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Bench warmers ARE important

Laura Angle, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014


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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


Filed under Sports

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...

Sophomore Precious Younger: key player on the lady Bruins basketball varsity team

Sophomore Precious Younger: key player on the lady Bruins basketball varsity team

Jessica Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

February 6, 2014


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With only seconds to spare, she races down the court to make the last winning point. With a ton of pressure on her shoulders, she shoots—and she scores! Sophomore Precious Younger, a key player on the girls varsity basketball team, has been playing basketball for as long as she remembers. “I...

Winter sports update

Winter sports update

Justine Do-Huynh, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014


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Boys Basketball The team currently has a season record of 4-2 after a positive preseason record of 13-4. Most notable was the team winning first place in the Ceres tournament in Modesto. The team’s major competitors are Lincoln and Lodi. Their goal for this season is to win league and make i...

Ball Talk with Brandon: Benefits of clinics

Ball Talk with Brandon: Benefits of clinics

Brandon Miramontes, Sports Editor

February 6, 2014


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Although most high school athletes say they play for the fun of the sport, others have a great deal more riding on their efforts: scholarships. But how do high school athletes stand out and really improve their skills during practice when coaches are already coaching dozens of other teammates? Average...

An important message from Principal Atterberry:

An important message from Principal Atterberry:

January 18, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

This is Bill Atterberry with a message for Bear Creek High School Staff members and students. I have been notified through a number of sources that senior Joseph Rivera died last night from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Joseph was a very active member of our student body. As a member...

Juniors win the powderpuff game against seniors

Brianna Aznar, Staff Writer

December 13, 2013


Filed under Sports

The juniors dominated this year’s powderpuff game with a 7-0 victory over the seniors. “We underestimated the juniors completely,” corner on defense Alana Merel said. “Losing was disappointing, but it was a good game.” The rivalry between juniors and seniors is longstanding. “We...

Ball Talk with Brandon: Bullying not limited to high school sports

Brandon Miramontes, Sports Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Sports

The world of professional sports never gets any less crazy.  During the month of October the Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin left the team because he was bullied by his teammates. Most would say that he should just toughen up and get over it but this is a serious issue. Martin received...

Coach Kirk Klucznik earns All-Area Coach of the Year

Jessica Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Sports

With the Bear Creek varsity girls’ volleyball team making it to the playoffs, varsity coach Kirk Klucznik was also named for “The Record’s” All-Area Coach of the Year. Klucznik says he focused on building a strong foundation of unity among the team, believing that strengthening the bonds between...

Varsity girls’ volleyball team makes it to playoffs

Jessica Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Sports

After countless hours of sweat and practice, the Bruin girls’ varsity volleyball team finally met their ultimate goal of making it to playoffs for the first time since 2003. “I knew my team was going to go far this season,” junior Ella Egonio said. “There was no doubt. This was one of the...

Choosing to major in gym

Monica Dang, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


Filed under College, Sports

Soccer team celebrates first win in two years

Deja Daniels, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports

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