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The Californian Staff’s World Series predictions

The Californian Staff’s World Series predictions

Sydney Finkel, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

As game three of the 2013 World Series approaches between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals, we asked staff members of The Californian to give their predictions of who will win the title. Joe Muhlebach and I predict the Red Sox will win in six games, while Mike Northcraft predicts the Sox ...

Upcoming NBA season set to soar

Upcoming NBA season set to soar

Sydney Finkel, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

As the new NBA season approaches, the excitement levels start to rise. Warriors fans look forward to a promising season, while Heat fans have their fingers crossed, hoping for a three-peat. Will LeBron James be able to win his third ring, or will San Antonio be able to take the championship this...

Alumnus returns as teacher

Alumnus returns as teacher

Chandni Mistry, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

It was Thanksgiving day and Julia Giddens was resting after a difficult labor when the nurse came in, waiting for the proud parents to name their newborn son. Michael Walker Sr., the beaming father, scooped up this opportunity of a lifetime and took matters into his own hands, thinking of his favorite...

Grizzly sports starting strong

Grizzly sports starting strong

Eric Yee, Sports Editor

October 17, 2013

It’s a new season and all teams are taking advantage of a fresh start. The women’s golfers got off to one of their best starts in school history, while the powerhouse football and volleyball teams continue to roll over opponents. Coming into the season, the Grizzly football team was ranked...

Warriors’ playoff run shocks NBA

Warriors’ playoff run shocks NBA

Alec Bandler and Eric Yee

June 5, 2013

The Golden State Warriors’ magical playoff run sadly came to an end against San Antonio last month in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals. But it didn’t take away from what the team accomplished. The Warriors shocked the league after finishing the season with a 47-35 record, doubling...

Freshman jumps to state

Freshman jumps to state

Luke Finkel, Sam Canter, Andrew Evans, Eric Yee, and Alec Bandler

June 5, 2013

Cal High was able to produce another championship-caliber high jumper this season when freshman Jennifer Kurtz placed second at the NCS Meet of Champions. That finish propelled her to the CIF State Championship on Friday and Saturday in Clovis, where she placed 13th and just missed a shot in the finals...

Spring sports are flying high

Spring sports are flying high

Alec Bandler, Eric Yee, Luke Finkel, and Austin Hille

April 30, 2013

The Grizzlies baseball team is continuing their success on the diamond as they look to return to the NCS Championship next month. Cal (11-5 overall, 4-3 EBAL) won their first EBAL game of the season on March 20 by beating San Ramon Valley 3-2.  Senior Nick Truex and junior AJ Velasquez both had a...