The Talon

Lacrosse Club Slings Its Way Onto Campus

Nicole Schreiber, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

Not many people have heard of lacrosse, except for its reference in the movie “Mean Girls.” However, juniors Molly McShane and Kiran Rishi, who both played lacrosse at their previous schools, decided to create a club to spr...

Soaring Eagles

Dieter Joubert, Business Manager

March 4, 2008

Justin Koehler - Tennis While the tennis season has only just started, freshman Just Koehler is already showing a lot of promise. Playing singles, Justin has already placed among the top four of the varsity team. Justin st...

Sports Briefs

Courtney Moulds, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Weight Room: Not Just For Teams According to Athletic Director Kim Cave, the weight room, most commonly used by sports teams and their coaches, may also be used by individuals. All students may use the weight room as long as the...

Boys Adjusting to Tougher League

Jeff Liu, Managing Editor

February 5, 2008

After a strong start, the boys varsity soccer team has faded and seen its hopes of a post-season dashed. But with a roster full of young talent, the team will look to build off of the improvements made this year to become a SCVA...

Scouting the Staff: Ladies in the Water

Sandra Song, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Many swimmers say that they feel like fish out of water while on dry land; however, teachers Heather Silverstein and Judy Strauss have easily made the transition from the pool to the classroom, trading in their bathing suits ...

Driven Figure Skater Rakes In Medals

Kate Keenan, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Early mornings, tired muscles and limited free time are just a few challenges that skaters must deal with. Sophomore Jessica Rodriguex takes the pain on a daily basis and still manages to land gracefully. Jessica has been skating since she was three y...

Seeing Double: Siblings Suit Up Together

Shefali Luthra, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Angie and Vicky Tran: Seniors Identical twins Angie and Vicky, who are currently on the girls basketball team, have been playing basketball on teams together since the eighth grade. “We try to beat each other,” Vicky said. “We...

Soaring Eagles

Kelly Wang, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Enrique Calderon - Wrestling Junior Enrique Calderon started wrestling in seventh grade at Black Jr. High and has been competing ever since. To Enrique, wrestling is not just an excuse to hurt people. “You put in all t...

Rifles and Sabers Permitted On Campus (But Only If Twirled)

Hallie Keenan, Business Manager

February 5, 2008

What do rifles, flags and sabers have in common? While many might not know the answer to this riddle, all of those are objects the winter guard uses in its performances. Winter guard is an enthusiastic group of students who not only ...

Girls Basketball Looks to Rebuild

Scott Stephens, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

The girls basketball team may be stuck on the sidelines for the moment, but it looks to get back on their feet to score some major points. Starting with a 1-4 season, the team is struggling to find a strong stride. Whether los...

Equestrienne Saddles up For Cal Poly

Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer

December 14, 2007

Stereotypically, athletes are sweat-drenched, drooling thugs who spit and growl, but senior Amira Shaban is not the average. A horse-lover with dazzling skills and bright hopes for the future, Amira’s name “cantered” into...

CCS Girls Soccer Champions Are Back

Jade Shi, Senior Writer

December 14, 2007

Varsity girls soccer is living up to its reputation as CCS champions. Even with a handful of injured players, the team still manages to kick off the season explosively with an impressive record of 6-1. “We have a good so...

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