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Softball player looks forward to final season

Softball player looks forward to final season

Emma Kempf

April 12, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

Senior Annabelle Schutte said she started playing softball around age six, started pitching around age nine and became a varsity pitcher during her freshman year. “It was a big deal. We don’t have a lot of pitchers in our program, so it’s kind of cool to pitch on varsity and play on varsity for fou...

Senior invited to apply for USA ultimate team

Senior invited to apply for USA ultimate team

Yonit Krebs

March 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

When senior girls’ ultimate captain Esther Gendler received an email from USA ultimate in September inviting her to tryout for their 2019 team, she said at first she overlooked it, thinking it was just another one of the many emails she receives. “I didn’t really look very closely into it, and ...

Senior to begin final year of golf

Senior to begin final year of golf

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

March 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

While the game of golf is often relaxing, mental toughness abides as a crucial aspect to being a successful player, according to senior girls’ golf captain Carly Livingston. “I like that it’s outdoors and that it’s kind of a relaxing game. It’s really all mental because if you get down o...

Junior switches to tennis full time

Junior switches to tennis full time

Avia Kaner-Roth

January 9, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports Columns, Student Life

Junior tennis player Susanna Hu said her motivation to play tennis full time was due to thoughts about college, as well as her passion for the sport.  “I really wanted to participate in tennis in college which made me want to focus on it,” Hu said. “This past season was such a great time, an...

Junior chosen as gymnastics captain

Junior chosen as gymnastics captain

Alex Balfour, Izzy Leviton

December 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

As junior Savannah Romero participates in her fifth varsity gymnastics season she said she looks forward to her new position as a team leader. According to Romero, her coaches recently chose her to be a captain for the current season after one of the senior captains quit gymnastics. “I was e...

George Hare brings leadership to Robotics Club

George Hare brings leadership to Robotics Club

Avia Kaner-Roth and Esther Gendler

November 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Profiles

Senior robotics club president George Hare said he first joined robotics because of his interest in math and science and seeing a good opportunity to improve his skills. “What sparked my interest in robotics is that I want to go into engineering, and robotics is a really cool way to get involved...

Senior takes on leadership role

Senior takes on leadership role

Esther Gendler

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

After Senior Collin Perkins came up short of votes for becoming a cross country captain last year, he was surprised to find out he was going to become a captain anyways. “Unfortunately, I didn’t receive enough votes. But later on our head coach, Chris Nordstrom, felt that the boys team did not have...

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Volleyball snags win over Irondale

Alex Balfour

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Volleyball defeated Irondale in a nonconference game on Sept. 5, according to head coach Whitney Meierrotto-Simon. Senior captain Ella Trotter said although the team beat Irondale prior to this, she focused on remaining humble. “We beat them since I’ve been playing, so we weren’t ex...

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