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Varsity basketball to play first league game

Varsity basketball to play first league game

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The varsity basketball team is set to play its first league game of the 2018 season against Lick-Wilmerding High School at 5:30 p.m. in the Herbert Center this afternoon. The team of 12 currently has three wins and seven losses from preseason. The team is less concerned with winning a...

Cubs compete in Northern California tournament

Cubs compete in Northern California tournament

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Varsity basketball team wrapped up a three-day tournament in Redding, California today. “We make this trip because it gives our team a chance to bond,” head coach Reynolds Marquette said. “It’s a fun trip, and we play some teams that we definitely don’t see the rest of the year.” The Cubs lost 25-67 on Thursday evening but followed with 51-48 and 53-40 wins on Friday and Saturday a...

School hosts first basketball tournament

School hosts first basketball tournament

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Interactives, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent High School hosted the 4th Annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic basketball tournament for the first time this past weekend, inviting high school teams from across the Bay Area to play to raise money for cancer research. Athletic Director Anthony Thomas, who is new to the Convent & Stuart Hall ...

School hosts fourth annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic

School hosts fourth annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The varsity basketball team will play in the Hoops vs. Cancer Classic this Friday in the Herbert Center. Before this year, the annual tournament took place at Branson. Head of Athletics Anthony Thomas was inspired to found the Classic while at Branson when a community member lost her...

JV basketball team plays first preseason game

JV basketball team plays first preseason game

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The JV basketball team lost their first preseason game to Waldorf this afternoon at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. “During the game, we got really competitive,” freshman Sarah Barnes said. “Even the littlest things like counting down the shot clock helped us become...

Get your head in the game

Get your head in the game

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

The gym was filled with the sound of bouncing balls and squeaking shoes as basketball open gyms started this Wednesday. “Open gyms are optional,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis said. “It’s good for all athletes to get to know each other if they haven’t been out there or start getting their...

Point of View: Knuckleball

Point of View: Knuckleball

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Every now and then in the wake of a pitch-to-the-head or a snide comment, a gloves-off, bench-clearing brawl will erupt between two teams in front of me at a baseball game. Although the players may leave suspended or even concussed, when I look to the fans around me, they chant messages of support for...

Passion over price

Passion over price

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

$495. That’s how much UCLA basketball player and NBA hopeful Lonzo Ball’s new signature shoe sells for. In order to keep the money in the family, Ball declined contracts with Nike and Under Armour to sign with Big Ball Brand, a company founded by his father. The price tag is astronomical compared to the likes of LeBron James and Stephen C...

Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

The demoralizing locker room insult “You run like a girl” sums up the stereotypes and misogyny professional female athletes continue to battle, as they struggle for competitive pay, publicity and benefits to their male counterparts. Although Title IX, legislation giving women equal access playing...

Sports event celebrates graduating team members

Sports event celebrates graduating team members

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News

Three seniors on the Convent Varsity Basketball team were honored tonight at an annual sports event held before the team’s last league game against University High School. Senior Night celebrated captains Alyssa Alvarez, Ally Arora and Gia Monachino, all 4-year varsity athletes. “We recognize o...

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

After an entirely undefeated season and a #4 place in the state, the girls varsity basketball team won against Marin Academy in a 61 to 35 lead Friday night. “The game went really well, we played as a team and we played well on defense which carried our offense,” senior Ally Arora, who is a co-captain...

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