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Reflecting on the last season

Reflecting on the last season

July 19, 2018

As point guard of the Jesuit High School varsity basketball team, Casey Gilles ’18 liked to take control of the court by running the plays that they worked on in practice. At the start of the season, Casey was excited when he got on the Jesuit v...

Testing under a time limit

Testing under a time limit

July 19, 2018

’Twas the night before the M.A.T.E competition, or the Marine Advanced Technology Education competition. The Jesuit High School robotics team was testing Lazareth, Jesuit’s underwater robot, in the hotel pool. But there was a problem with the thrust...

Superstar sensation heads off to college

Superstar sensation heads off to college

July 19, 2018

Baseball alumni Tyler White ’20 has finished his fourth and final year at Jesuit High School. His commitment to the sport has led him from being a six year old teeballer to a now college level athlete. “I think baseball is important to me becau...

Stronger by swimming

Stronger by swimming

July 18, 2018

Jesuit High School varsity swimmer Adam Olsen ’19 has been swimming since he was four years old. Before Jesuit, he swam on a recreational team called the Arden Park Dolphins. Years later, he moved to the Glen Oaks Sea Lions and still swims there whe...

Chocolate-y drama

Chocolate-y drama

July 18, 2018

Even though Gabe Rogers ’19 is 17 years old, he played as a 96 year-old Grandpa Joe in Jesuit High School’s latest production, Wonka. The main character of Wonka, Charlie, lives with his grandparents and parents in a shack next to a chocolate factory...

A real foodie

A real foodie

July 18, 2018

Head Chef Trang Chung and the rest of the Jesuit cooking staff makes over 400 pizzas a day while serving hundreds of students. They partner with local farmers and suppliers and provide students with fresh foods that put the body and mind in nirvana. T...

Inside a rugby player’s time at Jesuit

Inside a rugby player’s time at Jesuit

July 18, 2018

For the last two seasons, Eric Cervantes ’18 played every minute of every game for the Jesuit High School varsity rugby team. During the last season, Eric played in the state championship game against an opposing team that had six players over 250 p...

Drowning the competition

Drowning the competition

July 18, 2018

When the Jesuit High School water polo varsity team played against Monterey Trail High School, player Tom Agos ’18 made his team bark three times. Earlier in the season, they agreed that every time someone scored, players on the bench (known as the “d...

A new head varsity coach

A new head varsity coach

July 18, 2018

Coach Tim Kelly loves to win. Over the 15 years that he has been at Jesuit High School, he has coached all levels of basketball. Next year, it will be his first time head coaching varsity. “My expectations for the team are very high,” said Coach Kel...

Heading to the top

Heading to the top

July 18, 2018

Varsity soccer is one of Jesuit High School’s most dominant sports. But before the players make it to the varsity team, they have to get on to Coach Josh Palone’s junior varsity team. Coach Palone prepares his players with the proper skills and mind...

Competition and learning: one in the same

Competition and learning: one in the same

July 18, 2018

Coach Tim Kelly started coaching Jesuit High School basketball when he was 23 years old. He chose basketball because he liked how competitive it was, but also how it could be used to teach his players valuable life lessons. “My job is to convince people that they ca...

Shortstop prepares for the future

July 17, 2018

The Jesuit High School baseball team had a rough start to their 2017-2018 season, losing their very first four games. Yet, shortstop Tyler White ’18 not only knew that the teams they lost to were high-ranking. He knew that his team could do better. ...