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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...

Boys Basketball Zoning in as Season Begins

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

December 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

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


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 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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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,...

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