The School Newspaper for California High School, San Ramon CA

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 »

Cal students duel in the sport of fencing

Cal students duel in the sport of fencing

Kat LeTran, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sophomore Raymond Wang, junior Connor Lockhart tackle unique sport

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Busy MLB offseason coming to a close

Josh Iversen, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

 The Major League Baseball offseason is well underway, and more dollars are being thrown left and right than ever before.In early December, left-handed ace David Price signed a record-breaking seven year, $217 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, the highest total contract value ever... Read more »

Thoughts at the Halfway Point

Kyle Tucker, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

The defending world champions started their season hot, almost like the 2014-2015 season never ended, as they began the season 24-0.  This was due to Stephen Curry’s dazzling play as he averaged 32.1 points per game, making 78 of 181 attempted three pointers, for a three point percentage of 43... Read more »

Grizzlies roar in NCS this fall

Grizzlies roar in NCS this fall

Kyle Tucker, Sports Editor
December 7, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Women’s Water PoloThe girls water polo team had their best season in school history by reaching the NCS semifinals before losing to eventual champion San Ramon Valley.The girls, coached by former Cal player Kimi Noltensmeir, had an overall record of 19-6, with a 4-3 record in league play. ... Read more »

Oakland on verge of losing all three teams

Oakland on verge of losing all three teams

Josh Iversen, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

Within a few short years, the city of Oakland could become deprived of any major sports team for the first time since 1960.All three Oakland sports teams, the Raiders, Athletics, and Warriors, are looking to move out. The Warriors already have plans to begin building a new arena in San Francisco... Read more »

Cricket popularity rising in the Bay Area

Cricket popularity rising in the Bay Area

Calvin D’Souza, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

Cricket, a sport that was once unheard of in America, has recently reached a large demographic and is finding new success throughout the East Bay.In fact, several students at Cal High play cricket in a league or avidly watch televised games, and have shown a strong appreciation for the sport.Senior... Read more »

Warriors look to repeat

Danielle Anderson, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

The 2014-2015 NBA season ended on an extremely exciting note with the Golden State Warriors winning the title for the first time in 40 years.But the burning question of passionate Warrior fans is this: Will the Warriors be able to pull it off for a second consecutive title, or will they be dethroned... Read more »

Lousy Officiating a Common Sight in the NFL

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
December 3, 2015
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

 As the 2015 NFL season approaches it’s final quarter, it’s safe to say that officiating has officially hit rock bottom. On the heels of a weekend ridden with botched calls and constant backlash from players and coaches, the NFL and its officiating department are left looking for answers. O... Read more »