July 26, 2017

Bearcats Blown Away by Chalk Fest -

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The New Tardy Policy Pilot Is Over -

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SMHS Chalk Fest is an Instant Successes -

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chalk Fest is Shaping Up Well This Year -

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Boys Volleyball Season Comes to a Close -

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bearcat Chefs Compete in Nacho Contest -

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Bearcat Invitational Track Meet a Huge Success -

Monday, May 8, 2017

Concert Band Prepares for Spring Concert -

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Students: “Beware the Banality of a Busy Life” -

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Roger Federer Proves he is the GOAT -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Coach John Tells Us About Boys Tennis -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Olaiha Fonua and His Friend Perform at Green Week -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Eureka, We Built It! -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

International Week Celebrates Diversity -

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

International Week Shines -

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Patent Battle Closed for CRISPR -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump’s New Executive Order Is Not Effective -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Uber Drives Itself Into a Corner -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

A New Tale That’s As Old As Time -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

“Life” Falls Flat -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Bearcat Invitational was a Success

Open to all schools in the Unites States, the Sixth Annual Bearcat Invitational on Saturday, April 18, hosted by San Mateo High School’s very own Meet Director and Head Track Coach, Ed Riley will be attended by 56 competitive track and field teams from all over the country . All four divisions participated in this day-long invitational meet, which began at nine in the morning. All track and field athletes from SMHS arrived at seven in the morning to help prepare for the widely anticipated meet, from setting up the pole vault area to helping with the snack shack, all…

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Track Conditioning

As spring approaches one of San Mateo’s most popular sports approaches. The first official week of track practice has ended and there have been about 30-40 people in total attendance. People are divided based on which events they participate in. The six categories of track and field athletes are long distance runners, sprinters, pole vaulters, throwers, jumpers and hurdlers. Long distance athletes typically run two laps to eight laps around the track. Sprinters run ¼ of a lap to one full lap in meets. Pole vaulters have three attempts at beating each height at meets. Throwers throw shot put, and…

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Track Team Pushes Forward

As the spring season comes, new sports arrive too at San Mateo – among them, track, which is popular among students. With events such as sprints, middle and long-distance running, hurdles, shot put, discus, long jump, pole vaults, and high jump, bearcats are free to choose what they wish to participate in for the season. Not only do new underclassmen even out the members in the team, but new goals surface to be achieved as well. “This is my 25th year coaching and I am more excited this year,” says Coach Riley, noting that the “chemistry” on the team seems to…

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Track & Cross Country Take Off

As many of you may already know, running is a great way to stay healthy and fit. So why not join the San Mateo track and cross country team and have a great time running along with friends and students from different schools? Track and cross country starts during the fall of every year. This year there are a total of 14 members on the team. The coach of the track and cross country team is Ed Riley and the assistant coach is Roy Michon. “They’re great. They’re really chill and inspiring. They push us to do more and better,”…

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Eight Things About Track and Field

Track and Field is one of the most competetive sports in high school There are over 15 events in highschool track and field Flase starting in a race can lead to disqualificaiton the Bearcat invitational hosts more than 40 schools You can partale in up to 4 events per meet The hardest part about a relay is passing the buton The pole vault pit takes about an hour to set up All running shoes in tracks have metal spikes  

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Track and field

As second semester comes, athletes can be seen running on the track in freezing temperatures, getting ready for the 2013 track season. These committed students meet two to three times a week in order to ensure they are one hundred percent ready to do the best they can during the actual season, which starts in late February. They don’t only run on the track, but also work out in the weight room because muscles can help a runner to sprint harder, a shot-putter to throw further, and a hurdler to jump higher. Different students have different reasons to why they…

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Pre-Season Track

As second semester comes, athletes can be seen running on the track in freezing temperatures, getting ready for the 2013 track season. These committed students meet two to three times a week in order to ensure they are one hundred percent ready to do the best they can during the actual season, which starts in late February. They don’t only run on the track, but also work out in the weight room because muscles can help a runner to sprint harder, a shot-putter to throw further, and a hurdler to jump higher. Different students have different reasons to why they…

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Track Runners Sprint to PALS

As spring season comes to an end, one of the most popular sports, track and field, finishes off strong. The team is one of the largest in the past couple years, over 90 students ready to dominate P.A.L trials today, Friday, April 27th. The season ended with their last league meet at Mills High School on April 19. Last Saturday, San Mateo High School’s track and field team hosted their third annual Bearcat Invitational. The Invitational had a great turnout with over 40 high schools attending. Athletes ran their events despite the warm weather and earned personal records. “There was…

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Track and Field Runs Santa Barbara

As spring break came to an end, the track and field team drove up to Santa Barbara for the annual Des Pueblos Invitational on April 8th. The runners, hurdlers, and throwers arrived early on Saturday morning at April 9th at Des Pueblos High School for the invitational meet. Event after event, our team took home medals, personal records, and pride.“The meet was pretty cool because we did well,” Larry Campbell, a sophomore and sprinter and jumper said. He received gold and bronze medals for long jump, triple jump, hurdles, and the 4 by 100 relay. “It was fun and different…

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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…

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