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Braves Beat Astros in World Series

Aaron Paik, Reporter November 10, 2021

The Atlanta Braves shut out the Houston Astros 7-0 to win the 2021 World Series 2021 on Tuesday November 2.  It was a long road for both teams, to get to this point from the start of the playoffs.  The...

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Statistics above (from left to right): Football, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Boys Water Polo, Boys Soccer, and Boys Lacrosse. Statistics from Max Preps.  (Graphic by Vikesh Dheeriya)

The History of PV’s Athletic Dominance Over Peninsula

Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor November 10, 2021

Palos Verdes High School has always been considered the “sports” school in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (PVPUSD), but really how accurate is this generalization? According...

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Fantasy Football Can Frustrate Fans

Game Affects Fans’ Viewing Experience With Many Ups and Downs
Jonathan Liu, Sports Editor November 10, 2021

As the 2021-22 NFL season is underway, a yearly tradition for most NFL fans is back as well.  The game has grown so much, as there are 40 million fantasy users that play on ESPN’s system in the United...

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African-American Athletes Before Jackie Robinson

Luka Ardon, Reporter November 10, 2021

 Most Americans know the story of Jackie Robinson, the first African American player in the MLB. But what about the first two African American men who were in the NFL? Or the first African American boxing...

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(Photo courtesy of Turner Helton)

PVHS Quarterback Commits to Western Kentucky

Isabella Firmani, Reporter November 10, 2021

For PVHS senior, Turner Helton, the football field is no unfamiliar place. He first began playing football when he was only four years old, and he grew up with all of his family either playing, coaching...

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Twins Molly and Mallory LaBreche pose with the Tesoro Championship Trophy. 
(Photo courtesy of Mallory LaBreche)

Twinning and Winning: Two Freshmen Sisters Take on D1 Varsity Volleyball

Quinn Kearns, Reporter October 15, 2021

The fall season has brought in many talented athletes, especially from this year’s freshman class. After a long year of school online, the girls’ varsity volleyball team welcomed a few new members....

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Color guard captain, Madeline Smith, performing at halftime during PVHS vs Inglewood football game. 
(Photo by Cynthia Mindicino)

Marching Band and Color Guard Keep the Beat at Football Games

Amber Chen, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021

With the grandiose music performed live by the marching band filling the field, Sea Kings are always enthralled by the school pride they feel at PVHS football games. Although it is an underrecognized...

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This years Red Tide captains are Shayli Atashi, Michael Kwon, Owen Park, Noah Wahl, Matthew Carroll, and Isabella Firmani. 
(Photo by Cynthia Mindicino)

A New Wave for Red Tide

PV’s Student Section Introduces its First Female Duo
Reddin Kehrli, Social Media Editor October 15, 2021

The 2021-22 school year is different from the rest. There are seven Red Tide captains to help flood the campus with school spirit and, for the first time in school history, PV now has two female captains,...

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Photo by Ayla Torres

Taking the Plunge at UPenn

Senior Austin Mone Commits to the University of Pennsylvania for Diving
Ayla Torres, Reporter October 15, 2021

The Point: When did you first start diving? Austin: I was probably around seven or eight years old. I had just moved to Illinois from New York and my mom wanted to put me into a sport. She said I...

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Mid-Season Check-In: How’s It Going?

October 15, 2021

“I do feel like we are getting better week by week even with a younger team. I think it’s good to play these teams because once we get into Bay League we will be prepared. It feels cool to play with...

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Coach Graper instructs the water polo team at Santa Barbara High School. 
(Photo courtesy of John Sun)

Water Polo Team Keeps Their Heads Above Water

A New Coach Keeps up the Winning Culture
Victoria Nolan, Reporter October 15, 2021

Soon before the start of the water polo season, Coach Pat O’Brien resigned, leaving a new coach, Zach Graper, in charge of leading the boys team towards their anticipated successes. After coaching...

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Honda Zooms out of F1 Racing

Curtis Liu, Online Editor May 20, 2021

Honda is leaving Formula 1 racing - for the fourth time in the history of the sport. Honda’s first withdrawal came at the tragic incident of Jo Schlesser at the 1968 French Grand Prix. In the following...

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