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SuperBowl Recap

The 2021 Super Bowl makes history.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
Tom Brady got his 4th Super Bowl MVP and 7th Superbowl ring.

Success in Sports During a Pandemic

Multiple professional sport leagues have held and completed their respective seasons in light of the coronavirus.
Roman Sergi, Sports Editor February 10, 2021
Whether looking after athletes who have contracted COVID-19 or regular people, front-line health care workers have made a huge difference. 

Best in the world

Covid restrictions affect the Ice Hockey World Juniors Championship.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

In this weird time of COVID 19 most sports have compromised to let athletes compete. This is the same situation for the 45th annual Ice Hockey World Juniors Championship taking place in Edmonton, Alberta...

A trip to Texas

A trip to Texas

The ice hockey team will be competing in the Lone Star Invitational in Texas this January.
Marcus Kim, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

With COVID 19 delaying many sports seasons in California, teams found ways to keep their game sharp. Santa Margarita’s Varsity D1 Ice Hockey team are preparing for tournaments in states with lax restrictions. From...

Looking for new paths

Club sports are important opportunities for players.
Sofia O'Keefe, Staff Writer December 16, 2020
Club sports. Notorious for their crowded tournaments, rowdy parents, and lengthy travel weekends to cities in what players often describe as ‘the middle of nowhere.’ Despite its unconventionality, these events are considered the paramount for high schoolers who play sports. 
Local high schoolers play football on Thanksgiving morning at Lake Forest Sports Park. Since high school football seasons in California have been pushed back, the Turkey Bowl was a fun way to have some kind of football game.

Turkey Bowl tradition

Each year on Thanksgiving morning, a group of local teens gather to watch and play football together.
Maddy Sherwood, Staff Writer December 16, 2020
Down, set, hike! The wide receiver runs long, as the quarterback quickly completes his pass to him. With one second left on the clock, he rushes the ball into the end zone…touchdown!

Changing shades

Senior defensive end Derek Wilkins, announces his commitment.
Roman Sergi, Sports Editor December 11, 2020
Senior Derek Wilkins has joined the shortlist of players to make the transition with his recent commitment to the University of California, Berkeley (Cal).
Medica signed her letter of intent to Butler University on Fall Signing Day.

A sport switch

Senior, Gianna Medica, switches sports junior year and commits to play D1 golf in college.
Natalia von Gierke, Staff Writer November 30, 2020
Gianna Medica, a senior, committed last week to Butler University, to play Division 1 Women's golf. But, Medica's high school career has been different from most.

Grind doesn’t stop

Athletes detail what trainings is like with coronavirus restrictions.
Roman Sergi, Sports Editor November 29, 2020
Coronavirus has transformed the landscape of the United States. From quarantines, mandatory masks, and lockdowns everyone has been affected.
Independent PE

Independent PE

As a result of the lack of opportunities for physical activities, more students turn to independent P.E. for their credits.
Xiang (Lucy) Chang, Staff Writer November 17, 2020
Simply put, students who apply to Independent PE earn PE credit by participating in designated activities, such as ice skating, gymnastics, crew, etcetera. All these activities must be monitored, supervised, and verified by a qualified instructor.

World Series 2020: Covid-19 style

Amongst the global pandemic, this fall classic brings excitement and competition to many fanbases.
Juliana Soliman, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

With restrictions on the regular season due to CDC guidelines, this year the World Series looks a little different. The previous 162 game schedule was cut down to only 60. This meant each team would...

Freeborn plays in a lacrosse game last year. Playing multiple sports and keeping up with her schoolwork has taken a toll on the athlete's mental and physical health.

Putting in the work

Senior Ava Freeborn discusses the positive and challenging aspects of being a dual sport athlete.
Katherine Eli, Photo Editor November 3, 2020
Being an athlete and balancing school is a difficult task to handle. Although many students at SM are dealing with this challenge but are participating in multiple sports. Senior, Ava Freeborn, is a member of the Girls Varsity Lacrosse teams and the Girls Varsity Basketball team.
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