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Hirst and Reischling: College Soccer and Defending State Title

Hirst and Reischling: College Soccer and Defending State Title

Danny Bowers and Mark McClean

November 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2016-2017 Panthers girls soccer team is quite possibly the greatest soccer team to ever play at Prep. The undefeated team is ranked #9 in the nation. No other Prep team has ever been ranked at this elite of a level. Helena Reischling ‘19 described the sensation, “It feels amazing to be ranked...

Girls’ Night Out Celebrates Volleyball Seniors on Last Home Game

Girls’ Night Out Celebrates Volleyball Seniors on Last Home Game

Owen Hendricks, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


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On Thursday, October 20th Prep’s volleyball seniors hosted “Girls Night Out”; an event that celebrates girls’ sports throughout Seattle Prep. The volleyball team also had Senior Night which honored all of the time and commitment that the Senior volleyball players have put in over their time at...

Trump in sports

Trump in sports

Kellen Kavanagh, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

When looking at Donald Trump’s nonchalant smirk and iconic hair, athleticism is probably not the first thing to come to mind. Shockingly, Trump was a three sport athlete in high school, and even had two MLB teams scouting him for his pitching prowess. Even more surprisingly, he played varsity soccer...

Seattle Prep Crew Eyes Second Season

Paul Winebrenner, Sports Editor

October 4, 2016


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As the school year starts, the Seattle Prep Crew Team club gears up for their second season in the harsh Seattle weather. Rowing, a sport long known for its grueling nature, is no cakewalk, especially in Seattle where despite rain and cold, the club perseveres in training. After last year’s inaugural...

Choo-Choo! It’s the Panther Locomotive

Choo-Choo! It’s the Panther Locomotive

Katrina Freeburg, Director of Individual Giving

October 3, 2016


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

Tom Keefe ’66 recalls a cheer routine called the “Panther Locomotive.” “It was pretty simple,” he shared. “Guys were down on one knee; first facing left, then facing right, then straight ahead. All the while, their right arms were chugging along while they chanted P-A-N-T-H-E-R-S in each...

Alumni Coaches: Katie Fitzmaurice ’03 Girls Basketball Assistant Coach

Alumni Coaches: Katie Fitzmaurice ’03 Girls Basketball Assistant Coach

October 3, 2016


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

What did you play at Seattle Prep? I was a guard for the Girls Basketball for four years and we were the State Champs in 2002. I also played golf for two years and lacrosse for one. We were the Metro Golf Champs in 2002 and Lacrosse State Champs in 2003. What do you remember about your Prep coach? ...

Alumni Coaches: Kai Bond ’01 Girls Soccer Assistant Coach

Alumni Coaches: Kai Bond ’01 Girls Soccer Assistant Coach

October 3, 2016


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

What did you play at Seattle Prep? I was on varsity soccer all 4 years; I started as an outside right back, then switched to sweeper and later center-mid. What do you remember about your Prep coach? My freshman year I was really intimated by Mr. Hendricks ‘83. That’s pretty normal. It change...

Alumni Coaches: Carey Parker ’09 Girls Cross Country

Alumni Coaches: Carey Parker ’09 Girls Cross Country

October 3, 2016


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What did you play at Seattle Prep? I played soccer as a freshman and two years of tennis (JV and Varsity). I also ran track for two years and cross country for four. What do you remember about your Prep coach? Jimmy McArthur inspired me every day and led by example. I trusted anything he told me to ...

Penalties Punish the Panthers

Kellen Kavanagh, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

After 48 minutes of action, the scoreboard read Eastside Catholic 46 Seattle Prep 7, but if not for some miscues, it would have been much closer. Penalties, some of them inexplicable, hurt the Panthers’ chances all day. A Jack Heflin pick six was nullified by a penalty on the return, which gave the ...

Great Senior Leadership and Team Work Power Baseball Success

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the strength of senior leadership this season, the Panther baseball team has amassed an impressive 13 and 8 overall record so far this season. With a huge 24-man roster this season, it is often difficult for Coach Engel to find playing time for everyone. However, it seems Coach Engel has worked...

Tennis Aces the Competition

Alex Martin, Editor in Chief

June 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Seattle Prep tennis team has had quite the revolutionary season this year with new coaches, new senior leadership and a widely successful season. Through a dominating 16-3 season record, the team triumphed at metros finishing 2nd overall after barely losing to Lakeside in the finals. From there,...

Prep Softball Brings it Home After Winning Season

Prep Softball Brings it Home After Winning Season

Meghan Kearney, Prep Life Editor

June 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year, Prep softball has definitely had a good run. With strong coaching staff and passionate captains, the team has been able to overcome many obstacles while simultaneously growing closer as a team. In the beginning of the season, Prep softball faced many tough opponents such as Monroe, Holy Names,...

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