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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 ...

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 9, 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 ...

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