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

Senior goalie Layla Armas controls the ball during a recent game for Cal High. Armas has committed to play at UCLA.

Goalie saves the day

Sabrina Jackson Kimball, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

All students want to achieve big goals. But if they’re shooting against Cal High senior Layla Armas, get ready for a big deflection. Armas is a goalkeeper for the semi-professional soccer team the Oakland...

Professional soccer season has too many games

Vihaan Tigadikar, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Soccer players, or footballers as referred to by the rest of the world, are being overworked. As a result, the quality of football is decreasing. And it’s only going to get worse. The careers of stars...

Rubin Jain, left, and Jayden Shah right have collected soccer gear to send to India.

Juniors start FutbolForAll nonprofit

Andrew Chen, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2023

Imagine wanting to play soccer after school but not having a ball. This is an issue most kids in affluent San Ramon don’t have to worry about. But in a lot of parts of the world, this is a very real...

The women’s soccer team celebrates. They were able to do that a lot this season on the way  to the NCS championship game.

Women’s soccer makes historic run

Eli Mayerson, Sports Editor March 18, 2022

By far the most surprising team from the winter sports season was women’s soccer, which entered the NCS playoffs as an unassuming 12th seed.  After all, Cal ended the regular season with a 9-10-4...

Derek OBrien dribbles up field with the ball for the Grizzlies, who are off to a 3-1-3 start.

Soccer teams kick off a new season

Ylin Zhu, News Editor December 21, 2021

With the interrupted season last year at the height of the pandemic, members of Cal High’s women’s varsity soccer team are ready to compete and face the challenges of a real season. One of the main...

Earthquakes star Chris Wondolowski adjusts to life off the field during coronoavirus pandemic

Greg Warrington, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Like all Americans, San Jose Earthquakes star forward Chris Wondolowski has been adjusting to his new life while what was supposed to be the final seasons of his brilliant professional soccer career is...

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...

Cal soccer fights deep into NCS

March 15, 2012

by Eric Yee, online editor The women’s soccer team made a deep push in the playoffs this year, exceeding their expectations before losing to eventual NCS runner-up San Ramon Valley in the semifinals. Cal...

Grizzlies hot and cold with weather

February 6, 2012

by John Sexton, Sports Editor Men’s Basketball Cal High’s hoopsters have had a rollercoaster of a season. The Grizzlies opened league with a three-game winning streak, only to be hit with...

Winter sports raise temperature with hot starts

December 13, 2011

by Eric Yee, online editor Men’s Soccer Key Losses: Gianni Pagliuca, Guillermo Rivas, Diego Mejia Key Returners: Matt Goodman, Nathan Grixti Key Newcomers: AJ Jureki 2010 Record: 17-0-5 Coach:...

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