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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 ...

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...

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015

Alyssa Alvarez Senior Reporter   The hustle and bustle of school and sports can cause one to wonder about fitness, diet and sleep, but this has been simplified by fitness tracking devices and their new technologies that have become popular for students. Fitbits, Jawbone UPs and Nike FuelBand...

Looking back and moving forward

Looking back and moving forward

Camilla Bykhovsky, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015

I have been running on the cross-country and track teams since my freshman year, going  through eight seasons of training, competing, losing and winning. I always thought I would be able to finish my last season strong and competitively to move on to run in college, but that is not the case. Training ...

Team Female

Team Female

November 3, 2014

Team USA won its first Women’s Volleyball World Crown earlier this month, beating China in the final championship match 26-24. Not many people knew about the victory due to lack of coverage from the media. The sad reality is that if an all-girls high school like Convent doesn’t celebrate this accomplis...

Good Call: Beating Brokenness

February 7, 2012

Claire Fahy Sports Editor "It would have broken a lot of people," So remarked a Fox Sports analyst as the cameras panned to a stoic quarterback Alex Smith, his steadfast gaze fixed upon his defensive line as they closed out the final nine seconds of a 36-32 San Francisco 49er victory over the New O...

Chicks Play Sports offers more for female athletes

December 14, 2010

Claire Fahy Asst. Sports Editor Girls play sports. Although it’s a simple concept, Lorrie Urbaniak found most sporting goods stores fail to cater to womens’ athletic needs and decided to create a website for girls to find sports equipment tailored to them. Chicks Play Sports (CPS), the onli...

Athletics can improve academics

Athletics can improve academics

March 31, 2010

Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Research suggests actively participating in extracurricular sports can have lasting effects on the girls as they develop and continue throughout life, and they are more likely to experience academic success and graduate from high school than those who do not play sports. ...

Colleges may learn from sports experts

November 2, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing editor Professional hockey players skate with a constant fear of losing their edge and their contracts. Every year the tough guys are asked to stay on their teams, get traded or get cut. Walking to HP Pavilion with my dad for a game, I was curious as to where my favorite Sharks pl...

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