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Weekly sports roundup: Week of March 11

Weekly sports roundup: Week of March 11

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Baseball After a 6-1 loss against Jefferson High School on Tuesday, Mar 12, the varsity baseball team defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 7-6 in their first league win, increasing their record to 1-1. Despite the team giving up six unearned runs in the second inning, freshman Mark Hu pitched six in...

Varsity baseball shuts out San Jose 26-0 in season opener

Varsity baseball shuts out San Jose 26-0 in season opener

by Nina Gee, Visual Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

The varsity baseball team crushed San Jose High last Wednesday 26-0 in their season opener at the Blackford baseball field. The team jumped right in, opening the floodgates with five runs right off the bat in the first inning and striking out the other team's batters as fast as they were coming ...

Cross country, track and field coach retires

Cross country, track and field coach retires

by Erica Cai and Eric Fang

February 22, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Winged Post

Standing in the center of Blackford’s track with a baseball cap over his head, Scott Chisam chats with a few seniors as the other runners finish their warm-up lap and sit cross-legged in front of him in the grass. Once everyone settles down, he launches into the week’s agenda in a calm yet energized ...

Varsity girls soccer honors seniors, defeats Mercy

Varsity girls soccer honors seniors, defeats Mercy

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Uncategorized

The varsity girls soccer team won their senior night game against Mercy High School on Feb. 6 with a final score of 6-1, increasing their league record to 7-3-1 this season. Seniors Lilia Gonzales, Tamar Sasson, Julia Amick, Alycia Cary, Ria Gupta, Rithi Jayam, Alexandra Lu, Sahana Narayan, Anika...

Winter sports teams receive CCS Scholastic awards

Winter sports teams receive CCS Scholastic awards

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Facebook Briefs, Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The 2018-2019 Central Coast Section Winter Scholastic Championship Team awards, announced on Tuesday, honored the varsity boys basketball, girls soccer and boys soccer teams for their academic performance. These commendations, given out by the CCS board of managers, are made up of five of the tea...

Varsity boys basketball stumbles against Eastside

Varsity boys basketball stumbles against Eastside

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The varsity boys basketball team fell 32-61 to the Eastside College Preparatory Panthers at home today evening, bringing the Eagles' overall record to 10-11 and league record to 5-6. The game began slowly, with neither team able to score until halfway through the first quarter, when 2 Eastside points...

Girls varsity soccer faces narrow loss against Crystal Springs Uplands

Girls varsity soccer faces narrow loss against Crystal Springs Uplands

by Shreya Srinivasan, TALON Organizations and Co-Sports Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Online Exclusive, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The varsity girls soccer team faced a narrow 0-1 loss against Crystal Springs at home on Tuesday, bringing their overall record to 4-4-3 and their league record to 2-1-1. Due to strong defense by both teams in the first half, neither team was able to gain a lead, with halftime beginning at a dea...

We Voted: Hope drives seniors’ first votes

by Varsha Rammohan, Saloni Shah, and Aditya Singhvi

January 17, 2019


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Lilly Anderson (12) Lilly not only earned the right to serve on a jury or buy a lottery ticket on her 18th birthday but also became able to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. After mailing in her ballot in the days leading up to the election, she felt as though she was “finally an adult.” “I de...

Varsity boys soccer vs. Priory

January 16, 2019


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