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Boys’, girls’ ultimate merge for preseason strength

Boys’, girls’ ultimate merge for preseason strength

Yonit Krebs

March 18, 2019

This year is the first time that boys’ and girls’ ultimate decided to participate in a program run by Power and Finesse Fitness for athletes, according to senior Jack Ostrovsky, who attends the preseason conditioning. “We haven't done this in the past, and there's a lot of anticipation for t...

Gymnastics starts new training

Gymnastics starts new training

Tamar Gewirtz and Hayley Westwood

December 20, 2018

After years of pushing for strength training, senior Savannah Romero finally received the chance to participate in this new kind of exercise with the gymnastics team. “(Our old coach) only liked doing the body weight and endurance stuff,” Romero said. “She didn’t like the lifting because she...

Athletic department renovations to take place

Athletic department renovations to take place

Maggie Klaers

October 14, 2018

According to athletic director Andrew Ewald, part of the referendum passed last year included building a fitness center and renovating the current locker rooms. “As part of the referendum that passed last November, there’ll be a new fitness center built on the circle side of the activity cente...

Kicking gender standards

Kicking gender standards

Breanna Thompson

May 7, 2018

In “The Karate Kid,” like with many movies about martial arts, the main character and hero is male. Rarely are female martial artists depicted in the biggest blockbusters. When I first started karate nine years ago, I didn’t notice the gender disparity in the martial arts as I still had female ...

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