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Roll Fake Pass

Roll Fake Pass

Andreas Jackson

January 22, 2020

Becoming predictable in soccer is detrimental to a player’s game. It is very important to be unpredictable every time you get the ball. One possible mixup for a player looking to dribble more is the risky fake pass. Instead of simply swinging a leg to make it look as though you are going to kick th...

McGeady Spin

McGeady Spin

Andreas Jackson

January 22, 2020

In soccer, there are endless amounts of tricks that can be used at any point of the game. However, this vast number of options can make it very overwhelming and hard to know what to use and when to use it. The MeGeedy spin is a move that is a good niche move for a specific situation so that you can get o...

Fair Pay to Play

Fair Pay to Play

Christian Branch and Lancelot Mabon

December 3, 2019

One of the most controversial debates in sports has finally come to an end in California. Whether or not you support it, the Fair Pay to Play Act was passed by the California government and will take effect in 2023. The act states that collegiate athletes are now permitted to be paid for the use of their...

Emma Goes East

Emma Goes East

Mia Humberd-Hilf

December 3, 2019

At the beginning of her show season in February, Emma had her sights set on a lofty goal: to qualify for two of the Nation’s most prestigious finals: the Dover Saddlery/United States Equestrian (USEF) Hunter Seat Medal Final and the ASPCA Maclay Championship. After several months spent accumulati...

Loyalty in Professional Sports

Loyalty in Professional  Sports

Boning (JZ) Zhang

December 3, 2019

Kevin Durant’s reputation underwent a land-slide after his infamous decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors during the 2016 off-season, effectively abandoning his old team, Oklahoma Thunder.      Players leaving their teams is not new, but leaving to join a team that just eliminated th...

Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Macy Christal and Christian Branch

December 3, 2019

Girls Volleyball   Girls Volleyball was on a roll this season. Since starting on Aug. 7, the girls were non-stop competitive. “This year’s Varsity team had a fantastic season,” coach Jason Donnelly said. “The girls competed at a high level all year long and continued to improve as a grou...

The One Player That…

The One Player That…

Andreas Jackson

December 3, 2019

SOCCER The “Big-Shot” This player thinks they are God’s gift to the team. Yelling at everyone else for their mistakes but never taking responsibility for their own. Somehow when they give up the ball to the other team for no reason it’s everyone else’s fault. The “CR7” This player truly...

Dodgeball Tournament

Macy Christal

December 3, 2019

Kiki organized this event, “to provide a fun and competitive way for the student body to integrate teamwork and strengthen friendships. Playing dodgeball is fun, but playing against your fellow classmates and teachers just ups the competitiveness and excitement.” The winning team will be provided w...

Stepover Combo (Ronaldo)

Stepover Combo (Ronaldo)

Andreas Jackson, Writer

November 12, 2019

Simply roll the ball with one foot towards the other, then perform an inside stepover over the ball, then do a simple stepover. This is the kind of combo that is full of options, the best thing about the combo is that it should build up speed and with all that is going on in front of the defender, they...

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup

Lancelot Mabon, Writer

November 10, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 GAME ON! The world's biggest rugby game is being played between the massive rugby nations England and South Africa. After playing 7 hard-fought games both teams are meeting once again in the final. The last time this happened was the 2007 finals were South Africa won. Rugby ...

The 2020 Olympic Games

The 2020 Olympic Games

Lancelot Mabon, Writer

November 10, 2019

The 32nd Summer Games will be held in Tokyo from July 24 to August 9, 2020. This is the second time the Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo. The first time was 1964. In Tokyo, medals are competing in 33 sports. Five are new since open games: baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, climbing, and su...

Frontier League Doubles Final Results

Frontier League Doubles Final Results

Nafisah Fathima, Web Editor

November 2, 2019

An opponent's injury has postponed the doubles match of Phoebe Stein '21 and Lucy Cao '20 for the Frontier League doubles final. They will compete at another time for the title. Katherine Monroy '20 won her singles championship! Nina Wolff '20 and Xiaxia Taylor '20 lost overall but won 7-6, lost...

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