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Mr. Football

Mr. Football

July 21, 2017

Varsity Football Coach Jonathan Isaac has been coaching at Jesuit High School for 14 years and loves it. Coach Isaac utilizes many rules onto the team for discipline that leads to maturity. “I do enjoy coaching, the perks of it is you get to build rela...

A switch for the better

A switch for the better

July 21, 2017

When he came to Jesuit HIgh School, Max Richins ‘18 wanted to play on the baseball team since he was 4 years old. However, Max got cut from the baseball team, so he turned to rugby. “That was the best decision I made,” Max said. Max starte...

The man born to cook

The man born to cook

July 21, 2017

At age 14, Head Chef at Jesuit High School’s Epicurean café, Chef Chung Trang started cooking candy, however every time he attempted to make the candy it would burn. “It was quite difficult at first, but I got better over time,” Chef Trang sai...

A risk well worth taking

A risk well worth taking

July 21, 2017

Jesuit High School Varsity Football Coach Jonathan Isaac started coaching at Jesuit because his high school coach, Coach Marlon Blanton, got a job at Jesuit and wanted Coach Isaac to join the team. “I said, ‘alright I’ll get my stuff affairs in order in tw...

Looking forward

Looking forward

July 21, 2017

Jesuit High School Freshman Gold Basketball Coach Douglas Friedman has gotten a lot from basketball. After starting in second grade, he played through college and even went overseas to play in Denmark. He wanted to give back to basketball and now coac...

Running down the path of success

Running down the path of success

July 21, 2017

Currently, Ben Holland ‘17 is the best varsity cross country runner at Jesuit High School. Ben has competed in about 50 races, but he doesn't even know the exact number. “Running is 90% mental, it's about all the confidence you have to believe in yo...

Dedication to healthier food

Dedication to healthier food

July 21, 2017

Ever since Jesuit High School’s Head Cafeteria Chef Chung Trang arrived to Jesuit, he has been trying to revolutionize the cafeteria food by expanding on what students eat for lunch and making healthier cafeteria food. “[We’re] doing differen...

A new culture of coaching

A new culture of coaching

July 21, 2017

Since 1985, Coach Doug Friedman has been coaching basketball players everywhere from Sacramento middle school teams to professional basketball teams in Europe. Now he coaches the Red Raiders of the AAU and the Jesuit High School Freshmen Gold Basketball...

More than just a manager

More than just a manager

July 21, 2017

During his first year coaching, Jesuit High School Head Varsity Basketball Coach Rotz ‘92 asked Kris Zaki ‘17 to be the manager for his team. Kris knew this job would be keeping track of uniforms and basketballs, helping Coach Rotz with his whiteboard ...

Injuries can’t hold these athletes down

Gabriel Berry and Pablo Aguero

July 21, 2017

Filed under The Flagship

Jesuit High School’s Administrative Assistant Athletic Director Robin Cummings helps student athletes get back on the field from different type of injuries like dislocated fingers, hurt ankles, and joint-related injuries. She said that Jesuit rugby players sustain more injuries than any other sports, with football coming in second. For both sports, concussions specifically are a worrisome injury because they damage the brain. “Fortunately or unfortunately we had a lot of con...

Remotely operated success

Remotely operated success

July 21, 2017

The Jesuit High School Robotics Team builds different remotely operated vehicles (ROVS) to operate under many different situations. Each ROV has a specific purpose that it is used for. For example, the Jesuit’s “Cuttlefish” ROV is used for outer space tra...

No room for error

No room for error

July 21, 2017

Elijah Berry ‘17 isn’t used to losing. Naturally, he shouldn’t be, as he plays on the Jesuit High School Varsity Soccer Team, which is ranked one of the best in the nation. But on Jan. 19th, Franklin High School who is nationally ranked 665th, bea...