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Taking on the sea: A look into the CSH sailing program

Taking on the sea: A look into the CSH sailing program

September 28, 2012
Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

As the sailors rigged their boats at the St. Francis Yacht Club, the sails tousled as they fought with the wind. The crisp smell of the San Francisco Bay was in the air as the Convent and Stuart Hall sailing team worked together to unroll and hoist the sails to get out on the water. The relatively ...

Good Call: Awarding Olympic honor

Good Call: Awarding Olympic honor

September 12, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Editor-in-Chief In an event as widely watched as the Olympic Games, there are a lot of moments. Usain Bolt’s dazzling defense of his 100 and 200-meter gold medals, Michael Phelps’s accomplishment of becoming the greatest Olympian of all time, and Gabby Douglas’s history-making a...

Good Call: Ordinary Olympians

May 25, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor Although the Olympic Games have evolved since their mythological founding by Hercules and Zeus, their participants are still widely viewed as gods. When I was younger, I idolized Olympians whose battles captivated my attention for a few summer weeks every four years. As I ...

Good Call: Even the fan field

April 5, 2012
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Claire Fahy Sports Editor The team’s center aggressively secures the rebound, creates space, recollects and surges toward the rim for a powerful one-handed dunk over intimidated and cowering opponents. Momentum-changing power plays are an integral part of the annual March Madness collegiate b...

Improper iPad use can cause injury

Improper iPad use can cause injury

April 4, 2012
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Tati Gutierrez Reporter While doing homework, freshman Franny Eklund says she experiences pain in her back and neck after 15 minutes. Eklund, like many students, sits with her shoulders and neck hunched over and with her iPad on her lap and is increasingly experiencing pain, making working on her i...

Daring to Dream

March 13, 2012
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor Dreams are powerful. They begin as fantasies, planted when we are young. As we grow, they are cultivated, growing stronger and more purposeful, or become weeded out, too weak to survive in their hostile climate. Sometimes dreams do not survive. We grow out of them or they abandon...

Coffee affects teen health

Coffee affects teen health

March 13, 2012
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Tatiana Gutierrez & Madison Riehle Reporters Freshman Sabine Dahi walks into school each morning with a Starbucks cup in her hand and finishes her daily skinny vanilla latte by the start of class. Dahi says she uses the coffee to wake her up, but doctors and nutritionists do not recommend a da...

Basketball looks to three-peat

Basketball looks to three-peat

February 7, 2012
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Tatiana Gutierrez Reporter With eight wins under its belt, the Cubs are bearing the load of a lofty goal — a third consecutive undefeated season. But with such a young team with only one senior, head coach Jon Mercado is perhaps more practical. “On the floor they don’t know what to expect some...

Good Call: Beating Brokenness

February 7, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor "It would have broken a lot of people," So remarked a Fox Sports analyst as the cameras panned to a stoic quarterback Alex Smith, his steadfast gaze fixed upon his defensive line as they closed out the final nine seconds of a 36-32 San Francisco 49er victory over the New O...

Modesty in sports arena betters fan experience and appreciation

November 10, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor Modesty. In a sports era when professional athletes and owners haggle over how many millions of dollars they deserve to be paid, college athletes receive generous endorsements from big-name companies and high school stand-outs get major bonuses and perks for choosing to br...

Athletes’ food choice can impact fitness

Athletes’ food choice can impact fitness

November 10, 2011
Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor A day in the life of a student athlete entails waking up early and attending a full day of classes followed by training. Some athletes even fit in extra training before, during or after school, which can all take a physiological toll. After a workout, students have exhau...

Don’t play like a guy — play like a girl

Don’t play like a guy — play like a girl

October 6, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Sports Editor “Find your inner guy.” That’s what my guy friend told me as we were playing one-on-one basketball on the hoop outside my house. It wasn’t meant to be insulting, and it wasn’t. It was what he said — and a lot of fans would say — I needed to do. “You throw l...

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