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Track competes in the first league meet

Track competes in the first league meet

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall track team competed in the first BCL West meet of the season, but many events were canceled due to harsh rain and winds. “Racing in the rain is hard because your body is shivering and it requires so much more effort to do well on a slippery track,” sop...

Soccer season begins with setbacks

Soccer season begins with setbacks

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

After a loss against the Drew School today, the varsity soccer team will go into their fourth league game against the San Domenico School on Friday with a 1-2 league record. “It’s a strong team physically — their soccer skills are strong,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis said. “They g...

Runners compete in Simplot Games

Runners compete in Simplot Games

Adele Bonomi, Assistant Web Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Slideshows, Sports & Fitness

WEB EXCLUSIVE Track and field athletes from across the nation and around world from countries such as Australia, Norway and New Zealand gathered this weekend at Idaho State University to compete in the Simplot Games. The three-day competition began with two days of preliminary races and qualifie...

New season, new sports

New season, new sports

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Convent is offering two new sports this spring, giving student athletes the opportunity to play a sport they have long wanted to play, or try. “There has been interest in lacrosse but not quite enough to get it going, so we are hoping this year to start it as a club,” Athletic Director Elena De...

Exercise alternatives

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Juggling a hectic school schedule, rigorous ice skating training, and minimal free time during the day, senior Gabby Tom turns to the Nike Training Club app for guided, chill workouts that work with her time commitments. “I can choose a time length and it’s really convertible for my workout n...

‘Spring-ing’ into practice

‘Spring-ing’ into practice

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Slideshows, Sports & Fitness

While it may only be early February, spring sports athletes are already warmed up with preseason team workouts. “I expect our kids to be prepared before the season starts,” Anthony Thomas, Head of Athletics & Physical Education said. “Some programs have been having captains’ practices and stud...

Work smarter, not harder

Work smarter, not harder

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Rebounding from common athletic injuries like broken bones or torn ligaments often mandates special attention to regaining strength through individualized physical therapy regimens of stretching, massage and use of athletic tape to support and protect injuries. “My ankle has been a constant injur...

School hosts first basketball tournament

School hosts first basketball tournament

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Interactives, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent High School hosted the 4th Annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic basketball tournament for the first time this past weekend, inviting high school teams from across the Bay Area to play to raise money for cancer research. Athletic Director Anthony Thomas, who is new to the Convent & Stuart Hall ...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives, Sports & Fitness

While most of her classmates are still in bed sleeping, senior Gabby Tom rises at 5 a.m. in the East Bay and drives to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink to practice her double jumps, camel spins, and death drop spins, for an hour and a half. Tom practices three times a week in the mor...

All hands in

All hands in

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Before every regatta, junior Camilla Sigmund joins her rowing team in a pre-race ritual, taking three deep breaths and passing a handshake from one team member to the next along the side of the boat. Rituals, the different actions completed around a meaningful event, not only have practical results o...

Hyped up

Hyped up

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

With long school hours and late night study sessions, caffeine is a crucial part of many students’ diets. Coffee and tea can both provide a solution to that daily fix, along with providing other health benefits. “Coffee will more than likely have more caffeine than tea,” herbalist Alex Trevis...

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...

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