’s the big game and we want to be their supporting our athletes, but we find ourselves stuck in our house getting ready for that big test or catching up on homework. However, there is a rather simple solution to this problem that many of us h...

A Season of the Ages Sadly Comes to an End

A Season of the Ages Sadly Comes to an End

Jackson Kelner, Online Sports Editor

March 20, 2013


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Wednesday, the Bears took on the #2 seed, Austin Packers, in an unforgettable game. JR Bascom '14 led the way for the Bears with 17 points and 9 rebounds, while John Veil '14 and Blaine Crawford '13 each contributed with 11 points. Unfortunately, that wasn't enough. Despite the Bears' 31-24 lead at halftime,...

March Mystery Athlete: The passionate outdoorsman

Chris Hall, Staff Writer

March 14, 2013


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March’s Mystery Athlete is a two-sport varsity starter, an avid outdoorsman and an experienced musician. This young man is an invaluable asset to both sports he plays in. His athletic prowess and skill level helps both of his teams tremendously, but he is known more for his team-building attitude. A ...

As temps rise, so does Blake sports domination

As temps rise, so does Blake sports domination

James Ring, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2013


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Considering all of the great moments that have occurred in the fall in winter seasons for Blake athletics, one may think that there might not be any more excitement for our sports teams. However, the spring season may end up to be the most entertaining sports season of the year. This season, man...

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