Tryouts and optimism

Alex Buhse, Sweat Editor

March 4, 2014

Following the clinic the team held last week, the Spartan ultimate frisbee team had its tryouts last Saturday to decide its varsity and junior varsity team lineups. Despite the inclimate weather over the weekend, the tryouts were still held at their scheduled time in the afternoon, with only a few a...

Early engagements

Alex Buhse, Sweat Editor

February 25, 2014

The Spartan ultimate frisbee team held its spring clinic last Saturday at Don Muench Memorial Stadium, offering a chance for veterans and newcomers of the sport to gather for practice games and hands on experience. According to senior frisbee veteran Michael Ilges, the clinic allowed everyone a chanc...

Ultimate soars past expectations

Evan Pagano

May 14, 2013

As the season drew near, expectations were lackluster for the varsity Ultimate Frisbee team. The year prior, the team compiled a losing record and finished a measly fifth in the state tournament. Coupled with little returning senior experience, the 2013 season appeared to be a sure struggle. This past Sund...

Ultimate Frisbee places seventh at state

Jessica Mugler

May 18, 2012

On May 5-6, the Ultimate Frisbee team competed in the state tournament at Priory and placed seventh out of ten teams. For the rookie-based team, this was most of the players’ first state tournament experience. “Ironically, I think we underperformed against weaker teams and played very well agai...

Ultimate Frisbee gets rained out

Jessica Mugler

May 4, 2012

Due to two rain cancellations on Sunday, the Ultimate Frisbee team will have less game time to prepare them for the state tournament. The games Sunday were the team’s last chance to have game practice to prepare them for the tournament on May 5-6. “We will be going into the state tournament without a...

Frisbee win proves run for state title

Jessica Mugler

April 27, 2012

The Ultimate Frisbee team won 15-1 over Parkway South on Sunday, April 21. This big win shows how vastly the team has improved throughout the season and also proves that they are hungry for a state title. With just one double-header before state competition, it is essential for the team to be at th...

Frisbee team generates positive reaction despite loss

Jessica Mugler

April 13, 2012

The Ultimate Frisbee team ended Saturday’s game against Kirkwood with a losing score of 8-15. Although this was a loss, it was taken positively and shows potential for the team. “Kirkwood is a great team with several very polished handlers,” said Coach Jason Becker. “The fact that our squad...

Connections help frisbee team gain win

Jessica Mugler

April 10, 2012

Chemistry between players on and off the field is essential for any sports team to succeed. This team connection is shown in the Ultimate Frisbee team and has helped them gain wins, such as the 15-10 win on Sunday, April 1, against Chaminade. “For everyone meeting up this year we’re already getting a...

Ultimate Frisbee starts season with winning record

Jessica Mugler

March 30, 2012

Having played three games so far, the Ultimate Frisbee team has a winning record of 2-1. The first game, played against Parkway South, ended with a winning score of 15-5. “We actually began the game down 4-5, but then went on an 11 point run to win the game,” said Coach Jason Becker. The seco...

New frisbee players learning sport fast

Jessica Mugler

March 9, 2012

With 12 of 13 varsity players on last year’s ultimate frisbee team having graduated, and the single junior being injured, the majority of the roster is made up of players brand-new to the sport. However, according to Coach Jason Becker, the players are learning fast and are ready for their first gam...

Ultimate Frisbee plays final games of the season

Karley Canova

May 12, 2011

Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, the Spartan Ultimate Frisbee team played in the state championships. The team played five games, winning four out of five. When they played against DeSmet, they lost with a score of 4-15. Against Kirkwood in the finals, the score was 17-1 in their favor; CBC lost to...

Ultimate frisbee prepares for state championship

Karley Canova

May 4, 2011

As the Spartan ultimate frisbee team moves further into the season, it continues to show hard work pays off. Last Sunday, the team played against DeSmet Junior Varsity as well as Priory Junior Varsity in a doubleheader. Coach Jason Becker’s team won both, with a score of 15-12 against DeSmet and ...

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