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Wrestlers Finish Strong in Season

February 5, 2009

The school’s varsity boys wrestling team took first place at the Bill Martell Invitational, sponsored by Northgate High School, on Saturday, December 13. With 4 individuals placing 1st in their respective weight classes, the...

Football Adds Some Glitz to Its Blitz

December 16, 2008

Powder puff football gave the school’s dainty females an exciting opportunity to pit themselves against each other, roar, scream, grapple for the ball and be as manly as they wanted from Monday, November 24 to Friday, December...

Alternative Ways to Exercise: Salsa Dancing

December 16, 2008

Got rhythm? Then salsa dancing might be an excellent activity to take up as it proves to be both a great source of exercise and enjoyment. Although not a particularly mainstream dance style, salsa is a great choice for those who...

Boys Varsity Soccer Has a Fresh Start

December 16, 2008

Varsity boys soccer is one of the most promising winter sports this year with many returning starters and new members to the team. After tryouts in October and November, the team played its 1st game against Menlo High School...

Patrick Hsu Rows Down the Stream to Victory

December 16, 2008

Senior Patrick Hsu takes great pride in his innate rowing capabilities, which he has been working to perfect since he joined the Palo Alto Rowing Club after starting his second semester of sophomore year. He modestly shrugs off...

Boys and Girls Basketball Begin Season

December 16, 2008

With the fall sports seasons finally coming to end, boys and girls basketball have officially begun. Each having lost a majority of last year’s senior players, the teams look to rebuild and succeed. Girls Varsity Basketball The varsity girls ba...

Girls Soccer Starts After Losing 12 Seniors

December 16, 2008

With the departure of 12 senior players since last year, the girls varsity soccer team has been pushing to improve and account for the loss. Tryouts began on Monday, November 10 with a “great turnout,” according to coach Erin...

A Winter’s Wonderland

December 16, 2008

When Jack Frost comes nipping at your nose and winter is calling, take a much needed break and enjoy Tahoe’s many wonderful resorts. Sugar Bowl Founded in 1938, Sugar Bowl was the first resort in the Tahoe/Truckee area. Open to b...

Sports Update 11/24-12/10

December 1, 2008

12/10 Varsity Girls Soccer beat Gunn High School 2-1 JV Girls Soccer beat Gunn High School 3-2 12/3 Varsity Girls Soccer beat Latino College Prep 13-0 in the PALY tournament 12/2 Varsity Girls Soccer lost to Palo Alto 2-1 in...

Cheerleading Performs for 49ers

December 1, 2008

As if seven-foot leaps and instantaneous herkies were not enough of a victory to satisfy the cheer squad, the team recently raised its standards by performing at a 49ers game. As one of the few privileged cheerleading squads to...

Alternative Ways to Exercise: Kickboxing

December 1, 2008

Jab. Right cross. Uppercut. Hook. Look out! Forms of boxing are new and increasingly popular methods of aerobic exercise and great ways to get in shape. Boxing is known for its high energy level and explosiveness. Boxing workouts...

Sports Briefs

December 1, 2008

New coaches for basketball Former JV basketball coach Bob McFarlane welcomed the joy of a child into his life this year, but in the process was forced to give up coaching basketball. With much going on in his life, he chose t...

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