The Seattle Prep Panther

Star on the Diamond: An Interview with Will Rahlmann

Star on the Diamond: An Interview with Will Rahlmann

Mark McClean, Staff Writer

May 29, 2017


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Star lefty Will Rahlman ‘17 led the Panthers this season with a multitude of great performances over the long season. All we need to do is execute when we need to and I think we have a great chance of going pretty far this year.” As an integral last year of the squad last year, who made a crazy...

Prep Crew’s Race to Florida

Noah Pingul, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


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As this school year winds to a close, so does Seattle Prep’s Crew season. The team has raced at six different regattas, across the northwest. Prep has raced from as far south as Oregon for the Covered Bridge Regatta and for the Portland Fall Classic, and they have even faced international competition...

Zech Matches Intensity on Tennis Court

Zech Matches Intensity on Tennis Court

Danny Bowers, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


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Based on total state championships Seattle Prep’s greatest and most successful sport is Men’s Tennis. Matt Zech ‘17, captain and senior on the Seattle Prep Tennis team, is striving to apply all he’s learned from his four years at prep and win state this year with his partner Alex Blattner ‘19. Zech...

Red Bull and Cookies Fuel Rowers to World Record

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

On December 28, 2016 Nathan Schliesman '17, Nick Angelillo '17, and 5 other top-notch student rowers entered the Seattle Rowing Center building in Ballard "just next to Ocean Beauty Seafood." 65 hours, 37 minutes, and 28 seconds later they emerged world record holders for the Under 19 Lightweight Men's...

A Roundabout Path to the Oval: Ellie Kopf

A Roundabout Path to the Oval: Ellie Kopf

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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As the season turns to Spring, AP tests pass and seniors become lazier than ever, the track team ramps up its training countermanding the growing laziness of senioritis. For a few seniors, like Ellie Kopf ’17, spring means another chance to enjoy the good weather and a good run. A long time soccer...

Spring Sports Preview: Baseball and Softball

Spring Sports Preview: Baseball and Softball

Kellen Kavanagh, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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It's that time of year again. Seventh inning stretches, 3 strikes you're out, and no more intentional walks. Baseball and softball season is upon us. This should be an exciting year for these Panther teams. Prep Baseball, lead by Michigan commit Jesse Franklin and Portland commit Jacob Terao, looks...

Senior Terao is Swinging for the Fences

Danny Bowers, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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Jacob Terao ‘17 is one of the few people blessed with the extreme amount of athleticism, work ethic, and passion necessary to compete in Division I baseball. He began his career at the age of four years old with the impressive goal to: “get out of the house and get some exercise.” This sparked...

Panthers Pounce on State Basketball Tournament

Myles Nowak, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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The 8th ranked Boys Basketball team under Coach Kelly’s teaching managed a big win over 6 seed Timberline from Olympia in last week’s state tournament. A strong game all around from the Panthers delighted the big crowd of students that had come down to watch the boys and girls double header. A quick...

VGL Takes The Field

Lauren Day, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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Seattle Prep’s Varsity Girls Lacrosse team, along with the other various spring sports, began it’s season on Monday, February 27. A grand total of five freshmen, eight sophomores, five juniors, and four seniors (and counting!) will be playing this year along with the team’s brand new coach,...

Michigan Bound Franklin Leads Prep Baseball

Michigan Bound Franklin Leads Prep Baseball

Mark McClean, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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The 2017 Seattle Prep baseball season is around the corner, and senior/Michigan baseball commit Jesse Franklin is already licking his lips in anticipation for the season. He says that this season he has two goals, “First of all I want put up a banner, but even more importantly, I want to be able to...

Pouncing on the Perfect Panther of the Week

Sophie Freeman, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017


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If one is a hardworking athlete, it is understandable that they would be eager to snatch a Panther of the Week award. To find out more about the Panthers of the Week selection process and experience, the Seattle Prep Panther sat down with athletic director, Brian Elsner, as well as a Panther of the Week,...

Six Panther Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Six Panther Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Paul Winebrenner, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase, Sports

On a drizzling Seattle day that flashed with sporadic sunlight, a bright spot shone on Seattle Prep as 6 student athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. All six D-1 bound athletes were applauded and lauded by their peers and coaches respectively....

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