Gambetta Tourney Offers First Look at Golf Prospects

Kevin Fong, Staff Writer

March 13, 2012

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The boy’s golf team placed 6th out of 25 teams at the Joe Gambetta tournament in Antioch on Monday, March 5th. The tournament gave some insight into what the team can expect for the upcoming season. Senior Jon Arth said,...

Taco Contest Signals End to Wrestlers’ Fast

Natalie Bunting, Staff Writer

March 13, 2012

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After months of strict dieting in order to wrestle in specific weight divisions, the wrestling team let loose of their restrictions in their annual taco-eating contest during lunch on Thursday, March 1st. Sophomore Nathaniel...

Tennis Drops Match against Rivals at Logan Tourney

Steven Wetterholm, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

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According to junior Jacob Wilson, the varsity tennis team competed in a hard fought tournament at Union City’s James Logan High School on March 2nd.  “On day one, we beat Foothill and Irvington.  On the second day, we were...

Olympic Hopefuls Provide Elite Models for Track Athletes

Natalie Bunting, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

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2008 marathon Olympian Magdalena Lewy-Boulet, World Championship Bronze Medalist Alysia Johnson and sub 4 minute milers Richie Boulet, Garret Heath and Mark Matusak, all members of the Bay Area Track and Field Club, presented...

Heidary Prioritizes Character with Swimmers

Brooke Presten, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

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Swim coach Ronnie Heidary has won 12 NCS championship titles: 7 for boys and 5 for girls. Heidary focuses on the whole person, not just athleticism.  “Character first” is his mantra. Heidary is also devoted to developing...

Eleven Advance to NCS Wrestling Tournament

Mariana Aguirre, Staff Writer

March 6, 2012

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After wrestling won the DFAL team title, eleven members moved on to the NCS tournament, the highest number of Cougars ever to advance. League individual champs Grant Smith, Alex Mirante, Chris Wellbrook and Jackson Haggulund...

O’Dowd Ends Girls’ Soccer NCS Run

Natalie Li, Staff Writer

February 26, 2012

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Girls' soccer advanced to the NCS semifinals on February 22 but suffered a disappointing 2-0 loss against first seeded Bishop O’Dowd. Previously, the girls’ finished second in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League behind...

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