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NBA teams prepare for new season

Max Hove, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

With the NBA preseason already underway, and opening night getting ready to tip off Oct. 22., here’s a look all 30 teams heading into the 2019-20 season. Western Conference Golden State Warriors:  Many believe that the Warriors are no longer contenders since the loss of Kevin Durant. But Draymo...

MLB postseason is in full swing

MLB postseason is in full swing

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

By today there will be four.  The MLB playoffs have already seen a lot of drama, from the Washington Nationals’ late comeback over Milwaukee in the NL Wild Card game to the two division series that reached five games. Yes, the Yankees removed any drama from their ALDS matchup with Minnesota ...

Teams have postseason in their sights

Teams have postseason in their sights

Greg Warrington

October 14, 2019

Hard work, dedication, and leadership perfectly represents the Cal High women’s volleyball team. This combination is paying off for the Grizzlies, ranked fourth in the North Coast Section and heading into the home stretch of their regular season. Cal has had a dominant year to date, boasting a 25-2 ...

No freshman football this year

No freshman football this year

Ella Johnson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Cal High is not fielding a freshman football team for the first time in school history this season because too few players tried out for the team. About two dozen freshman have joined a group of sophomores to make up the Grizzlies’ JV team, which is undefeated heading into Friday’s game against De...

Sharks Hoping to Take a Bite Out of Their Western Conference Rivals

Sharks Hoping to Take a Bite Out of Their Western Conference Rivals

Shannah Saul, Reporter

October 2, 2019

Around this time every year, San Jose Sharks fans all seem to say the same thing: This is the year. As in, this is the year we finally bring home the Stanley Cup after over a decade of being so close.  Last year, in yet another cup let-down, the Sharks lost Game 6 of the Western Conference F...

Super Fan Brady Horton Predicts 2019 is the A’s Year

Super Fan Brady Horton Predicts 2019 is the A’s Year

Brady Horton, Freelance Writer

October 2, 2019

2019 is our year!   With shortstop Marcus Semien having an MVP caliber season, the A’s bats being so hot in general, and Gold Glovers Matt Chapman and Matt Olson on our roaster, the time is now to win our first World Series in 30 years. If pitcher Sean Manea (4-0, 1.21 ERA, 30 strike...

Nats-Brewers Wild Card Game Kicks Off MLB Playoffs

Nats-Brewers Wild Card Game Kicks Off MLB Playoffs

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The Milwaukee Brewers will face off tonight against the host Washington Nationals in the National League Wild Card game.  The Brewers come into the game on fire, having the best record in September at 20-5. The Nationals cruise in, having been nearly assured of a playoff berth for many weeks. ...

Grizzlies shine in postseason

Grizzlies shine in postseason

Andrew Sousa, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Senior Daniella Hawkins ended her high school swimming career on a high note. Hawkins placed second in the 500 freestyle event at the CIF State Championships on May 17-18 at Clovis West High School.  “I was really excited to get second, because I had never placed that high in state befo...

Cal spring sports heating up

Cal spring sports heating up

LV Viswanathan, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The Grizzlies softball team is back in the running for an NCS championship, led by the exceptional pitching and high-caliber defense. Cal has a great group of athletes on the team, who are determined and passionate about the game. The team is second in the EBAL with a league record of 10-1, 17-4...

Annika Lister making a big impact

Annika Lister making a big impact

Cameron McKeon and Jenna Lyons, Staff Writers

May 2, 2019

Junior Annika Lister is quickly becoming Cal High’s next track star.  Lister has been on the track team since freshman year, participating and shining in both shot put and discus. “She’s a natural team leader and works really hard every day,” senior teammate Allie Banducci said. Th...