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Spring Sport Athletes Share Training Schedules, React to Cancellation of Season

Lacrosse player Ava Pihlstrom '22 follows workouts that have been put together by BGL's coach

Sara Richardson, Managing Editor

April 22, 2020

Without this season, teams feel more pressure to work hard in the off-season to prepare.  Mitchell states, “But next year, the majority of our team are juniors this year, so we will be seniors next year, and it’s our last season, so it is going to be big. [...] I am sure it's going to be putting in a lot of work next year.”

Spring Sport Athletes Share Training Schedules, React to Cancellation of Season

Lacrosse player Ava Pihlstrom '22 follows workouts that have been put together by BGL's coach

Sara Richardson, Managing Editor

April 18, 2020

Before the spring sports’ seasons were officially cancelled, different teams were staying active and preparing for their upcoming seasons. Eliot Mitchell ‘21, explains that her lacrosse coach “made a spreadsheet and we have five workouts a week and then like wall ball and stick challenges and things like that...

Baseball gears up for new season

The team warms up in the gym before a practice

Zach Slavitt & David Bix, Staff Writers

March 15, 2018

The Blake Baseball program is growing and is poised for yet another season as a state contender. Last year the team made it to the section final and this year Michael Fraley ‘20 says “I expect that we should get to the same point, and maybe even get to state.” Captain Matt Olive ‘20 expects ...

New players, new coach, new season

New players, new coach,  new season

Blake Brazner, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Grab your peanuts and cracker jacks--it’s time for some baseball. Coming off an 11-12 season, Boys’ Baseball looks to push the envelope in 2017. Led by captains Will Bean ‘17, Will Leadholm ‘17, and Jackson Lee ‘18, the Bears have high aspirations for the season, which will be the first und...

Athletic Department opens up

Lindsay Youngdahl (left) and the rest of the Athletic Department are still mulling over which projects take greatest priority.

Charlie Ankeny, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

Exciting talk and rumors have spread recently about the Athletic Department’s upcoming projects and potential upgrades of current facilities. Many students have already started to speculate on which facilities are in need of the greatest improvement. Jake Chenitz ‘15 comments, “The baseball field ...

Loading the bases

Loading the bases

C.C. Lucus, Creative Director

March 19, 2015

Last year was perhaps the beginning of a golden age for baseball. The Varsity team walked into the season ready to tackle to competition, and surpassed even the most far-fetched expectations by winning their Section and going to the State Tournament. “I will never forget the dog pile that we had...

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