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Varsity Boys Track and Field score league title

Krista Weaver, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

For the first time in many years, Varsity Boys  Track and Field won the League Title. They are currently in the Ocean division—the highest division. They have not won this title (in this division) since 1998. With a total of four wins and only one loss, Varsity Boys were able to pull ahead of the oth...

Players tackle spring football

Isabel Sanchez-Foster and Krista Weaver

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Most sports have optional conditioning periods; however, football has mandatory training nearly year round. Starting in January, players train towards Spring Ball, a period in spring that starts after spring sports end. Rob Polous, the head coach of Sequoia’s football team, says the integration of S...

Conditioning crucial training for success

Krista Weaver, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

Every sport requires different skills and preparation in their own ways, but does conditioning help to emphasize these techniques for games later on in the season? According to website Stop SpoJournalism Account rts Injuries, physical conditioning in sports helps build on the skill sets of power, stren...

Winter sports wrap up

Winter sports wrap up

Krista Weaver, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys Soccer “[This season] our biggest competition is MA, and our first [game] against MA was pretty challenging but we tied 0-0” (Manny Jimenez Rodriguez, freshman) Overall score: JV: (6-1-1 ) as of 2/6/17  Varsity: (4-0-10) as of 2/6/17 Girls Soccer “[During this season] coming ou...

Adaptive hockey team scores Sharks donation

Shannon Coan, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Sports

Sequoia’s Adaptive Physical Education Class received a $30,000 donation from the San Jose Sharks as part of the Shark Foundation’s Big Give Program, Dec. 22, to fund their ice hockey team. Special Education teacher Rebeca Goodwin created Sequoia’s adaptive hockey team three years ago after discovering...

High football, basketball attendance leaves others ignored

Brighid Bugos, Sports Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Sports

Friday nights for most high school students evoke memories of frigid football games and the brisk pace of basketball games, as far as sports go. But does anyone remember the soccer players playing in the elements or the tennis team swinging without shade? At games other than basketball and football,...

Scoring goals not enough to stay in soccer

Krista Weaver, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

At Sequoia, there are rules set up regarding academic progress while playing sports, but how many people are aware of them? How do those affected feel about them? According to athletic director Melissa Schmidt, five to ten Sequoia Boys Soccer players were unable to make the team this season du...

Football players keep their head in the game despite risks

Football players keep their head in the game despite risks

Simon Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

When sophomore Emily Knopf was asked if football was safe, her attitude was one widely shared by fans across the country. “It’s not safe, but that’s why people like it,” Knopf said. Students like Knopf feel that watching football is unpredictable and exciting to watch. Similarly, it is fa...

Varsity football team kneels in silent protest of police brutality

Darien Daly, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Inspired by Colin Kaepernick, several varsity football players knelt to raise awareness of police brutality and unfair treatment of African Americans. A dozen members of the Sequoia varsity football team knelt during the Star Spangled Banner Sept. 28 in an act of solidarity with the fight against police brutality towards Af...

Baseball seniors honored as team drops close game

Zack Rosenblatt, Page Editor

May 5, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Sequoia baseball celebrated their seniors Wednesday, May 4 before losing a contested 2-1 game against the Carlmont Scots. Seniors Babak Amerian, Justin Blau, Blake Carbonneau, Blake DeTata,  Jonathan Kelly,  Max Michelini, Mike Michelini and Renic Sloan were recognized before the game in a senior cer...

Sequoia’s March Madness

Matt Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Every year, starting in March and ending in the beginning of April, the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division 1 Basketball Championships come packed full of shocking upsets, heartbreaking defeats and finishes by crowning two colleges as the best in the United States. Sequoia has many students who actively...

Spring sports battle with El Niño

Spring sports battle with El Niño

Brighid Bugos, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

  Flooded fields, ruined equipment and announcements of cancelled games and practices are what many spring athletes associate with El Niño. Many teams have had to cancel practices or games due to weather in the past  season. Tennis has been the hardest hit with three matches rescheduled. ...

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