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Athletic Director proposes new practice start times for athletes

Nathan To, News Editor September 20, 2019

To address the long period of time between school ending and sports practices beginning that leave sman students “stranded” with nowhere to go, Athletic director Jason Johson has proposed a change...

Shameful Silence in sports must end

Adan Banks, Sports Editor September 20, 2019

Professional sports players are the best of the best athletes; they are at the pinnacle of fame and fortune, earning millions of dollars every year from their appearances on television shows and commercials...

Baseball varsity team regroups after losing head coach to TCAL league

Baseball varsity team regroups after losing head coach to TCAL league

Eric Evans, Staff Writer June 11, 2019

Bear Creek varsity baseball is coming off an impressive year — last year, they won in their league and lost to the eventual section champions, Del Campo High School. Heading into the offseason, the team...

Girls make BCHS basketball history

lady Bruins qualify for State Regional Finals, losing after the fourth round
Lilly Lim, Sports Editor April 26, 2019

Bear Creek’s Girls Basketball team has achieved many historical milestones in an unforgettable season. From three players scoring a total of 1,000 points to going to State Regional Finals, the future...

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Coach favoritism can factor in picking roster

Jasmine Castillo, Opinion Editor April 26, 2019

While participating in sport tryouts, most athletes give it their all, believing that their hard work and skill will be rewarded with a spot on the team ー but to some coaches, favoritism and seniority,...

NFL turns blind eye to domestic abuse

Jordan Latimore, Sports Columnist April 26, 2019

In February of 2019, the Cleveland Browns signed Pro-Bowl running back Kareem Hunt to a one-year deal. Hunt was let go by the Kansas City Chiefs in December of 2018 after TMZ released a video showing him...

Boys volleyball added for spring sports

SJAA hopes to encourage more Southeast Asian players
Adan Banks, Guest Writer April 26, 2019

This spring season, Bear Creek is fielding its first ever men’s volleyball team, a move that some are hoping will result in more Southeast Asian student participants. The Athletics Directors of the...

Female phenoms: three varsity players break 1,000-point mark this basketball season

Jonathen Barragan, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Senior Deyliana Lewis was the first. Lewis, a forward on the women’s basketball team, was the first student to score over 1,000 points during her four year career on Jan. 8, 2019 against Chavez. Although...

Athlete profile: Ernesto Kuhl

Jayden Jones, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Earning a coveted spot on a sports team is no easy task — just ask senior Ernesto Kuhl. After three years of being cut from the basketball roster, Kuhl finally made the team his senior year. Kuhl has...

Gamers rise up: CIF adds esport competitions that allow video gamers to test their skills

Nathan To, Guest Writer April 26, 2019

For the first time in Bear Creek history, sports will be played not on a court or field, but behind the screen of a computer. The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) is planning to add esports,...

Bad officiating is just part of the game

Jordan Latimore, Sports Columnist April 26, 2019

Sometimes, living with our mistakes is just part of the game. The 2019 NFC championship game ended with what some viewers claimed was an obvious pass interference penalty, but no flag was thrown, prevented...

Stellar swim coach remembered at vigil

Players hope BCHS pool will be renamed in his honor
Heidi Wright and Sydney Jasper April 26, 2019

Over the winter break, students and staff were shocked to learn that well-known and beloved swim coach Tom Downer died on December 27, in a kite surfing accident in the Cayman Islands. A vigil held in...

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