Category Archives: Sports

San Marin’s All Sports Boosters Club affected by postponing sports

Due to changes in playing conditions caused by COVID-19, sports teams may not get the chance to have a season this year. All fall sports, including football, were postponed to December. Sports must comply with California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) rules to begin practicing which includes buying new COVID-19 protection equipment. Most of this money is coming from San Marin All

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What sports seasons are planned to look like this year

 The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced on Jul. 20, 2020 all high school sports will be postponed until December at the earliest due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in California. Fall sports are planned to have their own season, while winter and spring will likely merge seasons. The fall season is expected to begin in December and end

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Gender wage gap among athletes remains controversial

Inconsistency in treatment between male and female athletes has been a trend within the athletic industry for decades. A 2018 study conducted by Women in Sport found that 40 percent of female athletes continuously experience prejudice while involved in the sports industry. However, one of the most significant aspects of gender discrimination in sports is the considerable wage gap. In

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Freshman Keeley Wright makes varsity girls basketball

Although she is just 5’4’’, Keeley Wright stands tall as a freshman on the Girls Varsity Basketball Team.  “Basketball was really fun even though I didn’t really know how to play when I started,” Wright said.  She started playing while in the second grade but as she’s gotten older, she’s become more serious about basketball.  “In 5th grade, I became

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Students reflect on use of BMI test in physical education

For some students, the Body Mass Index (BMI) test is one of the most anxiety-provoking assessments required in their school career,but for others, it is just another test mandated by the schooldistrict. The BMI test is given by NUSD to fifth, seventh and ninth graders for the purpose of collecting data on students’ wellness, and for high schoolers as one

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Jack McDonald finishes first in racing championship

When freshman Jack McDonald’s stepfather first took him to the racetrack two years ago, he immediately wanted to be on the track. “I wasn’t scared; I wanted to race,” McDonald said. Since then, McDonald has acquired several racing awards including this year’s championship title and Sportsman of the Year for 2018. McDonald, who is 15 years old and a student

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CycleBar inspires San Marin students and faculty

Recently, indoor cycling classes have significantly increased in popularity. Carefully selected professional instructors teach an intense cardio workout that is intended to inspire participants both mentally and physically, making the classes desirable to a variety of age groups and levels of athleticism. In 2016, Novato opened its own CycleBar studio in Hamilton Field. San Marin students and faculty alike are

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