The Californian

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. ...

Long and winding road ends

December 13, 2011

by Justine Chang, staff writer After a tough journey to NCS this season, the Cal High cross country teams have finally reached the finish line. At the NCS meet on Nov.19, the men placed 10th of 20 schools, and the women took 12th place of 17 schools in Hayward. Senior Sameer Patel led the men’s...

Concussions still a problem

December 13, 2011

by Eric Yee, online editor Far too many athletes have taken concussions too lightly. As a result, these athletes have made a terrible mistake. According to an American Academy of Neurology study from 2005-2008, 41 percent of concussed athletes in 100 high schools across the U.S. returned to play...

Water polo teams lead way to NCS

November 9, 2011

Samantha Cookson Staff Writer After a tough start, the men’s water polo team has played extremely well and is now positioned for what they hope is a deep run in the NCS playoffs. The Grizzlies (19-5) earned the fifth seed and played No. 12 Alameda (16-7) on Saturday. Results were not availble...

Happy quarterbacks come from EBAL

November 9, 2011

Luke Finkel Assistant Sports Editor For the first time in EBAL history, there are three quarterbacks with Division I commitments in the league at the same time. The EBAL is the most dominant league in Northern California once again this season, and part of that is because of three of the best...

Senior shakes up Earthquakes

November 9, 2011

Tessa De Vilbiss Staff Writer It is a fact that playing a professional sport in front of thousands of screaming fans decked out in their team’s colors chanting “Go!” would be a dream come true. One of Cal High’s students is on his way to living this dream. Meet senior Chad Radulovi...

The rich vs the richer

November 9, 2011

Eric Yee Online Editor For the second time in 13 years, the NBA began the season in a lockout. Commissioner David Stern cancelled all games through November. A lockout is a time period where players and team owners are unable to reach an agreement on revenues and player salaries. Derek Fisher, ...