The Spectrum

Boys’ Hockey Finds Success With 2A

The Boys' Hockey team competes against the Eagles from Eden Prairie in the state semi-final game, eventually losing 4-1.

Catherine Barry, Food Features Editor

March 9, 2020

The Boys' Hockey team has had a very successful season thus far with their new Head Coach Rob McClanahan. McClanahan was on the U.S. Olympic team in 1980 and a part of the team that beat the Soviet Union who had held the gold medal for many years prior. He is a well-known hockey player and now uses ...

Boys’ Soccer to State!

Haluk Ercan-Fang breaks away from the pack.

Steven Nye, Staff Photographer

October 27, 2016



Strong chemistry has helped the tennis team become number one in the State.

Armaan Gori and Hannah Korslund, Contributing Writers

April 30, 2015

Dominance reigns on the green courts. The boys’ tennis team has become one of the school’s most successful programs, period. They are at the top of their division and have set their sights on hoisting the state trophy for third consecutive year. Leading the team, captain Charlie Adams ‘15 enforc...

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...

Not so lax anymore

Not so lax anymore

Maxine Whitely, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2015

Lauren Fine ‘16 has always maintained a commitment to lacrosse. Every spring, she makes her way out onto the newly grown grass, ready to spend a season outdoors and stay active with friends without worrying about a high level of pressure from her self-selected Junior Varsity team. This spring, she wi...

Nordic skiing’s smashing success

Nordic is flying high this season—photo credit: Mary Amis

Maxine Whitely, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2015

     As snow began to fall, nordic skiers anxiously awaited an accumulation of good powder. At the Blake Middle School, practice was comprised of cold dryland and rollerblading. While this got the athletes stronger and more prepared, there was nothing better than getting feet in skis and skis on the ...

Blake Girls Soccer makes it to State Championship

Blake Girls Soccer makes it to State Championship

Claire Carpenter, Page Editor

October 30, 2012

On Monday the Blake Girls’ Soccer squad beat Totino-Grace 2-0 to advance to their second consecutive State Finals. The Blake fans were able to relax a bit as both goals were scored before halftime. Midfielder Lydia Sutton ’14 scored the first goal of the game, assisted by Maddy Moe ’15. Just...

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