The Californian

Fall sports finishing on strong note

Fall sports finishing on strong note

Staff Writers

November 22, 2013

Senior Maggie Laskovics skies high to spike a shot in the varsity volleyball team’s win over Irvington in the first round of the NCS playoffs. No. 4 seeded Cal traveled to top seed San Ramon Valley Wednesday night for the semifinals. Results were not available before The Californian wentto press. Varsity ten...

Grizzlies flying high entering NCS

Grizzlies flying high entering NCS

Luke Finkel, Eric Yee, Ashwath Mohan, and Alec Bandler

November 16, 2012

For only the second time in school history, Cal’s varsity football team can call themselves EBAL champions The Grizzlies earned a co-championship with San Ramon Valley after both teams finished 5-1 in league.  Although Cal handed the Wolves their only loss by the score of 41-38 on Oct. 12, the...

Grizzlies having some NCS success

May 30, 2012

by John Sexton, sports editor With no time left on the clock in the first half of the NCS women’s lacrosse semifinals, Carondelet attacker Cali Castagnola scored to cap a 5-0 Cougar run. The goal sealed the victory for the Cougars, as Cal couldn’t win enough draws after goals to keep up in...

Spectacular spring sparks success

April 25, 2012

by Cliff Carpenello, staff writer The softball team is off to a great start with only one close loss to Livermore and five wins in league play. The team is happy to see how well they’re doing so far, but players don’t want to get too ahead of themselves and are taking the season one game at...

Grizzlies vault into spring season

Grizzlies vault into spring season

March 15, 2012

by Cliff Carpenello, staff writer Track and Field Head Coach: Mark Karbo Key losses: Cory Chew, Elaine McVay, Vosa Hingano Key returners: Marissa Rodrigues, David Pray, Madison Ricks, Noel Frazier Track and field is off and running this year with the start of a fresh new season. Their hard...

Long and winding road ends

December 13, 2011

by Justine Chang, staff writer After a tough journey to NCS this season, the Cal High cross country teams have finally reached the finish line. At the NCS meet on Nov.19, the men placed 10th of 20 schools, and the women took 12th place of 17 schools in Hayward. Senior Sameer Patel led the men’s...

Water polo teams lead way to NCS

November 9, 2011

Samantha Cookson Staff Writer After a tough start, the men’s water polo team has played extremely well and is now positioned for what they hope is a deep run in the NCS playoffs. The Grizzlies (19-5) earned the fifth seed and played No. 12 Alameda (16-7) on Saturday. Results were not availble...

Fall sports previews

October 5, 2010

Football Head Coach: Eric Bellici 2009 Record: 4-3 EBAL, 5-6 overall Key Returners: Kyle Alvarez, John Sarmenta, Drew Reil Key Losses: Gio Javier, Reggie Davis, Trevor Morrison Key Newcomers: Kevin Ezebuiro, Brian Krause, Guillermo Rivas Black helmets aren’t the only thing that’s new about C...

Tennis Star Headed to Westpoint

September 13, 2010

By Taelim Ha The prestigious college, United States Military Academy, commonly known as West Point, is definitely not an easy college to get into and many people are not able to make the cut. Senior Allen Xu, however, was able to meet those high standards. Allen decided to attend West Point,...