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From tryout to blowout

From tryout to blowout

July 20, 2018

When he was a kid, Eric Cervantes ’18 never thought he was going to play football. “My biggest struggle playing football was being undersized,” said Eric. But when he came to Jesuit High School, his friends recommended it. He tried it out...

Story: Scientists build underwater robot to save their organization from financial downfall

Story: Scientists build underwater robot to save their organization from financial downfall

July 20, 2018

The original transcription with information for an article about Jesuit robotics did not work as expected. Since campers, then, could not write an article with inside information on robotics, it was decided that they should write an imaginative story (albei...

Freshman team coach lays groundwork for next three years

July 20, 2018

The Jesuit High School freshman football team beat all of their opponents last year in league play. With the undefeated status, young players have better confidence and preparation for the next three years to come. “We have a lot of young men who have reall...

Kicking it up a notch

Kicking it up a notch

July 20, 2018

The Jesuit High School varsity soccer team is considered one of the best teams in California. But, if you want to join it, you have to be great on junior varsity (jv) gold team first. “Obviously, a good student who can take care of their class an...

Bonding through basketball

July 19, 2018

Casey Gilles ’18 has played basketball for 13 years, but this school year, 2017-2018, was special. It would be his last season at Jesuit. Over his four years at Jesuit High School, though Casey cherishes the competition he’s faced, he cherishes his ...

A little football and a lot of rugby

A little football and a lot of rugby

July 19, 2018

At the 2016-2017 National Championship in Kansas City, the Jesuit High School varsity rugby team faced some challenges. Before the tournament, many of their key players started getting food poisoning and battled dehydration. Their chances of bringing home ...

Opinion: Beckham Jr. is (almost) the best wide receiver in the league

Opinion: Beckham Jr. is (almost) the best wide receiver in the league

July 19, 2018

When I think of the wide receivers that have made the most impact on the NFL in such a short amount of time, three names come to my mind: Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, and Odell Beckham Jr. I know the last one’s crazy because Beckham Jr. is still playing in...

Defender reflects on the season

Defender reflects on the season

July 19, 2018

By their standards, Jesuit High School varsity soccer team started off slow last season, losing three games early on. For defender Grant Gini ’19, the low point of the season was the 0-1 loss to Folsom High School. “It’s tough overcoming a loss,” said G...

A team’s responsibility

A team’s responsibility

July 19, 2018

Devin Flores ’18, the safety and punter for the Jesuit high school varsity football team, brings a versatile level of skill to the team, no matter what position he is playing. But even with skill, playing football isn’t an easy sport. Cooperation is e...

When the tough gets going

When the tough gets going

July 19, 2018

In the last game of the season, soccer star Grant Gini ’19 helped Jesuit High School’s varsity soccer team fight against McClatchy High School by playing strong defense. But even with their best efforts, they still lost 2-1. “We should have...

Coding, building, and going through the motions

Coding, building, and going through the motions

July 19, 2018

When James Whitcomb Weston ’19 was in 6th grade, he went to the Jesuit High School open house. He saw the robotics program and since then, had always wanted to be on the team. Eight years after, James is now the head of the Jesuit robotics mechanical t...

A flyhalf and his brothers

A flyhalf and his brothers

July 19, 2018

Jack Marchant ’19 wanted to play rugby because his older brother played before him.  At the start of the season, he went out to one of their practices, and he loved it. Now, in his senior year, Jack loves the game, but he loves his rugby brothers...