The Californian

Fan fights unnecessary

October 7, 2011

by Sarah Walsh, staff writer Most people enjoy sports because they can root for their favorite teams and debate with friends about a game’s outcome. But over time, sports have become less about sportsmanship and more focused on violence. This year, the Bay Area was affected by gruesome fan fights...

Grizzlies maul Huskies, hope to slash Falcons

September 9, 2011

Grizzlies v. Huskies, Sept. 2 Grizzly fans who stayed to the end of Cal High’s season opening blowout of Washington last Friday night were treated to the rare sight of a 300-pound lineman rumbling some 40 yards toward the end zone. Although senior defensive lineman Jose Rosado’s road to glory ...

Grizzlies fall short in NCS playoffs

June 6, 2011

by Oren Abrahams, staff writer Despite a spirited comeback against De La Salle in the season finale, Cal’s baseball team couldn’t carry that momentum into the NCS playoffs. Cal lost 2-0 after Bishop O’Dowd’s Joe Ross silenced Grizzly batters with a one-hitter in the opening round of NCS...

Noel Frazier wins NCS, heads to state

June 6, 2011

by John Sexton, news lite editor Junior Noel Frazier has added his name to the storied list of Cal High athletes who can call themselves NCS champions. Noel won the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 8 inches at the NCS Meet of Champions on Saturday at UC Berkeley. The jump was a one-inch improvement...

Spring Sports in full swing

May 2, 2011

By Sierra Rainbolt Baseball The Grizzlies have had their bats, as well as their arms going, continuing to hit opponents where it hurts. Despite losing its last two games, Cal is 9-7 overall, 3-3 in league.  The Grizzlies lost to Castro Valley 5-2 on April 25 and San Ramon Valley 11-1 on April 21...

Noel Frazier jumps for joy

May 2, 2011

By Charlene Chew He thoughtfully rocks back on both heels with a focused expression, begins taking even and rhythmic strides, accumulating speed and power as he approaches the bar set at six feet eight inches. Junior Noel Frazier bounds toward the high jump mats and springs himself into the air,...

NFL owners hurting the players

April 28, 2011

by Luke Finkel The NFL recently locked out players for the first time since 1987, when the players went on strike. What this means to the average football fan is there is a very real chance there will be no NFL games played this year. As opposed to the player strike of 1987, this lockout is...

Noel Frazier jumps for joy

April 28, 2011

by Charlene Chew, staff writer He thoughtfully rocks back on both heels with a focused expression, begins taking even and rhythmic strides, accumulating speed and power as he approaches the bar set at six feet eight inches. Junior Noel Frazier bounds toward the high jump mats and springs himself...

Fresh face in goal for Grizzlies

March 17, 2011

By Ritika Iyer Cal High’s men’s soccer team had an amazing season. Finishing undefeated in league, the Grizzlies should be very proud of their success, which they could not have reached without their freshman goalkeeper Derek Wilcox. A natural star on the field, he has been playing soc...

Unsuccessful postseason for winter teams

March 17, 2011

by Luke Finkel, staff writer Despite winning the school’s first outright EBAL championship and boasting one of the top men’s soccer teams in the nation, Cal fell to De L Salle in the NCS playoffs for the second straight season. After beating Castro Valley 3-1 in the opening round on F...