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Athlete of the Month: Richard Oh

Athlete of the Month: Richard Oh

Stella Jia and Henry Ma April 18, 2021

Quarterback. Touchdown. Gridiron. Even just a few years ago, those terminologies meant nothing to Senior Richard Oh. Growing up in Korea, he had little to no knowledge of football.   Said Oh, “It...

Asian NBA Players

Asian NBA Players

Joshua Lee April 18, 2021

The NBA has had limited representations of players of Asian descent. Most were cut after a few games, others played for 3 years. The first Asian NBA player was Wataru Misaka. He broke the color barrier...

Being the

Being the “GOAT”

Dhruv Kerai, Podcast Assistant March 29, 2021

What does it mean when people call an athlete the GOAT? No, it does not mean they are actually a goat. GOAT stands for the greatest of all time. It is often used in a sports context to describe the best...

Tackling the Pandemic - The CHS Football Team

Tackling the Pandemic – The CHS Football Team

Kriti Kaushal, Photo Assistant October 12, 2020

Sports have always played an integral role at Cupertino High School. From the annual helmet game to late-night basketball nail-biters, sports have fostered traditions on the Cupertino campus that remain...

Playing on COVID's Field

Playing on COVID’s Field

Joshua Lee and Megana Kashyap October 12, 2020

Since this past spring, sports season and the current school year have seen a complete flip in the sports scene at Cupertino High School and worldwide. Because school was closed down, many sports teams...

Feature on Athlete Maggie Li

Feature on Athlete Maggie Li

Krithika Venkatasubramanian, Perspectives Editor May 9, 2020

In what is one of the most competitive regions for badminton in the United States*, senior Maggie Li has proven herself to be an exceptional talent, with a Norcal championship to her name and multiple...

Schools should have a Cricket Team

Schools should have a Cricket Team

Calvin Anderson, copy editor May 9, 2020

Diversity is defined to be a state where a variety of options and ideas are available. The word often applies to ancestry, race, sexuality, but an essential subject is often left out:teen sports.    When...

Bay Area Quidditch Team

Bay Area Quidditch Team

Avinash Pandit, Sports Editor May 9, 2020

Everyone knows about the fictional sport, Quidditch, the primary sport in the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter. But in 2005, the International Quidditch Association was formed, and "Muggle" quidditch...

Athlete of the Month: Amy Thusen

Athlete of the Month: Amy Thusen

Amir Iravani March 28, 2020

Track and field is an event found in every school with a variety of competitions. The Cupertino High School program has done especially well in the league, and one such athlete is junior Amy Thuesen.    Having...

Rise of E-Sports

Rise of E-Sports

Calvin Anderson, Writer March 28, 2020

The 21st century has brought about a wave of new fashions. The contrasting qualities of the two centuries such as R&B of the 20th century and rap of the 21st century to the formality of clothing has...

Satire on Coach Talk

Ariana Fahri , Photo Editor March 28, 2020

Coaches lead the team. They are the masterminds behind every game and player as they drive the entire team forward with their dedication to success. Of course there are different types of coaches, as well...

The Rise of Betting Markets in Sports and its Potential Consequences

The Rise of Betting Markets in Sports and its Potential Consequences

Avinash Pandit December 15, 2019

Sports gambling has been popular since ancient times, where Mayans gambled on the religious “Mayan Ball Game.” In short, sports gambling is a form of gambling where people place a bet based on the...

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