Sports

Freshmen score women’s soccer varsity spots

Freshmen score women’s soccer varsity spots

by | December 21, 2016

Cheers and names of players are yelled loudly while bodies shuffle forward to see the list of players who made the varsity women’s soccer team. Six freshman left the breezeway feeling very happy that... Read More

Winter sports participate in team bonding

by | December 21, 2016

“Everyone’s sitting around the table at one of the dinners and we’re all just talking and having a good time,” said varsity men’s soccer player senior Chris Conn. This is one of his favorite... Read More

Oakland Strokes row row row their boats

Oakland Strokes row row row their boats

by | December 21, 2016

From land, it looks as if the boat is a gliding swan. In the boat, however, every muscle strains against the water that feels like molasses. Surrounding the boat is a vast, silver lake.... Read More

Football recaps their successful season

Football recaps their successful season

by | December 21, 2016

The Highlanders wrapped up a successful football season in late November with an overall 8-5 record and a trip to the NCS semi-finals against Cardinal Newman. “This season was passionate and unpredictable in a... Read More

Freeman varsity cross country runners finish on the right foot

by | November 29, 2016

Freshmen women varsity cross country runners became an essential part of the team throughout the season. The three freshman runners on the varsity women’s cross country team, Maria del Rosario Chan, Maggie Black, and... Read More

Water polo shoots for success at NCS

Water polo shoots for success at NCS

by | November 29, 2016

Water splashes as a shot rockets at the goalie treading at the end of the pool. The shot flies past the goalie’s outstretched arms and into the back net, initiating a roar from the... Read More

Men’s soccer kicks off their season with new coaches

Men’s soccer kicks off their season with new coaches

by | November 29, 2016

The orange cones, placed every 15 yards methodically, shine dully under the fluorescent lights of Witter field. Soccer players clad in bright blue and green cluster in the far corner of the field, the... Read More

Women’s tennis strikes gold at NCS

Women’s tennis strikes gold at NCS

by | November 29, 2016

The racket swung and the flying yellow-green streak landed in the court, scoring the winning point for the PHS women’s varsity tennis team, which took its 18th league title this year after a close... Read More

Teams promote their games on social media

by | November 3, 2016

“Ping!” A notification pops up on the phone of 500 students simultaneously. The screens all read the same thing: “You have been invited to the event: Maul the Mariners.” Facebook events such as this... Read More

Athletic Department works to prevent concussions

Athletic Department works to prevent concussions

by | November 3, 2016

Screens. Lights. Voices. Everyday life. Imagine if all of the things surrounding you suddenly became too painful to behold. Your only escape: darkness and loneliness. One hit and your life flips. A concussion. In... Read More