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Senior athlete takes last shot

Senior athlete takes last shot

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

February 4, 2016

As the pre-game music thumps, senior Alex Farrán wraps up warm-up shooting drills, and leads the basketball squad into an intimate huddle where she wishes her teammates luck before taking her place on the court as the starting buzzer goes off. Farrán has been playing varsity all four years, having...

Spring sports training begins

Spring sports training begins

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

February 4, 2016

Even though the spring season does not begin until Monday, teams have been preparing for weeks to get ready for the second semester sports. Winter conditioning has been taking place at Stuart Hall after school five times a week and is open to all athletes, but is mainly attended by track and field...

Basketball loses first league game

Basketball loses first league game

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

January 6, 2016

The varsity basketball team was outplayed by one of its rivals in its first league game after one undefeated tournament. “University has been a rival since I have been here and probably way before,” Athletics Director Elena De Santis said about San Francisco University High School before the g...

Girls get serious about sports — they are not just horsing around

Girls get serious about sports — they are not just horsing around

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

December 10, 2015

An under-recognized group of elite athletes is spending an average of 24 hours a week learning to coax their 1100 pound teammates into maneuvering jumps and obstacles. “Horses don't understand hopes or aspirations — only clear direction,” junior Bettina Giglio, who has been riding horses for 11...

Seniors sails into success

Seniors sails into success

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

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

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...

Movement of the soccer season opens up a spot for a potential lacrosse team

Movement of the soccer season opens up a spot for a potential lacrosse team

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

May 1, 2015

The soccer season is moving from spring to winter next year, leaving a spot for a new sport in the spring roster. “A lot of schools in our league are looking to add lacrosse,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis said. “If there is enough interest, we’d love to support it.” Unlike the ...

Surfers take to the waves, braving the Bay Area’s frigid waters.

Surfers take to the waves, braving the Bay Area’s frigid waters.

December 12, 2014

Delaney Moslander Senior Reporter The rough waves, average water temperature of 60 degrees and location within the Red Triangle, home of the great white shark, leads most beach-goers not to consider San Francisco a surfer's paradise, however, students and teachers have created the school's first Su...

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