The Broadview

Warm up, exercise, cool down

Warm up, exercise, cool down

Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter

November 15, 2019

From tennis to golf to field hockey to soccer, stretching can help athletes prepare for games as well as help them recuperate after playing or after a workout. Strength and conditioning trainer Barclay Spring emphasizes the importance of dynamic stretching to improve an athlete's health and warm-up routi...

Gymnast uses platform

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Springy, powerful, double-twisting double backflips make Simmone Biles standout in international competitions, but her confident voice outside the gym is shifting the public face of gymnastics and the definition of what it means to be an elite athlete.  Bile’s original moves are impossible for a...

New fall sport debuts

New fall sport debuts

Mackenna Moslander and Alina Kushner

October 3, 2019

Some athletes who are not running cross-country races, spiking volleyballs over the net or sailing across the Bay are racing down the field with sticks playing field hockey, Convent’s newly-introduced fall sport. The team’s players are primarily made up of underclassmen because of conflicting ...

Hitting the slopes

Hitting the slopes

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

February 26, 2019

With a pass for the week and rented skis and boots delivered straight to her doorstep from Skis on the Run, freshman Amelia Abernathy plans to spend the Feb. 19-22 Winter Break with her family and friends on an annual trip to Deer Valley, Utah. “Ski week is a great way to take a break from school and exper...

New mural for weight room

New mural for weight room

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

The recently renovated weight room in the Herbert Center will welcome a new mural to its walls come second semester with a student-designed and executed painting of Convent & Stuart Hall athletes. Lead by seniors Megan Mullins and Harris Rutherford, the project developed as an idea for their CAS ...

Varsity tennis celebrates senior night

Varsity tennis celebrates senior night

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018

The Convent varsity tennis team recognized its seniors for Senior Night during their last regular season game against San Domenico at the Golden Gate Park Tennis Courts. The four seniors on the team, Kiki Apple, Mason Cooney and Abby Anderson, have all been playing tennis for Convent since freshman year. ...

Cross-country team will race in Southern California

Cross-country team will race in Southern California

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

October 16, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall cross-country team will travel to Southern California from Thursday to Saturday to attend the Mt. SAC Invitational race in Walnut, California. The team will be competing with teams from all over California. Since the Mt. SAC race is an invitational, it wi...

Un-processing your diet

Un-processing your diet

Sophia Aeby, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2018

Packaged snacks have become a go-to option for a quick bite, but consuming natural, whole foods is finding its way into many diets for individuals wanting to improve their eating habits. “I started a less-processed diet a few years ago when I was diagnosed with Celiac and couldn't eat anything w...

Leading by example

Leading by example

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Varsity tennis walked onto the courts this season with a new head coach who is both an alumna and a former Convent tennis player. “Tennis is my family’s sport so I’ve played since I was three,” Erin Minuth ’11 said. “I took lessons in elementary, middle and high school. Once I got ol...

Tip off: Fighting for what matters

Tip off: Fighting for what matters

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Following the release of Nike’s new ad featuring former San Francisco ’49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, thousands of individuals chose to burn their previously-purchased Nike merchandise as well as boycott the corporation in protest. Controversy over Nike erupted on Sept. 3 when Kaepernick hinted ...

Soccer season moves to winter

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 24, 2018

While most spring sports teams have put away their jerseys and equipment until next year, soccer will bring out its gear earlier than usual next year as the team moves to the winter season. “In general, almost all the soccer leagues are moving to the winter season so that there can be a state championship...

Workouts around the city

Workouts around the city

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018

While many athletes find their home on a field or court with a coach and other players, some teens choose to break a sweat with a trainer, getting their daily exercise in a workout session. “There’s a different atmosphere in [workout] classes than sports,” junior Amelia Estes, who frequents...

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