Loud and proud: cheerleaders work hard behind the scenes

Loud and proud: cheerleaders work hard behind the scenes

Although the cheer team is not out there on the gridiron or dribbling the ball up and down the court in Taper Gymnasium, its presence is a welcome constant to the ups-and-downs of a sports season. Cheerleaders have to train just like the football players or basketball players that they cheer for every game. Similarly […]

Girls’ Tennis wins over Mira Costa 10-8

The girls’ tennis team beat Mira Costa 10-8 on Monday, putting the team in the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals. After finishing first in the Mission league for the eighth year in a row, the new team came through for new Head Coach Kristie Reynolds-Gipe, taking a win on the last set against  third-seeded Mira Costa. […]

Mike Mapes, Josie Treadwell step into alpha roles

Mike Mapes, Josie Treadwell step into alpha roles

On the field or on the court, and in the locker room, both girls’ volleyball Captain Josie Treadwell ’16 and football captain Mike Mapes ’16 have been on both sides of their respective teams’ demanding level of commitment. Multiple factors contribute to their success as leaders, but one element, having role models to look up […]

Swimming Without Floaties

Swimming Without Floaties

I vividly remember my dad trying to teach me to swim when I was 5 years old without much success. Although I could hold my breath for a long time, I wouldn’t get anywhere when I tried to swim without floaties. I cried to my dad, telling him “I could never swim without help” because I […]

Wolverines defeat Marlborough in four sets

The girls’ volleyball team defeated the Marlborough Mustangs in their first Mission League home game of the season, 3-1. For most of the first two sets, both teams played pretty evenly, and consistently traded points. Marlborough won the first game, 25-19, after scoring the last six points of the set to break open a 19-19 […]