The Seattle Prep Panther

Boys Basketball Zoning in as Season Begins

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

December 20, 2015


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As December begins, the boys basketball team is preparing for a new season with high expectations. Mr. Kelly and the boys are hoping to rebound from a tough loss in the state tournament last year. The team will be hoping to reach the state tournament again and make another deep run. Last years squad...

Ski Bus: Sign Up for Fun Times on the Slopes of Crystal Mountain

Allison Kearney, Staff Writer

December 20, 2015


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

As the temperatures start to drop and the rain begins to fall in Seattle, the mountains are sure to get some great snow. Luckily for Seattle Prep students, Prep has their very own ski bus. For five Sundays starting in January, Prep is taking a bus up to Crystal Mountain for a day of skiing and snowboarding...

Prep Soccer and Swimming Victorious at State

Prep Soccer and Swimming Victorious at State

Kate Delaney, Entertainment Editor

December 19, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Panthers devoured their opponents this year in the Fall sports season, with State appearances from girls soccer and girls swimming. Girls soccer, lead by senior captains Jalen Woodward and Sam Hiatt, dominated the competition in an undefeated season. Their hard work and determination carried them...

Girls’ Basketball Blends Experience with Youth

Leeds Rising, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


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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 brought in upperclassmen who were new to the program altogether, includes four seniors, a lone junior, and three freshmen and sophomores....

Get Your Head in the Game: Prep’s Concussion Rate Increase

Sarah Buchanan, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015


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It is a well-known danger among athletes that concussions could occur at any time, regardless if the sport is contact or non-contact. Like any injury, athletes are at risk of receiving a concussion every time they play. Concussions are defined as "a brain injury caused by a blow to the head or a violent...

Girls Soccer in Top Form

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


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Scoring goals at a shocking pace, girls soccer has been absolutely killing it this year. The team is on a 7 game win streak having out scored opponents by over 20 goals in those 7 games. It has been a team effort in the attack lead by forward Mars Conn who has 8 goals this season. Not to be left out,...

Fall Sports Close: A Chapter Ends

Nathanial Post, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


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The fall sports season has come to a close for some Prep teams, but for others, it continues. The Girls Cross-Country team competed in the Metro qualifier on Thursday the 22nd. Unfortunately, none of the runners qualified for the district competition, but 16 out of the 21 total girls on the team set...

Girls’ Night Out Encourages All

Girls’ Night Out Encourages All

Allison Kearney, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Volleyball, fall sports, lady panthers! All were at the Seattle Prep Girl’s Night Out on October 14th celebrating fall sports athletes while enjoying Prep varsity volleyball. The idea for Girl’s Night Out first started in 2011 and was originally called CYO night. It was organized by the volleyball...

Panther of the Week Awards Excellence in Athletics

Panther of the Week Awards Excellence in Athletics

Mimi Parent, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


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Every week, The Seattle Prep Athletic Department awards two lucky athletes the Panther of the Week award for their hard work and supportive attitude. The winners will receive a Panther of the Week t-shirt, an announcement dedicated to them, and will be considered for the Athlete of the Month Award given...

Football Team Continues to Grow

Football Team Continues to Grow

Nathanial Post, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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Although the current numbers are an inaccurate reflection, the football program is growing and the team is better than years past. The team's record is currently 1-4, with losses to Cedar Park Christian, O'Dea, Kennedy and Eastside Catholic. The one win came in California, a 29-7 victory against Xavier...

Freshmen Seek to Compete at Varsity Level

Mimi Parent, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Sports

Many freshmen athletes strive to play for a varsity team but there are many obstacles along the way. Some of the challenges freshmen face are size differential, experience, and lack of relationships with players and coaches. Most freshmen are typically smaller than the upperclassmen because of their...

Cross Country Competes in Sunny Irvine

Cross Country Competes in Sunny Irvine

Allison Kearney, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 18, the Seattle Prep Boys and Girls Cross Country team participated in the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic in Irvine, California. This was only the second year that Seattle Prep had attended the meet and the team was very excited to compete in California. Both the boys and the girls ...

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