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A Look into Spring Sports

A Look into Spring Sports

March 15, 2015


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EMMA KELLY '16 As spring sports get ready to kick off tryouts and the 2015 season, the school prepares for a spring full of wins and accomplishments for the Prep teams. Spring sports include baseball, track and field, softball, tennis, girls lacrosse, boys lacrosse, and boys soccer. All of the teams and coaches have big dreams for the co...

Winter Sports: It’s a Wrap

Winter Sports: It’s a Wrap

March 11, 2015


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JESSICA CARY '16 The boys swim team lead by Leslie Lorenz and Skye McConnell took on State on February 19th and 20th. Captains, Nate Miller and Connor Mckenny, joined the boys in their State journey. Nate Miller '15 was the only boy to qualify for an individual event. Miller '15 went to State in the 200 free and 100 back. The 200 medley and free relays both qualified for State as we...

Slow Ski Season Grinds to a Halt

Slow Ski Season Grinds to a Halt

George Kent, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015


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GEORGE KENT '16 A harsh recoil this year after last year's stellar ski season. Unprecedented low snow levels this year have made for a slow season on the slopes. Mud could be seen peeking through the snow all winter at popular ski spots of Crystal Mountain and Stevens Pass, making for dicey stopping at the ends of ski run...

Keane Collins: Swimming for More

Alex Martin, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2015


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  This winter season was full of many memories for the Seattle Prep community, especially for our sports teams. This winter Keane Collins joined the Seattle Prep Swim Team for the first time as a Junior. Prompted to join by the famous bleach blond hair, he attended his first interest meeting...

Prep Hoops into the New Year

February 13, 2015


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JACOB BAILET '16 With high expectations heading into the season as always, head coach Mike Kelly and the youthful prep basketball squad rose to the occasion and competed in a tough Metro Mountain division; tallying a 17-4 (overall) record and an 12-3 (metro conference) record. Finishing the regular...

Girls’ Basketball Fight Hard in Close Wins

Girls’ Basketball Fight Hard in Close Wins

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


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  While most Prep students and parents were on break, sixteen girls on the JV and Varsity basketball teams were hard at work practicing and playing games. After the loss of Mary Ann Santucci and Maggie McDonald from last years Varsity squad, this year’s bunch drew closer together to continue...

The Swim Team Dives Back Into Competition

Sarah Buchanan, Sports Editor

December 22, 2014


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  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


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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


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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,...

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