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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 banners hanging in the gym.   Li has won two banners in her time at CHS: once as a freshman wh...

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 asked to name highschool sports, subjects often spit out generic games like baseball...

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 started to grow in popularity.    Instead of flying on brooms, athletes hold a broom between their...

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 earned top honors such as 8th at high jump at CCS, and 1st in long jump at SCVAL,...

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 evolved into the utmost, drastic disparities through the course of time. One of the most novel and...

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 as various strategies to achieve victory on the battlefield, ahem matches.    The coa...

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 outcome of a sporting event.  People with money and confidence in their knowledge of sports often engage in...

Sports Feature: Eric Ferrante

Sports Feature: Eric Ferrante

Stella Jia

December 15, 2019

Unlike most teachers on campus, JAVA, and AP Computer Science teacher, Eric Ferrante leads a uniquely active lifestyle. Being situated in Santa Cruz, Mr. Ferrante enjoys going surfing through the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.  “Surfing is one of those sports that you have to keep doing to...

The Helmet Game 2019

The Helmet Game 2019

Joan Thyagarajan

November 14, 2019

Everything was set last Friday, Oct. 25, when the Cupertino and Monta Vista football teams stepped onto the turf and got ready to begin the year’s annual helmet game. Students from Monta Vista were eager to see if their team could grasp the title this year, while Tino students chanted “Keep the helmet!...

Japanese Martial Artists: Megu Kanzawa, Kotomi Inaba

Japanese Martial Artists: Megu Kanzawa, Kotomi Inaba

Megumi Ondo

October 9, 2019

People all around the world love to exercise and participate in sports regardless of their age, gender, or skills. While sports such as basketball or soccer may be popular, here in most of the world, there are students at CHS who play a more uncommon sport. Sophomores Megu Kanzawa and Kotomi Inaba both...

Kristine McLaughlin – Athlete of the Month

Alexandria Hunt

October 6, 2019

Athletes are often susceptible to injury, but it is rare for athletes to face injuries that cause them to regain their motor skills. One athlete who has come across this fate is Kristine McLaughlin, a junior at Cupertino High School on the girls’ varsity volleyball team. She previously tore her anterior...

Prepare for Sports Season (satire)

Ariana Fahri

October 6, 2019

1. Get inspired: In order to focus on your sport season preparation, unfollow all the people who don’t inspire you to keep up that daily grind or remind you to work on your biceps. Serious athletes cannot afford distractions about boba drinks and friends. #Sorrynotsorry. Post motivational captions...

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