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Badminton season right around the corner

Badminton season right around the corner

January 26, 2012 • Mazher Ahmed  

Badminton players have recently started conditioning in preparation for the upcoming season which will be here soon. Conditioning consists mostly of leg and cardio exercises that will help players on the court. Players have also started learning the proper way to play, starting with how to hold and use... 

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Track and field gains momentum

Track and field gains momentum

January 24, 2012 • James Dang  

Track and field has another month until official practices start, yet some athletes have already begun to attend meets and races. The most recent meets were the Indoor State Qualifier Meet at UC Davis on Jan. 7 and the Indoor State Qualifier Meet at UC Berkeley on Jan. 14. Qualifying for specific times... 

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Baseball holds open field workouts

Baseball holds open field workouts

January 15, 2012 • Ricky Lang  

For the first time all year, the baseball players have gotten out on the field to throw and do drills in preparation for the 2012 season. Prior to Winter Break, baseball pre-season workouts had consisted of weight room sessions and conditioning with plyometrics, or jump training, but not been practicing... 

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Huskies defeat eagles in double overtime

Huskies defeat eagles in double overtime

January 6, 2012 • Ricky Lang  

The Washington Boys Basketball team opened MVAL league play with an exciting 67-57 victory against American on Wednesday, Jan. 4.  The game went into double overtime before a winner could be decided. The lead changed hands countless times in the first three quarters with both teams playing extremely... 

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Washington soccer kicks into season openers

Washington soccer kicks into season openers

December 16, 2011 • James Dang  

Both Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity and Junior Varsity soccer teams lost their first season game of the year. Boys’ Varsity and Junior Varsity played American High School at the TAK Fudenna Stadium on December 14 and both lost 2 to 1. Varsity’s sole goal was a spectacular curving shot from junior... 

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Boys’ Basketball suffers with heartbreaking loss in Pleasant Valley Tournament

Boys’ Basketball suffers with heartbreaking loss in Pleasant Valley Tournament

December 16, 2011 • Sai Vanam  

Our Boys’ Basketball team competed in the 46th Annual Invitational Pleasant Valley Tournament in Chico, CA this weekend. It was a very competitive stage with seven other teams: Chico High, Pleasant Valley, Downey (Modesto), Bullard (Fresno), Freedom High (Oakley), Oroville High (Oroville), and Elk... 

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From a girls’ point of view

From a girls’ point of view

December 14, 2011 • Cyril Sambrano  

Junior Inka Leprince is one of the three girls on the school wrestling team. She is in her second year of wrestling. Every day, she and her teammates gather in the auxiliary gymnasium to practice and workout, coached by Coach Kyle. Her brother influenced her to do wrestling for the winter season by expressing... 

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Boys’ Volleyball team seeks new coach

Boys’ Volleyball team seeks new coach

December 12, 2011 • Sai Vanam  

After two seasons as our volleyball team’s coach, Samuel Pricer resigns and will not be the volleyball coach for the 2011-2012 boys’ volleyball team. Coach Sam, as his players used to call him, is an alumnus of Washington High School and played varsity volleyball during the 2005-2006 season. A competitive... 

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Boys’ soccer prepares for new season

Boys’ soccer prepares for new season

December 6, 2011 • James Dang  

  Washington Boys’ Soccer kicks off to a start for the winter season. Tryouts were held during November 7 to November 11. There were many new faces on the field as Freshmen crowded the field and there were Seniors who had never even been on the team. During tryouts, the coaches separated the... 

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Featured Athlete: Ryan Walla

Featured Athlete: Ryan Walla

December 1, 2011 • Cyril Sambrano  

Senior Ryan Walla plays varsity soccer. A veteran of the sport since 2001, Ryan participated in baseball and martial arts. After the soccer season, Ryan runs for the school’s track team as well. Ryan’s father used to play soccer as a kid, which got him to try it and eventually he ended up loving... 

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