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, 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,...

Running back Devan Love (24) carries the ball against San Ramon Valley High during Cal’s 31-20 loss at home on Oct 29.

Fall sports seasons come to a close

Vishwas Balla, Senior Sports Editor November 29, 2021

With the end of November coming around, the fall sports season is nearly at an end. After a rather weird year of changed schedules and shortened seasons in 2020, Cal’s fall teams had a chance to get...

Senior running back Trevor Rund rushed for 237 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Grizzlies to a 48-21 victory over Monte Vista in the opening round of the NCS Division I playoffs on Nov. 12.

Cal faces Clayton Valley Charter in NCS semifinal showdown

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

Cal High’s varsity football team is gearing up for another go-round with Clayton Valley tonight in the NCS semifinals after beating Monte Vista in their playoff opener last week. The Grizzlies travel...

Wide receiver Jack Calcagno, left, and Teddy Booras have developed an incredible chemistry this season and are among the tops at their respective positions in the North Coast Section.

Dynamic duo lead Grizzlies into NCS playoff rematch against Monte Vista

Dylan Allen, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

For the boys in black and orange, all the blood, sweat, and tears are finally paying off for them out on the football field. With a 7-3 record, the Grizzlies are looking to keep the momentum rolling...

Senior Vicky Coninck, number 85, watching her team compete in the first home game of the year against Antioch.

Grizzlies boast first female player in three seasons

Tanvi Pandya, Social Media Team member October 15, 2021

For the first time in three seasons, Cal High has a female player on the varsity football team. Senior Victoria Coninck, commonly known as Vicky, is a new addition to the Grizzlies this year, serving...

Cal High’s brand new football field was installed this summer after a year long delay and it has already made a big impact this school year.

District spends $810,000 on new field

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Cal High’s field had a little bit more of a shine to it during the first football game this year after the district installed new turf over the summer as part of its plan to replace fields at all four...

49ers earn high marks for taking risk with top draft pick

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor May 7, 2021

After taking place remotely last year, the NFL Draft was back in person and in full swing April 29-May 1 in Cleveland, Ohio, and it didn’t disappoint, especially for San Francisco 49er fans. Here’s...

Championship games feature fantastic four at quarterback

Ben Olson, Photographer, Staff Writer January 23, 2021

A pair of young guns and veteran leaders will define Sunday’s championship games as four of the top quarterbacks in the NFL should determine which teams will be playing in Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7 in...

Trio of underdogs crash NFL Divisional Round playoff party

Ben Olson, Photographer, Staff Writer January 15, 2021

And then there were eight.  After a Super Wild Card weekend saw three underdogs (Rams, Brown and Ravens) topple higher seeds, the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs is upon us. Four potentially good...

A super Wild Card weekend kicks off NFL playoffs

Ben Olson, Photographer, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

The NFL playoffs are here, and for the first time fans are treated with six games during the opening Wild Card weekend. The NFL expanded the playoffs to 14 teams this season by adding a third Wild Card...

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