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 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, Staff Writer 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, Staff Writer 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...

The championship game feature the undisputed four best teams in the NFL with spots in the Super Bowl on the line.

Could we get a third 49ers-Bengals Super Bowl?

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer January 29, 2023

Where we currently stand in the championship round, it is a consensus that the teams left are the four best, and I have to agree. These teams deserve to be here. The star power left at all positions is...

49ers kick off Super Wild Card Weekend

49ers kick off Super Wild Card Weekend

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer January 13, 2023

The 2022-2023 NFL season was filled with drama. With the recent tragedy that occurred with Bills safety Damar Hamlin, players around the league are playing for more than football. With the complications...

The Polar Express is one of the holiday classics we recommend.

Stellar movies you can put at the top of your wishlist

Carson Pfotenhauer, Pranav Khosla, and Daniela Noubleau December 21, 2022

If you’re planning on binging movies this winter break, you might as well indulge in some classics, starting with these. Christmas time always seems to give us wacky family stories, so let’s start...

Zareena Mann tries to dribble past defenders while playing for the Pleasanton Rage club soccer team. She will be playing for Brandeis University in Massachusetts next year.

Zareena Mann up to the dual challenge

Carson Pfotenhauer and Ryan Wang December 19, 2022

Managing not one but two sports at a high level would be an obvious challenge for anyone. But senior Zareena Mann has risen to this challenge these past few years, and now prepares to take her talents...

Cal High’s baseball field has a lot of chewed up and uneven patches of grass on the infield that still require attention before tryouts in February. There’s also hilly terrain and a large pothole in center field.

Renovating Cal’s baseball field is long overdue

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

With spring sports season just around the corner and the baseball diamond not in the best conditions, there are questions about what can be done to improve what’s considered one of the worst fields in...

Cal High senior Arpita Gupta chairs the San Ramon Teen Council, which represents teen interests in the city. She has been part of the council for the past two years.

Arpita Gupta advocates for local teens

Pranav Khosla, Ayaan Karan, and Carson Pfotenhauer November 18, 2022

Cal High senior Arpita Gupta works tirelessly to represent San Ramon teens as the new chair of this year’s Teen Council. The Teen Council is an advisory committee to the city government and comprises...

Houston Astros Jose Altuve, seen here in last years World Series loss to the Atlanta Braves, hopes his team can win its second title since 2017 when the World Series starts Friday night. Houston is the ALs top seed, while the Philadelphia Phillies are the No. 6 seed from the NL.

A World Series no one was expecting

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

This World Series matchup is unexpected to say the least. Coming out of the American League is the Houston Astros, the top seed who were the favorites all along. But in the National League there is...

Fantasy football is back, and so are the punishments

Carson Pfotenhauer, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

With the NFL season well under way, a majority of football fans are participating in fantasy football. Fantasy football is a fun way to stay interactive with teams and players in the league while also...

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