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CIF SS Open Division player profile: Spencer Freedman

CIF SS Open Division player profile: Spencer Freedman

For the starting point guard of Mater Dei High School's CIF Southern Section Open Division finals basketball team, Spencer Freedman, the goal of each day is to simply be great. Originally from Santa Monica, the 11th grade basketball phenom stands at 6-foot-1 and is...

Top sports moments of 2016

Top sports moments of 2016

From the Black Mamba’s 60 points in his final game to the Olympics to both the Cavs and the Cubs overcoming 3-1 deficits to win the NBA Finals and World Series respectively, here’s a look back at best sports moments of 2016: 10. Reaction after Brazilian gymnasts win...

Cheerleading– a sport and passion

Cheerleading– a sport and passion

Have you ever asked yourself if cheerleading is actually a sport? Well I have I asked  myself that everyday before I actually joined a cheer squad in 6th grade. I wondered if it was a good idea because not everyone liked the cheerleaders at my school. They would...

I am not Misty May-Treanor

I am not Misty May-Treanor

Beach volleyball legend Kerri Walsh-Jennings has returned to the Olympics scene with a new partner, April Ross. Ross is a two-time national title winner in indoor collegiate volleyball at USC, and has also played professional indoor volleyball in Puerto Rico for three...

The heart of a Monarch: Stanley Johnson

The heart of a Monarch: Stanley Johnson

For decades upon decades, high school basketball in Southern California has been frequently dominated by a private school in Santa Ana. Mater Dei High has been a basketball powerhouse both within the state of California and nationally for over 30 years. The private...

Like father, like son: The Klay Thompson story

Like father, like son: The Klay Thompson story

Every once in a long while, there comes along an athlete who transcends the community to which they call home. These hometown heroes are the ones who make it through the trials and tribulations of the road to success in their sport, and are forever looked upon as role...

Never a bad(minton) time to start a new sport

Never a bad(minton) time to start a new sport

Current seniors Eugenie Juan and Isabelle Winardi first became friends when they met one another in 9th grade PE. After a brief introduction to badminton, they both realized how much they enjoyed playing the sport, and formed Chino Hills High School's first Badminton...