The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Cal High junior Hritvik Hooda gets ready to return a shot during a match. Cal won its second straight EBAL title.

Grizzlies’ tennis achieves perfection

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor May 7, 2024

The Cal High men’s tennis team keeps making history. After winning their first league title in school history last year, the Grizzlies backed it up with a perfect 16-0 record and second straight EBAL...

Spectators watch a Braves game at Truist Park in Atlanta. The MLB season opens today.

Giants, A’s are going in different directions

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor March 28, 2024

This 2023-2024 MLB offseason was one of the busiest and most entertaining yet. With mega star Shohei Ohtani signing with the already powerhouse Los Angeles Dodgers, it looked like it was going to be another...

Dodgers make biggest splash

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor February 14, 2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers took the MLB by storm this offseason with their loud front office moves. The biggest move was the signing of mega-star Shohei Ohtani to a 10 year, $700 million deal, $680 million...

Junior Olivia Young evades a defensive player with the ball for Cal’s flag football team.

Girls win first flag football title

Mahita Chava, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Cal High kicked of the inaugural flag football with a perfect EBAL record and league title. From their first league game against Monte Vista to league finale against Livermore, the Grizzlies has seen...

Bay Area draft bust abound

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor October 5, 2023

When John Lynch and the San Francisco 49ers ownership traded three first round and one third round pick to select a quarterback to put them over the top after the average play of Jimmy Garoppolo, they...

Last Year, junior and senior girls play in the annual powderpuff football game.  Now that the CIF has added flag football to the fall schedule in August, girls will be able to play the sport competitively against other EBAL schools.

Girls flag football makes its debut

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor May 30, 2023

Another new sport will be making its debut on campus in the fall. A season after badminton was added, women’s flag football will hit the gridiron. Seeming to stem from the tradition of powderpuff,...

Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo had another MVP-caliber season while leading the Milwaukee Bucks to the best record in the NBA. But a back injury has kept Antetokounmpo sidelined for some of the Bucks’ first round series against the Miami Heat, who led 3-1 heading into Wednesday’s game.

NBA playoffs are heating up

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor April 28, 2023

The NBA was dominated by the East this season. The teams to beat have been the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, and Philadelphia 76ers, who are unsurprisingly seeded 1, 2, and 3, respectively. The Bucks...

The highly anticipated NBA play-in games will kick off on Tuesday April 11.

NBA play-in games tip off Tuesday

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor April 10, 2023

The Golden State Warriors narrowly missed the dreaded play-in games by securing the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference, but eight other teams will be fighting to make the NBA playoffs this week.  The...

Cal High graduate Ryan Wright celebrates after a succesful punt during his first season with the Minnesota Vikings.

Cal grad kick starts promising NFL career

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor March 15, 2023

Cal High athletes go on to play sports at the next level every year, but few make it big. Ryan Wright is an exception. The 2018 Cal High graduate recently completed his first season as a NFL player,...

Junior Mia Larson (right) tries to escape her opponent’s grasp duirng Cal High’s senior night.

Cal sees more female wrestlers

Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor February 9, 2023

This generation, men and women coexist in sports at all levels, but especially in high school. This is happening at Cal High and around the EBAL. Last year, there were four girls on Cal’s wrestling...

Load More Stories