Sports

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

Spring sports plan to hit the field running

Spring sports plan to hit the field running

by | February 7, 2017

Springtime is a time for the freshly cut grass on the baseball diamond, new running shoes on the track, and re-stringing the pockets on lacrosse sticks. Captains are preparing their teams as much as... Read More

Flooding washes up issues at Witter Field

Flooding washes up issues at Witter Field

by | February 7, 2017

Not fall season, not winter season, but rain season. A sea of Piedmont community members arrive at Witter Field carrying thin, wooden boards tucked tightly under their arms to participate in the field’s most... Read More

Sabrina Kim tackles life head-on

Sabrina Kim tackles life head-on

by | February 7, 2017

It is a dark and stormy night—6 p.m. on a Thursday in December, and the rain is coming down harder than it has in a long time. Still, the uninspiring weather does not stop... Read More

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