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Basketball players bring their skills to football field

Basketball players bring their skills to football field

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019

The high school has a notoriously energetic attitude when it comes to sports and, for many, exercise is not only an expectation but an integral part of daily life. But some take it farther than others, excelling in multiple sports every year. Seniors Mark Barrett and Wesley Delvar and junior Jamari Jones h...

Wrestlers grapple with common misconceptions

Wrestlers grapple with common misconceptions

Sandeep Gingipalli, Sports Editor

January 13, 2019

THUD! A wrestler is forcefully thrown down onto a table outside the ring. While common World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) theatrics like this may be the first image that people get when they hear the word “wrestling”, real wrestling in no way resembles the fictional wrestling that is WWE. Si...

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Jeremiah Levy, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

Kids work out in various ways, from weight lifting to cardio, and push themselves to stay in shape. Teams often work out together in preparation for a game or race throughout the season; however, individuals also prepare over the offseason. Sports take breaks in different periods of the year referred to ...

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Whether standing before a three and a half foot net or a five and an 18 foot wall, the player will have to tap similar skills to succeed in tennis and squash. The squash team at the high school had a successful season last year. With nationals at the end of the season, the team must put everythin...

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Zoe Tseng

January 8, 2019

The goal of golf is relatively simple. You hit the ball into the hole. However, it is not actually that easy. There are so many variables that go into a good game, much like the number of factors that go into scoring a goal in soccer. Your attitude, your approach and your skill all influence your succes...

Coaches find ways to balance life with sports and school

Coaches find ways to balance life with sports and school

Elenor Sherman, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Coaches are jugglers, keeping track of both work and sports in one day. During their sport’s season, many coaches regularly work 12 or more hours a day.  Coaches who teach must keep up with both their school work and their sport, much like any student-athlete. There is a lot of planning ahead, pre...

Lucas Aramburu sprints to success

Lucas Aramburu sprints to success

Gabe Hernan, Staff Writer

December 30, 2018

From local to state to regional to national competitions, cross country runner and senior Lucas Aramburu has done it all. Aramburu has been running for six years competitively, including four at the high school, and has become one of the best runners in the United States. His abilities have allow...

Alex Jzyk sees benefit in having a second trainer

Alex Jzyk sees benefit in having a second trainer

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

December 23, 2018

Imagine facing a setback that is entirely out of your control: you kick the ball too hard or step on the wrong side of your foot. Within seconds, you could cost yourself a season or weeks of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Injuries are the most frustrating and common setback for student-athletes, a...

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Sandeep Gingipali, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018

Championships, crushing defeats and miracle seasons are just a few of the words that can be used to describe the storied history of athletics at the high school. Throughout the school’s rich history, there have been tremendous highs and lows that have characterized the athletics program. Although ...

Sport recruitment process offers some relief to committed athletes

Sport recruitment process offers some relief to committed athletes

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

For many high schoolers, the college admissions cycle is in full swing. However, some students are going a different route than most. Committing to college can be a daunting task and athletes that commit are dedicating themselves to a college and a sport. However, recruitment for athletes offers a s...

Various coaching methods encourage unity

Various coaching methods encourage unity

Cassidy Washburn, Regulars Managing Editor

December 16, 2018

Spit flies out of the coaches’ mouths, clipboards are thrown on the ground, yells echo around the stadium. While this is the image of coaches people tend to think of, in reality, coaches just want the best for their team and try to achieve this using a variety of procedures. Coaches from different fall...

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