December 13, 2019

With Christmas Comes Nostalgia -

Monday, December 9, 2019

November Book Recommendations -

Monday, December 9, 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

Let the Madness Begin

As of March 21, 2011, the March madness in NCAA has started to sink into fans all around the country, finding themselves saying, ‘wow it really feels like March again’.  This years NCAA tournament has been the usual, crazy, exciting, and nail-biting games we all expected them to be. Now, in the sweet sixteen, many schools have surprised fans all around the country, some of them being BYU, who was predicted by many people to be eliminated in the first round. So far they have beaten Wofford University in the first round, and cruised past Gonzaga in the second round…

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Track and Field Kicks Off

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 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…

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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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Say Hello to Badminton!

The pounding of balls has stopped from the gym as badminton has finally started. The season has been just gotten started with conditioning and practice everyday after school. Senior Jordan Wong will lead the team this year as captain, “This year will hopefully be good. I want to lead the other kids with maturity and guidance. Badminton is my favorite sport and so far our team looks really strong.” New in the sport Jeffrey Ge, “San Mateo is known for being strong at badminton. I hope that I can be top of the line and be one of the best…

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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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Bay Area Blast!

Giants: On February 14, San Francisco Giants’ pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training in Scottsdale, Arizona. The rest of the squad reported on February 19. The mandatory date to report is February 26. Many eyes are on third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who reported to camp in much better shape, and is expected to regain his rookie-year form, and have a great season. San Francisco played their first Spring Training game on February 25, against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale. The Giants and their fans are excited that their title-defending season is underway! A’s: Oakland A’s players were ready for…

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Girls Soccer off to the CCS playoffs

The girls varsity soccer team finished their season winning nine games, losing four, and one tie. Our girls definitely proved themselves to other local schools in our district as being a threat, as they ended up beating big schools like Aragon and Hillsdale, but were not able to beat our rivals, Burlingame. Captain Page Rothschild and Katleyn Turtletaub, Katleyn being an elite player throughout the whole league, having the most goals out of everybody in their whole league, led the team. The girls definitely had a fun time being out there on the field working hard and having it pay…

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Golden State Warriors Try for a Turnaround

On July 16, 2010, the tides of the struggling Golden State Warriors franchise were supposed to finally turn towards success. Team owner, Chris Cohan, who had become notorious among Warrior fans, had sold the team for a record 450 million dollars. The buyers were Boston Celtics minority owner Joe Lacob, and Mandalay Enterprises CEO Peter Guber. Lacob will handle most of the basketball operations, while Guber will handle the entertainment and advertising side of the team. “Peter and I intend to do what we do best — innovating and building. It is our passion to return the Warriors to greatness.”…

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Boys Tennis Ready to Hit the Court

Rebuilding in 2011 is something the boy’s tennis team will have to do this season to play well to make CCS. The team lost a number of seniors last year, but a promising class of incoming players consisting of mostly freshmen hope to learn the trade of high school tennis under coach John Daquioag. The task of finding players who can rise to the challenge of filling several prominent positions on the ladder may prove to be challenging to Daquioag. In addition to several top doubles positions, seniors have vacated the top two singles positions as well. The Bearcats have…

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Super Bowl Recap

The most watched annual sports event in the U.S.A. kicked off on Sunday February 6, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. The AFC champions, Pittsburgh Steelers faced the NFL champions, the Green Bay Packers. This game was highly anticipated to be a close game with hard hits and amazing catches. Many people thought that the Steelers had the edge over the Packers because of their previous Super Bowl experience. As Super Bowl XLV started, Christina Aguilera, who had the privilege of singing the U.S. National Anthem started the Super Bowl off on the wrong foot by doubling up on a line. Green…

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