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Battle of the Bay

Neerali Shah

January 28, 2017


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   On July 30 and Oct. 2, the Cupertino varsity Girls Tennis team crushed their opponents at the annual Battle of the Bay tournament, which has been hosted by Cupertino for the past three years. The tournament was two days long and consisted of two parts each day––a doubles round and a singles...

Cupertino Football Wins the Helmet Game

Anshul Rajwanshi and Elena Chang

January 28, 2017


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     Following weeks of hype, the legendary Helmet Game proved to be just that––legendary. After 16 difficult years, Cupertino High School’s Varsity football team brought down Monta Vista’s in an epic duel commentated by our very own Mr. Sean Bui, leading to a 28-20 scoreline in Tino’s f...

G-Week

G-Week

Caroline Gee

January 28, 2017


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For three days, Cupertino High School’s fall sports athletes treated themselves to free protein drinks, bars, and energy gels—all courtesy of Gatorade.  Said athletic trainer Rochelle Collinwood, “[During G-week], Gatorade promotes their product by allowing us to supply our athletes with thre...

The Place of Political Discussion in Sports

The Place of Political Discussion in Sports

Nico Chilla

January 28, 2017


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In the Mexico Olympics of 1968, two U.S. athletes sent a powerful message to the world. At their medal ceremony, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, two members of the American track team faced the flag during the American national anthem and raised their fists in what became known as the “Black Power Sa...

The Story of Solin Piracy, National Wrestling Campion 2016

Lily Rosen Marvin

January 28, 2017


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Senior Solin Piearcy has just become the national champion for girls wrestling. Piercey traveled to Oklahoma University where she wrestled five girls, beating each to become the national champion.      Said Piearcy, “I’ve never really been out of state for high school season. This was my firs...

Badminton Tournament

Badminton Tournament

Edward Hsu and Michelle Ma

January 28, 2017


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As high school athletics become increasingly competitive, winning is often the primary goal of student-athletes. In an effort to promote inclusiveness in a noncompetitive environment, sophomore Jessica Choi, juniors Aviv Benchorin, Ryan Liao, Bhavesh Manivannan, and senior Joseph Liu created Cupertino...

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