Sports

Athletes row their way onto the Oakland Strokes

Athletes row their way onto the Oakland Strokes

by and | November 13, 2017

5 am, dark skies, and 50 degrees. It begins, the boat is on the still water, athletes run, lift, and train, to prepare for a three hour practice. Perhaps some of the most disciplined... Read More

Men’s water polo aims to end season swimmingly

Men’s water polo aims to end season swimmingly

by | November 13, 2017

Group huddles. Synchronized chants. Pump up music. Whirlpools. The men’s water polo team calls their pre-game ritual “PGWs”, or pre-game whirlpools, said men’s water polo coach John Savage. “If the pool is shallow enough... Read More

Women’s golf drives, pitches, and putts their way to 8-2 record

Women’s golf drives, pitches, and putts their way to 8-2 record

by | November 13, 2017

The women’s golf team finished their season on Oct. 23 with a record of 8-2. The team had to endure a coaching change, with their head coach stepping down and their former assistant coach... Read More

Cross country sprints through season to NCS

Cross country sprints through season to NCS

by | November 13, 2017

Sitting on the bus, on the long drive to the big race. The athlete knows he needs to get mentally ready to run if he wants to compete well. He could listen to music,... Read More

Captain’s Corner

Captain’s Corner

by | October 17, 2017

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Seniors play the game of recruitment

Seniors play the game of recruitment

by | October 17, 2017

Most kids grow up fixated on the TV watching their heroes play for their favorite college team. A select few kids get to become those heroes and have others look up to them instead.... Read More

Volleyball team sets itself up for success with new coach

Volleyball team sets itself up for success with new coach

by | October 17, 2017

The gym lights blare. The white ball volleys from one side to the other. Sweat drips from faces to floor. It is a close game. Now it is time for Head Coach Alison West... Read More

Disney makes a splash as water polo team captain

Disney makes a splash as water polo team captain

by | October 17, 2017

Game day arrives and senior Annika Disney goes through her routine. She wears a Piedmont visor to school, the same one she has been wearing for four years, sings Kanye West for the whole... Read More

New strength and conditioning coach sprints into action

by | September 19, 2017

Three words: Endurance. Perseverance. Stamina. Maurice F. Scott is the new strength and conditioning coach, working with the track and field athletes to improve their endurance, perseverance, and stamina during the fall season. Head... Read More

Thiel makes a racquet on the court

Thiel makes a racquet on the court

by | September 19, 2017

The sun just peeking over the Berkeley hills, she tightens her laces and grabs her racquet. It’s 6am and freshman Makenna Thiel is just starting her day with an early tennis training session during... Read More