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Youth football leagues must stop tackle play

Marino Dominguez, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

If you’ve played a contact sport — whether it be football, wrestling or hockey — you know one thing: getting injured hurts, but being embarrassed hurts unimaginably worse. No athlete wants to be called out for being a “crybaby”...

Olympics adds 5 new sports

Gian Carlo Baldonado, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

On the same grounds that the Youth Olympic Games were established, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) added five new games to cultivate youth interest in the Olympic Games. The five new summer Olympic sports—baseball/softball,...

Tran carries on badminton dynasty

Emma Snyder, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

Thirty years ago Hue Tran, then a senior at Lincoln High School, won her section title in badminton. Earlier this year, she watched her daughter, then-junior Jasmin Tran, earn her second section title in badminton and qualify...

Think you can’t be an athlete?

Janice Banola, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

From clubs to sports, some students are hesitant to try new things because of the unknown ─ instead telling themselves they can’t do a certain sport because they’re new to it and don’t want to “suck.” However, sports...

Cheer coach adds Saturday practices and conditioning

Chelsea No, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

The cheerleading team is adjusting to the new varsity coach, Britney White, who brings 12 years of coach’s experience to the Bruin cheer team. White, who resides in Sacramento, graduated from San Jose State University with...

More than pigskin with Livingston

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

June 3, 2016

Most basketball analysts agree that the greatest team to ever touch the court is the ’96 Chicago Bulls led by superstar Michael Jordan. Jordan and the Bulls set a NBA record for most wins in a regular season with an overall...

Extreme ironing? Shin kicking? Yes, there’s a sport for that!

Cody Evans, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

In a society that invests more money paying professional athletes than it does most other workers, sports like extreme ironing, inner tube water polo and shin kicking may hold cryptic identities.  Mass media presents a very limited...

CIF moves soccer to winter season

Graschelle Hipolito, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

The winter sports season typically signals basketball games and wrestling matches; however, two additional sports will be added next school year: men’s and women’s soccer. Currently, men’s soccer is played in the fall...

Profile: Litz says player safety a priority

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016

When former tennis player and parent Gayle Litz applied to coach the tennis team, she had two goals in mind: winning league and fundraising enough money to ensure the safety of the players. “I would love to win league,”...

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