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Captain Charlie Silvestri ‘25 uses impressive skill to dribble through Breck’s defenders.

Cohesion and Chemistry: Boys’ Soccer’s Overwhelming Success

Hamza Banatwala, Contributing Writer October 5, 2023

Varsity Boys Soccer is on fire so far this season. With a strong record of eight wins, four  losses and three ties, the team was just crowned conference champions after a 2-0 victory over Providence Academy....

Sports Support Shows School Gender Problems

Sports Support Shows School Gender Problems

Gabby Geer, Contributing Writer October 5, 2023

On Sept. 14, the Blake Boys Soccer Team was seen getting on an air conditioned coach bus, while across the street, Blake Girls Tennis (BGT) was yelled at for asking the bus driver to wait for the coaches...

Amelia Bush ‘24 and Fatemeh Vang ‘27
take a last day of captains’ practice BeReal.

Captains’ Practice Inspires Juniors

Yoni Zacks, Page Editor August 29, 2023

As the relaxing summer slowly ends, students spend their days in the intense environment of captains’ practice.  As the school year begins, fall sports are already hitting their stride. For most athletes,...

Mystery Athlete Reveal

Mystery Athlete Reveal

December 16, 2022

This month's mystery athlete is Grayson Okoronkwo '24! Congrats on 1000 points!

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...

No Halftime for Sally Countryman

No Halftime for Sally Countryman

Allyson Jay, In-Depth Editor November 6, 2022

The rumble of the fans from the sidelines fills the air. The blistering sun beats down on braided hair and sweaty jerseys. Cleats sprint over grass, sticks collide, and a single yellow ball hits the ground....

Girls’ Basketball Team Loses Majority of Roster, Still Optimistic

Girls’ Basketball Team Loses Majority of Roster, Still Optimistic

Gabi Marmet, Arts and Culture Editor October 27, 2022

With only three returning Varsity players for Girls Basketball, the team is searching for new players to join the team in hopes for a great season. The program has lost about 13 seniors who went to college,...

Sam Hardy 24 on defense guarding an Orono player. Bears won 4-8 against Orono.

Despite Loss Tight Team Bond

Charlotte Opp, Food Editor June 1, 2022

This season the Boys Lacrosse Team has been a tough competitor against many teams and was undefeated for a total of 9 games before losing to Bloomington Jefferson, a top team. Currently, the team is at...

Graham Heathcote 22 jumping in the air, warming up for game vs. Wayzata. Boys varsity team won against Wayzata. This was a monumental win for boys varsity Ultimate team.

Ultimate Team Keeps Growing

Evan Vezmar, Opinions Editor June 1, 2022

The sport of Ultimate Frisbee has gained in popularity at Blake over several years and has led to the establishment of a JV and Varsity boys’ team and a girls’ Varsity team. While not part of the Minnesota...

Harrison Oxford23 tees of in a Match against Wayzata at Burl Oaks

Boys Golf Looks To State Using Past Advice

Maggie Seidel, Managing Editor June 2, 2021

It was not long ago since Derek Hitchner '18 teed off to win the Class AA State Championship in 2016. Now concluding his sophomore year at Pepperdine University, the echoes of his swing can be heard throughout...

Collin Craig ’24 preforms a dive during practice this season.

Diving Maintains Practices, Hones Skills

Noor Naseer, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

     This year has brought unique challenges for each sport; with mask mandates, social distancing measures, and other restrictions, practices and games look very different. Diving, however, is one...

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