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Coach Oswald Receives the Charlie Wedemeyer Memorial Coach of the Week Award

Coach Oswald Receives the Charlie Wedemeyer Memorial Coach of the Week Award

Caroline Gee

January 29, 2017

     After a hard-fought win in week eight against Los Altos on Oct. 14, the 49ers Foundation awarded Tino head football coach Christopher Oswald with the Charlie Wedemeyer Memorial Coach of the Week award. The award was satisfying recompense after years of Oswald’s efforts to rebuild the football ...

The Championship Run

Sudarshan Kannan

January 29, 2017

     As the season comes to a close, the football team has its sights set on the league championship and a run for the Central Coast Section rounds. Undefeated until last week’s game against Fremont High School, the Cupertino Pioneers currently hold a 4-1 league record and 7-2 overall record. ...

Battle of the Bay

Neerali Shah

January 29, 2017

   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 29, 2017

     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 29, 2017

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 29, 2017

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 29, 2017

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

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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