The Broadview

Leading by example

Leading by example

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports & Fitness

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...

Hitting the stables

Hitting the stables

March 27, 2018


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While many students change into jerseys, shorts, and sneakers before heading onto a court or field after school, others don helmets and boots when heading over to the stables. "I love working with animals, so I love the horse aspect of it,” senior Francesca Petruzzelli said. “I’ve loved ge...

Track competes in the first league meet

Track competes in the first league meet

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall track team competed in the first BCL West meet of the season, but many events were canceled due to harsh rain and winds. “Racing in the rain is hard because your body is shivering and it requires so much more effort to do well on a slippery track,” sop...

Work smarter, not harder

Work smarter, not harder

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Rebounding from common athletic injuries like broken bones or torn ligaments often mandates special attention to regaining strength through individualized physical therapy regimens of stretching, massage and use of athletic tape to support and protect injuries. “My ankle has been a constant injur...

Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Varsity volleyball team plays in semifinals

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE The varsity volleyball team ended their season fourth in their league today after playing the first place seed, Lick-Wilmerding. The team qualified for the BCL West Semifinals after beating Urban yesterday 3-1. “It’s important to get to the playoffs because there five very compet...

Tennis seasons wrap up

Tennis seasons wrap up

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE  After numerous matches were postponed due to the unsafe air quality caused by the fires in Northern California, the varsity and JV tennis seasons begin to come to a close. “I’m really going to miss tennis,” sophomore Kate Hindley said. “Other than soccer, tennis is my only sport, an...

Volleyball seniors celebrated during last home game

Volleyball seniors celebrated during last home game

Estie Seligman, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE  The volleyball program gathered this evening to honor the accomplishments of the seniors and their commitment to the team. All three volleyball teams played Lick-Wilmerding in the Herbert Center. This year’s seniors Julia Alvarez, Alayna Wong and Candice Weinman were recognized for their contr...

Sports practices resume after air quality improves

Sports practices resume after air quality improves

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Indoor and outdoor sports practices resumed today after several days off last week due to the poor air quality from the raging fires in the North Bay. “We canceled practices based on the air quality index,” Athletic Director Elena DeSantis said.  “Outdoor practices were canceled qui...

Cheerleader shatters stereotypes

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Ever since seeing a television special about an award-winning cheer team when she was younger, junior Emma Kob has dedicated herself to cheerleading for Pacific Coast Magic’s competitive cheer team. “I’ve been cheerleading since the sixth grade,” Kob said. “I wanted to do gymnastics — mo...

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Convent & Stuart Hall sailing kicks off season

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports & Fitness, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall’s varsity and junior varsity sailing teams began their first practices of the 2017-2018 school year this week at the St. Francis Yacht Club on the San Francisco Bay. The teams practice separately in the water twice a week with other high school sailing teams...

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

Cece Giarman

May 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sacred Heart, Sports & Fitness

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


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

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...

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