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Grizzly duo jumps their way to state

Grizzly duo jumps their way to state

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer
June 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Senior Lillianna Hebert put an exclamation mark on her outstanding track and field career by winning her first NCS title. Hebert placed first in the high jump at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions (MOC) on Saturday at UC Berkeley to advance to the CIF State Meet today and tomorrow in Clovis. Although... Read more »

Cal says goodbye to its D-I athletes

Cal says goodbye to its D-I athletes

Paige Zilinskas , Staff Writer
June 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

It's that time of year again when Cal High seniors are making huge decisions about where to go to college. But for some Grizzlies, it was a little bit easier for them to decide their college paths. The class of 2015 has eight Division I athletes from a variety of sports. These eight students have... Read more »

Cal springs into action at NCS

Cal springs into action at NCS

Max Walker , Staff Writer
June 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Once again, the women’s lacrosse team had another great season. The girls finished 17-6 overall, 5-2 in league, earned the third seed and reached the NCS semifinals before losing to Amador Valley. This marked the sixth straight season  the girls reached NCS. After destroying Rancho Cotate 20-1... Read more »

Is boxing dead?

Kyle Tucker, Staff Writer
June 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Many feel as if boxing won’t ever be what it used to.  Sure we have the Mayweathers and Pacquiaos of the boxing world, but do they compare to Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, two heavyweight superstars in their day? Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are welterweights who fought on May 2 in what many... Read more »

Track and field star aims high with UCLA Scholarship

Track and field star aims high with UCLA Scholarship

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

Senior Lillianna Hebert fell in love with the triple jump and high jump from the moment she started in sixth grade. She has taken her love and run with it ever since. Hebert received more than 30 letters from schools trying to recuit her to jump for their collegiate teams. But she didn’t know... Read more »

New coach is more than meets the eye

New coach is more than meets the eye

Max Walker, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

Most high school baseball coaches all have the same background story. They either attended a local high school or grew up in the area and came back to get a job. But, this story is not true for Cal High’s new varsity baseball coach, Jason Brosnan. Brosnan was a starting pitcher for 14 years... Read more »

Hectic NFL offseason has dramatic implications

Hectic NFL offseason has dramatic implications

Paige Zilinskas, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

The National Football League’s (NFL) yearly free agency period is never predictable, but this year’s had even more surprises than ever before. Teams have almost a month to negotiate with free agents they are interested in, and by the first week of this year’s period, the NFL seemed to be a league... Read more »

Have athlete contracts gone too far?

Kyle Tucker, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

The game has changed forever for major sports in the United States. With major league athletes being paid millions upon millions of dollars, is money more important than winning nowadays?  And with most of the money being “guaranteed”, are these clubs hurting themselves when players start to decline? For... Read more »

Cal High skates past victory

Sydney Finkel, Staff writer
April 2, 2015
Filed under Breaking News Ticker, Sports

Cal High’s hockey team’s attempt to defend its title came up just short. The Grizzlies reached the championship game against Dublin on March 22 at Dublin Ice, but they lost 4-3. They scored their last two goals with only two minutes to play. Sophomore Mike Caranza led the team with two goals,... Read more »

Wrestlers win league championship

Wrestlers win league championship

Max Walker, Staff Writer
March 10, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In order to be a wrestler, an athlete must have resilience, dedication, and mental strength. This past season, Cal’s wrestling team has not only displayed all of these qualities, but has dominated their way through the league. Despite the heartbreaking start to the year when coach Kevin Lopez... Read more »