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Passion over price

Passion over price

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017

$495. That’s how much UCLA basketball player and NBA hopeful Lonzo Ball’s new signature shoe sells for. In order to keep the money in the family, Ball declined contracts with Nike and Under Armour to sign with Big Ball Brand, a company founded by his father. The price tag is astronomical compared to the likes of LeBron James and Stephen C...

Badminton team prepares for season end

Badminton team prepares for season end

Emily Kanellos, Reporter

May 3, 2017

After starting the competition season in February, Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity badminton teams have begun preparations for their Senior Night on Thursday and the Bay Counties League Championships on Friday. Some team members could possibly continue to the NCS tournament on May 13, depending o...

Perfect body comes with a price

Perfect body comes with a price

Josephine Rozzelle and Jordan Russell

May 2, 2017

As the summer season and warmer weather draw near — and lighter, more revealing clothing becomes more popular — many teens focus on developing the “perfect summer body” through diets or exercise routines, but weight loss can be detrimental to one’s health. “There are a lot of different reasons — ...

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Cece Giarman

May 1, 2017

With cleats, water bottles, and shin guards ready to go, the soccer team began preparations today for their league playoff game of the season, scheduled for Tuesday, May 2. “On Saturday, our team went for a group run at Ocean Beach to focus on our fitness and today we are going to go over tactic...

Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

The demoralizing locker room insult “You run like a girl” sums up the stereotypes and misogyny professional female athletes continue to battle, as they struggle for competitive pay, publicity and benefits to their male counterparts. Although Title IX, legislation giving women equal access playing...

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

March 9, 2017

“No pain, no gain” can easily be taken too far while exercising or playing sports, placing athletes at high risk for injury and health problems that can go beyond a couple of days and last a lifetime. “I pulled three back muscles as a sophomore during swim season,” senior Bella Kearney sai...

Cubs advance to BCL West finals after beating Marin Academy

Cubs advance to BCL West finals after beating Marin Academy

Laura Mogannam, Reporter

February 16, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Cubs maul Marin Academy Wildcats in BCL West semifinal game with a final score of 53-32. Convent’s varsity basketball team was undefeated in its league and beat Marin Academy twice this season already. “I think we know that we can beat them, so that gives us confidence,”...

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Varsity basketball team maintains undefeated streak

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 6, 2017

After an entirely undefeated season and a #4 place in the state, the girls varsity basketball team won against Marin Academy in a 61 to 35 lead Friday night. “The game went really well, we played as a team and we played well on defense which carried our offense,” senior Ally Arora, who is a co-captain...

From workouts to workdays

From workouts to workdays

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017

As junior Rosie Morford gets ready to run errands around the city, she chooses Wunder Under Crop Lululemon Athletica leggings, an athletic shirt and tennis shoes instead of blue jeans, T-shirt and flip flops. “I'm constantly moving,” Morford said. “Athleisure is a way of staying comfortable ...

New climbing club is anything but rocky

New climbing club is anything but rocky

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 2, 2017

As club members grab onto the holds on the wall propelling them up a seemingly never-ending climb, they brace their weight on teachers and fellow students while participating in one of Smear the Wall’s weekend rock climbing outings. Junior Claire Kosewic formed the rock climbing club earlier this...

Boxing provides alternative workout

Boxing provides alternative workout

Neely Metz, Features Editor

February 2, 2017

A popular exercise in the routines of supermodels like Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid and Adriana Lima, boxing has also become a staple workout among some students looking for an exhilarating and effective way to stay in shape. “I started boxing because I thought it would be good exercise, but it’s a sup...

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