The Talon

Sports Briefs

Meaghan Whitehorn, Staff Writer

December 14, 2007

Open Pool Available to Pre-Season Swimmers Greg Ely, assistant JB girls swim coach, is holding open swim after school for swim team members who wish to swim before the official swim season begins. With college applications and ...

Hydration Tests Predict Buoyant Season

Ava Foudeh, Staff Writer

December 14, 2007

Due to problems in the past with wrestlers dehydrating themselves to lose unsafe amounts of weight, CCS requires all high school wrestlers to perform a hydration test at the beginning of the season before they can compete in any ...

Scouting the Staff: Teachers Who Run

Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

December 14, 2007

It’s an unfortunate fact, but most students know very little about their teachers’ lives outside of school. As it turns out, many teachers at the school are active athletes who continue to train outside of the classroom throug...

Soaring Eagles

Felix Ong II, Staff Writer

December 14, 2007

Anna Schneider - Basketball Junior Anna Schneider is on the varsity girls basketball team and is looking forward to a great season. “I like the fact that our team is very young, mostly sophomores, meaning that next year mos...

Sports Don’t Have to Include Sweat, Tears and Blood

Nadya Agrawal, Senior Writer

December 14, 2007

The fast pace and difficulty of certain organized sports don’t appeal to everyone and can be time-consuming for the busy student. For competitive or non-competitive students who want to get active, do something different and have...

Basketball Bounces Back

Nicole Schreiber, Staff Writer

December 14, 2007

Every sports team wears an outfit on game days, but the boys basketball team dress to impress in a collared shirt and tie. Thier team spirit shows as they strut around the campus and when they dribble the ball on the courts. Desp...

Boys Cross country Makes Strides Despite Odds

Alex Williamson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Though it felt the grind from lack of runners, the boys varsity cross country team was still able to overcome the obstacles it faced. “[The season] has gone somewhat surprisingly well, considering the number of varsity runn...

Sports Briefs

Lauren Ilano, Copy Editor

November 21, 2007

New Coaches Named For Winter Season JV girls soccer team recently lost its longtime coach Jon Hayman after he unexpectedly quit his position. Hayman, a history teacher at Egan Middle School, could not put in the time to coach thi...

New Trainer Brings Aid to Student Athletes

Ancy Dow, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

The school hired a new athletic trainer, Jasmine Gittens, who is currently involved in the majority of after-school sports at the school. From 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. every day, Gittens can be seen prowling the fields, in the weight-train...

Ballerina Dances Her Way to the Top

Hallie Keenan, Business Manager

November 21, 2007

Tennis shoes. Soccer cleats. Golf studs. Every sport has its own type of footwear. Unlike many other athletes, senior Kristen Pawloski gets suited up by lacing silk ribbons and squishing her toes against hard wood. But being a ...

Soaring Eagles

Courtney Moulds, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Rachael Wolber - Field Hockey Senior Rachel Wolber joined the varsity field hockey team this year after playing on junior varsity previously. She has been working to become a more aggressive player and a strong leader for her tea...

Their Bones May Break, But These Athletes Don’t

Sahil Luthra, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Barely three-quarters through the first semester, the number of student injuries is already staggering. Phrases like “broken bone,” “torn muscle,” “concussion,” “physical therapy” and “surgery” are casually ...

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