The Californian

Seniors earn sports scholarships

June 12, 2012

By: Brandon Chin Staff Writer As four years of California High School sports comes to a close for a select group of seniors, an elite nine athletes are continuing their game on the next level. The set of seniors includes an athlete from tennis, swim, softball, baseball, soccer, and even rowing! ...

Girls continue unprecedented record run

June 12, 2012

By: Christina Calderon Staff Writer Cal High has a history of winning championship titles, so it comes as no surprise that the women’s track team went undefeated four years in a row in league. Unfortunately, this past season the women’s team didn’t place first in the championship round bu...

Frazier flies high to win state

Frazier flies high to win state

June 7, 2012

  Luke Finkel Sports Editor   Noel Frazier saved his best for last. The senior cleared a season- best 6-feet-10-1/4 inches to win the high jump title on Saturday at the California Interscholastic Federation state track and field championships at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Fr...

Girls continue uprecedented record run

June 7, 2012

Christina Calderon Staff Writer Cal High has a history of winning championship titles, so it comes as no surprise that the women’s track team went undefeated four years in a row in league meets. Unfortunately, this year’s team did not cap its unprecedented run with a victory at the EBAL...

Grizzlies squeezed out of NCS title

June 7, 2012

John Sexton Sports Editor OAKLAND – It was a familiar scene for the Grizzlies -  they were playing in the O.co Coliseum in the NCS finals against the top seeded De La Salle Spartans. The only difference this time was the sport  – baseball instead of football. Unfortunately, the outcome...

Ladies fall short in semis

June 7, 2012

Alec Bandler Staff Writer The Cal High softball team’s dream of an NCS title ended one game shy of the championship game. After upsetting No. 3 seeded Heritage 6-1 in the quarterfinals, the No. 6 Grizzlies traveled to Union City for a semifinal showdown with perennial power James Logan on...

Grizzlies having some NCS success

May 30, 2012

by John Sexton, sports editor With no time left on the clock in the first half of the NCS women’s lacrosse semifinals, Carondelet attacker Cali Castagnola scored to cap a 5-0 Cougar run. The goal sealed the victory for the Cougars, as Cal couldn’t win enough draws after goals to keep up in...

Football team gets policed

May 30, 2012

by Zach Stalcup and Haley DeLuc, staff writers The Cal High football team will soon be adding a new member to its coaching staff, someone who knows a thing or two about discipline. Scott Holder will be stepping in as an assistant head coach to the varsity football team, which finished 7-4 last...

Gymnast flips to West Coast Finals

May 30, 2012

by Shalaka Gole, news editor Freshman. Fourteen. Four-foot-11. Female. These are all words that could be used to describe any number of girls in the world. But the thing that sets freshman Melissa Chambers apart is the first word she might use to describe herself: gymnast. Chambers, who has...

Spectacular spring sparks success

April 25, 2012

by Cliff Carpenello, staff writer The softball team is off to a great start with only one close loss to Livermore and five wins in league play. The team is happy to see how well they’re doing so far, but players don’t want to get too ahead of themselves and are taking the season one game at...