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Boys Water Polo Utilizes Chemistry to Create Explosive Season

Nicole Schreiber, Staff Writer
October 19, 2007
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This year’s boys varsity water polo has started the fall season on a good note with a record of 9-7. The team is in a tough division this year, but according to Coach Ed Samuels, they still have a chance to win their league. “It is hard to appreciate [our record],” Samuels said. “But we ar...

Sports Briefs

Kelly Wang, Staff Writer
October 19, 2007
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Eagle “Soars” On Gym Floor The school’s large gym was sanded down, repainted and re-logoed over the summer. New lines have been painted, the floor surface has been lightened and a massive eagle was emblazoned on the center of the basketball court. According to Athletic Director Kim Cave, though ...

Flying Finn Runs at National Level

Dieter Joubert, Business Manager
October 19, 2007
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Imagine joining a sports team and, four years later, being able to receive a position on a national team. While this is something many only dream about, senior Martina Mickos proves it can be done. She traveled to Sweden to run with the Finnish Junior National track team against its Swedish counter...

Soaring Eagles

Kate Keenan, Staff Writer
October 19, 2007
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Charlie Kokernak - Cross Country Senior Charlie Kokernak began running as a member of the school’s varsity cross-country team this year. Charlie, who was on junior varsity last year, worked hard over the summer to become one of varsity’s fastest male runners. “Everyday I did something,” Charlie said. “I would ...

Boarders Tear Up the Best Hills of Los Altos

Scott Stephens, Staff Writer
October 19, 2007
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What tempts kids to put a piece of wood with wheels between their feet and the hot pavement and fly down the street? A big hill, of course. Tearing down the road on a longboard is a thrill that many enjoy in Los Altos Hills. But what about finding that perfect hill? Steep incline, long run out, sufficie...

Football Battles Through De Anza League

Brian Walz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2007
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With a veteran line and many key offensive and defensive playmakers, the varsity football team hopes to regain its preseason success. Led by second-year head coach Jeff Kalb and sporting new uniforms, the team hopes to succeed in the more competitive De Anza League, yet their opening league games resu...

Teams Have High Hopes For the Season Despite Veteran Losses

Shefali Luthra, Staff Writer
October 19, 2007
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This year, three of the school’s fall sports teams suffered serious losses. Volleyball, field hockey and cross country lost a significant amount of players who either graduated or sustained injuries. Rather than let their losses bog them down, however, all three teams have stepped up their playing...

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