July 17, 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

San Mateo’s Only Girl on JV Football

Being the only girl on the JV football team isn’t easy, but Xitaly Perez, better known as Laly, says it’s worth it. “I’ve learned that anyone can be your family,” the sophomore said. “I’ve made a new family within a few weeks.” Besides a family, Laly has also gained the respect of her coach Dustan Holmdahl. “She brings a lot of hard work and dedication. She’s here every practice and she’s always got a positive attitude.” “She’s very dedicated,” said Matthew Angel, a sophomore teammate, “She shows up to more practices than I do.” Laly is designated as a defensive…

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Welcoming the New Tennis Assistant Coach

Coach John The girls’ tennis team has a new assistant coach for the 2016-2017 season.  John Daquioag, who likes to be called Coach John, also coaches the boys’ tennis team and is a welcome addition to the girls’. Coach John is “relaxed and great with one-on-one assistance,” said Freshman Grace Wang. Many of the players felt that Coach John and Coach Schuller work very well together. “They are both relaxed but very focussed on making us better,” said Senior Ariana Berta. With experience and a good work ethic, Coach John brings many talents to the team. He’s been the varsity…

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SMHS Varsity Football Team is off to a Good Start

Our Bearcat football players are off to a good season with two wins and two losses at press time and a great attitude. “This team has a unique bond that is hard to explain. They are dedicated and passionate about representing San Mateo,” said varsity coach Jeff Scheller. “They are getting along great, they help each other out on the field and off.” San Mateo won its first game against South San Francisco High School, crushing the opponent with a final score of 41 to 28 on August 26. The second game, though, against Aragon High School, shocked the crowd….

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SMHS Hires New Boys Water Polo Coach

This year for the 2016/2017 season, the Boys Water Polo team got a new head Coach, Nick Moore. Moore is currently attending College of San Mateo as a sophomore, but attended Montana State his freshman year. Moore graduated from San Mateo High School in 2015 and played for SMHS in his junior and senior year, but prior to that, he played at BHS. He also played club water polo at Burlingame Aquatics Center. For the first time in his water polo career, this is his first year coaching the sport. He has however, coached an AAU Basketball team before. When…

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Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Causes National Outrage

NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick sat during the US national anthem, “Star-Spangled Banner.” The act caused a nationwide outrage. Kaepernick said to CNN, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” This statement quickly turned him into a target of the media. Famous athletes…

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Girls Varsity Tennis Off To A Good Start

As we approach tennis season, the team seems confident. Last year, the SMHS varsity girls tennis team did very well, they made it to PALs but fell short. This year, “We lost three seniors and gained four new players,” said Head Coach Schuller. One of which, freshman Grace wang, was the subject of an article in the San Mateo Daily Journal.She is already in the starting line-up which is very uncommon for freshmen. SMHS tennis is 4-0 in all preseason matches and exhibitions, getting off to a great start.   Looking into the future, Schuller explained, “We have a lot…

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SMHS Girls Volleyball Jump into the New Season

Despite a rocky 2-game start to the preseason, the Varsity girls volleyball team has picked up their first win against Hillsdale High School, which will help prepare them mentally for their final preseason game against Half Moon Bay. After the preseason is over, the Varsity team will be playing against Capuchino, Westmoor and Woodside high schools in the regular season. According to Head Coach Andoni Javellana, Mills High School is, “always a really tough defensive team,” but San Mateo is “not taking any [team] lightly.” Setter Jazmine McDonald, senior,  is a key part of the team offense. She says that…

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Golden State Warrior’s Regular Season Record

Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in National Basketball Association history. The Warriors passed the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls regular season record (72-10) and finished the season with 73 wins and only nine losses. They defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104. Curry also had some of his own records. He broke his record of most 3-pointers made in a season by finishing this with 402 and this is also the most 3-pointers made in a single regular season in NBA history. Curry finished the last game with 46 points (10 for 19 in 3-pointers). The…

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You Know What Time It Is, Bearcats…

Sports Puns Marc: Why was Cinderella so bad at baseball? Ankur: Why? Marc: She had a pumpkin for a coach!   Why did the police officer go to the softball game?… Some stole second base!   Marc: What’s the difference between a high-hit baseball and a maggot’s father? Ankur: What? Marc: One’s a pop fly. The other’s a fly pop.   “Did you hear the joke about the fast pitch?”…  ”Forget it. You just missed it.”   What do runners do when they forget something? They jog their memory!   I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got…

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Dub Nation Undefeated

        Once again, the Golden State Warriors are balling at number one. Their team is in the perfect direction to become the best team there is. They played with one of the fastest paces in the league. The Warriors are bringing the strength in numbers back to history.      The Warriors made a living off of their victories and were the best assisting team in the league. That style of play helped every potential threat in their ball lineups turn into actual scoring threats and made them even deadlier on offense. The league is embracing the…

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