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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

Boys Cross-Country to Raise Awareness for Movember

Jesse Lewis, Editor of PNW Life

October 19, 2015


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

Come November, the Seattle Prep cross-country season will come to an end. The men’s team will trade in their short-shorts and singlets for equally flattering tights, sweatshirts, and gloves. In the first month of winter training, the young men will face the cold to shave down their times; but not their...

Volleyball Team Looks to Gel

Volleyball Team Looks to Gel

Kate Delaney, Entertainment Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

The Seattle Prep volleyball teams are bumping, spiking, and setting themselves up for a stronger future. About half of the JV team is made up of freshman, and two freshman play for varsity. With such a young team comes inexperience, but also brings new talent and potential to the court. While the v...

Nothing Below Par

Jessica Cary, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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As the golf team hits off the new season, captains and returning players are excited to work off of their success last year. The captains, Will Blattner, Luc Birchfield, Ellie Lamb, and Megan Aust, are excited to have another strong season. The girls have a lot to live up to considering their undefeated...

Athletes Outside of Prep: Holly Brautigam

June 1, 2015


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ALEXIS LOSSE '16 Senior Holly Brautigam is already known for her beautiful voice and amazing acting in the many plays and musicals of Seattle Prep, however some may not know her other passion. Holly has been participating in Kenpo karate for 10 years now and spends 3-5 hours of her week practicing dril...

Softball Brings it Home

Meghan Kearney, Prep Life Editor

May 31, 2015


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  This year, Prep softball has definitely had an interesting run. After some pre-season doubts on whether or not enough girls would go out to field a whole team, many rookies decided to play ball. Even with inexperience in their midst, the softball team has overcome many obstacles while simultaneously...

Superstition Leads Boys’ Lacrosse to Victory

Superstition Leads Boys’ Lacrosse to Victory

May 29, 2015


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EMMA KELLY '16 As the spring sports season starts to wrap up, the boys lacrosse team starts preparing for the coming championship season. After a successful season, the Panthers are ready to take on the teams that they will have to face in the coming weeks. Mr. Stearns, varsity head coach for boys' lacrosse is sure to be happy...

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