The Talon

Winter Sports CCS Playoffs Wrap Up

March 3, 2009

The winter sports season has been filled with exciting games and individual performances from the school’s athletic teams. Varsity teams were able to participate in their Central Coast Sections tournaments, competing that among...

Sports Briefs

March 3, 2009

Ely prepares swim team for new season Auto teacher Greg Ely will return to the pool deck for his 10th year as the girls swimming coach. He came to the pool in 1999 when the swim team needed some help. He started as an assistant ...

Alternative Ways to Exercise: Mountain Biking

March 3, 2009

Gathering dust in the corner, that old bike of yours would probably frown if it could. After passing the driving test, many upperclassmen usually lose track of the bikes they used to ride. However, there are a few students who...

Breaking The Ice With E.J. Gann

March 3, 2009

Every American can envision the “Miracle Match,” when the “Dream Team” stood draped in American flags with their fists raised on center ice, having skated their way over the seemingly unbeatable Russian squad. Senior E.J....

Softball Gets New Coaches

February 6, 2009

For the upcoming softball season, the school team will go from having one coach to five coaches, with at least three coaches specially set for varsity. Terry McHugh, Mike Patterson and Pat Bitler join the school sports staff for...

Climbing Rocks! Extreme Sport Reaches New Heights

February 6, 2009

Are you sick of running laps while your flabby legs ripple in the wind? Did your Bowflex just break when you sat on it? Well, here is an alternative that will provide an adrenaline rush that no mile-long run or workout machine...

Baseball Expects Home Run Season

February 6, 2009

After reaching the CCS championships for two years in a row, the boys baseball team hopes to continue its winning streak in 2009. Last year, the team had a strong season. It had an overall record of 22-12 and narrowly lost the...

Soaring Eagles

February 6, 2009

Alejandra Maldonaldo-Soccer A key contributor to the school’s varsity girls soccer team, freshman keeper Alejandra Maldonaldo began playing soccer ever since she could remember. She did not start playing for a competitive cl...

Tips Can Help Students Be Healthy, Injury-Free

February 6, 2009

Between school, sports and social lives, student atheletes have a lot on their plates. For a few students, this juggling act can mean pushing the limits and becoming susceptible to injury. Even in youth, an injury can be as catastrophic...

NeSmith Family Scores With FC Pride

February 6, 2009

Most sports fans only get close enough to their favorite team to watch a game. However, junior Amanda NeSmith is invovled in every move of her family’s newly purchased professional women’s soccer team, named FC Gold Pride. Last...

Sports Briefs for February 6, 2009

February 6, 2009

Football Training Begins With a short break after the season, the school’s football team has continued its steps toward success by starting training for those not participating in other sports at the school. With weight lift...

Alternative Ways to Exercise: Wii Fit Program

February 6, 2009

Tired of parents telling you to turn the lights on, get off Xbox Live and go be active or you’re going to end up fat and alone? Well, Wii Fit is Nintendo’s idea of a solution: a combo workout and video game that allows you...

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