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Varsity basketball loses Number 1 spot

Varsity basketball loses Number 1 spot

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
February 3, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Varsity basketball lost to University High School 32-48 causing the Cubs to slip from a first place tie in the Bay Counties League West standings yesterday in the University gym. “It was a little disappointing considering how much we practiced,” Sophomore Gia Monachino said. “I know we ...

‘Locked’ out: Learning to compete with a serious injury

‘Locked’ out: Learning to compete with a serious injury

December 12, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Camilla Bykhovsky Sports Editor Running describes everything for me — my work ethic, my values and way I carry myself. In my busy day-to-day routine, it is the only time I get to reflect. Through the twisted dirt-covered roads with roots sticking out and people screaming on the sidelines, I ...

Eating frequent, healthy snacks throughout the day can have benefits.

Eating frequent, healthy snacks throughout the day can have benefits.

December 12, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Camilla Bykhovsky Sports Editor Although snacking often gets a bad rep, for healthy teens munching in limited portions can lead to a more productive study time while also improving athletic performance. Eating small, frequent snacks helps keep the metabolic rate revved up while also normalizing ...

JV and Varsity Basketball play in tournaments and hold practices before their regular season

JV and Varsity Basketball play in tournaments and hold practices before their regular season

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Neely Metz Senior Reporter Paired with brand-new coaches and practice routines, the month-long basketball preseason aims at preparing players for the league season beginning Jan. 6, with varsity playing a total of 10 preseason games and junior varsity playing seven. "Preseasons are a great op...

The ball is now in his court

The ball is now in his court

November 3, 2014
Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

Sarah Selzer Sports Editor A chorus of pounding basketballs dribbling against the dull, wooden floor will echo in the Herbert Center Gym at the start of basketball season, but with a new head coach leading practices and games. Ren Marquette, Dean of Stuart Hall High School, has agreed to coach...

Team Female

Team Female

November 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Team USA won its first Women’s Volleyball World Crown earlier this month, beating China in the final championship match 26-24. Not many people knew about the victory due to lack of coverage from the media. The sad reality is that if an all-girls high school like Convent doesn’t celebrate this accomplis...

Stretching Limits

Stretching Limits

October 1, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Ariana Abdulmassih Senior Reporter Exercise may be beneficial for helping teens stay fit and maintaining their mental health, but yoga takes it one step further by warding off anxiety and stress and improving breathing and relaxation, according to a new study. Teens who practiced yoga scored h...

Varsity players commit ‘four’ life

Varsity players commit ‘four’ life

May 27, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Being one of the only freshmen on a varsity team can be an intimidating situation, but persevering through the initial anxiety has taught three seniors after four years of demanding and lengthy seasons, the importance of a cohesive team, leadership and time management. “Playing soccer has actually...

Committing to the course

April 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Dedication is something I have struggled with throughout my adolescent life. The term “commitment” always made me feel uneasy because I cherished freedom in the idea that a team wasn’t relying on me. Commitment stressed me out whether it was deciding on what dish to order in a restaurant to the monu...

Coed swim team remains undefeated after 3 league meets

Coed swim team remains undefeated after 3 league meets

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

The swim team continues to build momentum, making school history with a yet undefeated girls’ team and a North Coast Sections considered time for the boys’ 4x400 free relay. “We have a great team this year, and everybody is looking really strong,” head coach Victoria Fernandez, who has coached th...

Course chaos

Course chaos

February 13, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Camilla Bykhovsky Senior Reporter The gun goes off and 200 racers begin the 3-mile trek in 84 degree heat around the Stanford Golf Course. Passing the first mile mark, the race begins to separate into the faster and slower paced runners. Our coach, standing under the timing booth, yells out our fir...

Long-time ballerinas reassess their commitment to pursuing a dancing career

Long-time ballerinas reassess their commitment to pursuing a dancing career

February 13, 2014
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Camilla Bykhovsky Senior Reporter Like a baseball player who spends scores of hours on the field each week, ballerinas who divide their time between academic classes and ballet school are not guaranteed a place with the pros. Three girls who spent most of their high school years dividing their school day between ac...

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