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Enekyo Sakata: An Undeniable Passion

Enekyo Sakata: An Undeniable Passion

Angel Vasquez, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

Enekyo Sakata has always loved basketball. Growing up, Sakata was always encouraged to play the sport by his father. “He was my inspiration,” Sakata said. “He always pushed me to do my best.” Sakata doesn’t only play basketball though, he is also apart of the JV football team. Sakata describ...

VERONICA FLORES: Racing through first cross country season

VERONICA FLORES: Racing through first cross country season

Maria Castillo, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Weekly Sports Focus

Coming into high school, freshman Veronica Flores knew she wanted to go out for cross country but she never knew she would be close to undefeated. Flores had done track in her elementary years so coming into high school, she decided she would go out for cross country. Not only will this sport help F...

NICO PEREZ: A break for the season

NICO PEREZ: A break for the season

Stephanie Matsumoto, Opinions editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

Running down the field with the ball tucked underneath his arm during a preseason scrimmage, Nico Perez felt as if everything was fine. It was at that moment, another player slipped and took Perez down with him. On his way down, another player dove into his shoulder with their helmet and hurt it in the...

MARIELE JONES: Fought her way to the top

MARIELE JONES: Fought her way to the top

Sara Abdeltawab, Sports Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Weekly Sports Focus

Some girls grow up wanting to be a princess, or a cheerleader, some even the president of the United States. For sophomore Mariele Jones, being a princess consisted of kicking the life out of someone. From the age of nine Jones has been doing taekwondo, but she says it’s something she tried to a...

NICHOLAS ROSETE: Playing soccer becomes his goal

NICHOLAS ROSETE: Playing soccer becomes his goal

Angel Vasquez
September 30, 2016
Filed under Weekly Sports Focus

Some may see soccer as a fun sport to play in their pastime, but that’s not the case for sophomore soccer player Nicholas Rosete. Rosete grew up very athletic, but he always had an affinity for playing soccer more than any other sport. He has been playing soccer for four years, and never gets tir...

ERNESTO VALENCIA: Changing courses

ERNESTO VALENCIA: Changing courses

Samantha Baker
September 21, 2016
Filed under Weekly Sports Focus

Though some may think change can be bad, but for senior Ernesto Valencia he sees the benefits that can come from change, good and bad. With new cross country coaches the team has had to adjust to the shift in leadership, and although some may be struggling with it, Valencia enjoys the change. He says ...

KAYLEE FETTERS: Serving up another win

KAYLEE FETTERS: Serving up another win

Leslie Coronado
September 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

Playing tennis in the hot burning sun may not be appealing to many people, but the desire to play and improve is enough to keep Kaylee Fetters, a freshman, going. It’s not always easy to be confident in an unknown and new sport. Fetters first started playing tennis 2 years ago at Oak Park. Feeli...

2016 Fall Sports

September 11, 2016
Filed under Schedules, Sports

Fall sports include: Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball and Water-polo

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ASHLEY BUFFO: Swinging for success

ASHLEY BUFFO: Swinging for success

Stephanie Matsumoto, Opinions Editor
September 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

Many students only do a sport their junior or senior year to get the credits for physical education so they don’t have to take the class. However, there are a few who weren’t able to play other years because of something holding them back or possibly not knowing the benefits being on a team can gi...

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