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McGregor Shamrocks the Boxing World

Travis Davis, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Leading up to the long anticipated boxing match titled the “Money Fight” between UFC sensation Conor McGregor and long-time middleweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., a large majority of analysts and fans were anticipating a quick first-round win for Mayweather. McGregor had lost as expected...

Too Much Credit?

Sean Castro, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Some CHS athletes play sports in order to skip P.E. during 10th-12th grade, while others play sports because they genuinely have a passion for it. However, team managers do not perform in sports at all, raising the question of whether or not they are qualified enough to receive the same amount of credits...

Nike Hijab: For Underrepresented Athletes

Nike Hijab: For Underrepresented Athletes

Paulina Gonzalez, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Sports

Nike recently released a new product to add amongst their extensive selection of sportswear–the Nike Pro Hijab. The brand is sold on a global market and has set sights for a greater audience of female Muslim athletes. It is releasing in the spring of 2018. This new product is a step forward in the accept...

Sports Drinks Not the Best Option

Katie Jung, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The runner is racing toward the finish line and sweat is running down sunkissed skin. The crowd cheers as the race is completed in record time. A sports drink is immediately placed in the runner’s hand and is gulped down, producing a smile and invigorated eyes. This scene may be a typical sports d...

Sports vs. Virtual Sports

Caden Merrill, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Video games are a staple of today’s culture.  They are a favorite pastime of children and teenagers of all ages and possess a strong presence in the entertainment and computer industries. Ironically, video games, an activity that is considered lazy by many people, have developed a strong connection ...

Goodbye Raiders

Kamran Curlin, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the near future, Oakland will no longer be the home of the silver and black. Unfortunate for some and fortunate for a few, the Raiders will be leaving the Oakland Alameda Coliseum in favor of a planned $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas. By an astounding 31-1 vote, NFL owners have approved the Raiders’...

CHS Mens’ Volleyball Switches Leagues

Ivana Estrada1, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The CHS Varsity Mens’ Volleyball team has recently changed leagues from the Pacific League to the Hacienda League and made the switch from division two to division three after having a rocky start to their season. The head varsity coach, Bernie Wendling, agreed that it was for the best that the team...

Rick Dutton Retires

Rick Dutton Retires

Aubree Trask, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the end of the 2017 school year, CHS Athletic Director and PE teacher Rick Dutton will be retiring. After working at CHS for 39 years, many are sad to see him go. Dutton has really enjoyed working here at CHS. He has never felt anything negative towards the program, always having something positiv...

El Roble Teams Bring Olympic Style Racewalking to CHS

El Roble Teams Bring Olympic Style Racewalking to CHS

Eden Yu, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Racewalkers from El Roble stood on the CHS track on Sunday, March 26th, poised and ready to start their race. Students from the El Roble racewalking team went to CHS to participate in a Fun Racewalk, which was set up by the Pilgrim Pacers, a racewalking group at Pilgrim Place. The students had the cha...

The Legacy of America’s First Professional Black Quarterback

The Legacy of America’s First Professional Black Quarterback

Paulina Gonzalez, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Bernie Custis, the first African American professional football quarterback, passed away on Feb. 28 and his legacy will be ingrained into American history forever. Custis began his career as the quarterback for Syracuse University from 1948-50. The athlete set many school records; Custis was awarded the...

CHS Soccer Reflects on CIF Season

Kamrin Curlin, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Coming off the heels of a 2016 campaign that saw an 18-6-4 overall record, it is safe to say that the CHS Girls’ Varsity Soccer team had to meet lofty expectations. Flash forward to the end of the 2017 season, Girls’ Soccer exceeded the preseason hype. Not only did CHS Varsity Soccer make it to...

Hockey: Underappreciated on West Coast

Caden Merrill, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Special Spotlights, Sports

Across the span of the sports universe, it is accurate to say that some sports receive more recognition than others.  For example, soccer is wildly popular throughout the UK and South America, but has had mild popularity among Americans.  Compare this to baseball, which is only popular throughout the ...

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