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Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016

Climbing up the 10 flights of stairs from the Syufy Theatre to the Flood Mansion third floor is exhausting for most students, but for senior Cat Heinen, it literally is painful. “I have patellofemoral syndrome, which means my outer thigh muscles pull my kneecaps the wrong way, so when I go up or down stairs, it puts the wrong pre...

Mistakes outweigh greatness

Mistakes outweigh greatness

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016

There is a difference between making an honest mistake because of ignorance and making a mistake because you never thought you would get caught. Maria Sharapova, the highest-paid female athlete in the world, says she has made a “mistake.” Sharapova admitted in a press conference last week to failing a drug test at the Aust...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2015

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Athletes prioritize school for college

Athletes prioritize school for college

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

Although senior Maris Winslow has played volleyball since third grade, like many other high school athletes, she will hang up her high school sports jersey when heading to college. “I was fortunate enough to have coaches from colleges, like Chapman, reach out to me because that gave me the chance ...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015

Senior year is a time full of endings, and senior night athletic celebrations recognize the dedication of the athletes to their sport and to the school. “All of our seniors have played volleyball all four years at Convent, and this is a really special way to honor them,” senior Laurel Cinti said. “...

Ability over image

Ability over image

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

On the cusp of tennis history earlier this month, Serena Williams competed for the first calendar Grand Slam in 27 years. Her defeat in the U.S. Open semifinal at the hands of Roberta Vinci left fans in awe and complete shock, yet no one can discount her display of near perfection by dominating ...

The ball is now in his court

The ball is now in his court

November 3, 2014

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...

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