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Spring NCS bear-y successful

Spring NCS bear-y successful

Brendan Ogburn, Sydney Finkle, Kyle Tucker, Josh Iversen, and Paige Zilinskas
June 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Without a doubt, the 2016 regular season was one of the greatest in the Cal High women’s lacrosse team history. The Grizzlies were ranked as a top five team in the country throughout the entire season, in addition to being ranked third top in the state of California. The team dominated the competition... Read more »

Appreciating the Sharks’ amazing season

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

For the first time in franchise history, the San Jose Sharks are in the Stanley Cup Finals, where they were down 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins going into last Wednesday night’s game. Since their inception in 1991, the Sharks had made the playoffs a whopping 17 times in 24 years, but they have never... Read more »

Grizzlies making their mark

Grizzlies making their mark

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women’s lacrosse team is in the midst of a historical season. As of Wednesday, the Grizzlies were ranked No. 4 in the nation and No. 2 in California, according to maxpreps.com. The squad is off to a 16-0 start, including four victories against league opponents. Their play on the field... Read more »

Local rugby teams vie for national titles

Local rugby teams vie for national titles

Patrick Rettig, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Rugby is a fast paced game of hard scrums, brutal hits and glorious trys. And the Danville Oaks rugby club just happens to boast the best teams in the nation. Both varsity men and women’s teams, which feature several Cal High students, are the top-ranked teams in the nation. They both have... Read more »

High expectations for dominant Dubs

High expectations for dominant Dubs

Nate Rankin, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

The end of the NBA regular season came to a close on April 13, and three days later, the postseason began. Surprise, surprise. The Golden State Warriors (73-9), led by point guard Steph Curry, and Cleveland Cavaliers (57-25), led by forward Lebron James, are the top seeds in the Western and Eastern... Read more »

Winter sports come to a close at Cal

Winter sports come to a close at Cal

Brendan Ogburn, Kyle Tucker, and Sydney Finkel
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

For the first time since 2009, Cal High’s wrestling program was represented at the CIF State Wrestling Championships. Senior Gerrik Labra advanced to the state championships March 4-5 in Bakersfield, where he won his first two matches before a third-round exit. He was recognized as an honorable... Read more »

Song team’s hard work pays off

Song team’s hard work pays off

Josh Iversen, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

For some, dance is nothing more than just a leisurely hobby, passionate art form, or an exhausting sport. For the 12 girls on the Cal High varsity song team, dance is much more than that. Dance is life. Led by coach Toneka Webb, the team’s jazz routine “Home, Sweet Home” placed 16th in the... Read more »

Bay Area teams gear up for season

Bay Area teams gear up for season

Taylor Singer, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

With the long, cold offseason coming to a close, the excitement for baseball fans is finally heating up again. Bay Area fans have a good reason to be excited for the anticipated Opening Day and beyond. Oakland A’s The A’s are coming off of  a disappointing 2015 campaign featuring one of the... Read more »

Oakland’s coach optimistic about future

Oakland’s coach optimistic about future

Nate Rankin, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Raiders have not made the playoffs since 2002 when they lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl, and they haven’t had a Super Bowl title since 1983-1984 season. With Super Bowl 50 being played in the Raiders’ backyard in Santa Clara this week, Oakland heads into the 2016-2017 season... Read more »

Noah Tom has much talent to spare

Noah Tom has much talent to spare

Ashley Aguado, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Junior Noah Tom started bowling when he was 13 years old. It didn’t take long for Tom to become inspired enough to take that fun night out bowling with friends to a whole new level and start bowling in competitions. Tom, now 16, travels all over the country for tournaments and has placed in many,... Read more »

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