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Fencers finish top in city, state

Fencers finish top in city, state

Darrean Loy, Reporter
May 17, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Although half of the Convent and Stuart Hall fencing team were first-time competitors, it exceptionally wrapped up the season, winning the Fencing City Championship for the second consecutive year and having the only sophomore captain of any spring sport place first in the All-State Invitational. “It was e...

Badminton team regains victory after broken undefeated streak

Badminton team regains victory after broken undefeated streak

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor
April 12, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

The badminton team came back from a recent loss with a 4-1 win against Athenian High School in today’s game after breaking their undefeated streak in a game against University High School. The team turned their March 22 loss into a learning opportunity to come back stronger for today’s match, according to coach Sarah Garlinghouse. “We hadn’t played Athenian yet so it was a...

From classrooms to courts: Teachers coach variety of sports

From classrooms to courts: Teachers coach variety of sports

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness

After a day of being active in the classroom, many teachers replace their formal work clothes with t-shirts and athletic shorts to coach a school sport. “I ran track for a little while in high school, and it was something I really enjoyed,” math teacher Amy Leaver, who coaches track and field, s...

Council created to benefit sports captains, teams

Council created to benefit sports captains, teams

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Spring sports captains are learning and collaborating to promote leadership by strengthening themselves, their teammates and the games in a newly-created council. “Captains’ Council is an opportunity for leaders of all sports to talk about issues and different techniques that we can use to become bette...

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Climbing up the 10 flights of stairs from the Syufy Theatre to the Flood Mansion third floor is exhausting for most students, but for senior Cat Heinen, it literally is painful. “I have patellofemoral syndrome, which means my outer thigh muscles pull my kneecaps the wrong way, so when I go up or down stairs, it puts the wrong pre...

Setting the pace: Athletes break personal records

Setting the pace: Athletes break personal records

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Track and field athletes set 29 personal records at the Sunset Invitational, their first meet of the year, on March 5. “I didn’t really know that I cut off that much time,” sophomore Caroline O’Connell, who shaved 10 seconds off her personal best in the 800 meter race, said. “I was just g...

Soccer has striking start to season

Soccer has striking start to season

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

After winning its second game this season, the soccer team has already beat last season’s record, and players hope to make it to the championships in their new league. The team plays in the Bay Counties Central League, competing against new faces as all former competing schools — except for International...

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Captains of Spring sports teams came together today to discuss leadership skills with the guidance of CHS Athletic Director Elena DeSantis. The Captain’s Counsel, a group comprised of captains of Spring sport captains, will meet every other Wednesday during lunch. “Captain’s Counsel is t...

Badminton brings victory in first matches

Badminton brings victory in first matches

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Badminton swept San Domenico School in their first game of the season, winning every girls’ singles and doubles games. “The game against San Domenico went very well,” co-captain Nora Hanak said. “Everyone is having fun, which is our main goal, so it was really successful.” The team, c...

Basketball team wins first round of NCS

Basketball team wins first round of NCS

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
February 24, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

A small crowd did not stop the Cubs as they dribbled, scored and defended during their first round of the North Coast Section game, beating The Athenian School 44-28. The team qualified after tying for third in the Bay Counties League West tournament. “There’s a lot of team defense — like a lo...

El Niño brings snow

El Niño brings snow

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Junior Hailey Long is pulling out her skis for the first time in years to shred the new, fresh snow on the slopes in Tahoe brought in by El Niño storm patterns. “Since there was a lot less snow for the past couple of years, I didn’t want to go up because I didn’t want to spend money on a lif...

A pain in the neck — and back

A pain in the neck — and back

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Based on the weight of her backpack, freshman Jordan Russell should weigh 290 pounds. Russell’s bag weighs 29 pounds on a typical school day, yet backpacks should not weigh more than 10 percent of an individual’s body weight, according to Dr. Margaret Stafford, Assistant Clinical Professor of Fami...

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