The Californian

Nick Pinto climbs his way to the pros

November 4, 2010

By Sierra Rainbolt, Staff Writer Senior Nick Pinto is climbing his way up to the professional class hill climb dirt bike competitions. Nick has been riding for 11 years and is finally moving up to compete in his first professional class competition this fall. “It was never my intent to go pro,” ...

Sabrina Clayton is a sophomore sensation

November 4, 2010

By Ritika Iyer, Staff Writer On freshman sports night last year, Cal High’s head volleyball coach Todd Baham was approached by a parent. Baham was told that the man’s daughter, an incoming freshman, was going to try out for varsity volleyball. Baham laughed in the parent’s face because he never allowed freshman o...

Cal sends Mustangs to glue factory

October 5, 2010

By Brandon Eiges For only the third time in the rivalry’s 35-year history, the Cal High football team defeated Monte Vista Friday night at Ernie Berger Memorial Stadium. But Cal didn’t just beat Monte Vista. The Grizzlies dominated one of the Bay Area’s most successful football program...

Former Wolf coach now Grizzly athletic director

October 5, 2010

by Sierra Rainbolt, staff writer After 17 seasons as head football coach, Dave Kravitz’s resignation from San Ramon Valley High is a score for Cal. Kravitz joined the Cal staff this summer looking for a new challenge and found just that. In fact, he may have found a greater challenge than...

Fall sports previews

October 5, 2010

Football Head Coach: Eric Bellici 2009 Record: 4-3 EBAL, 5-6 overall Key Returners: Kyle Alvarez, John Sarmenta, Drew Reil Key Losses: Gio Javier, Reggie Davis, Trevor Morrison Key Newcomers: Kevin Ezebuiro, Brian Krause, Guillermo Rivas Black helmets aren’t the only thing that’s new about C...

Elaine McVay running to excellence

October 5, 2010

by Sydnie Parker, staff writer Not many people can run two miles in 10 minutes, or even want to, but senior cross country captain Elaine McVay has accomplished this feat. Practicing six days a week has made Elaine the Grizzlies’ top runner, so it isn’t surprising she is the newest star and...