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Sophomore Natalie Tonkovich and senior Sebastian Green launch Boat 8 at the St. Francis Yacht Club on Sept. 8. Sailors returned to practice twice a week this fall season.

Diving back in the bay

The Convent & Stuart Hall sailing team resumes practice and competition
Anisha Hu and Coco Stenzler October 4, 2021

With fall sports in full swing, the Convent & Stuart Hall varsity sailing team has returned to the bay for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.  “When we get to the St. Francis Yacht Club,...

Juniors Amelia Abernethy, Sloane Riley and Paige Retajczyk practice in their cohort at the Alice Marble Tennis Courts at George Sterling Park on Feb. 12. Season 1 sports, including cross-country, golf and tennis, began on Feb. 8.

California releases new youth sports guidelines

Some teams are permitted to compete
Ella Noblin, Reporter February 23, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The California Department of Public Health released new sports guidelines on Feb. 19 allowing youth sports to practice and compete effective on Feb. 26 in several counties including San Francisco. “I...

Sophomore Amaliya Sypult looks out to catch a wave at Rodeo Beach in Marin County. Since the beginning of quarantine, Sypult has surfed twice a month on the weekends.

Surfers catch waves

Girls pick up surfing during pandemic
Paige Retajczyk and Ella Noblin February 20, 2021

Teens looking to catch a monster wave are lining Northern California’s beaches on any given weekend has taken an uptick during the coronavirus pandemic as it has become an outlet for exercise while still...

Senior Cecilia Mcquid works out on Syufy Court. Mcquid attends workouts twice a week since it was offered on Nov. 16.

Sports to resume in person

Volleyball and track begin while other teams are pushed back
Paige Retajczyk and Keira Blattberg December 15, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The California Interscholastic Federation announced Dec. 1 that the California Department of Public Health will not allow schools to start full in-person practices before Jan. 1. Although...

Sophomore Azadeh Reiskin often skates in Forest Hill after school to get some fresh air and exercise. Some skaters gravitate towards skate parks, but for many of them, skating in residential areas also proves to be more appealing and lowkey.

Skateboarding popularity resurges in San Francisco

Trendy skating culture becomes increasingly prevalent
Clara Bonomi, Reporter October 26, 2020

With trend-setting fashion, a tight-knit community and a unique demographic, skateboarding has become a staple on San Francisco’s streets.  The sport has recently become a trend among social media...

Regulations control transgender athletes

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter September 24, 2020

The international governing body for the sport of athletics, World Athletics, recently banned Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya from 2021 Olympics track and field events due to a rare genetic health...

Senior Ella Ghazinouri practices with Marin Rowing Association in Greenbrae during sunset. Ghazinouri is contacting Division-I coaches virtually since the NCAA has banned in-person recruitment.

College recruitment turns virtual

NCAA bans in-person contact between coaches and athletes
Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter September 24, 2020

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has banned all in-person Division-I recruiting due to COVID-19 health concerns until Jan. 1, but coaches are allowed to be in contact with athletes as long...

Junior Takouhi Asdorian does squats for her field hockey workout. Every week, the field hockey team meet every Monday for 30 minutes.

Team conditioning continues online

Athletes participate in school-provided workouts
Tala El Qadah, Reporter September 24, 2020

 The postponement of fall sports has caused teams and student-athletes to find different ways to stay connected while training and conditioning virtually.  Cross-country coach Michael Buckley and...

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.

Professional sports teams protest racial inequality

Teams cancel and postpone games in response to Jacob Blake shooting
Kassie DeJean, Reporter 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...

Season lost, memories celebrated

Seniors reflect on lost final sports season
Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor 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...

Coaches Spencer Irwin and Elena DeSantis address potential soccer participants about the program. The purpose of this meeting was to provide students with essential information about the upcoming season.

Soccer players attend introduction meeting

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter September 25, 2019

Students hoping to play girls’ soccer during the winter gathered together in a pre-season meeting this morning in Siboni.  Prospective players from all grades attended the meeting at Convent this...

Junior Aly Bannister hands Financial Officer Mira White the fee for Chick-fil-A at the dance on Friday. Students have three meal choices, one of which is vegetarian.

Student Council prepares for back to school dance

Caroline Thompson, Copy Editor August 22, 2019

Student Council will be setting up tables during First and Second Lunch to take dinner orders for the upcoming dance on Friday.  The anticipated dance, titled “The Kickoff,” is an annual social event...

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