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Council created to benefit sports captains, teams

Council created to benefit sports captains, teams

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Spring sports captains are learning and collaborating to promote leadership by strengthening themselves, their teammates and the games in a newly-created council. “Captains’ Council is an opportunity for leaders of all sports to talk about issues and different techniques that we can use to become bette...

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion

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...

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Captains of Spring sports teams came together today to discuss leadership skills with the guidance of CHS Athletic Director Elena DeSantis. The Captain’s Counsel, a group comprised of captains of Spring sport captains, will meet every other Wednesday during lunch. “Captain’s Counsel is t...

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Pop. It's the sound that athletes fear every time they step on the field or court. We have heard so many stories about athletes like Derrick Rose and Tom Brady tearing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament and being taken away from the sport they love for surgery and months of rehabilitation. ...

Spring sports training begins

Spring sports training begins

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

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...

Athletes prioritize school for college

Athletes prioritize school for college

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, Sports & Fitness

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 ...

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

In every gym or field I have ever been to, there is always that one parent screaming at the top of his or her lungs at their child, the referee or even the coach. “Put my kid in!” “That’s a foul!” “Finish with your left!” I can recall a time in the fourth grade when I was playing in a ...

Sugared up, powered down

Sugared up, powered down

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While energy bars and drinks may be a more convenient choice for busy athletes who lack time between school and practice to sit down and eat a snack, most do not have the protein necessary for athletes — and some can have as much sugar as a candy bar. “Alternatives for sugary bars are mixtures...

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Seniors honored in varsity volleyball game

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

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


Filed under Opinion

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 ...

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