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Keeping off the coronavirus

Senior, Laura Johnstone, does not let quarantine stop her from continuing to pursue her passion for dance.

Madison Clark, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

It is no question that the shift from an everyday busy schedule to being forced into quarantine is a major adjustment for everyone. Without school, open gyms, and in many cases, work, students that are not usually athletes are finding that it is becoming increasingly more difficult to stay in shape at...

One more year

Roman Sergi, Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

Playing sports in college is a dream come true for many athletes. Few are given such an opportunity and are only guaranteed four more years to continue their sport.   Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 virus, spring sports athletes saw their season canceled. Seniors were deprived of their...

Quarantine Recruiting

Roman Sergi, Sports Editor

May 9, 2020

Every athlete dreams of having the chance to play their sport at the college of their dreams. The recruiting process is how you get that chance. However, like many other things that have been postponed or stopped by the coronavirus so has recruiting. The dead period has created challenges for both playe...

A click of a button

A click of a button

Roman Sergi, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

"When you find a game you enjoy, the only way to get better is to bond with your teammates because they give you moral support."

Time to move on

Time to move on

Roman Sergi, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

“All the hard work and time that we seniors have put in over these 4 years, all for it to be canceled in the end, is extremely sad and discouraging. I also feel like this team had a great chance to make another run at a CIF title, so that's another reason why it’s so disappointing that we couldn’t finish the season out.”

Staying Healthy During Quarantine

Julia Mortimer, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Gyms and fields being closed down can be very frustrating for athletes, but it doesn’t mean we can't all stay in shape. We all have more time than ever to set and achieve our fitness goals, whatever they may be. This time can be used however you want, that’s the beauty of it! Though social m...

Running Far

Sophia VonGierke and her dad stand in Rose Bowl stadium after finishing the Pasadena half marathon. They wear their medals of victory.

Bella Scarano, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

"I keep telling myself that you're going to have to finish, you're not going to just quit were you so just keep going," said VonGierke.

New kid on the block

New kid on the block

Roman Sergi, Sports Editor

April 2, 2020

"My family has been a big part of the process, and being able to use [football] as a way to get to go to college for free and not have my mom pay has really made me appreciate the sport with everything it has provided for me," Wilkins said.

Virtual dominance

Megan Plocher, Staff Witer

March 31, 2020

"I grew up playing videos games since I was 5 or 6. Esports is a club that is all about playing video games competitively and going to tournaments and winning prizes"

Running into a new season

Bella Scarano, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

For distance runner Kendall Saeger, converting to a new coach was a matter of adapting. The team is starting out the season doing things they haven't done in the past and have seen some improvements to their running abilities. Something new that Dugard created is "take your medicine Monday's", which is a tough, long and fast workout on the track.

SM’s Future College Water Polo Athletes

Megan Plocher, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

College athletics is very competitive and takes a lot of determination and skill to continue playing at a collegiate level. SM Eagles, Mara Loughlin, Caroline Christl, Kori Bento, and Savannah Burns all committed to play college water polo at prestigious schools around California. These students will...

Fall Signing Day

Fall Signing Day

Grace Caspino, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

As an athlete, we all dream of continuing our sport in college and be able to go to sign to our favorite team. This past Wednesday on November 13, SM hosted their fall signing day for athletes. 26 athletes were able to sign to play for their dream teams. These athletes have been recruited from colle...

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