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Winter Sports at San Dieguito Academy

Winter Sports at San Dieguito Academy

By Brooke Stealey December 20, 2022

As we are approaching the last few days of the fall semester, winter sports at San Dieguito Academy are in full swing! SDA offers a wide variety of sports and welcomes all levels of skill, with our winter...

Mario Ferri invading the World Cup pitch

The World Cup Pitch Invader

By Haden Macdonald, Staff Writer December 14, 2022
Mario Ferri and his messages on the world stage
Brittney Griner is released from Russian penal colony.

Brittney Griner released

By Ava Keochekian, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

Brittney Griner, an American basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury, was detained when returning from Russia, where she plays for the club team UMMC Ekaterinburg during the WNBA off-season. While going...

Athletics without the mental benefits

High school sports and mental health

By Ana Cabrera, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

High school sports. They boost serotonin and reduce cortisol. They create a sense of community and bonding. They teach teenagers life skills surrounding responsibility and perseverance. They’re also...

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The NFL’s Biggest Headache

By Logan Kechter, Staff Writer November 2, 2022
The NFL's concussion problem is finally getting the attention it deserves
Sexual Assault in the NFL

Sexual Assault in the NFL

By Olin Neale, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Deshaun Watson and Matt Araiza are two names that anyone following the NFL are quite familiar with. Watson and Araiza are both NFL players under intense scrutiny regarding sexual assault cases. Watson...

How Title IX has Opened Opportunities for Women in Sports and Education

By Bella Stearman and Scarlett Athan October 28, 2022

In schools across the nation the federal civil rights law of Title IX is enforced. Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education and activties. While Title IX is commonly known for...

Manny Machado bat flips. Photo courtesy of San Diego Padres.

Padres Roller Coaster Playoff Chase

By Will Warren, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

After a disappointing end to last season, the Padres headed into the regular season with a solidified roster and some new young talent. However, they were missing their biggest piece in Fernando Tatis...

Colligate students begin a race

Cross Country: Underrated and Underappreciated

By Haden Macdonald, Staff Writer August 30, 2022

Let’s be honest: no one cares about competitive running. It is arguably one of the most boring sports to watch, just barely ahead of baseball and golf. Nobody wants to watch a group of sweaty, exhausted...

Simone Biles at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Image courtesy of NPR.
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I have to do what’s right for me

By Delilah Sonnenshein, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

Mental health is one of the most stigmatized topics in society; and in athletics, particularly professional and Olympic-level sports, the pressure is piled even higher. Athletes train themselves rigorously,...

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