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Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The varsity volleyball team ended their season fourth in their league today after playing the first place seed, Lick-Wilmerding. The team qualified for the BCL West Semifinals after beating Urban yesterday 3-1. “It’s important to get to the playoffs because there five very competitive teams in our l...

Tennis seasons wrap up

Tennis seasons wrap up

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

After numerous matches were postponed due to the unsafe air quality caused by the fires in Northern California, the varsity and JV tennis seasons begin to come to a close. “I’m really going to miss tennis,” sophomore Kate Hindley said. “Other than soccer, tennis is my only sport, and I have made a lot ...

Volleyball seniors celebrated during last home game

Volleyball seniors celebrated during last home game

Estie Seligman, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The volleyball program gathered this evening to honor the accomplishments of the seniors and their commitment to the team. All three volleyball teams played Lick-Wilmerding in the Herbert Center. This year’s seniors Julia Alvarez, Alayna Wong and Candice Weinman were recognized for their contr...

Sports practices resume after air quality improves

Sports practices resume after air quality improves

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News

Indoor and outdoor sports practices resumed today after several days off last week due to the poor air quality from the raging fires in the North Bay. “We canceled practices based on the air quality index,” Athletic Director Elena DeSantis said.  “Outdoor practices were canceled quicker than...

Cheerleader shatters stereotypes

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Ever since seeing a television special about an award-winning cheer team when she was younger, junior Emma Kob has dedicated herself to cheerleading for Pacific Coast Magic’s competitive cheer team. “I’ve been cheerleading since the sixth grade,” Kob said. “I wanted to do gymnastics — mo...

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity and junior varsity sailing teams began their first practices of the 2017-2018 school year this week at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay. The teams practice separately in the water twice a week with other high school sailing teams from the City ...

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Cece Giarman

May 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sacred Heart, Sports & Fitness

With cleats, water bottles, and shin guards ready to go, the soccer team began preparations today for their league playoff game of the season, scheduled for Tuesday, May 2. “On Saturday, our team went for a group run at Ocean Beach to focus on our fitness and today we are going to go over tactic...

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...

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

“No pain, no gain” can easily be taken too far while exercising or playing sports, placing athletes at high risk for injury and health problems that can go beyond a couple of days and last a lifetime. “I pulled three back muscles as a sophomore during swim season,” senior Bella Kearney sai...

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...

From workouts to workdays

From workouts to workdays

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

As junior Rosie Morford gets ready to run errands around the city, she chooses Wunder Under Crop Lululemon Athletica leggings, an athletic shirt and tennis shoes instead of blue jeans, T-shirt and flip flops. “I'm constantly moving,” Morford said. “Athleisure is a way of staying comfortable ...

Miss-representation

Miss-representation

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Coming out of an elementary school where athletics were such a large part of the community, I thought I would go to a similar high school — a high school where sports are everything and a part of the school culture. Going to a small, all-girls school, the competitiveness in the classroom can become mor...

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