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Badminton team wraps up season

June 2, 2010


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Rebecca Lee Reporter The badminton team wrapped up its season with three victories, with freshman Casey Stuart proceeding to the Bay Area Conference [BAC] Championship at Lick Wilmerding High School and City College of San Francisco. Mixed doubles took place at Lick Wilmerding while the singles ...

Track team finishes off season strong

June 2, 2010


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Claire Fahy Reporter The track team finished its season strong at the Bay Counties League Championship Meet at Chabot College on May 15 with freshman Jane Stephens and junior Julianna Wetmore both qualifying for North Coast Section championship. “There is a handful of moments during a season...

Fencers dominate at state

June 2, 2010


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Aggie Kruse Reporter Freshman Eliza Klyce and senior Beth Levin rank in the top 10 fencers in California after securing first and ninth places respectively in the state championship on May 15. “I feel really great about my fencing that day,” said Klyce, who won the All-State Fencing Tourname...

Fencing clinches first in the city

Fencing clinches first in the city

April 28, 2010


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Aggie Kruse Reporter The fencing team clinched first place in the city for the second year running, with two girls progressing to state level competitions after the All-City Jamboree on April 24. “This team has an amazing work ethic,” said coach Leo Bello. “They know the basics, simple a...

Fencing aims for all-city — again

Fencing aims for all-city — again

March 31, 2010


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Rebecca Lee Reporter The undefeated fencing team is training to repeat last year’s success at the city championship and claim the title at the end of the season. "We're hoping we can win the All-City Championship like last year," said team captain Beth Levin. "I try to stay in touch and enco...

Swim team off to a strong start

March 31, 2010


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Claire Fahy Reporter The Cubs swim team have started out strong with a win over the Athenian School, notable performances in a recent loss against Mercy Burlingame and a close, 4-point victory over University High School, boosting the Cubs’ record to 2-1. “All the teams in the league are pret...

Varsity soccer kicks off new season

March 31, 2010


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Aggie Kruse Reporter Soccer players are aiming to improve for a more successful season under head coach Elena de Santis and new assistant coach Anne Guina. “We have a very strong team this year because of the large returning group,” said de Santis. “Eleven out of 17 members are returners...

Indoor rock climbing strengthens body

Indoor rock climbing strengthens body

March 31, 2010


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Anjali Shrestha Features Editor I wouldn’t call myself a daredevil and the idea of scaling a mountain terrifies me, but indoor rock-climbing might just save me from a possibly boring, reckless-free future. Rock-climbing — a thrilling activity and intense workout disguised by the colorful rocks of...

Basketball finishes with a hard loss

March 31, 2010


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Liz Smith Reporter The Cubs winning streak ended in the final seconds of the North Coast Section quarter-final on Feb. 27 when a 3-pointer from a University High School player surprised spectators and gave the Red Devils 49- 47 victory, a week after the Cubs won the BCL West championship. In the fina...

Get in shape with little to no equipment

March 31, 2010


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Katy Hallowell Reporter With yoga and pilates classes costing up to $45 for an hour-long session, staying in shape does not come cheap — unless you go back to basics. You can really do exercises like circuits that combined with cardiovascular exercises can strengthen bones,” said Bernard, a trai...

Stuart Hall for Boys garden offers first-hand learning experience

Stuart Hall for Boys garden offers first-hand learning experience

March 30, 2010


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Emma Herlihy assistant news editor A recently planted “secret garden” off the deck of the Stuart Hall for Boys science classroom on the third floor of the Siboni Arts & Sciences Center compliments the new tasting garden in front of SHB with its semi-circle of clay ceramic pots filled with ...

Regular dancers are prone to injuries

Regular dancers are prone to injuries

February 12, 2010


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Emma Herlihy Assistant News Editor Senior Kelsey Vickery attends weekly dance classes, but her sport is not just about toning muscles, but also preventing common injuries. “In about seventh grade, my left knee was constantly bothering me and I learned that I had osgood-schlatters,” said Vic...

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