Sports

Basketball scores more fans with new Purple Pit

Basketball scores more fans with new Purple Pit

by | January 16, 2018

Noise and cheers erupt in the stands. Students jump up and down, screaming in excitement as the buzzer sounds and Piedmont scores. All clad in purple shirts, the students fuel the basketball team with... Read More

Men’s and Women’s soccer kick off their seasons

Men’s and Women’s soccer kick off their seasons

by | January 16, 2018

The fluorescent lights blare over Witter field. The crowd is silent. Tension throughout the stands right before the free kick. It’s a pass to sophomore co-captain Rafael Stankiewicz. Without another stride, he hammers the... Read More

Women’s Basketball finds success at the beginning of season

Women’s Basketball finds success at the beginning of season

by | January 16, 2018

Last season, the women’s basketball team members struggled with their mindset and perseverance through all four quarters of their games. This season, the team is working together and coming back with victories. The women’s... Read More

Women’s cross country and tennis dominate NCS

Women’s cross country and tennis dominate NCS

by | December 11, 2017

Feet pounding. Arms pumping. Flashes of purple uniforms as women’s cross country runners speed by their opponents. Sneakers screeching. Rackets swinging. The ball flying through the air as the women’s tennis team fiercely competes... Read More

Student athletes get a grip on the climbing community

Student athletes get a grip on the climbing community

by | December 11, 2017

The walls slant at unconventional angles all the way up to the ceiling of the gym. Other walls were deceptively less grand but each wall was speckled with other strange rock-shaped protrusions in a... Read More

Martial artists kicking it up to a new level

Martial artists kicking it up to a new level

by | December 11, 2017

He lays there on the ground, eyes shooting back and forth in distress, head thumping and spinning. His mind suddenly flashes back to his lessons, and his practice, and despite his fear, he feels... Read More

New coach hopes for a slam dunk season

by | December 7, 2017

The gym lights blare, sweat drips from the athletes brow. It is time. Time for the new head men’s varsity basketball coach Mike Hudson to prove he is here to stay and will lead... Read More

Athletes row their way onto the Oakland Strokes

Athletes row their way onto the Oakland Strokes

by | 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