The Eagle Eye

Racing to state

Racing to state

Gillian Steffey, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

The gun fires and the runners take off. It's mile one and the nerves are dying down as they find their pace. Mile two hits and there's no looking back now. Each girl picks up her speed as she prepares for the final mile. This is it-- muscles straining and hearts beating fast, mile three approach...

Four teams one goal

Four teams one goal

Jaime Svinth, Copy Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

As the 2018 fall postseason for Division I women's soccer came to a close, four teams remained-- all hungry for victory. The 2018 Women's College Cup was played Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 at Wakemed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. Stanford took on Florida State on Nov. 30 at 5:00 PM, and Georgeto...

Hitting the ball

Hitting the ball

Domi Drust, Feature Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Media, Sports

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Serena Williams controversy: was it really sexism?

Serena Williams controversy: was it really sexism?

Nadia Tatum, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Sports

Imagine reaching the pinnacle of your career, but having that moment snatched away because someone was not happy that he or she had to abide by the rules.  That’s exactly what happened to 2018 U.S Open Women’s Singles Champion Naomi Osaka. Naomi Osaka of Japan defeated Serena Williams of the...

Eagles water polo soars to new heights

Eagles water polo soars to new heights

Cassidy Doyle, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

The water polo team made a name for themselves through countless wins this past year. The boys' water polo team won the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) in 2016, and the girls' water polo team made it to the CIF semi-finals this past year. News of the eagles success spread quickly and st...

Senior takeover

Senior takeover

Gillian Steffey, Print Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Media, Sports

  Photos by Kennedy Kemmerer and Ben Erhardt...

Girls’ lacrosse ranked fourth in county

Girls’ lacrosse ranked fourth in county

Kendal Orrantia, Feature Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls' lacrosse team is coming off of two hard losses against Foothill and Mater Dei last week.  With an overall record of 9-4, the team gained a decisive win against Los Alamitos and continues to looks for redemption in their two final games of the season. "I think we came...

Shaun White’s victory and allegations

Shaun White’s victory and allegations

Brittany Kaplan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have taken over the news since the beginning, with snowboarder Shaun White's Feb. 13 halfpipe performance earning the 100th gold medal won by the United States in Winter Olympics history. Amidst heavy news coverage, however, many stations failed to mention the...

Ryan Dunker, Sport Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots to claim the Super Bowl trophy on Feb. 4. With a score of 41-33, the Eagles are now the Super Bowl champions. With this Super Bowl victory, the Eagles have now secured their first Super Bowl championship in franchise history. "The quality of...

AMPed Up

AMPed Up

Ryan Dunker, Sport Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

AMP sports med and recovery has "AMPed" up their presence with SMCHS by providing support to many Eagle athletes. AMP has worked with the boy's football team, girls softball team and the boys and girls track & field team. The boys and girls track & field team are visited by AMP sports professionals...

More than fans

More than fans
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Rachel Do and Hannah Prince

February 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the ball makes the basket, there is a loud screaming in the bleachers. The students clap hands, stomp their feet and scream out loud until they lose their voices. Dressed in spirit attire, the Eagle's Nest passionately cheers on winter sports teams. In the center of the Eagle's Nest's excitement,...

Game of the year

Game of the year

Kendal Orrantia and Margaret Driscoll

January 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every Winter Formal dance comes with a school rally to recognize all of the winter sports teams.  This year's rally included the annual student-faculty basketball game with seniors and teachers competing for a non-uniform dress day on Monday, Jan. 22. More than 30 seniors tried out for the stud...