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Sleepless in San Francisco

Sleepless in San Francisco

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Sleep is an essential part of adolescent well-being, but many teenagers see it as an expendable activity, which can affect their moods and physical health. “Multiple times my dad has stormed into my bedroom at 3 a.m. saying I need to go to sleep,” junior Elisa Ternynck, who says she sleeps six...

Concussions have consequences

Concussions have consequences

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness

A bump to the head may seem like it can be healed in a few days, but untreated, serious concussions cause permanent brain damage. After getting her wisdom teeth pulled, senior Julia Praeger expected to have her time filled with smoothies and a sore mouth, but when she hit her head from fainting on t...

Varsity basketball wins preseason tournament

Varsity basketball wins preseason tournament

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
December 10, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

Varsity basketball brought home a gleaming blue trophy after winning the Marin Academy Invitational Tournament this past weekend. “You’re playing three games in a row in the same environment and it allows you, especially this early in the season, to gauge whether or not you will be a good team,” co-...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor
November 10, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Athletes prioritize school for college

Athletes prioritize school for college

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

Although senior Maris Winslow has played volleyball since third grade, like many other high school athletes, she will hang up her high school sports jersey when heading to college. “I was fortunate enough to have coaches from colleges, like Chapman, reach out to me because that gave me the chance ...

Raising the bar on sports nutrition

Raising the bar on sports nutrition

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under A & E, Sports & Fitness

Coaches often say that there’s more to succeeding in sports than the hours spent in practice and competition, but teenage athletes commonly overlook what “being healthy” means or how their lifestyle affects athletic abilities. “Nutrition is not just a sidebar of training and succeeding,” registered dietitia...

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

In every gym or field I have ever been to, there is always that one parent screaming at the top of his or her lungs at their child, the referee or even the coach. “Put my kid in!” “That’s a foul!” “Finish with your left!” I can recall a time in the fourth grade when I was playing in a ...

Sugared up, powered down

Sugared up, powered down

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness

While energy bars and drinks may be a more convenient choice for busy athletes who lack time between school and practice to sit down and eat a snack, most do not have the protein necessary for athletes — and some can have as much sugar as a candy bar. “Alternatives for sugary bars are mixtures...

Seniors sails into success

Seniors sails into success

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
October 1, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Despite 12 years of sailing experience, senior Paige Dunlevy had never team-raced or sailed in a Firefly boat until two days before she competed in The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. When she returned home, she did so with a gold-medal in hand. “The team went in...

Safety at first sight

Safety at first sight

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter
October 1, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Although it is common to see athletes in high contact sports wearing protective eyewear, everyone who plays outside should consider investing in a good pair of glasses or goggles.   “We know that most of the ultraviolet light damage that is consistent with eye disease later on in life happens pr...

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Alyssa Alvarez Senior Reporter   The hustle and bustle of school and sports can cause one to wonder about fitness, diet and sleep, but this has been simplified by fitness tracking devices and their new technologies that have become popular for students. Fitbits, Jawbone UPs and Nike FuelBand...

Poor seating postures can lead to long-term damages.

Poor seating postures can lead to long-term damages.

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under Sports & Fitness

While finals may cause students to experience mental strain, extended study sessions and poor posture can lead to physical aches that cause long-term damage. Long periods of studying without breaks creates a lack of oxygen within the muscles, making them too tight and causing an increase in lactic...

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