New NCAA football playoff system an improvement

Sydney Finkel, Staff Writer
January 9, 2015
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

As the NCAA football championship game approaches Monday night in Dallas, both the excitement level and the controversies are on the rise. On New Year’s Day, Oregon and Ohio State earned the right to play for the title by winning their respective bowl games. Ohio State upset top-seeded Alabama 42-35... Read more »

Cal hockey team dominates

Cal hockey team dominates

Chandni Mistry and Kaila Young
December 18, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The only Bay Area team hotter than the Golden State Warriors these days is one from Cal High. The San Ramon Grizzlies, Cal High’s ice hockey club, earned its 18th consecutive win dating back two seasons by routing the Danville Wolves 14-4 on Dec. 6. A highlight of the game was the end of the... Read more »

Grizzly Ice Hockey vs. SRVHS

December 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

Sophomore kicks off football career

Sophomore kicks off football career

Paige Zilinskas, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Although it seemed like just another football season for the Cal High Grizzlies, there was something slightly different this year: one of the JV kickers was a girl. Sophomore Olivia Duba has set a new standard at Cal for female athletes by joining and suiting up for the JV football team. As... Read more »

Grizzlies take on NCS

Grizzlies take on NCS

Max Walker, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

Over the years, Cal High has excelled in several sports while sending numerous teams and individual athletes to the North Coast Section playoffs. This fall was no exception as seven teams represented Cal at NCS. Football Once again Cal continues to be dominant in football as the Grizzlies... Read more »

Giants not yet legends

Giants not yet legends

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

In the wake of Madison Bumgarner’s dominating performance in this year’s World Series, and after winning in 2010, 2012, and now 2014, many are starting to believe in the “every other year” superstition. But are the San Francisco Giants a dynasty? Though the Giants are the second team in... Read more »

Tackling concussions head on

Tackling concussions head on

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

High school football players throughout the state won’t be able to practice in full pads more than twice a week beginning next year. In light of public outcry over football related head injuries, Governor Jerry Brown signed a law this summer that restricted high school football teams from practicing... Read more »

Grizzlies’ fall teams in full swing

Grizzlies’ fall teams in full swing

October 17, 2014
Filed under Sports

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Central Park under construction

Central Park under construction

Max Walker, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Sports

Central Park is one of the best known parks in the Bay Area, having everything from a fun and active community center to many baseball and soccer fields. But high schoolers will not be able to play basketball or skate at their beloved park for about a year. These facilities were temporarily closed... Read more »

De La Salle stays in EBAL

De La Salle stays in EBAL

Kyle Tucker, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Sports

Many sports fans have mistakenly believed that De La Salle is migrating to a new league because it is no longer allowed to win an EBAL championship. The Spartans, who joined the EBAL in 2008, still can’t win a league title, but they will continue to play many teams in league, including Cal High. “They... Read more »