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Off-season athletes look to stay in shape

Off-season athletes look to stay in shape

Sean Mendiola, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

Athletes are utilizing new equipment in the weight room during informal winter conditioning to stay in shape and prepare for spring sports. “It is an open program and is relatively unstructured,” track coach Michael Buckley said. “Everybody is welcome. I’m there every day, but usually, other...

Wrestling gears up to repeat as league champs

Wrestling gears up to repeat as league champs

Sean Mendiola, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

With many team members training during the offseason, wrestling is preparing for a return to the North Coast Section where the team placed third last year. “I expect to win the league again this year,” coach Matthew Woodard said. “I’m certain that we will almost send the entire varsity team to...

Knights win league championship

Knights win league championship

Maximilian Tellini, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Knights capped off its season by winning the Mission Trail Athletic League championship on October 29 with a win against East Palo Alto, lead by the league’s most valuable player and a senior captain who was the league’s leading tackler. The Knights claimed the MTAL championship with a 60-6...

Knights look to avenge NorCal final defeat

Knights look to avenge NorCal final defeat

Christopher Cohen, Managing Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

Following last year’s heartbreaking triple overtime loss in the NorCal Finals game, the Knights are amped up and ready to go this season and are eying a state championship. “Our goal is to go as far as we did last year, except we want to win league and state this year.” Jeremiah Sullivan ’17...

Horwitz runs away from competition

Horwitz runs away from competition

Nick Everest and Christopher Cohen
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

After an undefeated season of cross-country in the competitive Bay Counties League West, Eli Horwitz ’17 is setting his sights on his final season of track and field in the spring. “Going undefeated was amazing because I never thought it would be within my capabilities to accomplish something like th...

Cross-country looks to make state meet

Cross-country looks to make state meet

Sean Mendiola, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

Rejuvenated with new runners and guided by experienced captains, the cross-country team is breaking records as it moves into the the middle of its season and the Stanford Invitational last Saturday. “Things went pretty well,” coach Michael Buckley said. “Eli Horwitz (’17) won the race outright...

Varsity soccer looks to make playoffs despite record

Varsity soccer looks to make playoffs despite record

Owen Murray, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

Although soccer teams have had a little bit of a bumpy start to the season, both varsity and JV teams are turning their seasons around. Players have been training since Aug. 10, and they are now putting all their work to use in the regular seasons. Varsity tied 1-1 in its preseason game against Redwood...

Small hits, large effects

Small hits, large effects

Maximillian Tellini, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Special Features, Sports

When the Knights football players strap on their helmets and take the field, they aren’t just concerned about big-hit concussions, but also about repetitive sub-concussive blows that can cause long-term effects on the brain. The big hits and resulting concussions can trigger brain disease, but repe...

The Hall brings it ‘home’

The Hall brings it ‘home’

Sam Jubb and Owen Fahy
October 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Knights came out strong with a drubbing of Woodside Priory 50-26 at Convent & Stuart Hall’s  Homecoming game at Boxer Stadium on Saturday afternoon. “We are getting better everyday and are looking forward to the rest of the season,” receiver Ryan Darwin said. “We practice everyday ...

SHHS Stud to MLB Hopeful

SHHS Stud to MLB Hopeful

Harry Billings and Sam Cormier
May 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

  The Hall has had a very strong baseball program over the years, with very dominant players. One of the best players in Stuart Hall history, and the only Division 1 recruit, was Frank Duncan ‘10, who was not only a star baseball player but also played basketball and soccer for the Hall. Fr...

Playoffs Getting Intense

Playoffs Getting Intense

Christopher Cohen, Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

The 2016 NBA Playoffs started with 16 teams, eight from the Eastern Conference and eight from the Western Conference. A best of seven series is played, and the winners advance to the next round. Currently, only four teams remain. Out west, the Golden State Warriors are matched up against the Oklahoma Ci...

Moving Up

Moving Up

Max Rodriguez, Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

Ever since Stuart Hall was founded, the main sport has been basketball. The school has always been in Division V, and over the past couple of years, the team has risen to success. Last year, Tyler Ryan ‘15 and Armani Collins ‘15 led the Knights to win the NCS championship. This year, Zeke Crawford ‘16 ...