The Broadview

Solo athletics carry on

Junior Sara Ramelot participates in her independent sport during quarantine. Ramelot has continually played golf at the Presidio Golf Course and the Menlo Country Club.
Independent sports continue practice
October 29, 2020

Although many sports have been put on hold due to COVID-19, independent sports such as golf, tennis, horseback riding and kung fu are still practicing, but with new safety precautions.   “We are...

Smart bikes ride into homes

Sophomore Ella Runneboom rides her Peloton in the guest room in her home. She participated in a 20 minute workout led by instructor Ally Love, the ride featured 90’s music.
Virtual cycling classes become popular within the community
October 26, 2020

With reduced access to gyms and fitness centers due to COVID-19 shelter in place,  a new generation of smart bikes are popping up in bedrooms, garages and basements, transforming the way many people are...

Foul Play

Former Convent student Cassia McTamaney steps to the ball in a playoff game last season against Drew School. After being on the Convent varsity soccer team for two years, McTamaney transferred to the IMG Academy, an elite sports education institution.
Female soccer players earn less than their male counterparts
October 26, 2020

While the pay gap between the United States Women’s National Soccer Team and the United States Men’s National Soccer Team has earned countless headlines in the past decade, one issue often overlooked...

Professional sports teams protest racial inequality

San Francisco 49ers players kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice at a game in 2017. This was one form of protest in sports used three years ago that members of certain teams, such as the San Francisco Giants, employ today.
Teams cancel and postpone games in response to Jacob Blake shooting
August 31, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Last week, professional basketball, soccer, and baseball teams postponed games in protest of police brutality sparked by a shooting. One basketball team, the Milwaukee Bucks, decided not...

Shelter-in-place inspires virtual athletic program

Coach Barclay leads a Youtube workout accessible through BarclaySpring linktree. Prerecorded YouTube workouts and daily Zoom training, led by the athletic faculty, are available to students while remote learning continues.
Athletic department announces daily virtual workout program for students
August 25, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall athletic department released a schedule for staying active as students and faculty continue remote learning over Zoom.  “I’m glad there will be a virtual...

Season lost, memories celebrated

Seniors reflect on lost final sports season
May 20, 2020

As I rounded the bend at Kezar Stadium in the 200-meter dash on March 6, I did not know that those last 100 meters to the finish line would be the last of my high school track career.  The administration...

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism
March 31, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While the shelter-in-place order in response to the spread of COVID-19 has caused gyms to close and sports to be canceled, athletic trainer Barclay Spring is making daily workout videos for...

Athletic events, practices canceled

All athletic games and practices are canceled until March 22 as a precaution against COVID-19. The corona virus is transmitted through airborn droplets on surfaces and close body contact.
March 10, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE  Parents received an email on March 9 from the school administration informing them that all school sports are canceled for the next two weeks due to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The...

Silent Killer

College student Claire Chung shared images of a normal chest CT scan on the top compared to her CT scan showing inflamed lungs with damaged tissue on her Instagram account. Chung was hospitalized with a 104 degree fever and doctors said her lung tissue was destroyed from vaping.
Teens counsel against vaping
February 14, 2020

Nineteen-year-old Claire Chung posted a picture of herself in a hospital bed and a scan of her lungs on her Instagram warning friends to quit vaping. The posts blew up with thousands of likes and comments,...

On Your Mark: Acting out of bounds

Mourners overlook accusations
February 14, 2020

Legends may never die but, in this case, interest in a sexual assault lawsuit certainly did. When Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers star player and National Basketball Association icon, died on Jan....

Volunteers help disabled athletes

Special Olympics athletes play basketball amongst student volunteers. Sports seasons change year round and include more than 30 options such as swimming, basketball and skiing.
Service organization provides athletic training, competition
February 14, 2020

Although the world-wide games only take place every two years, the Special Olympics have ongoing events in the Bay Area yearound.  “The organization creates an opportunity for people that otherwise...

Stretch before you stroke

Senior Arlena Jackson and freshman Samantha Calvin move into cow pose in the yoga sequence
Swimmers do preseason yoga
February 14, 2020

Before spring sports begin and swimmers dive into the pool for the first practice of the season, the swim team is participating in preseason Kundalini yoga sessions to work on breathing and muscle strength.  Yoga...

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