The Seattle Prep Panther

That’s How We Row: Prep Crew Finishes First Season

Leeds Rising, Staff Writer

June 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

The new Seattle Prep crew team has led off its first year as an official organization with a strong start. Despite the fact that the group may lack the experience and chemistry that most other school teams have been able to build up over the year, Prep’s team, the majority of whom are underclassmen,...

Seattle Prep Athletes on to the Next Level

Seattle Prep Athletes on to the Next Level

Sarah Buchanan, Sports Editor

June 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year, Seattle Prep has a large number of students moving on to the next level of athletic competition in collegiate sports. Whether they are going to the Division 1 level or even community college, athletes who have a passion for the game are pursuing their dreams. Many people strive to play collegiate...

Intramurals Kick it up a Notch

Kate Delaney, Entertainment Editor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The sound of balls dribbling down the court has been a constant at Prep for years, as talent and coordination combined with the opposite in intramural basketball. Students of all skill levels faced off in fun, intense games fought for the title of intramural champions. This year, intramural basketball...

Girls’ Lacrosse Sticks it to the Metro League

Nathanial Post, Staff Writer

May 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls’ lacrosse team exceeded everyone’s expectations this year. With an outstanding season record of 11 wins and just two losses, they quickly surged to a top spot in the league after a big win streak. The team was led by the triumvirate of senior captains Meghan Kearney ‘16, Kate Murphy ‘16,and...

Boys’ Soccer Building Strength

Nathanial Post, Staff Writer

May 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year’s soccer season was filled with uncertainty. Metro League teams were all over the board. Several favorites placed lower than expected while underdogs seized their chance, getting big wins. The result was a strange competition for the metro playoffs that came down to the final day. While the...

March: A Season of Madness

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

The NCAA basketball tournament begins this month, and Prep students are buzzing with excitement. Already lunch conversation has turned from fantasy football to potential bracket busters. The Pac-12 will make a strong showing this year, with the potential for the top 7 teams in Pac-12 standings to gain...

Sports Traditions and Superstitions

Sports Traditions and Superstitions

Annika Bjornson, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

When it comes to sports rituals, some people take it to the extreme. For an example, readers may have noticed many preliminary finalist swimmers walking around school with bleached hair. Whether pertaining to a Prep sports team or an outside club, several students and teachers shared their crazy habits...

Prep Crew Team Mixes Experience with Youth in Inaugural Season

Mimi Parent, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Prep athletic department has recently created a new rowing team. Starting this spring season, rowers of the Seattle Prep community will finally be able to represent their school. The coaching staff is from the College Club of Seattle, a boathouse and rowing team located on Lake Union. The coaches...

Fantasy Football: Not Just an Imaginary Sport

Fantasy Football: Not Just an Imaginary Sport

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

Without a doubt, there has been much to do about fantasy football this fall and winter semester, and with good reason. Everyone loves feeling smart about that waiver wire pick up that scored 30 points three straight weeks. The problem is, for the vast majority at Prep, fantasy loses are the source...

Intramurals: A Lunchtime Showdown

Allison Kearney, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

During the winter sports season for those who do not play on a Prep basketball team, there is an intense lunchtime basketball league; intramural. People of all basketball backgrounds play and everyone is encouraged to play. Teams play in a number of games then the best of the teams are placed into a...

Girls Basketball Clawing Their Way into Playoff Picture

Leeds Rising, Staff Writer

December 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

Girls basketball has started out with a strong start this year despite their losses of great players Andraya Flor ’15 and Olivia Morrow ’15. The varsity team, which now has upperclassmen who were new to the program altogether, includes four seniors, a lone junior, and three freshmen and sophomores....

Boys Swimming Dives Into New Season

Kate Delaney, Entertainment Editor

December 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

The leaves have fallen, thermometers hover at a chilly 35 degrees, and every Christmas song ever created plague the radio. These signs can only mean one thing: it’s time to dive into the boys’ swim season. The only no-cut sport of the winter sports season, boys’ swimming has attracted about 20...

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