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Freshmen trio starring for varsity

Freshmen trio starring for varsity

Illene Morrisette, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

“She shoots, she scores!”   Three 14-year old freshmen, Audrey Moulton, Kelani Yuto, and Erica Adams, have surfaced as some of the top contributors on Cal High’s incredible women’s varsity basketball team. The team currently sits in second place in the EBAL and boasts a 20-5 overall...

Women’s soccer unified on and off the field

Women’s soccer unified on and off the field

Rhea Saini, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

Ever wondered what it would be like to have 25 new best friends? According to senior varsity soccer player Mary Swisher, it’s an uplifting experience and it’s all thanks to the amazing people she’s met from playing soccer. As a result, it’s not a surprise that Cal High’s women’s varsity...

6th Man antics shouldn’t be scaled back

6th Man antics shouldn’t be scaled back

Aaron Velasquez, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

To further amplify the common bitterness of Cal High students trying to have fun on campus, administrators have decided to take their “talents” to basketball games and crack down on our infamous 6th Man. I would like to take a moment to pause and clarify something. The argument of this article...

Giants, A’s roll into spring with high hopes for season

Ashley Mosbacher, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

Put on your baseball caps and buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks, because the start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season is right around the corner. Local Bay Area teams, the A’s and Giants, are gearing up for an action-packed season starting this week with Spring Training. Both the A’s...

Cross country duo runs to state finals

Cross country duo runs to state finals

Haya Haidari, Staff Writer
December 20
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,...

Wrestling program poised for another successful year

Wrestling program poised for another successful year

Rhea Saini, Staff Writer
December 20
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...

Women’s soccer welcomes new coaches

Haya Haidari, Staff Writer
December 20
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...

Dysfunctional 49ers have hit rock bottom

Dysfunctional 49ers have hit rock bottom

Ashley Mosbacher, Staff Writer
December 15
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,...

Raiders gearing up for playoffs as they enter final weeks

Kimberlee Saxer, Staff Writer
December 15
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,...

Neumann takes biking head on

Neumann takes biking head on

Kallie Sedrel, Staff Writer
November 7
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...

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