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Committed athletes eager for new opportunities

As seniors make their decisions on where to go to college, the choice is even harder for athletes hoping to accept scholarships. Athletes spend countless hours perfecting their skills, hoping to receive recognition or even money to help fund their education. Here at MC, there are several athletes that will …

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Freshman reaches new heights

The sun hits Sundevil Stadium as the procession of track and field athletes head up the stairs into the bleachers. Among the MC athletes is freshman Kimmy McPherson, a soccer player and a member in the coveted group known as “Jump Squad.” Even as a freshman, McPherson has been noticed …

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No more roller hockey

Roller Hockey is a competitive, intense sport, that, in the past has been a significant part of many MC students lives. But, at this point, Senior Brandon Mitchell is the sole  returning roller hockey player, since the rest of the team graduated last year. “From our school, the team was …

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Regulation falsification

The news of El Niño had many San Diegans stocking up on necessities so they wouldn’t have to go outdoors in the unusually violent weather. Some families went as far as pulling their children out of school for a few days, bracing for the impact of the thunderstorms that hit …

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Ball is life

The orange ball pounding against the court sends vibrations throughout the entire gym, as the final buzzer rings and the team strolls off. MC’s girls basketball team has dribbled into the new season successfully, with a whopping victory of 63-16 against Kearny Mesa. Weeks of preparation go into preparing for …

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Fantasy Football

“Well you’re not 7-0 in the league, are you?” Senior Ian Lemersal said to his adversaries.  Seniors Mike Devine and Brandon Hopkins stare back coldly. The cause of rising hostility among friend groups is none other than Fantasy Football. The intense rivalry that encompasses this game is what drives the …

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Tennis: getting a grip

 A tough loss of talent can drag any team down, but MC’s girls tennis team learned to thrive from it. To compensate for the gap left by graduated seniors, this year’s group of girls found power through hard work, focus, and confidence in each other. “Our team has put in …

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Hike, spike, strike

All high schools have the club classics: drama, science olympiad, key club. For the most part, students will attend meetings so they can say they did something extra in high school. For MC, students have the opportunity to go beyond extra by involving themselves in rock climbing club, badminton club, …

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Putting the fun in field hockey

From a small town in Middle Age England to the Stadium at MC, the sport of field hockey is still as incredibly fast paced and captivating as it was centuries ago. MC field hockey remains a force to reckon with as they hold a 3-2-1 record so far this season.“We …

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