The Seattle Prep Panther

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....

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


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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


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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? ...

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