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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...

Cross-country team strides for state

November 21, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Delaney Moslander Reporter The top seven runners on the varsity cross-country team will be competing in the North Coast Section Championship this weekend, where the top six teams in each division will qualify for the state competition. “The intensity and competitiveness is going to be harde...

Riders cycle indoors with candlelight, music

Riders cycle indoors with candlelight, music

November 7, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Sarah Selzer Senior Reporter Unlike the typical gym where training equipment is spread out with each exerciser working at her own pace, women of all ages cycle together by candlelight to loud electronic music at SoulCycle spin classes. “I enjoy SoulCycle because it doesn’t feel like a hard o...

Two teams, too stressed

November 7, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Jaime Hum-Nishikado Sports Editor I have played basketball since I was 5 years old, and I have dedicated all my rime and effort into the sport – going to countless numbers of tournaments and practicing for hours on end – so coming back to play volleyball for my senior year has been stressful and exci...

Injury can stop the player, but not the game

Injury can stop the player, but not the game

October 18, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Playing through the pain is nothing new to me, but when I’m forced to wear a boot or walk with crutches, the game changes. I was walking down the back staircase at school when I missed a step, slipped and landed on my ankle. My co-captain, Alex Wood, saw the whole thing and quickly picked me up and carried...

New golf coaches lead team to league championships

New golf coaches lead team to league championships

October 10, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Jaime Hum-Nishikado Sports Editor New coaches have implemented a conditioning regimen that has the golf team playing an undefeated season and winning the Bay Counties League, giving them a crack at North Coast Section championships. “The new conditioning program is great,” sophomore Isabell...

Moving on: High school athletics open doors for more non-athletic-activities

May 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

I have spent two years writing this column about my experiences in high school sports — 3600 words and 12 columns — all highlighting the opportunities that have enhanced and defined four years of my life. Looking to next year, it’s hard to imagine fall without cross-country meets or Christmas b...

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