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Boys tennis rages the courts

The rain may have soaked into the pristinely kept MC tennis courts, but Coach Jim Wrage approaches the day with the same intensity he does daily. Wrage pulls up to the courts four hours early to begin his court cleaning process, carrying his broom and supplies with him onto the …

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Girl’s water polo places second in CIF

MC Girls’ water polo had a tough season filled with grueling morning practices, tight games, and a challenging place in the Palomar League.  Against all opposition, the team fought their way to the Division III CIF finals, the first time in MC Girls’ water polo history. The road to CIFs …

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Olympics Bobsleigh Recap

As the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics come to a close, many fans and commentators will miss the high-energy bobsled runs from the nation’s top contenders. The bobsleigh event took place over the course of a week, starting Feb. 18 and finishing the last day of the Olympics, Feb 25. There …

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USA’s Women’s Hockey team takes gold

The US women’s hockey team miraculously squeezed a victory from their neighboring rivals, Canada, during an intense nail-biting shootout, winning  3-2 to secure the  gold during the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. During the first period, 28-year-old hockey forward Hilary Knight, a NWHL player currently playing for the Boston Pride, …

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Olympic Ice Dancers fall to last place

American couple Madison Chock and Evan Bates took a drastic fall in their ice dance free skate on Feb. 19 at the Pyeongchang Olympics.  Even before skating, the pair knew that they wanted their routine to inspire their audience with a message of hope and togetherness. Skating to John Legend’s …

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Elise Christie’s Olympic nightmare

Elise Christie, British short track speed skater, arrived to the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea as a competitor for gold in three short track events: the 500, 1000, and 1500 meter race. Unfortunately, Christie is leaving the Games empty-handed due to an alarming crash in the 500m race, leaving her …

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Chloe Kim at the Olympics

In the elite world of competitive sports, age may be a shortcoming in the eyes of sports commentators and critics. However, after watching her mind-blowing performance for women’s halfpipe in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, these naysayers were silenced. Seventeen-year-old California native, Chloe Kim, was finally old enough to be …

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MC girls dominate the pool

On Jan. 31, MC girls varsity water polo faced off against La Costa Canyon. MC girls did not fret going against LCC, as in the previous years held a strong lead against them. “I was really confident going into the game because of the past wins against them,” junior Joy …

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Your Super Bowl LII forecast

Super Bowl LII (52) is set to take place on Feb. 4th  at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. The New England Patriots are seeking their 2nd straight title, and their 6th since 2002 against the Philadelphia Eagles who have never won the national championship. The game will be a …

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