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If there is pain, there is no gain

If there is pain, there is no gain

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While the temptation to lift just 10 more pounds or to push through one extra mile on the treadmill is attractive when working out, training too hard can cause overexertion and counteract the positive benefits of a workout routine. “I row two and a half hours every week day and between four to seven...

On pointe

On pointe

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While most seniors are focusing on getting into college, Charlotte Ogden-Moore continues her commitment of more than 36 hours a week to ballet in addition to normal Senior Year obligations. “My schedule is always busy and go, go, go,” Ogden-Moore said. “Last year, on top of preparing for my...

Get your head in the game

Get your head in the game

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The gym was filled with the sound of bouncing balls and squeaking shoes as basketball open gyms started this Wednesday. “Open gyms are optional,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis said. “It’s good for all athletes to get to know each other if they haven’t been out there or start getting their...

New athletic director promises parity

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

The new head of athletics and physical education has already met with all sports teams and athletic directors across the four divisions to share his goal of unifying all athletic programs and offering equal opportunities for all athletics. Anthony Thomas just began working at Convent & Stuar...

Toast on top

Toast on top

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Similar to many Americans, sophomore Jade Despanie skips breakfast and considers dinner to be her most important meal of the day. “I don’t eat breakfast because I don’t really have enough time, and sometimes I’m not even that hungry,” Despanie said. Breakfast can have a direct correla...

Cheerleader shatters stereotypes

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Ever since seeing a television special about an award-winning cheer team when she was younger, junior Emma Kob has dedicated herself to cheerleading for Pacific Coast Magic’s competitive cheer team. “I’ve been cheerleading since the sixth grade,” Kob said. “I wanted to do gymnastics — mo...

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity and junior varsity sailing teams began their first practices of the 2017-2018 school year this week at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay. The teams practice separately in the water twice a week with other high school sailing teams from the City ...

Snack attack

Snack attack

Mason Cooney, Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Munching on some jelly beans, reaching for another Dorito or binging on a pint of ice cream may seem like ordinary forces of habit, but everyday snacking can unwittingly lead the way to long-term health problems.  “Whenever there is food around, I eat it, and when there’s not, I just forget th...

Passion over price

Passion over price

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

$495. That’s how much UCLA basketball player and NBA hopeful Lonzo Ball’s new signature shoe sells for. In order to keep the money in the family, Ball declined contracts with Nike and Under Armour to sign with Big Ball Brand, a company founded by his father. The price tag is astronomical compared to the likes of LeBron James and Stephen C...

Badminton team prepares for season end

Badminton team prepares for season end

Emily Kanellos, Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

After starting the competition season in February, Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity badminton teams have begun preparations for their Senior Night on Thursday and the Bay Counties League Championships on Friday. Some team members could possibly continue to the NCS tournament on May 13, depending o...

Perfect body comes with a price

Perfect body comes with a price

Josephine Rozzelle and Jordan Russell

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

As the summer season and warmer weather draw near — and lighter, more revealing clothing becomes more popular — many teens focus on developing the “perfect summer body” through diets or exercise routines, but weight loss can be detrimental to one’s health. “There are a lot of different reasons — ...

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Cece Giarman

May 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sacred Heart, Sports & Fitness

With cleats, water bottles, and shin guards ready to go, the soccer team began preparations today for their league playoff game of the season, scheduled for Tuesday, May 2. “On Saturday, our team went for a group run at Ocean Beach to focus on our fitness and today we are going to go over tactic...

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