The Californian

Freshman jumps to state

Freshman jumps to state

Luke Finkel, Sam Canter, Andrew Evans, Eric Yee, and Alec Bandler

June 5, 2013

Cal High was able to produce another championship-caliber high jumper this season when freshman Jennifer Kurtz placed second at the NCS Meet of Champions. That finish propelled her to the CIF State Championship on Friday and Saturday in Clovis, where she placed 13th and just missed a shot in the finals...

NBA playoffs are here

Andrew Evans, Staff Writer

April 29, 2013

This is the best time of the year to be a fan of the NBA. In these best of seven series, where it’s win or go home, the stars really start to shine. As always, the West will be a hard-fought battle, but the defending Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder is the main team that stands...

Soccer teams fall short in NCS

Soccer teams fall short in NCS

Andrew Evans and Eric Yee

March 19, 2013

The men and women’s soccer teams represented Cal’s winter sports in the NCS.   But both teams fell short of winning it all as the men’s team lost in the semifinals, while the women’s team lost in the second round. The men’s team earned the seventh seed in the NCS, and fourth place...

Softball eager to return to NCS

Softball eager to return to NCS

Arman Tafazzoli, Andrew Evans, Eric Yee, Alec Bandler, and Sam Canter

March 19, 2013

Baseball Head Coach: Chad Ross 2011-12 record: 15-3; second in NCS Key Newcomers: Austin Chauvin, Sam Cabral Key Returners: Nate D’Emilio, Adam Kimmel, Daniel DeFazio, Nick Allman Key Losses: Thomas Peter, Kevin Farley Many of the strong core players that brought the team tantalizingly clo...

Alternative bands rock Grammys

Alternative bands rock Grammys

Andrew Evans, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013

It’s finally award season again, and what better way to celebrate the biggest hits and the best artists than the Grammy Awards? Here are my predictions, which were made before the 55th Grammy Awards were aired last night.   Record of the Year “Lonely Boy” - The Black Keys ...

Welcome to the social life of the average teen

Welcome to the social life of the average teen

Andrew Evans, Staff Writer

November 17, 2012

In high school, students tend to hang with a group of people for different reasons. Call them what you will- group, crew, clique, team- for one reason or another, they like them. These groups may have common goals, or similar interests. Whatever makes these groups hang with each other, they all diversify...

Baseball’s ‘Steroid Era’ coming to an end

Andrew Evans, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

Steroids have been on the wrong end of Major League Baseball for a long time now. Baseball originally banned the use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs in 1991 and by 2003 players were being forced to take random drug tests. This has reduced the probelm of players cheating, but hasn’t...