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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...

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...

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