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Varsity football struggles against Dynamiters, 0-35

Sep 10th, 2014 | By

The crowd was filled with spirited Matadors and supportive parents anxiously awaiting for San Gabriel’s varsity football players to enter the football stadium, initiating the year’s first home game on Friday, Sept. 5. Even though the game’s final score went 0-35 with a loss for the Matadors, the coaches were left with the satisfaction of
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Student injuries are common in sports, ways to prevent

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By
Illustration by Roland Fang

Since so many students participate in high school athletics, it is prevalent that some of the students will endure both minor and major injuries. Despite the health risks, students continue to engage in the sports that they enjoy because there are multiple ways to avoid some accidents that would be inevitable without the appropriate precaution.
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Senior Chau Cam thrives as a four year member in badminton

May 27th, 2014 | By
Photo Courtesy of Chau Cam

As senior Chau Cam starts warming up for her badminton games, she is constantly reminded of her last year as a highschool player. Cam has been playing badminton since sophomore year at San Gabriels badminton team. “Badminton made my highschool experience fun because I got to meet many new people and visit new different schools
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Donald Sterling controversy leads to issue of double standards

May 27th, 2014 | By
Illustration by John Truong

“I am banning Donald Sterling, for life,” newly appointed National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner Adam Silver announced. Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was implicated in a controversy in which news website, TMZ, released a recording of Sterling speaking to V. Stiviano about his personal opinion of people of African American descent. In the ten-minute
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Volleyball Matador CIF Second Round vs. Tustin

May 27th, 2014 | By

The Matadors played their second round in the CIF championship versus Tustin High School on May 15. The seats quickly filled with students from both schools who cheered on while band and color guard did a collaboration on the top seats. The Matadors finished the game winning all three sets and dominated the game. The
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Faculty win against seniors in 2014 student versus staff game, 63-58

May 26th, 2014 | By

Despite a furious last-minute comeback by the seniors, they were unable to obtain the victory, giving it up to the staff in the student versus staff basketball game. Going on an eight-point run during the last few minutes of the game with the help of a few questionable calls, the seniors were nonetheless held off
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Homosexuality in sports rises up against challanges

May 21st, 2014 | By
Photo by Marqus Quertyus

In a world of sports, where homosexuality has always been a stigma, new Rams defensive end, Michael Sam, has risen up and challenged the quota and the set standard as the first openly gay National Football League player.  Only drafted last week, Sam has emerged as a hero in the gay and lesbian community.  However,
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COMMENTARY: The era of the iPads, tablets, and other electronic devices brings an end to needed exercise for youth

May 21st, 2014 | By
Photo courtesy of healthychild.org

When I was a child, getting my back sweaty and my hands muddy were some of the best moments of my day. It just seemed right to get through the day with the most exciting and relaxing activity that anyone could ever think of and that was recess which required students to run around and
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