October 21, 2019

Bearcats Strike for Climate -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A Personal Account On Vaping -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Girls Water Polo Resumes Winning Ways -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Running into the 2019 season -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

How Media Affects The Mind -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Matilda Provides Hope -

Monday, October 14, 2019

Mock Trial: Murder Trials, New Captains, and Autonomous Vehicle Accidents -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS Starts the Year Cellphone Free -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS’ Boomwhacker Club -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Questioning the Ethics of Unconventional Childbearing -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Don’t Blame Video Games -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Why Disney Won’t Stop Remaking Movies -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Versatility of Virtual Reality -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Pondering Yondr -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Mr. Shea: The Meme King -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

#AHistoryofBadBoycotts -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Increased Regulation is Necessary for Homeschooling -

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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

Girls Water Polo Resumes Winning Ways

On any given weekday after school, cascading whistles, shouts and splashes can be heard from the San Mateo High pool. Oftentimes, those sounds just mean that the girl’s water polo team is taking yet another dub. The team makes their victories seem easy; but in reality, girl’s water polo is one of the most stressful, physical sports at the high school varsity level. Below the surface, suits are pulled, legs are kicked, and punches are even thrown. Despite all this, the lady bearcats have managed not only to hold their own but thrive under the pressure. The San Mateo girls…

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Running into the 2019 season

For San Mateo’s varsity runners, they are looking optimistic about the upcoming season.   When asked how he picks the runs for practices, coach Ed Riley, who has been coaching San Mateo runners for 15 years, had this to say, “I always have what I want to do for the practices in mind but, I change and adjust based on what I saw the night before. It just depends on the condition of my athletes and how they looked the night before.”  While varsity teams have a maximum roster size of 7 runners, junior varsity squads can hold many more runners….

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An amazing year for the wrestling team

So far, the wrestling team has had a fantastic season; they are currently undefeated. Wrestling is  a contact sport that involves grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling techniques. The coach, Jason Cervantes, decided to take over the wrestling program as he too was a former wrestler and knew that if no one took over the position then the team would have dissolved. Compared to last season, the coach didn’t have to recruit since people willingly wanted joined. Although the sport isn’t as popular as the other sports at SMHS, the…

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Marcus Peters traded to the Rams

The NFL offseason has begun, meaning NFL teams are doing all they can to attract the top players in the league to join their team.  Early in the offseason, Kansas City shocked the football world  by sending one of their best players Marcus Peters, to the Los Angeles Rams.   Marcus Peters has cemented himself as one of the paramount players in the NFL . During his tenure as cornerback with the Kansas City Chiefs, Peters led the team to a good start. They were 6-0, looking to go for a 7th win. The hot streak came to an abrupt…

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Upcoming Season of Baseball

When the weather gets a little warmer it’s a marking for not only spring, but spring sports. One of the sports played in the spring category is baseball.  San Mateo will have both a Varsity and Junior Varsity team going into the 2018 season.  Both teams are in an exciting place because their are a lot more open spots on the team.  Last year’s lineup was comprised mostly of seniors, which means  there are many hungry underclassman looking for a spot in the starting nine. According to Assistant Coach Matt Labbie, even though the loss of so many seniors will…

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Badminton season launches into action!

Badminton’s back, alright! One of lesser known sports at SMHS, the sport of badminton continues to grow among students. An intense, fast-paced racket sport, badminton involves hitting a shuttlecock or “birdie” back and forth across a net until it eventually drops. Coach Rachell Berania and Matt Fong are returning to take the reins this year. “This will be my second year coaching badminton at San Mateo High, but my fourth year coaching badminton for high school altogether.” Coach Rachell explains. After a rough last season, and with a new one with an entire batch of new players flooding in in…

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All Star Weekend Highlights

This NBA All-Star weekend is the most hyped game since the Jordan-era. The captain Lebron James is desperate to win in order to prove all his haters that he can lead his team to a win when all of the elite players play hard,and he did. Team Lebron beat Team Curry with the scores of 148-145. The game was exciting ith seven seconds left, Lebron and Kevin Durant gave Stephen Curry a taste of his own medicine, trapping him in the corner Warriors-style. Curry then passed to DeMar Derozan who then shot the ball but was way off. LeBron threw…

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San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off

The third and closing season of spring sports has opened a whole new opportunity for San Mateo High school students to get involved and represent their school.  Activities such as wrestling, golf, track and field, and volleyball, are some of the examples of the intriguing options  to play in the spring. One winter sport, boys volleyball, are looking to continue the good season put up by the girl’s team.   Volleyball, being one of the most widely  played sports by  both genders, has brought in many students of San Mateo to try out without feeling bashful. Ryan Savage, a freshman…

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Chris Bosh Possible Comeback

Chris Bosh has recently stated that he wants to make a comeback to the NBA. The former NBA all-star never played on an NBA court since the 2015-2016 because of blood-clotting issues. Despite this, Bosh stated on ESPN’s First Take, that he wants to make a comeback in the league. Bosh said that he wants to be signed by a team on a winning situation. Some of the teams on his list are the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, and San Antonio Spurs. But in order to make the Playoffs, he would need to be signed by an NBA team…

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Chloe Kim: The 17 Year Old Phenomenon

As the Winter Olympics have started, many young athletes have entered the competition with high hopes of winning a Gold Medal, the ultimate reward for all their training . From the United States, there are two athletes who are 17 years old, the youngest age possible to compete in the Olympics. Vincent Zhou and Chloe Kim are teenage athletes to represent the red, white and blue. Kim has set herself up for a fantastic run, bringing in USA’s Gold Medal in the halfpipe.   Chloe Kim has been shocking  her audience in her snowboarding prowess. Taking up snowboarding when she…

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