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...

Spring sports are flying high

Spring sports are flying high

Alec Bandler, Eric Yee, Luke Finkel, and Austin Hille

April 30, 2013

The Grizzlies baseball team is continuing their success on the diamond as they look to return to the NCS Championship next month. Cal (11-5 overall, 4-3 EBAL) won their first EBAL game of the season on March 20 by beating San Ramon Valley 3-2.  Senior Nick Truex and junior AJ Velasquez both had a...

Volleyball digs out North Coast title

Luke Finkel, Managing Editor

December 19, 2012

Cal High had one of the most successful postseason runs in school  history last month when the women’s volleyball team won their first NCS championship in 30 years and reached the second round of the CIF state championship. The Grizzlies won the Division I championship for the first time since...

Volleyball soars to NCS Finals

Volleyball soars to NCS Finals

Alec Bandler., Sports Editor

November 16, 2012

The women’s volleyball team has been phenomenal this season, winning the EBAL title with a 13-1 league record. The Grizzlies (27-3 overall) earned the top seed in the NCS playoffs and they are now playing in the NCS Championship game against No. 2 San Ramon Valley at Cal on Saturday at 7 pm. 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...

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...

Sabrina Clayton is a sophomore sensation

November 4, 2010

By Ritika Iyer, Staff Writer On freshman sports night last year, Cal High’s head volleyball coach Todd Baham was approached by a parent. Baham was told that the man’s daughter, an incoming freshman, was going to try out for varsity volleyball. Baham laughed in the parent’s face because he never allowed freshman o...

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...