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Off-beat sports: winter edition

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December 11, 2011

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Snowtubing by: Erica Lee It seems as if snowboarding and skiing have been a part of life for ages, but there is in fact another winter sport that originated even earlier: snowtubing. Although the origin of the sport is unknown, ...

Students sign letters of intent

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December 5, 2011

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By: Ellen Lee Due to the many collegiate level athletes at on campus, Athletic Director Sarah Stapp created an event honoring athletes who have signed to National Letter of Intent (NLI) member institutions. The NLI is a binding ...

Spotlight: preview of winter sports

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December 5, 2011

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The Oracle: What are your team's goals for this season? Girls' Soccer: Alyssa Perreault, 12 “As this is the last year for five seniors plus myself, our goals are to advance and go to Central Coast Section (CCS) again. We hav...

Club sports: con

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December 1, 2011

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by: Boot Bullwinkle Although the debate over the preference for high school and club sports is often fueled by the personal experience of the player, there are still some factual reasons why high school is the better option be...

Club sports: pro

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December 1, 2011

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by: Zoe Weisner After the school season ends, it’s easy for athletes to become inactive for the rest of the year. Structured sports are hard to find outside of school, and many believe that it’s best to lay low until the ...

Underclassman athletes excel at state level

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December 1, 2011

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Sarah Robinson From winning the Central Coast Section (CCS) Cross Championships to placing third at the California Interscholastic Federation State Cross Country Championships, sophomore Sarah Robinson has excelled in running cross...

Varsity cheer qualifies for national level

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November 17, 2011

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By Utkash Dubey The varsity cheer team took first place at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Cheerleading Competition, a regional tournament for coed high school teams on Sept. 24. In addition, their success at the competition qu...

Staying fit to keep on track

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November 14, 2011

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by Emily Yao: My schedule is just like Rebecca Black’s: 7 a.m. waking up in the morning, gotta get fresh, gotta go downstairs. But instead of getting a bowl of cereal, I head off to the gym, where I do an hour of training....

Sophomore dances her way to Nationals on ice

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November 7, 2011

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By Amrita Moitra Even though she is only a sophomore, Hope Schroeder  is already a nationally ranked ice dancer. This September, she placed third at the National Solo Ice Dancer championship in Colorado Springs. Schroeder began ice skatin...

Morning practices beneficial but problematic with late start

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October 21, 2011

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PRO by Misheel Enkhbat Graphics by George Hwang Due to the ongoing construction on the tennis court, the tennis team has started practicing in the mornings. Early practices have been thought to be potentially harmful for students. For ...

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