The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Sports

The championship game feature the undisputed four best teams in the NFL with spots in the Super Bowl on the line.

Could we get a third 49ers-Bengals Super Bowl?

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer January 29, 2023

Where we currently stand in the championship round, it is a consensus that the teams left are the four best, and I have to agree. These teams deserve to be here. The star power left at all positions is...

49ers kick off Super Wild Card Weekend

49ers kick off Super Wild Card Weekend

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer January 13, 2023

The 2022-2023 NFL season was filled with drama. With the recent tragedy that occurred with Bills safety Damar Hamlin, players around the league are playing for more than football. With the complications...

Will this World Cup be remembered for its remarkable match-ups or will it be remembered for the controversy surrounding it?

Will this World Cup be remembered for the incredible soccer or avoidable controversy?

Addison Jing, Staff Writer December 21, 2022

The World Cup always provides joy and entertainment to viewers around the world, and this year was no exception with Argentina claiming the title.  This was a historic accomplishment as Argentina hadn’t...

Dan English runs while carrying his bike in the Rochester Cyclocross race in September.

Dan English rides to the top in cyclocoss

Andrew Ma, Head News Editor December 19, 2022

Junior Daniel English was five when he started watching his father race on a bike. He rode in his first bike competition in second grade. Now, the former Cal High student has his fifth national cyclocross...

Zareena Mann tries to dribble past defenders while playing for the Pleasanton Rage club soccer team. She will be playing for Brandeis University in Massachusetts next year.

Zareena Mann up to the dual challenge

Carson Pfotenhauer and Ryan Wang December 19, 2022

Managing not one but two sports at a high level would be an obvious challenge for anyone. But senior Zareena Mann has risen to this challenge these past few years, and now prepares to take her talents...

Junior Tyler Stevens (9) gets ready to take a shot against Granada for the mens water polo team.

Fall teams make short NCS runs

Ryan Wang and Vishwas Balla November 18, 2022

Many of Cal High’s fall sports teams had successful seasons that wrapped up with NCS playoff appearances. Here’s how Grizzly teams fared in the postseason. Football Heading into the playoffs the...

Cal High’s baseball field has a lot of chewed up and uneven patches of grass on the infield that still require attention before tryouts in February. There’s also hilly terrain and a large pothole in center field.

Renovating Cal’s baseball field is long overdue

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

With spring sports season just around the corner and the baseball diamond not in the best conditions, there are questions about what can be done to improve what’s considered one of the worst fields in...

New sports psychologist Maite Reece speaks to members of Cal High’s cross county team during a recent session in the library. Reece, the school’s first sports psychologist, worked with several teams this fall season.

Cal welcomes new sports psychologist

Marcus Chalasani and Andrew Chen November 18, 2022

The first part of Maite Reece’s job is to kick the coach out of the room. This may seem harsh, but Cal High’s new intern sports psychologist says this step is necessary for student athletes to be...

Look for these NBA stars to continue to shine this year

Kk DeMello, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

NBA fans, especially those in the Bay Area, could not be more excited when the new season tipped off last month. With the Golden State Warriors defending their fourth title in the past eight years by...

Houston Astros Jose Altuve, seen here in last years World Series loss to the Atlanta Braves, hopes his team can win its second title since 2017 when the World Series starts Friday night. Houston is the ALs top seed, while the Philadelphia Phillies are the No. 6 seed from the NL.

A World Series no one was expecting

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

This World Series matchup is unexpected to say the least. Coming out of the American League is the Houston Astros, the top seed who were the favorites all along. But in the National League there is...

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