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Coronavirus infects sports world

Coronavirus infects sports world

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

April 4, 2020

The coronavirus gave a whole new meaning to “March Madness”. Amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, nearly all professional sports across the world have been suspended or postponed. In the United States, the NBA and NHL seasons have been suspended indefinitely, and the opening day of the MLB ...

DeSoto is school’s lone NCS champion this year

DeSoto is school’s lone NCS champion this year

Greg Warrington, Reporter

April 4, 2020

A season of redemption became a historic moment in Cal’s wrestling history.  Senior Daniel DeSoto won the first NCS wrestling title in Cal High history on Feb. 22, when he defeated Ian Richardson from Granada in the 182-pound championship match at James Logan High School in Union City. C...

Bay Area teams cursed by one another

Bay Area teams cursed by one another

Shannah Saul, Reporter

February 11, 2020

And Boston makes it look so easy.  It’s either the Niners, the Sharks, or the Warriors having a great season, but it’s never all three. For whatever reason, the Bay Area just can’t have a year where all of their sports teams are doing consistently well.  Even our baseball teams...

Raiders have moved on…again

Raiders have moved on…again

Tyler Aronson, Reporter

February 11, 2020

The Oakland Raiders have officially relocated to Las Vegas now that the 2019 season is over. Both Raiders and 49ers fans alike still remember some of the most memorable moments throughout the team’s history in Oakland. Some were great, some laughable, and some even epic failures. Let’s look...

49ers, Chiefs clash in Super Bowl LIV

49ers, Chiefs clash in Super Bowl LIV

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

The NFL reaches its season finale on Sunday, with Super Bowl LIV in Miami when  the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs meet for the NFL championship.  The 49ers are looking for their first title in 24 years, sixth title overall, while the Chiefs look to earn their second Su...

Sports world mourns loss of Kobe Bryant

Sports world mourns loss of Kobe Bryant

Josh Nichols, News Lite Editor

January 28, 2020

Kobe Bryant is gone, but his legacy is going nowhere.  Kobe inspired millions throughout his playing career. He constantly showed that the impossible was possible, becoming one of the NBA’s most elite scoring talents just years after being drafted out of high school in 1996 by the Hornets, w...

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 ...