The Californian

A pair of aces

April 25, 2012

by Cliff Carpenello, staff writer Two players on the Cal High men’s golf team did something that most professionals rarely if ever achieve in their lifetime. Sophomores Ian Rogers and Kyle Hornsby both made their  first holes in one this season. Both were in shock after making their pair...

Rugby isn’t just for the English

April 25, 2012

by Sydney Castillo, staff writer Intensity builds as players fight for the ball, packed in a scrum scrambling for possession. Bound together players fight to inch up the field. Bodies crash together as the fight for the ball continues. Organized chaos ensues as the game goes on. It is easy to...

Grizzlies vault into spring season

Grizzlies vault into spring season

March 15, 2012

by Cliff Carpenello, staff writer Track and Field Head Coach: Mark Karbo Key losses: Cory Chew, Elaine McVay, Vosa Hingano Key returners: Marissa Rodrigues, David Pray, Madison Ricks, Noel Frazier Track and field is off and running this year with the start of a fresh new season. Their hard...

Cal soccer fights deep into NCS

March 15, 2012

by Eric Yee, online editor The women’s soccer team made a deep push in the playoffs this year, exceeding their expectations before losing to eventual NCS runner-up San Ramon Valley in the semifinals. Cal finished the season with a record of 12-4-5, which was good enough for fourth place and the No. 4 seed in NCS. The top four seeds all were from EBAL. In the ...

It’s tourney time

March 15, 2012

by John Sexton, sports editor Today, the entire nation will be consumed by madness. March Madness, that is. Yes, the NCAA basketball tournament has returned, and once again this year promises to be just as exciting as always. So fellow students, figure out which of your teachers will have...

Grizzlies hot and cold with weather

February 6, 2012

by John Sexton, Sports Editor Men’s Basketball Cal High’s hoopsters have had a rollercoaster of a season. The Grizzlies opened league with a three-game winning streak, only to be hit with a five-game losing streak that the team finally snapped last Tuesday against Livermore by a score of 74-60. San Ramon Valley was the latest team to ta...

Fantasy takeover

February 6, 2012

by Eric Yee, Online Editor The world of fantasy sports has reached new heights. What once started out as a fun hobby has turned into a competitive and costly pastime. For the first year ever, Cal High has its own Fantasy Sports Club on campus, which meets every Friday at lunch in room 321. The...

Cal High alumnus goes for gold

February 6, 2012

by Esther Lu, Features Editor Craig Norris, a 2008 Cal High graduate, and his partner, AnnaMarie Pearce, placed seventh in the junior level for pair skating at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships in San Jose on Jan 24-25. It was a significant improvement from last year when the pair p...

Freshmen complete historic season

December 13, 2011

by John Sexton, sports editor Football history was made this year, but it came from an unlikely source. Cal High’s freshman football team became the first Grizzly football team at any level to go undefeated during the season. The team cemented their perfect season and won the EBAL title with...

Winter sports raise temperature with hot starts

December 13, 2011

by Eric Yee, online editor Men’s Soccer Key Losses: Gianni Pagliuca, Guillermo Rivas, Diego Mejia Key Returners: Matt Goodman, Nathan Grixti Key Newcomers: AJ Jureki 2010 Record: 17-0-5 Coach: Chris Faidley This years men’s team is picking up where they left off last year. ...