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Athletes honored at annual banquet

May 28, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Swimming, soccer, fencing and badminton players gathered in Syufy Theatre Thursday night and were recognized by fellow players, parents and teachers for excellence in games and practices. “It is important to come together at the end of the season and celebrate as a team and community not worrying about a game or...

Energy chews can be bad news: student athletes replace sleep and rest with small candy-like chews

May 28, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Student athletes who are getting fewer hours of sleep due to demanding academic loads and athletics are combating lethargy by turning to gummy-type energy supplements to get them through daily practices and games. “I started taking [supplements] when I got larger amounts of homework,” Izzie Panasc...

Tape one for the team

Tape one for the team

March 28, 2013
Filed under Sports & Fitness

Reporter Shannan Lum Varsity basketball player Senior Gina Domergue is one of the growing number of athletes whose game-day uniform goes beyond a singlet and shorts and includes a new piece of gear — kinesiology tape. Student athletes run the risk of getting hurt in practice and dur- ing games, so man...

Athletes need to play by the rules

February 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Editor-in-Chief Katie Hnida. Yeardley Love. Charlottesville. Boulder. And now Steubenville. The names of small towns and close-knit communities rocked by scandals involving athletes’ inexplicable exploits have been rendered infamous. In our current culture, athletes have come to con...

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

January 25, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Tatianna Guiterrez Senior Reporter “The OC,” a popular teenage television show that ended its run, shows varsity athletes passing out from the alcohol they consumed at parties after celebrating a win. Yet, underage drinking is illegal and can cause health risks as well as decrease athletic per...

Team’s State title remembered

Team’s State title remembered

December 11, 2012
Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Editor-In-Chief The clock expired and Convent history was for- ever changed. The horn not only marked the end of the 2003 State Championship game, but also the realization of the improbable — a victory for the Cubs’ basketball team. “The highlight for me was when the buzzer s...

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
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

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
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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...

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