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Women's basketball players posted the stark contrast between their gym, left, and the men's provided by the NCAA for the tournament bubbles.

March Madness tips off with controversy

Men's and women's college basketball tournaments are clearly not viewed as equal events
Tanner Curtis, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

After taking a year-long hiatus, one of the most exciting sporting events in the country is nearing what should be some exciting finales on Sunday and Monday with the men's and women's college basketball...

Cal High coaches and teachers who are returning to campus have begun testing for COVID-19.

Outdoor sports are back

Student athletes return to the fields, pools, tennis courts and golf courses for the first time in nearly a year as CIF gives green light to play again
Sienna Morgan, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

After an 11-month hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, students who participate in outdoor sports are finally back in action. All outdoor high school sports throughout the state were given the...

As we gear up for the 2021 MLB season, the MLB is going for a full 162 game schedule, with the ultimate goal being the same.

MLB gears up for new season

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

After a shortened 60-game 2020 season, Major League Baseball is heading into 2021 full steam. Very few changes have been made to how this year’s 162-game season will occur, with teams remaining in...

The worst winter storm in the state's history swept through Texas last month, and staff writer Tanner Curtis was there to experience it while competing in a hockey tournament.

My experience playing hockey in Texas

Tanner Curtis, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Over President’s Day weekend the state of Texas was hit with one of it’s largest snowstorms in history. The state dealt with massive power outages, which lead to people not getting water or heat...

MLB spring training implements controversial changes

MLB spring training implements controversial changes

Pranav Sannaasi, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

It’s now March which means that the MLB spring training has begun. Per tradition, spring training is sticking with Arizona and Florida for all of the teams to prepare for the upcoming season. But...

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will lead his team against the Pelicans' Zion Williamson and the rest of Kevin Durant's team in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.

Decision to play NBA All-Star Game draws mixed reception

Some players opposed to playing during a pandemic, while fans seem to be excited
Dominic Aguilar, Staff Writer March 6, 2021

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game is Sunday in Atlanta, where a weekend's worth of activities will be squeezed into a single night because of COVID-19. Regardless of the ongoing pandemic, concerns from players...

Chiefs-Bucs Super Bowl has the makings of an offensive shootout

Ben Olson, Photographer, Staff Writer February 7, 2021

SUPER BOWL LV Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3:30 p.m. on CBS  The time has finally come. Super Bowl Sunday is upon us!  The young superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes...

Senior Cade Llewellyn raises his arms in celebration after scoring a goal for the Tri-Valley Blue Devils 18aa-1 team. Llewellyn has traveled to several states to compete with his team and get recognized by college recruiters.

Student athletes face more challenges getting recruited because of COVID-19

Dominic Aguilar February 5, 2021

Every part of society has had to adapt to this unfavorable virus, especially the sports industry.  And one area of athletics the pandemic has had incredible effects on the college recruitment process. While...

Dozens of students and parents rallied outside of campus to push for the start of high school sports.

“Let Them Play” rally draws split reactions

Students and parents speak up to push for the start of high school sports
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor February 5, 2021

With four months left in the school year, time is running out for high school sports to make a return. Some students are making this known. Dozens of Cal High students and parents marched outside of...

Isabela Otero stands near ski patrol equipment on the mountain at Bear Valley Ski Resort.

Isabela Otero’s dream becomes a reality

Senior Isabela Otero has been part of Bear Valley ski patrol since 2018
Angela Zhang, Guest Writer February 5, 2021

Besides being your normal everyday teenager, senior Isabela Otero is part of something many teenagers couldn’t even dream of: ski patrol. Otero has shown interest in being part of the ski patrol at...

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