Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

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Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

This semesters fall sports captains reflect on teams return to campus

This semester’s fall sports captains reflect on teams’ return to campus

Kenneth Soh, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

1. Girls golf Girls golf team co-captain senior Athina Chen has high hopes for improvement throughout the golf season. “We have done well in some tournaments, but we’d like to do a little bit better in the second half of the season,” she said. “We’re just trying to shoot our best every time...

Girls cross country members reach state championships

Girls cross country members reach state championships

Ryan Li, Managing Editor December 6, 2019

On Nov. 30, the Gunn girls cross country team competed at the Cali- fornia Interscholastic League State Championships meet in Woodward Park, Fresno. Gunn, a Division 1 team, finished in 20th place out of 21 teams. This year marks the ninth time in ten years that members of the cross country team...

Photo by Jessica Wang

Athletes express concerns over cross country team tensions

December 6, 2019

Following the end of a tumultuous cross country season—in which frequent disputes between coaches were increasingly brought to the attention of athletes—some team members have called for administrative oversight and intervention into the cross country program. Tensions have arisen...

Mia Knezvic

Cross country sports update

Nikki Suzani, Managing Editor September 20, 2019

Meeting after school every day on the track since early August, cross country is now getting ready for their upcoming season. “We have a pretty strong team this year, so we might make it to states,” captain Sophie Alexis said. Alexis was able to identify some goals for herself and the...

Sports boosters aims to maximize athletic experience

Sports boosters aims to maximize athletic experience

Jennifer Gao and Joshua Yang December 7, 2018

Gunn Sports Boosters, a nonprofit organization formed collaboratively by parents, coaches and community members, provides much of the financial support for Gunn Athletics. Throughout the course of each year, Sports Boosters handles hundreds of thousands of dollars. “The amount of money that...

Gunn Athletics welcomes new fall sports coaches

September 7, 2018

Written by Joy Huang Michael Granville: Cross Country Following the departure of longtime coach PattiSue Plumer, Michael Granville was hired as the new head coach of the cross country team.  “It’s such an honor to have this position,” Granville said. “I look forward to this exalted role...

Freshman Justin Chiao shines in competition

The Oracle October 11, 2016

Written by: Mikaela Wayne Freshman cross country runner Justin Chiao has had great success in his first high school season. Despite the difficult transition from middle school, Chiao has had no trouble competing against more intense competition. “I won the first freshman race and now I am on...

December sports updates: Cross Country

katierrussell December 4, 2015

Written by Katie Russell Both girls’ and boys’ cross country teams competed at the Central Coast Section (CCS) final meet on Nov. 14. The girls’ team finished in fourth at CCS on Nov. 14, barely missing the cutoff to advance to the state meet. Senior Gillian Meeks, who won the title at CCS,...

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