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From slam dunks to downward dog: sports teams enjoy yoga lessons

From slam dunks to downward dog: sports teams enjoy yoga lessons

by | May 1, 2017

After a long week of grueling lacrosse games and practice, emerging stiff and bruised, the lacrosse team seeks healing in the dance studio for an activity one might not expect: yoga. The men’s basketball,... Read More

Badminton makes a racquet in Division I

Badminton makes a racquet in Division I

by | May 1, 2017

“Drop. Smash. Win. Piedmont.” The PHS badminton team cheer. Five years ago, advancement to Division I may have been unimaginable for the then newly-formed badminton team. This season, however, with multiple seasons under their... Read More

Women’s lacrosse faces challenges in a new division

Women’s lacrosse faces challenges in a new division

by | May 1, 2017

Six wins. Six losses. As of early April, the varsity women’s lacrosse team has nearly completed a successful season, moving up 7 spots in the state ranking and 749 spots in the national ranking.... Read More

Junior Reece Proctor goes the distance

Junior Reece Proctor goes the distance

by | May 1, 2017

Pat. Pat. Pat. His sneaker-clad feet spring off the track as his long legs extend in stride. His short, galaxy shorts and purple and white singlet sway to the beat of his footsteps. Last... Read More

P.I.T.S. Rugby kicks off its 38th season

P.I.T.S. Rugby kicks off its 38th season

by | March 28, 2017

The sun shines down on the pitch. Sweat rolls off the players’ backs, the air thick with anticipation and energy. The ball is kicked off, and the rugby game begins. P.I.T.S (Piedmont International Touring... Read More

Men’s lacrosse scores a new head coach

Men’s lacrosse scores a new head coach

by | March 28, 2017

The 2016 quarterfinal North Coast Section (NCS) men’s lacrosse game. For three quarters, the No. 8 team had matched the No. 2 team, who had the home-field advantage, goal for goal. Only in the... Read More

Equestrians ride through high school with passion

Equestrians ride through high school with passion

by | March 7, 2017

While most students spend their afternoons doing homework or playing a school sport, some students instead work with 1,000 pound animals,  navigate difficult courses, jump over obstacles, all while trying to maintain their speed... Read More

New swimming coach dives into the season

New swimming coach dives into the season

by | March 7, 2017

From tree pose to the perfect flip turn, there’s a new face on the pool deck this spring. New swim coach Victoria Fernandez brings her multiple talents to the team. Fernandez assumed the position... Read More

Nabavi shreds the slopes at Sugar Bowl

Nabavi shreds the slopes at Sugar Bowl

by | March 7, 2017

Hurtling forward and turning quickly back and forth, carving lines into the glimmering fresh white snow, sending showers of powder behind him, he snowboards down a steep slope. The landscape of Sugar Bowl rests... Read More

Basketball shoots for success

Basketball shoots for success

by | February 7, 2017

As one of the most successful basketball coaches of the 20th century said, “The eight laws of learning are explanation, demonstration, imitation, repetition, repetition, repetition, repetition.” The PHS basketball program has been taking some... Read More