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Mathis gives verbal commitment to UOP

Mathis gives verbal commitment to UOP

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

“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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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...

Bench warmers ARE important

Laura Angle, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

On every sports team, there is the star athlete that gets carried off on everyone’s shoulders after winning the game. Then, there are the benchwarmers — the kids whose parents forced them to be more active or the kids who wanted to play but just weren’t good enough. Not everyone can be the football...

Staff win annual Staff vs. Seniors volleyball game

Brianna Aznar, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

The staff came out victorious for the second time against the seniors, winning the fifth set in the second annual Staff vs. Seniors volleyball game on  January 17. The teams played a total of five sets. Each set was played to 25 points. “They played really good,” senior Carly Pettis said of...

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