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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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A Jan. 2023 Blake-Breck hockey game. The Bears won 5-0, with a “Buck Freck” sign being spotted in the student section. The Bears swept the season series against the Mustangs.

Rivalry History: Bears and Mustangs Share Unique Cameraderie

Kate Rekas, Opinions Editor March 1, 2023

It often seems as though Breck and Blake have always been known as rivals. The Breck School was founded in 1886, fourteen years before its rival was established in 1900. While we often like to think we...

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...

Pictured above is the 2019-2020 Blake Volleyball team. They entered the fall expecting not to be able to play until the spring, but due to the new MSHSL guidelines, delivered September 21, they are now able to begin their fall 2020 season rather than waiting until spring.

MSHSL Makes Changes Guidelines, Allows Fall Seasons to Begin

Jasper Liu, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

Before Monday, September 21, Minnesota high school volleyball and football seasons were supposed to take place in the spring amid Covid-19 concerns. But throughout the morning of September 21st, members...

The Wolfpack gathers on the sidelines of Blakes home field.

Despite Losing Key Players, Wolfpack Thrives Under Media Spotlight

Daniel Lesov, Online Editor September 22, 2019

Wolfpack’s star player causes the team’s popularity and players’ motivation to soar with the media’s attention. Jalen Suggs, a two-sport and five-star varsity athlete for Minnehaha Academy, holds...

Students on bleachers of new student section theme red for Minnehaha High School homecoming game against Washburn on September 21.

Fans adapt to temporary student section move

Zach Slavitt, News Editor October 1, 2018

     On September 14, students showed up to the first home football game of the SMB Wolfpack eager to enjoy the game and have fun cheering on their friends.      We were surprised on arrival, however,...

Brians Fantasy Breakdown: Week 1

Brian’s Fantasy Breakdown: Week 1

Brian Brener, Columnist September 17, 2018

Underhyped Chris Hogan Despite his background being in Lacrosse, Chris Hogan is bound for a big year as he enters his third year with Bill Bellichek and the New England Patriots. With Brandin Cooks...

Girls varsity soccer plays Providence Academy in one of their first games of the year

Aamoth stadium gets a makeover

Emily Hykes and Isaac Gittleman September 29, 2016

Over the summer, one of the middle school’s biggest assets–Aamoth Stadium–underwent some significant upgrades and the long-anticipated turf project was completed. Construction began on March 7th...

Senior Marcus Berg reflects on his successful football season.

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

Charles Alldredge '16, Contributing Writer October 10, 2013

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....

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