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 »

The Warriors: Championship or Bust?

The Warriors: Championship or Bust?

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer
March 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

At an impressive 41-8 at the NBA All-Star Break, the Warriors are performing better than what even the most optimistic fans expected. But it will all be for naught if they fail to achieve the ultimate goal of hoisting up the NBA Championship trophy. The Warriors have put together several impressive... Read more »

Cheerleaders take on Disney World

Cheerleaders take on Disney World

Faith Desaboya, Staff Writer
March 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

“Give it up for California High School!” the announcer yelled before we took the floor. Our hearts were pounding, the adrenaline was flowing through our bodies as we ran onto the stage jumping and shouting while we took our places in the routine. The crowd roared until we had settled into our... Read more »

New bleacher project underway

New bleacher project underway

Paige Zilinskas, Staff Writer
March 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

Construction has begun on the new bleachers at Cal High’s Ernie Berger Memorial Stadium. Earlier this school year, the district decided to rebuild Cal’s stadium bleachers on both the home and visitor’s sides. On the home side, only the wooden benches will be removed and replaced with metal benches.... Read more »

Gearing up for MLB season

Kyle Tucker, Staff Writer
March 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

With the 2015 Major League Baseball season fast approaching, what can we expect from the reigning World Series champs, the San Francisco Giants, and their underappreciated rival across the bay, the Oakland Athletics? The Giants have had a quiet offseason, compared to the A’s at least, by signing... Read more »