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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...

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...

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