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After three-year hiatus, varsity boys basketball earns playoff spot

Lily Tran, Feature Editor May 30, 2018

For the first time since 2015, the varsity boys basketball team is going to playoffs. The team is 9-0 in the SJAA league and 15-9 overall in their season, a stark difference from the low 3-7 SJAA record...

Winter Olympics in full heat

Eric Benitez, Staff Writer May 30, 2018

Watching snowboarder Red Gerard race down the mountain or witnessing figure skater Mirai Nagasu land a historic triple axel is only part of the excitement that comes from watching the Winter Olympic...

Varsity girls basketball works hard to honor player’s death: Team currently on a 25-game winning streak

Gabriella Backus, Online Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2018

Since the sudden death of Malaysia Porter in the summer of 2017, the Bear Creek varsity girls basketball team has been working harder than ever to honor her — and their hard work has earned them their...

Gruden returns to the Raiders

Marino Dominguez, Columnist May 30, 2018

History tends to repeat itself — sometimes in bad ways: world wars, economic collapse, extinction, famine. But for Oakland Raiders fans and its owner Mark Davis, history couldn’t repeat itself at a...

Fall sport athlete profiles

Helen Le and Marso Beltran, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer November 28, 2017

The volleyball team ended its season 10-0 and first in the SJAA league. Senior Mia Kahler, the setter for the Bruins, shares her thoughts about her final season. “It was a really good team,”...

Tradition of social injustice movements led by African American athletes

Tradition of social injustice movements led by African American athletes

Dejonae Richards, Staff Writer November 27, 2017

  African American athletes have a tradition of beginning movements that stand up to racial injustice, from desegregating sports to police brutality. From Jesse Owens to Colin Kaepernick, athletes...

Athletes experience burnout in their senior year

Gabriella Backus, Online Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2017

By GABRIELLA BACKUS ONLINE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Joining a sport can be exhilarating the first few years. Senior year, however, seems to hold the test of time for athletes as many choose to quit before their...

Travel leagues expose athletes to high level training and coaching

Kaylanie Saldua, Staff Writer October 17, 2017

For some athletes, playing in a league outside of school just makes sense- extra practices, stronger competition, and more exposure help the athlete excel in the sport. But for others, one league just...

Fall sports highlights

Marino Dominguez and Dannica Chhun October 17, 2017

Volleyball With the kickoff of the fall sports season, volleyball looks to continue last year’s outstanding league success in this season. The volleyball team is currently 1-0 in league, beating...

ASB President kicks off a new school year — and sport

ASB President kicks off a new school year — and sport

Eric Benitez, Staff Writer September 15, 2017

It isn’t unusual to see high school students take on countless extracurricular activities and sports, either for enjoyment or to add to their college application experiences. With such rigorous schedules...

Football injuries lead some schools to drop program

Football injuries lead some schools to drop program

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer September 15, 2017

Before this year, most, if not all, people thought the only football players at risk for brain damage and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) were those in the NFL. A study conducted by the NFL earlier...

Money, college — and fishing!

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer September 15, 2017

If you read the headline of this column, you probably are already interested: I imagine you either want to go to college, like to make money, or like the outdoors. So yes, it’s true; you can fish...

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