September 26, 2018

An amazing year for the wrestling team -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

My Experience at the Women’s March -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

El Regreso Del Racismo -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Parkland Shooting -

Friday, March 2, 2018

California Flu Crisis -

Friday, March 2, 2018

‘Rapping’ Up the Grammy Awards -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

¿Cuál Será el Futuro de DACA? -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Marcus Peters traded to the Rams -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

2018 Upcoming Movies -

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Instagram-Worthy Desserts of San Francisco -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Upcoming Season of Baseball -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Black History Month -

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Black Panther Review -

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Destructive Culture of Social Media -

Friday, February 23, 2018

Badminton season launches into action! -

Friday, February 23, 2018

LimeBike Takes Over! -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

All Star Weekend Highlights -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Chinese New Year Brought to SMHS -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Track and Field is off to the races

Track and field is a sport that everyone is looking forward to. This highly anticipated sport kicked off this 2011 spring season. With over 70 people participating, it’s not something you would want to miss! Come join us this season and support our track teams!

This year’s teams are expected to be exceptional. Although we lost some seniors, our new freshmen have high potential. As Co-Captain Tarryn O’Mahoney accurately puts it,

“Our team is more of a new team, with many talented incoming freshmen. There’s a lot more people than last year and I expect our teams to do really well this year.”

Tarryn O’Mahoney is a sophomore as a San Mateo Bearcat and Co-Captain of the Girls Track and Field team.

Other players such as Michael Asuncion agree with O’Mahoney. He believes that we are going to be a good team despite the lack of seniors. He says,

“We’re a pretty stacked. We lost a lot of seniors and gained a ton of freshmen, but we’re still going to be awesome.”

Michael Asuncion, another sophomore this year is on the boy’s track and field team. Being a sophomore he also has experience last year and can compare it to this year’s season.

Obviously, our freshmen are really something. Around 30 of the 70 people on track are freshmen. That’s a lot of people! 4 years from now you can expect our freshmen to be seniors and really start to win matches.

Yuji Miwa, a freshman this year at San Mateo, tells us how running as a freshman is important for becoming faster. He says,

“I like to run, I can increase my time by constantly running since freshman year so I can dominate and be hella fast senior year.”

Yuji is a typical freshman at San Mateo and many other people are just like him. Wanting to get faster and becoming the best that they can be in the future is a natural goal for many freshmen here.

Jesse Wong, Captain of the Boys Track and Field teams, is already a senior this year. He explains to us how sticking to a sport is important for becoming the best that you can be.

“You have to try your hardest all the time. It’s important to stick with it and not to give up.”

Being a Captain, Jesse has run with San Mateo ever since. Many freshmen look up to him and hope they can be just as good their senior year. Just like how Yuji wants to get better at running.

The teams have meets every Thursday for the District. They also have Sunday meets outside the district to further improve their times. We have already had a couple of meets and have done really well in each of them. The competition runs high and many people compete.

“There are many heats for each event. Even if you beat your heat, there’s always another person in another heat that might beat you,” says Tarryn O’Mahoney when asked about how the meets went. Although there are a lot of heats, it’s still no match for the amount of spirit our players have and we’re definitely going to do well this season.

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