December 7, 2019

SMHS Mateobotics Gears Up for the Season -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Leap from High School to College Sports -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Mateo Comes up Short: 2019 Little Big Game -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Master of Self-Deprecating Humor -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

How Old is “Too Old” for Trick-or-Treating? -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We Need to Get Serious About Shootings -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

How Boyan Slat Is Helping Solve The Great Pacific Garbage Patch -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Youtube’s Yankovic turned Chinese TikTok Star: Bart Baker -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

#TeamTrees -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Varsity Football -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CA Bill Pushes School Start Times Back -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Why the Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pros and Cons of Energy Drinks -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Movies to Watch during Halloween -

Tuesday, November 12, 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

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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SMHS Enters The Bullpen

The baseball team has started their new season after their tryouts on February 4. Both Varsity and JV have been putting work into not just winning games, but winning in spirit. Varsity has played two home games, one on February 24 against Balboa High School where they won eight to three, and the other against Lowell High School on the 26, winning three to two.       JV has played two away games, one against Woodside on the 19 where they won nine to seven. Their first game was a great struggle, but they played a great game and…

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Striving for Their Goals

The baseball team is getting ready for another season. This year SMHS will have both a varsity and a JV team, unlike last year where there was only a varsity team. Ryan Fujinaga, 11, said, “I like having two teams more, because it gives the freshmen and some of the sophomores some time to prepare for when they make varsity. The varsity team is also more focused and more mature than last year, be cause it is a much smaller team, so it is easier to communicate with all of the players.” Baseball is playing an estimate of around 27…

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Willie Mays

Over 41 thousand enthusiastic fans attend almost every Giants game at AT&T Park, equalling the best average in the entire league, according to ESPN.com. Standing in front of the entrance to the state-of-the-art park is a statue of a man named Willie Mays. A quick on-campus survey revealed that most knew of Willie Mays’s existence, but knew very little about the baseball great. So who is Willie Mays? Willie Mays was a star player on the 1951 New York Giants baseball team. He is one of the very few baseball players that has achieved over 3,000 hits in a career…

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Varsity baseball looks to have strong second half

As the constant day to day squeaking of shoes that come from the gym stops, the noise from the baseball diamonds begin to rise. With success from last year, the seniors are looking to do even better. Last year the team went 8-4 in league and 12-15 in the whole season. The team was looking forward to improving their game and making it into CCS this year. With a roster packed with 15 individuals who have the desire to win, the pressure is on as the team advances into the season. Currently their record is at 2-4 in league and…

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Baseball Season Quickly Approaching

This past week the baseball team had an amazing blowout win against Crystal Springs. The team got seven runs in the seventh inning alone. R.J. Asuncion led the team with four RBI’s alone. Alex Reyes pitched a solid five innings and gave up no runs. Alex Strathearn closed out the final two innings and again gave up no runs. The Bearcat’s record is currently 6-9. We wish them good luck as they go underway and approach the regular season.

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World Champs look to defend World Series title

San Francisco Giants’ General Manager Brian Sabean sat in his office at team headquarters, the morning after the championship winning parade. Although Sabean, and other Giants’ personnel were ecstatic about the 2010 season with a fairy tale ending, it was time to look towards 2011, and The difficult task of repeating as champions was already in high gear.      Although the Giants’ off-season was not as eventful as some other teams in pro baseball, the importance cannot be under looked. The front office entered the off-season with the intention of keeping the championship-winning team in tact, and adding a…

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Bearcats vs. Woodside

The San Mateo High School bats went flying as they beat Woodside 16-9 on their turf. Omar Noriega led the team with five RBI’s and a stolen base. Manohar Jois pitched a solid 3 innings as star pitcher Matt Erlick closed out the game to seal the win for the Bearcats. This game showed us the strengths of our batters, but also the weakness of our fielding as we let in 16 runs. Hopefully the team will continue to work on their weaknesses and continue to shine with their strengths.

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Girls Varsity Basketball Recap

kAs winter sports draw to an end, players from each team start celebrating in locker rooms, or feeling a bit melancholy because they didn’t do so well; but either or, let’s not forget the way our girls varsity basketball team played their hearts out this 2010-2011 season! All and all, the girls did pretty well. With such a solid roster there’s no doubt that they had a nice record of 6-4. Our girls got third in the Peninsula-Bay league only trailing to Terra Nova (10-0) who’s in first and Mills (7-3) in second. “We did pretty well, and I still…

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Boys Varsity Basketball

Our boys varsity basketball team finished the season going 3-5 in the season, beating Sequoia twice, one of them being the night of senior night. Our seniors did show up to play their last home game during the regular season. They won the game with a nail-biting 4th quarter; the game was close from wire to wire. In the last possession of the game, San Mateo ran a inbound play, designed by the varsity coach Julian Hudson. He drew up a play to get the ball to Eduardo Trujillo below the hoop, and with just a few seconds left on…

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