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Final four teams aim for Super Bowl appearance

Final four teams aim for Super Bowl appearance

Andrew Sousa and Ben Olson

January 17, 2020

After three rather forgettable games, and one shootout, the 2019 NFL season is down to its final three games.  Two teams remain from each conference, and all are prepared and looking to reach Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2 in Miami. Here’s a glimpse how we expect Sunday’s NFC and AFC championships...

Grizzly runners race to school history

Grizzly runners race to school history

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

December 18, 2019

History was made in Fresno last month for three Cal High cross country runners. Sophomores Matthew Alm and Madison Chavez and senior Mia Marsh stamped their place in the school’s record books on Nov. 30 at the CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. In the five kilometer...

Soccer season kicks off with high hopes

Soccer season kicks off with high hopes

Angela Zhang, Reporter

December 18, 2019

With soccer season starting, the Cal High women’s varsity soccer team has the potential for another great season.  Already, the season is off to a solid start with the girls winning their first two games, including a 1-0 win over Bishop O’Dowd on Dec. 9. Many of the players from last year...

Top 10 sports moments of the decade

Top 10 sports moments of the decade

Max Hove, Reporter

December 18, 2019

Each year gives sports fans some incredible moments, so it’s difficult to narrow down the top 10 of the last 10 years. Like everything in sports, this list is up for debate, but here are my 10 most memorable moments in sports from the 2010s. 10. Ray Allen Finals shot  In the last minute of ...

Not all moments were memorable for the right reasons

Not all moments were memorable for the right reasons

Tyler Aronson, Reporter

December 18, 2019

There were many good, and many bad sports moments this decade. Here are the top 10 worst moments in sports throughout the 2010s. 10. Super Bowl XLIX Seattle Seahawks play call Trailing the New England Patriots by four points, Seattle was close to scoring a game winning touchdown with 24 seconds left...

Women stunned in NCS quarterfinals

Women stunned in NCS quarterfinals

Greg Warrington, Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Grizzlies’ season came to an abrupt halt on Nov. 2 as one of the top volleyball teams in the section was upset in five sets by James Logan in the NCS quarterfinals.  James Logan won the first set 25-17, before the Grizzlies won the second set 25-22 and the third set 25-20. But James Logan...

Water Polo

Greg Warrington, Reporter

November 19, 2019

The men’s and women’s water polo teams both won their first round games of the NCS playoffs last week. The No. 5 seeded men (15-7)  beat No. 12 Castro Valley 14-9 last Thursday at the Carondelet Athletics Complex. The Grizzlies played No. 4 Tamalpais last Saturday     in the...

Grizzlies gear up for NCS playoffs

Grizzlies gear up for NCS playoffs

Max Hove, Reporter

November 19, 2019

After starting 6-0 this season, the Grizzlies fell upon hard times with a three game losing streak. But Cal (7-3) won its season finale against Foothill on Nov. 1, giving the Grizzlies a bit of momentum heading into the first round of the NCS Division I playoffs this weekend. The NCS postponed...

New Esports Club scores with gamers

New Esports Club scores with gamers

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

For the first time in school history, Cal High will be featuring a competitive esports team. Students who joined the new club will be able to compete against other students through the High School Esports League, an esports program designed for high school kids to highlight their skills. “The...

NBA teams prepare for new season

Max Hove, Reporter

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...