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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...

Breaking the fast

Breaking the fast

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

A sleepy teenager’s growling stomach at the end of first period and her filling up on sugary, fatty foods can be attributed to staying up past midnight doing homework, sleeping through her alarm, rushing to get ready in the morning and skipping a crucial breakfast. Yet, finding time to eat a protein-filled br...

Senior athlete takes last shot

Senior athlete takes last shot

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

As the pre-game music thumps, senior Alex Farrán wraps up warm-up shooting drills, and leads the basketball squad into an intimate huddle where she wishes her teammates luck before taking her place on the court as the starting buzzer goes off. Farrán has been playing varsity all four years, having...

Spring sports training begins

Spring sports training begins

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
February 4, 2016
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Even though the spring season does not begin until Monday, teams have been preparing for weeks to get ready for the second semester sports. Winter conditioning has been taking place at Stuart Hall after school five times a week and is open to all athletes, but is mainly attended by track and field...

Two teen girls dominate the virtual sports world while 3,203 miles apart

Two teen girls dominate the virtual sports world while 3,203 miles apart

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features, News, Sports & Fitness

With the Superbowl taking over the Bay Area from the City to Santa Clara, junior Grace Apple plans to observe from the ESPN Fantasy Football app, where she has lead the whole season. Apple met senior Shoshana Hoffman of Virginia during her time abroad at Oxbridge in Salamanca, Spain and during downti...

Basketball loses first league game

Basketball loses first league game

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter
January 6, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

The varsity basketball team was outplayed by one of its rivals in its first league game after one undefeated tournament. “University has been a rival since I have been here and probably way before,” Athletics Director Elena De Santis said about San Francisco University High School before the g...

Running from stress

Running from stress

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness

From the time my dad put a basketball in my hands at the age of 3, I knew I had found my thing. I loved the sport. At that young age, however, I was playing to impress my brother and my friends at school. I have grown to look at basketball as an escape. When the pressures of school, friendships and parents ...

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