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Cross country duo runs to state finals

Cross country duo runs to state finals

Haya Haidari, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The NCS Championships were a journey for the entire cross country team, especially senior Alex Castillo and junior Kayla Neumann. Castillo and Neumann both placed in the top 10 at NCS on Nov. 19 at Hayward Hill to qualify for the CIF State Championships. Neumann, who struggled through a tough,... Read more »

Wrestling program poised for another successful year

Wrestling program poised for another successful year

Rhea Saini, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Grab your sunglasses and head on over to an upcoming Cal High wrestling tournament. Why the sunglasses you may ask?  Well, as predicted by Cal wrestling Coach Chris Chamberlin, “[This season’s] outlook is good, so bright we gotta wear shades.” For those who didn’t know, Cal’s... Read more »

Women’s soccer welcomes new coaches

Haya Haidari, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

After more than 20 years of dedication to the women’s soccer teams, coaches Fred Munson and his son, Lee Munson, are not returning for the 2016 season.  Former men’s JV coach and current history teacher Edgard Vidrio will be the new varsity coach, replacing Lee Munson. In addition, former... Read more »

Dysfunctional 49ers have hit rock bottom

Dysfunctional 49ers have hit rock bottom

Ashley Mosbacher, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The San Francisco 49ers are in the midst of one of the worst seasons in the franchise’s history. With a horrifying record of 1-12 so far this season, the team and organization as a whole continue to disappoint both on and off the field. Ever since the move from Candlestick to Levi’s Stadium,... Read more »

Raiders gearing up for playoffs as they enter final weeks

Kimberlee Saxer, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The 2016 NFL season has turned the tables on Bay Area football fans, with one side of the bay in the limelight for the first time in quite a few years. The Oakland Raiders clinched their first winning season since 2002 on Nov. 27 with  a 35-32 win over the Carolina Panthers. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Neumann takes biking head on

Neumann takes biking head on

Kallie Sedrel, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Halfway down Follow Me, a mountain bike trail in Mammoth Lakes, California, junior Kayla Neumann hit a root with her front tire coming off a drop. She flipped over the handlebars, which jammed into her pelvis, causing a fracture.  Despite the fall, Neumann continued the last mile, knowing that... Read more »

Cal roars into NCS

Cal roars into NCS

Marley Fernandes, Brendan Ogburn, and Kimberlee Saxer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

The women’s water polo team worked hard this year, came together as teammates, and earned the No. 8 seed in the NCS playoffs. Cal (15-10 overall, 3-5 EBAL) beat No. 9 Clayton Valley Charter 9-4 in the first round last Thursday.  The Grizzlies faced top seed San Ramon Valley on Saturday.Results... Read more »

Grizzlies finally have a rival with DV joining EBAL

Ashley Mosbacher, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

With the first rain of the season came the first true rivalry football game between Cal High and Dougherty Valley. The Wildcats, which joined the EBAL this year when the league expanded to 11 schools, hosted the Grizzlies Oct. 14 in the San Ramon schools’ first of many faceoffs in league. The... Read more »

Expectations sky high for new look Warriors

Kallie Sedrel, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

After losing in devastating fashion in an intense seven-game NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in June, the Golden State Warriors decided to make some extreme changes, including signing the top free agent on the market, Kevin Durant.  But the question is if Durant will be able to replace... Read more »

Former Grizzly soccer star David Bingham shines in goal

Former Grizzly soccer star David Bingham shines in goal

Haya Haidari, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

Former Grizzly David Bingham seems to be hitting his stride these days. The 2007 Cal High alumnus is the goalie for the San Jose Earthquakes and the US Men’s National team, and he made his first appearance in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose this past July. “It’s fun, it takes a lot of work,... Read more »

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