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Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

The demoralizing locker room insult “You run like a girl” sums up the stereotypes and misogyny professional female athletes continue to battle, as they struggle for competitive pay, publicity and benefits to their male counterparts. Although Title IX, legislation giving women equal access playing...

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

“No pain, no gain” can easily be taken too far while exercising or playing sports, placing athletes at high risk for injury and health problems that can go beyond a couple of days and last a lifetime. “I pulled three back muscles as a sophomore during swim season,” senior Bella Kearney sai...

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

After an entirely undefeated season and a #4 place in the state, the girls varsity basketball team won against Marin Academy in a 61 to 35 lead Friday night. “The game went really well, we played as a team and we played well on defense which carried our offense,” senior Ally Arora, who is a co-captain...

From workouts to workdays

From workouts to workdays

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

As junior Rosie Morford gets ready to run errands around the city, she chooses Wunder Under Crop Lululemon Athletica leggings, an athletic shirt and tennis shoes instead of blue jeans, T-shirt and flip flops. “I'm constantly moving,” Morford said. “Athleisure is a way of staying comfortable ...

New climbing club is anything but rocky

New climbing club is anything but rocky

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

As club members grab onto the holds on the wall propelling them up a seemingly never-ending climb, they brace their weight on teachers and fellow students while participating in one of Smear the Wall’s weekend rock climbing outings. Junior Claire Kosewic formed the rock climbing club earlier this...

Boxing provides alternative workout

Boxing provides alternative workout

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

A popular exercise in the routines of supermodels like Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid and Adriana Lima, boxing has also become a staple workout among some students looking for an exhilarating and effective way to stay in shape. “I started boxing because I thought it would be good exercise, but it’s a sup...

Varsity basketball travels to Redding for tournament

Varsity basketball travels to Redding for tournament

Olivia Mohun, Reporter

January 5, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The Varsity basketball team left school early and drove north to Redding, California today for a three-day tournament. Chaperoned by Athletics Director Elena De Santis and coach Reynolds Marquette, the team is set to play three games this weekend, their first being tonight, against Eureka High Sch...

Basketball preseason losses motivate change

Basketball preseason losses motivate change

Asha Khanna and Anna Doggett

January 5, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Varsity basketball is looking to revamp and improve its plays after placing fourth in the Marin Academy Invitational Tournament this past weekend. “The goal of the year really have nothing to do with wins and losses,” Coach Reynolds Marquette said. “We are playing the toughest schedule we’ve play...

Friday night choices have Saturday morning consequences

Friday night choices have Saturday morning consequences

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Going out on a Friday night can lead to drinking or drug use, but athletes might have to ask themselves if that night of partying was really worth it when it comes time to play a basketball game or run at a cross country meet while battling a hangover. “I’ve had times when I’ve been under the influence the day before and I’ve had to go to a practice hungover...

Sophomores, seniors join SHHS wrestling team

Sophomores, seniors join SHHS wrestling team

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness

After years of casually competing with her male cousins, sophomore Sofia Pirri realized she wanted to further pursue wrestling, however Convent’s lack of an official team forced her to explore another option — joining the boys team at Stuart Hall. “I’ve just always had that competitive spirit in...

Varsity volleyball loses playoff game to Marin Academy

Varsity volleyball loses playoff game to Marin Academy

Jordan Russell and Cece Giarman

October 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The varsity volleyball team prepared for their Bay Counties League West playoff game today but was unable to defeat Marin Academy. “It’s a really big deal [that] we played in the playoffs because we didn’t go last year, and we haven't been for two years,” senior Bea Williams said. “It’s...

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