The Broadview

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 condition. A recessive intersex condition 5a-Reductase deficiency causes Semenya to have neither male or female organs. Semenya has th...

College recruitment turns virtual

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.

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 as it follows the NCAA’s recruiting guidelines. “We are heavily relying on film to evaluate, but a...

Team conditioning continues online

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

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 assistant coach Alyson Barrett are sending different types of workouts daily via email to keep their ...

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.

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 to attend a playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night following the shooting of Jacob Blake. Blake was sh...

Season lost, memories celebrated

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 suspended athletic practices and competitions on March 9 due to a public health concern over COVID-...

Soccer players attend introduction meeting

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.

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 morning. The season begins with tryouts on Nov. 4 and extends through early February. “For this s...

Student Council prepares for back to school dance

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.

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 that welcomes all students to the new school year. “I like going to this dance because it’s mo...

Spring sports have their first games

Freshman Shana Ong runs the 100-meter dash during practice in preparation for the track and field team’s first meet on Friday. Spring sports including swimming, badminton, lacrosse, and track and field are all scheduled to have their first games this week.

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

February 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE This week spring sports including track and field, badminton, lacrosse, and swimming have their first games and meets. The lacrosse team was scheduled to play Head Royce on Tuesday but the game was canceled due to weather conditions. “The swim team has our first meet on Thursday against The Athe...

Students bundle up as cold weather hits Bay Area

Seniors Isabella Bermejo and Molly Brown eat lunch in the main hall while wearing multiple layers. Temperatures in San Francisco averaged around low 40s this week and even lead to snow on high peaks around the Bay Area.

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With temperatures averaging low 40s this week, students are cranking up the heat at home and bundling up during classes and extracurriculars in parkas, trench coats, beanies and gloves. “I've had to wear more layers than usual this week because San Francisco doesn’t usually have...

Varsity volleyball team advances to NCS Championship

Senior Emily Kanellos hits the ball down to the opposing team's court in a game against San Domenico. The varsity volleyball team won this league game 3-0.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE With their 3-0 win against The Bay School of San Francisco on Wednesday Oct. 31 in the semifinals, the varsity volleyball team is advancing to play against Bentley High School in the NCS Championship and fans are encouraged to provide support by attending the game and bringing encouragi...

Varsity tennis celebrates senior night

Seniors Abby Anderson and Mason Cooney hand balls to their opponents at the end of a game. Both seniors have played tennis for Convent since freshman year.

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. ...

Leading by example

Varsity tennis coach Erin Minuth '11 chats with freshmen Elise Vulakh during a match against Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. This is Minuth's first year as coach, and the team has a 5-0 record.

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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