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Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism

Customized fitness videos encourage athleticism

Tala El Qadah, Reporter

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 the school community.  The workout videos are four to eight-minutes long and have Spring explaini...

Athletic events, practices canceled

Athletic events, practices canceled

Mackenna Moslander and Clara Bonomi

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 suspension of athletic activities is a precautionary measure to protect students, fa...

Silent Killer

Silent Killer

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

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, proving the success of teen consultation. “Someone put the post on their story and I clicked...

On Your Mark: Acting out of bounds

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

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. 26 in a helicopter crash with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, fans paid tri...

Volunteers help disabled athletes

Volunteers help disabled athletes

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

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 would not have that opportunity to get out run, play, and move their body,” volunteer Frank Moslande...

Stretch before you stroke

Stretch before you stroke

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

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 can help with many skills including core strength and endurance, which are necessary...

Restrictive diets can foster bad habits

Restrictive diets can foster bad habits

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

February 14, 2020

Although not eating for extended periods of time can be a healthful diet tool for adults, intermittent fasting may not be the right decision for teenagers.  “I choose to only eat eight hours a day and fast for 16 hours," chemistry teacher Roderick Mobley said. “I have already lost seven pounds in t...

Speeding down the slopes

Speeding down the slopes

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2020

Many students are pulling out their goggles, helmets, boots and snowboards in preparation for a popular winter activity over next week’s Winter Break ― snowboarding. “One day my parents suggested either taking a snowboarding lesson or a ski lesson,” junior Audrey Hunnicutt said. “I loved wa...

Community mourns basketball legend

Community mourns basketball legend

Grace Krumplitsch and Paige Retajczyk

January 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Many members of the athletic and school community alike joined the rest of the world in mourning the death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, who tragically died in a fatal helicopter crash on Sunday, by posting tributes on social media and sharing the impact his career had on their lives....

New arena, new experience

New arena, new experience

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

December 12, 2019

Since the opening of Chase Center in Sept., Mission Bay’s new 18,000 square foot stadium has hosted music concerts and Warriors games. The arena also brought Thrive City — a 3.2 acre plaza with dozens of restaurants — to the neighborhood. “Chase Center is overall easier to navigate than Orac...

Run it out

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

A “New York Times” Opinion video beginning with a foot stomping down on a track took over news and social media platforms in early November, encapsulating Mary Cain’s detrimental experience with the Nike Oregon Project. When Cain was 16, Alberto Salazar at Nike, formerly the world’s most famo...

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...

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