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Noah Scherson: ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Kylash Chettiar Staff Writer Noah Scherson, a junior wide receiver on Varsity football, was selected to be the August Athlete of the Month. “I would describe Noah as a teammate who is selfless, he puts the goals of the team and program above his own” said junior Ziyad Merchant. “He sets ambitious goals and achieves...

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Ashley Wallin: Athlete of the month

Ashley Wallin was selected as the August Athlete of the Month through her hard work and determination on the Girls’ Water Polo team. Wallin was one of just three freshmen on the team last season, but she was respected as a player because of her diligence and effort in the pool. She is a utility player, thus is a protean player capable of playing offense and defense at a high level.

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Reps and Drills: How student-athletes are training during COVID-19

By Amitis Tajallaei Staff Writer Trojan athletes across different grades have been training mentally and physically during the postponed fall season. For the 2020-2021 school year, CIF-SS decided to condense three seasons of sports into two seasons, a fall season and a spring season. With the Coronavirus pandemic and distance learning in full effect, training...

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LeBron James: King On and Off the Court

  By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  LeBron James is most famously known as one of the greatest basketball players of all time; however, his accomplishments go far beyond the scope of basketball. “For me as an athlete and for me as a role model, I just try to do my part to help these kids...

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Olympian Spotlight: Alex Morgan

By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  Alex Morgan, Olympic Gold medalist and co-captain of the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT), is famously known as the youngest player on the United States 2011 FIFA World Cup Roster.  At the 2019 World Cup, Morgan tied the record of five goals in the opening match against Thailand ending...

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2020 Olympic Games Postponed to 2021

  By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the largest and most complex sporting event in the world, has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19, although it will still be held in Tokyo, Japan, as was originally planned.  “We were fortunate to be working with a very good Organizing Committee and were...

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted UHS Athletes

By JOSHUA NGUYEN Staff Writer  On April 1, 2020, Governor Newsom, along with the Superintendent of Public Instruction Thurmond, directed all California schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. Although academic compromises, such as adjusting to online learning and changes to the AP test, have...

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Coronavirus: How the pandemic has affected the sports world on a more local level and what we can take out of this as the importance of sports shines brighter.

By: Luke Curtis As the sports world shuttered to a close as COVID-19 loomed over America, fans and players alike have taken to social media voicing their endearment to the games they love. Do not be afraid, sports fans, soon another year will come. The sports world will once again be filled with jeers, boos,...

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Girls Lacrosse Goes 1-2 in Rose Bowl Tournament

By ELEANOR HANSSLER Section Editor  Girls Lacrosse took part in the Rose Bowl Jamboree this past Saturday, March 7, winning one of their games but losing the other two. This year marked the eighteenth anniversary of the Rose Bowl Jamboree, in which over thirty teams from all over Southern California took part in.  “Our team...

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How Coronavirus is Impacting Sports on Campus and Across the World

By ELEANOR HANSSLER Section Editor Following the closure of all IUSD schools due to COVID-19 (Corona Virus), effective Monday, March 16th, all UHS athletic events have been cancelled. Previously, athletic events not exceeding a capacity of 250 people were scheduled to continue, provided that there were no spectators in attendance, as per the official statement...