The Seattle Prep Panther

The Swim Team Dives Back Into Competition

Sarah Buchanan, Sports Editor

December 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

  Arguably one of the most horrifying sports traditions consists of handsome boys from the Seattle Prep Boys Swim Team bleaching their hair and running through public areas in speedos. Some may argue it is one of Prep's best sports traditions. Despite this ongoing debate, it is undeniable that...

Athletes Outside of Prep : Helen Johnson

Athletes Outside of Prep : Helen Johnson

Meghan Kearney, Prep Life Editor

December 19, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Helen Johnson '16, a member of the Pocock Rowing Center, is one of the many students at Prep that participates in the rapidly-expanding sport of crew. Earlier this month, she was kind enough to sit down with The Panther's very own Meghan Kearney '16 to discuss her role in the tightly-knit community of racing shells, regattas, and rain...

Girl’s Swimming Splashes into Districts

Kate Delaney, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

As fall comes to a close, the Prep sports teams are working harder than ever in the struggle to make it to State and end the season on a good note. This year, the Prep girls swim team is counted among those teams that have their season in the fall. In past years at Prep, girl’s swimming was combi...

Panthers Serve their way into State

Panthers Serve their way into State

November 13, 2014


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CHRISTINE LEE '17 On October 13, the Lady Panthers took on the Lakeside Lions. Not only was the game a Girls Night Out, where all girl fall-sport players are offered the opportunity to watch the game and receive a free t-shirt, but it was also a CYO night. CYO is when 3rd through 8th graders from all across the Seattle area join a Prep game ...

Sprinting to the Finish Line

Sprinting to the Finish Line

Sarah Buchanan, Sports Editor

November 11, 2014


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SARAH BUCHANAN '16 After school, students often see a certain group of people roaming the plaza and gym lobby wearing unusually short shorts and t-shirts, even on the most miserable Seattle weather days. These people are known at SPXC and spend their afternoons galloping through wooded glens in ...

Track and Tennis Finish Season Strong

Track and Tennis Finish Season Strong

June 15, 2014


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By: Brian Bowers '16 Tennis: The Seattle Prep Tennis Team had a fantastic season. Each player brought their A game and played to their maximum potential: improving their serves, perfecting a slice, sprinting to the ball at lightning speeds. Tennis players said the team was a great bonding experience,...

Athlete Outside of Prep: Avery Brown

Athlete Outside of Prep: Avery Brown

June 9, 2014


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  By: Maddie Quinn '16 There are many people in the Prep hallways that play a sport, yet do not compete for Seattle Prep. Sometimes these athletes can be overlooked because they are not bleeding the Prep blue at their events; however, their accomplishments are something the Prep community should be very proud of. Sophomore Ave...

Boys Lacrosse Nets Playoff Berth

May 29, 2014


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By: John Ostrander '16 Boys lacrosse has finished the regular season and is heading into the playoffs with a winning record of nine wins and five losses. This year is the first year that the Seattle Prep team has competed in the Division 1 level. While this was obviously a challenge, the team has handled...

Prep Baseball Continues Legacy

May 6, 2014


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By: Joe Chamberlin '16 This year, Head Coach Max Engel and Prep Baseball will look to continue a tradition of excellence while adapting to changes in the playing and coaching line up. The team lost some key seniors to graduation last year, including three starting pitchers and the starting catcher....

Tennis Team Serves Up High Expectations

Tennis Team Serves Up High Expectations

May 3, 2014


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By: Alexis Losse '17 This year’s tennis season has been a surprisingly dry and sunny one. The season started on March 17, and so far they have only experienced two rained out games. The varsity coach for tennis this year is Leslie Burrows while the JV coach is Kyri Khouri . The assistant coach is Paul Savage and so far everyo...

Seasoned Prep Seniors Lead Track Team

Seasoned Prep Seniors Lead Track Team

May 2, 2014


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By: Jessica Cary '16 The Seattle Prep Track Team started the season off strong with their best foot forward. Coach Scott says, “There are a lot of newcomers. The girls’ team is young and new. The boys are fairly seasoned.” On the boys distance team Joe Hardy, Keenan Leary, and Andy Reischling lead the pack. Joe Hardy, A...

Concussion Testing Offers Clarity for Student Athletes

April 30, 2014


Filed under Prep Life, Sports

By: Brian Bowers '16 Concussions in high school athletics are a growing concern, and are increasing throughout all sports besides football. Unlike most sports injuries, there is a fairly blurred line between whether an athlete has a concussion or not, as opposed to a broken bone which is relatively...

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