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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


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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...

Athletes honored at annual banquet

May 28, 2013


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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...

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