Jake Schmidt named NCS Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior Jake Schmidt won the 2019 California Interscholastic Federation North Coast Section (NCS) Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for his commitment to volunteering in the community and his performance in both academics and athletics. He is the first student in San Marin history to win the award. Schmidt received a $1,000 scholarship for his 4.3… Continue reading Jake Schmidt named NCS Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior Raul Rodriguez fuels his passion for soccer

(Vivienne Tran) For ten years, Raul Rodriguez has fostered a strong passion for soccer. His teammates and coaches have emphasized that he plays with a positive attitude and unreserved effort, while also encouraging his teammates to keep their heads up as well. Beginning in 2007, he played recreational soccer for one year. Rodriguez then played… Continue reading Senior Raul Rodriguez fuels his passion for soccer

San Marin awaits approval to turn on field lights

(Liz King) San Marin High School will be a brighter place once the construction of the stadium lights is completed. Construction of San Marin’s new field lights officially began on September 10, 2018 and is on track to finish by the end of 2018. As of November 26, 2018, the San Marin Lights Project had… Continue reading San Marin awaits approval to turn on field lights

New academic scholarship remembers San Marin’s Craig Pitti

The Craig Pitti Memorial Scholarship was created this year in honor of the late basketball coach and teacher who passed away last October. Applications for the scholarship are due by Saturday, December 15. The scholarship will offer $1,000 to two San Marin High School seniors, one female and one male. It was introduced to students… Continue reading New academic scholarship remembers San Marin’s Craig Pitti

Student wrestlers share their experiences

   When it comes to wrestling, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is WWE, the American media and world wrestling entertainment company. While the breaking of chairs and ladders over people’s heads fascinates audiences, that is not the reality for San Marin’s wrestling team. Wrestling is not a sport in which a… Continue reading Student wrestlers share their experiences

San Marin upgrades sporting facilities

Over the summer of 2018, the track and football field, as well as the main gym, were remodeled by the Novato Unified School District. Although the average lifespan of a turf field is around 10 years, San Marin’s field had been used for 13. Construction began June 11, 2018. Like San Marin, plenty of other… Continue reading San Marin upgrades sporting facilities

Football team adopts new concussion prevention methods

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute, nearly 3.8 million high school athletes suffer from concussions every year, and approximately 60 percent are experienced by football players. Since the football team has been affected by concussions, the team has adopted a new form of tackling from the Seattle Seahawks called “Hawk Tackling” that has decreased… Continue reading Football team adopts new concussion prevention methods

Matt Sargent tackles sports and academics

(Madi Vallee) Junior Matthew Sargent fell in love with football and everything it represents before he could even run. His father played football at UC Davis, so Sargent developed an interest in the sport from a young age. He started throwing a football at around two years old, and now he’s leading the Mustangs this… Continue reading Matt Sargent tackles sports and academics

Softball wins MCAL in undefeated season

The 2017 North Coast Section Division III champion Girls Varsity Softball team defended their title with an undefeated 2018 season and Marin County Athletics League (MCAL) championship. The team is 22-0 overall, with a 16-0 regular season record in MCAL. The team has held their opponents to zero runs in 15 out of their 22… Continue reading Softball wins MCAL in undefeated season