The Bruin Voice

Second generation basketball player leads team to success

Kristin Lam, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2015


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Named MVP at Stagg High School’s tournament and again at the McDonald’s Classic just a week later in December, senior Andre Green started this season on fire. With a current season record of 17-3, the varsity boys basketball team is hoping to clinch the SJAA league championship and move on to the...

Faralynn Boconan dominates competition in high-level martial arts

September 19, 2014


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After starting her new passion for karate, many of her friends and family found it hard to believe and only thought of her as the bubbly girl who could sing. Even Bonocan herself recalls thinking she was too “girly” to do such an aggressive contact sport.

Mathis gives verbal commitment to UOP

Mathis gives verbal commitment to UOP

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


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“Zack’s commitment to UOP is awesome for the team’s reputation because it always seems that BC baseball is caught in schools like Lincoln’s shadow. Even though we compete well with them, this gives guys on the team hope that if you work as hard as Zack does, you will get noticed.”

BC alumnus earns gold medal in triple jump

BC alumnus earns gold medal in triple jump

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014


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Alumnus Eric Sloan left his legacy during his high school years and continues to impress all around the world. Sloan, a 2012 graduate of Bear Creek, recently traveled to Canada to train for the Olympic Track and Field triple jump event.

Freshman team takes the field

Freshman team takes the field

Graschelle Hipolito, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014


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Freshmen practicing and playing amongst players of their caliber enables more focus on respective skill. In contrast, when players are put against each other on a J.V. team consisting of both the freshman and sophomore class, some may reign more experienced or advanced. Creating a distinction between the two allows not only comfort, but balance.

NCAA recognizes inequality in college athletics

NCAA recognizes inequality in college athletics

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014


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For years Division I players across the country have stood by while colleges have reaped the rewards for the use of their names, images, and likenesses to add to their coffers. But in a game changing decision, those rules will be changing.

Spring sports wrap-up

Brandon Miramontes, Sports Editor

May 30, 2014


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Badminton The varsity boys finished the season 7-1 and shared first place with the Franklin boys for the SJAA league. The varsity girls held the same season record as the boys and also placed first. “Hard work at practice and non-stop training is a large factor to our success,” freshman Jasmin ...

Seniors sign letters of intent

Seniors sign letters of intent

Brandon Miramontes, Sports Editor

May 30, 2014


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  During the 2013-2014 year a number of seniors have pursued the chance of playing sports on the collegiate level. During the month of April, seven Bear Creek seniors signed a letter of intent, committing themselves to play for a collegiate team. Senior Ashlyn Jones signed to play basketball...

Winter sports post-season success

Jessica Lee and Brandon Miramontes

March 14, 2014


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Boys Basketball After defeating Tracy, the boys basketball team made it to the Sac-Joaquin playoffs for the second time in five years. Coach Rod Cortez said the team’s success is largely due to the boys’ dedication, determination, and hardwork as well as the many skilled players on the team. ...

Profile: Jelani Moore

Sophaline Chuong, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014


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Jelani Brice-Moore took first at the Arizona Division II Championship for track and field in the boys 100, 200, and 400 meter sprint in 2013.  This season, he returns to Stockton for his senior year and is now competing with the Bear Creek track and field team. Moore says that it is important to...

Ball Talk with Brandon – Fair is fair: Olympics must regulate technological improvements

Ball Talk with Brandon – Fair is fair: Olympics must regulate technological improvements

Brandon Miramontes, Sports Editor

March 11, 2014


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The Winter Olympics is known for being the most prestigious winter sports event to compete in; to earn a place at the Olympics, an athlete must work extremely hard — and work even harder to win — but the advancement in sports technology has led to an unfair advantage for those athletes from wealth...

Menil hosts decathlon and heptathlon for Senior Project

Brandon Miramontes, Sports Editor

March 11, 2014


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Senior Clarissa Menil will be hosting a multi-event track and field competition on March 17 for high school athletes from both Bear Creek and Lodi High for her senior project. The decathlon and heptathlon are two-day track and field contests to ascertain the best all-around athletes, showcasing the...

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