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FALL SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Graschelle Hipolito, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2015

After the success of the majority of Bear Creek’s athletic department due to last year’s SJAA league change, fall sports teams are hopeful at the prospect of bringing home league titles in several sports.

Let’s play ball! New turf field ready for action

Let’s play ball! New turf field ready for action

Emma Garcia, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2015

Injuries are to expected in sports, no matter what the age of the players, but what isn’t expected is that the injuries sustained are not due to the team’s opponents but the very ground they play on. Until a few months ago, this problem was exactly what athletes at Bear Creek, specifically the...

Spring Sports Wrap-Up

Spring Sports Wrap-Up

Jack Stensland, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015

The Bruins experienced yet another successful sports season across the board for badminton, baseball, golf, soccer, swimming, softball, tennis and track and field. When league results were finalized, the Bruins all finished at or near the top.

Assembly Bill 949 will run on cheerleading as a club or sport

Emma Garcia, Online Editor

May 14, 2015

So why is cheerleading considered a club? This decision to consider cheerleading a club wasn’t really a decision at all, it was because neither the school or the district can define cheerleading as a sport. Why? The CIF.

Protein shakes are a staple

Jessica Lee, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2015

According to a research study by Dr. Robert Wolfe and Dr. Sharon Miller, published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association,” the acceptable amount of protein to take every day is between 10 to 35 percent of one’s daily energy intake. A sedentary 19-year-old who is 5'9'' and 167 pounds and needs 2,872 total calories/day would then need to take between 72 to 250 grams of protein.

Dynasties spark fan fever

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

May 14, 2015

All sports teams share one common goal: to become a dynasty.

Alumnus breaks USA Track and Field record

Alumnus breaks USA Track and Field record

Jessica Lee, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2015

“When he started high school, he was very small. He didn’t have the size but he had the head and the heart. When he came to track, he knew he wanted to do something and he wanted to do well at it, and it took him a little awhile but he found his niche. Once his body caught up to his heart and his mind, well, you see the results of it now.”

Basketball coaches fired despite successes

Cameron Morelli, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2015

Both the girls and boys basketball teams had impressive seasons this spring – with the girls team finishing off 9-1 in their league and the boys team 8-2. Thus, it came as a bit of a shock when both teams’ coaches, Jason Lowrey and Rod Cortes respectively, were dismissed from their positions on March 12.

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

Darius Livingston, Sports Editor

February 5, 2015

After the success of fall sports − five out of seven fall sports had a win-loss ratio of above .500 ‒ winter sports had a tough act to follow. But they stood up to the challenge and in some cases exceeded it. Both winter sports, basketball and wrestling, are experiencing winning seasons so far. ...

Maintain progress on New Year’s fitness resolutions

Jack Stensland, Sports Editor

February 4, 2015

“New year, new me” is what students all over the country say as they make their resolutions to improve their lifestyles for the upcoming year. Unfortunately, these resolutions usually turn out to be only fantasies as students often cut their goals short. Of the 45 percent of Americans who consistently...

Second generation basketball player leads team to success

Kristin Lam, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2015

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

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.

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