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How the New COVID-19 Variant Swept Through the NBA

Jonathan Liu, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

As the 2021 pro season began for the NBA in the fall, COVID-19 seemed to be contained as there were no complications with players testing positive, harming their teams, and games being postponed.  However,...

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A Wild Match

Rams vs Bengals in 2022 Super Bowl
Aaron Paik, Reporter February 10, 2022

With the conclusion of one of the most bizarre years in football history, the NFL playoffs are here. The season ended with a controversial 18 week season. Since 2020, the NFL has shifted away from a 12...

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PVHS Fall Sports Review

Quinn Kearns, Reporter December 17, 2021

 

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Senior JJ Udeani played a strong defensive game at PV’s home opener against Long Beach Wilson on November 30. The Sea Kings won 1-0. 
(Photo Courtesy of Cynthia Mindicino)

Athletes Gear Up for Winter Sports

December 17, 2021

Boys Basketball “I like the chemistry and energy surrounding the team this year. I like how we were able to play preseason games this year and play in tournaments. We are all really excited to finally...

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Photo by Aidan Sun

PVHS Track Star Takes it to Next Level

Senior Anna Terrell Commits to UW
Kelly Donahue, Social Media Editor December 17, 2021

Senior Anna Terrell announced the exciting news that she had committed to the University of Washington for track and field this past October.  This amazing accomplishment was the result of Terrell’s...

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Should Thursday Night Football be Eliminated?

As Player’s Rest Periods Are Cut Short, Opportunities for Injuries Are on the Rise
Luka Ardon, Reporter December 17, 2021

Can Thursday Night Football be canceled? Thursday Night Football first started in the 2008 season.  On paper it seems like an amazing thing for fans, another day of football.  “It’s nice to...

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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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