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Looking back: Diversifying water polo

Looking back: Diversifying water polo

February 12, 2018

If you ever stared at my computer screen in class last year, you’d watch me scroll through the ros...

Boys soccer bound for successful season

Boys soccer bound for successful season

December 11, 2017

In the past two seasons, varsity boys soccer has been able to qualify for  CCS. In both seasons, the...

Girls basketball dribbles into new season

Girls basketball dribbles into new season

December 11, 2017

Despite winning the first quarter, the girls basketball team fell 49-30 in their preseason game against...

Yuu Ishikawa: Serving and acing matches

Yuu Ishikawa: Serving and acing matches

December 11, 2017

Freshman Yuu Ishikawa sets and launches the tennis ball away to her opponent. As it returns to her, she quick...

Josue Martinez’s artistic spin on parkour

Josue Martinez’s artistic spin on parkour

December 11, 2017

Senior Josue Martinez stands and gazes ahead at his next course, surveying each ledge and wall carefully. ...

Boys water polo ends historic season

Boys water polo ends historic season

November 27, 2017

The varsity boys water polo team lost to Bellarmine on Saturday, November 4, in the CCS Open Division qua...

Los Altos’ Niche Sports

Los Altos’ Niche Sports

November 16, 2017

Fencing: A 'physical chess'    Fencing, in the words of senior Sriram Ramamurthy, is dif...

Boys basketball shoots into new season

Boys basketball shoots into new season

November 15, 2017

After placing fifth out of seven schools in the upper level of the DeAnza League last year, boys basketba...

Is Marching Band a sport: Abso-flute-ly or tone-tally not?

Is Marching Band a sport: Abso-flute-ly or tone-tally not?

November 15, 2017

The age-old question, one that has been debated since the beginning of time: Is marching band a sport?...

When bending leads to breaking: Injuries in gymnastics

When bending leads to breaking: Injuries in gymnastics

November 15, 2017

Before the 2017 Gymnastics World Championships even began, three gymnasts pulled out of the competition d...

Girls Water Polo Defeats Mountain View to Become CCS Champions

Girls Water Polo Defeats Mountain View to Become CCS Champions

November 12, 2017

In Los Altos’ last three meetings with Mountain View’s girls water polo team, the Spartans have co...

Reaching CCS Championship, Girls Water Polo Seeks to Topple Mountain View

Reaching CCS Championship, Girls Water Polo Seeks to Topple Mountain View

November 10, 2017

With over 200 goals and 300 points scored, the varsity girls water polo team has advanced to the Divisi...

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