The Californian

Grizzly athletes leave the den

Senior committed athletes, front row from left to right, Blake Hazelton, Nikki Trucco, Lexi Trucco, Connor Lawrence, and Josh Giffins; second row: Brody Steinhart, JP Guimareas, Dylan Lisle, Daniella Hawkins, Lainey Hanehan, and Alexis Burt; third row: Mark Balleza, Karl Lovett, Alex Zhu, Sydney Hammill, Amanda Robman, and Sydney Frankenberger.

Ben Rettig and Cameron McKeon, Sports Writers

May 29, 2019

Cal High has 17 student-athletes who distinguished themselves to such an extent these past four years that they’ll be playing their respective sports next year at the collegiate level. Daniella Hawkins After distinguishing herself as one of the top swimmers in the state, Daniella Hawkins will b...

Joey Zhu is taking his success to a whole new level

The cello is one of the many instruments that senior Joey Zhu can play. He also plays the piano.

Andrew Sousa and Ben Rettig

December 18, 2018

ze upon senior Joey Zhu as he performs his piano segment inside the Carnegie Hall in New York City.  Even with the clear and immense pressure to succeed, Zhu excels in this type of environment, as he does in many areas of life.  While Zhu’s academic achievements are notable and well respected, his piano skills are th...

Memorial dedicated to fallen student

Cal High graduate Kyle Crowley's memorial stone was dedicated in the school quad last month. The Marine lance corporal was killed in Ramadi, Iraq, on April 6, 2004.

Ben Rettig, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

The afternoon of Nov. 27 was one of remembrance for the Cal High community as one of their own was forever etched in the foundation of campus. Lance Corporal Kyle D. Crowley, a proud Cal graduate and even prouder Marine, was honored with a stone memorial dedicated to him in the school quad.  ...

Grizzlies roar in NCS playoffs

Sophomores Taylor Long, left, and Shrishti Garg celebrate in a match against Amador Valley. The duo won the EBAL Doubles Championship and qualified for NCS.

Ben Rettig, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

Cal High’s girls’ volleyball team continued their streak of excellence this season, advancing to CIF State Championship tournament for the second straight season. But after defeating Pleasant Grove in four sets in the opening round of the Division 1 playoffs on Nov. 6, Cal saw its season come...