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Casey Stocking '20 is one of the original members of Blake's synchronized swimming team.

Athlete Spotlight: Synchronized Swimmer, Casey Stocking

Stocking shares how she got her start on team, favorite parts, and biggest challenges
Shagun Sinha, Contributing Writer May 15, 2020

Senior Casey Stocking '20 is a captain of the synchronized swim team for Blake. Stocking became a member of the team in 7th grade when the team had just begun. She heard about the sport from an assembly...

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

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

Spring athletes and captains share how they are staying connected and look towards the summer and future seasons
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.”
Lacrosse player Ava Pihlstrom '22 follows workouts that have been put together by BGL's coach

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

Spring athletes and captains share how they are staying connected and look towards the summer and future seasons
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...

Synchronized Swimming Offers Opportunity, Community for Swimmers Across Metro

Synchronized Swimming Offers Opportunity, Community for Swimmers Across Metro

Caroline Hardy, Managing Editor March 15, 2019

“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight,” chant the seven members of Blake’s extended synchronized swimming team routine. Amidst the blanket-like humidity and roar of the short team in the...

The girls have shown dedication to improvement and learning as a first year team. Clockwise from top left: Coach Ashley Magnuson, Josie Lagerstrom ‘18, Isabel Friedell ‘19, Rachel Eggert ‘19, Madeline Dopp ‘20, Emma Wilson ‘19, Casey Stocking ‘20, Roshnee Tarafder ‘19, Eva Motolinia ‘18, and Sierra Hoff ‘19.

THE STROKE

Synchronized swimming takes off in unison
Isabel Hall, Features Editor April 30, 2015

There are two sides to every story, so they say. Sometimes, the side unseen is where all the action takes place. Nowhere is this more true than in the twisting, twirling world of synchronized swimming,...

Michael Winkey '15 takes aim

New spring sports entice students

How synchronized swimming and clay target came into existence and what to expect from these up and coming teams
Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor March 5, 2015

     Although synchronized swimming and clay target are both part of MSHSL, they have never been offered at Blake.      Josie Lagerstrom ‘18 decided to establish a synchronized swim team at Blake...

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