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2021 NBA playoffs set to be a wild ride

Eli Mayerson, Staff Writer May 22, 2021

With the new play-in tournament wrapping up Friday night with the heartbreaking Warriors’ defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies, all seeds are finally set, and the NBA playoffs will finally begin this weekend....

New Cal High mens basketball coach Steve Ohlmeyer, who graduated from Cal High in 1988, has worked with the schools program for the past 20 years.

Steve Ohlmeyer works his way to the top

Former Cal High student and longtime coach takes over men's basketball program
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor April 30, 2021

Steve Ohlmeyer has had a long history at Cal, but now he’s finally reached his goal. After coaching at every basketball level at Cal, Ohlmeyer is now the new head coach of the men's varsity basketball...

New district guidelines for athletes and coaches now require only members of indoor sports, such as the girls volleyball team, to provide proof of vaccination or submit to twice-weekly COVID 19 tests. The district initially indicated that all athletes must follow these guidelines.

All Cal High sports are back in action

Pranav Sannaasi, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

It had been more than a full year since all high school sports were back in action.  But as of April 6, all sports, indoor and outdoor, have the greenlight to begin practices and games. There were...

Reviewing the NBA’s shortest offseason ever

Dominic Aguilar December 18, 2020

Many businesses have been going through some rough times during this pandemic, and the NBA is no exception. With the season set to begin on Dec. 22,  just two months after the pandemic bubble season ended...

CON: Sports During This Pandemic Is a Risk Not Worth Taking

Kylie Thomsen, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

As we speak, the world is still in a national crisis as the coronavirus pandemic is still circulating the world. So why must high school sports teams continue to practice when student athletes can stay...

Student athletes have been able to work out in small groups at the Cal High field while maintaining social distancing.

Student athletes find a way to train, stay in shape during the pandemic

Tanner Curtis , Staff Writer November 6, 2020

While club sports are returning to action bit by bit, high school sports have been almost non-existent since March.  But despite this nearly eight-month hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Letter from the football gods

Josh Nichols, News Lite Editor November 4, 2020

Dear Football Fans, It is our favorite time of year. So many healthy ACL’s to feast on. A seemingly endless bounty of untouched, Achilles tendons. So many unbruised hip flexors. Can you smell it? It...

NFL season is underway

Defending champion Chiefs are positioned to hoist Lombardi Trophy again this season
Pranav Sannaasi and Evan Heinz, Sports writers September 20, 2020

Despite a worldwide pandemic, the 2020 NFL season charges on in mostly empty stadiums, giving football fans around the country a much needed distraction from the COVID-19. Here’s a look at how teams...

NBA strike is real action against police brutality, racial injustice

Players accomplish what political leaders in both parties have failed to achieve
Josh Nichols, News Lite Editor August 29, 2020

Throughout 2020 the American people have seen misery and despair manifest in many forms. But until recently, many people seemed to have forgotten, or simply ignored, the current pandemic we are in the...

Pro sports are slowly starting up again

NBA, NHL will begin playing games next month, and MLB might join them if owners and players can reach an agreement and stop bickering over money
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor June 15, 2020

With most states slowly reopening, the hope for the return of professional sports has reopened as well. Specifically in California, 51 of the 58 counties have entered or will soon enter Phase 3 of Gov....

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