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Athelete’s Diet: Choosing the Best Food

December 1, 2008

While sports may consume the busy lives of student athletes, making the choice of what to consume beforehand serves as an entirely different struggle. As their choice may affect their moods, comfort and energy levels, athletes...

Marching Band Grows in Size and Strength

December 1, 2008

Despite being the only one in its competing group, the Los Altos Eagle Marching Band still has its share of competition. According to Drum Major senior Mo McBirney, under the new and improved student and tech management, the marching...

Soaring Eagles

December 1, 2008

Junior Helen Broering is one of the dancers on the dance team. However, she has only been dancing competitively for two years. While other members of the dance team have been dancing since a young age, Helen was instead one of...

Fall Varsity Sports CCS Standings

December 1, 2008

Football With an overall record of one win and nine losses, this year’s varsity football team was relegated from the De Anza League to the lower El Camino League for the upcoming season. However, according to varsity football...

For Eric Safai, Success Rhymes with Hard Work

Daniel Son-Bell, Staff Writer

October 17, 2008

Just like anyone who knows football knows Tom Brady and anyone who knows rock knows Led Zeppelin, anyone who knows school sports knows Eric Safai. Last year’s sophomore Athlete of the Year and Scholar Athlete of the Year, Eric...

Sports Briefs

Michael Cramer, Staff Writer

October 17, 2008

Wrestling Room The wrestling room has gotten a makeover for the beginning of the season and athletes are excited about the upgrade. The old room had many problems, including holes in the wall. A new coat of paint and a r...

Soaring Eagles

Michael Cramer, Staff Writer

October 17, 2008

KK Sandlin – Water Polo Sophomore Caitlin “KK” Sandlin is in her second year on both the girls water polo and swimming varsity teams. Starting when she was nine years old, KK has become accustomed to the brutal pr...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Bounces Back

Kelly Wang, Copy Editor

October 17, 2008

The girls’ volleyball team looks forward to stepping up from last year’s unsatisfactory season. The athletes’ work paid off—the team won its first league game in two years on Tuesday, September 31. So far, the team’s...

Freshman Athletes Go Straight to the Top

Katelyn Stangl, Staff Writer

October 17, 2008

Though ninth graders are usually placed on JV teams, that did not stop freshmen Lauren Liu, Ali Dyer, Carrie Beyer, Ritu Bhargava and Lydia Vieraitis from taking spots on the varsity teams. Lauren and Ali play for the varsity...

Eagle Football Looks to Rebuild

Brian Walz, Copy Editor

October 17, 2008

Struggling with the loss of many key players and an undersized squad, the varsity football team looks to rebuild and refocus as the season opens unsuccessfully. Led by first-year head coach Bill Waggoner and quarterback junior...

Boys Water Polo Looks Ahead to CCS

Courtney Moulds, Content Editor

October 17, 2008

With only one returning starter on the team, the varsity boys water polo wasn’t expecting the degree of success that it has achieved so far this season, but the boys are shocking everyone with how well they’re doing. The team’s...

Alternative Ways to Exercise: Yoga Edition

Udaya Tenneti, Staff Writer

October 17, 2008

For people looking for a soothing activity that strengthens muscles and increases flexibility, yoga is the suitable exercise. Yoga controls the mind and body through traditional physical and mental exercises that originated in...

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