Jason Collins '97 retires from NBA

Jason Collins ’97, the first openly gay athlete to play in any of America’s major professional sports, announced his retirement Wednesday from the NBA. Collins announced his decision in a letter to Sports Illustrated, the same forum Collins used to come out a year and a half ago, and a column on Derek Jeter’s The […]

Spark Plug: Q&A with Carter Begel '17

Q: What made you decide to play football and stick with it? A: When I was younger, my dad put a football in my hands when I was about 3 years old and started tossing the football around with me. He had me play with older kids at the park, and after the first touchdown […]

Barzdukas urges students to be good neighbors

Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas asked students to be good neighbors at Wednesday’s Upper School assembly, which was plagued by audio difficulties. A day after the Los Angeles Times ran an article about the school’s neighbors complaining about the plan for a parking garage, Barzdukas gave students examples of ways to be a “better […]

Football team ranks 10th in local poll

The football team made the CIF-SS’s coaches poll for the first time this season, coming in at tenth place in the Southeast Division. Three other Angelus League members made the list. The undefeated Saint Francis Golden Knights ranked first, fellow unbeaten team Cathedral was fourth and Salesian ranked seventh, despite their 2-3 record. A group […]