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Oakland A’s rookie becomes first MLB player to take a knee

Oakland A’s rookie becomes first MLB player to take a knee

Hannah Workman

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Over the past couple of weeks, NBA and NFL stars have been tremendously vocal about their disapproval of President Donald Trump’s comments on protesting in athletics. MLB players, on the contrary, have remained relatively quiet until now. On September 23, Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became...

JESSE MEERMANN: Finding strength through experience

JESSE MEERMANN: Finding strength through experience

Shannon Bradberry

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

When it comes to football people don't mess around. It's a sport many people love whether it's playing it, or watching it. Jesse Meermann is a freshman who’s life revolves around football. This is Meermann’s first year of High school and first year of football. He says he was very intimidate...

FREDERICK SHADDAI: Running evokes sense of freedom

FREDERICK SHADDAI: Running evokes sense of freedom

Nicholas Rosete

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

After enjoying his first year of high school cross country, junior Frederick Shaddai is looking forward to returning for his upcoming season. Shaddai’s favorite part of the sport is the sense of freedom that he feels for the fifteen to twenty minutes that he’s running. “When I'm running, like...

Money makes soccer world go round

Money makes soccer world go round

Nicholas Rosete

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior’s life didn’t seem as though it could get any better. The 25-year-old forward was playing alongside the likes of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez for FC Barcelona, one of the best teams in world soccer. Neymar shined in his 2016-2017 campaign with 24 goals and 24 ass...

KAYLEE FETTERS: From hobby to way of life

KAYLEE FETTERS: From hobby to way of life

Oleedia Pemble Harris

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

For sophomore Kaylee Fetters, tennis has benefited her in many aspects of her life. “Tennis isn't just a sport, it's a hobby and way of life.” After starting tennis three years ago, Fetters says that tennis has not only became a favorite hobby but a way to keep her on track academically. She clai...

LUCAS NINCIONI: Keeping in shape

LUCAS NINCIONI: Keeping in shape

Brianna Rodriguez

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

From freestyle swimming to shooting, junior Lucas Nincioni takes on his second year playing water polo. Only having two years of experience, he is ready for a better season. Starting off as a swimmer Nincioni had no intentions on ever playing water polo. It wasn’t until his coach Marcus Sherman,...

DEZMOND RODRIGUEZ: Gaining a starting position

DEZMOND RODRIGUEZ: Gaining a starting position

Angel Vasquez, News Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

Football is considered to be an all-American sport. Fans and families love it, but above all the athletes who take part in it might even consider it part of their life. For junior Desmond Rodriguez, playing football has become more than just a fun pastime. This season, Rodriguez has moved from being ...

KARIS CARTER: A sister’s inspiration

KARIS CARTER: A sister’s inspiration

Samantha Baker, Opinion Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Weekly Sports Focus

Watching her sister play in tournaments was always a joy to Karis Carter, a sophomore. She often practiced volleyball with her sister while growing up, and this inspired her to pursue the sport in high school. After playing with her sister she would often think that she should play in high school like...

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