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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

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...

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...

Higuchi’s piece of advice for future athletes going through the commitment process, “Just taking the time to get to know yourself and what you are looking for in a college experience and taking that into account when making your decision.”

Students Reflect on Commitment Process

Yoni Zacks , Sports Editor December 3, 2022

TROUNG: VMI SWIMMING  “It was super scary, I’m not gonna lie. I was nervous. But the coach, he was a younger coach, he was a super cool guy.” Nam Truong ‘23, a future college swimmer, described...

March Mystery Athlete Reveal

March Mystery Athlete Reveal

March 10, 2022

This month's mystery athlete was Jake Svenddal!!

Joe Miller ‘21 plays for the Chicago Steels, U.S. Junior A hockey team, as a forward. Currently, he attends school online.

Joe Miller Drafted for NHL Team Maple Leafs

Theo Liu , Sports Editor November 3, 2020

Unfortunately for the Blake Boys' Hockey Team, they will likely have to play this season without star player Joe Miller '21. Miller, currently playing for the Chicago Steel, a United States Hockey League...

Lachen Reid 20 works out in his home gym.

Quarantine Impacts Off Season Training

Ben Aronow, Contributing Writer April 24, 2020

Quarantine has added a lot of complication to staying in shape. With routines disrupted and the option of working out in a gym or with other people off the table, the Coronavirus crisis has thrown a wrench...

Home Gyms Become Essential For Athletes

Home Gyms Become Essential For Athletes

Gabe Ganz, Sports Editor April 2, 2020

In a time of closure for all public gyms and workout areas, athletes of all levels find themselves struggling to find methods of staying in shape. However, for the athletes lucky enough to have workout...

Wethington Continues USA Legacy

Anderson Blum, Editor Emeritus February 7, 2020

Currently with a record of 16-5-1 and having recently won two big games against Forest Lake and Maple Grove, there is a lot of excitement surrounding Blake Girls' Hockey as the team approaches the postseason....

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Hazel DeHarpporte, Staff Writer March 18, 2016
Sometimes JV can be the perfect fit.
Two Blake lacrosse helmets. A new Cascade R helmet on the left and an old Cascade CPX-R helmet on the right.

Concussions impact athletes, schoolwork

Ikbal Ahluwalia, Student Life Editor March 19, 2015

Sarah Chute ’18 was elbowed by one of her opponents while she was in front of the net in the Girls’ State Hockey Championship and consequently sustained a concussion. She says, “I have gotten lots...

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