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Cheer and Football Appreciate Gifts, Establish Peaceable Exchange

Cheer and Football Appreciate Gifts, Establish Peaceable Exchange

Rebecca Rangel

November 20, 2019

The tradition of cheerleaders giving gifts to football players every week has sparked controversy on campus. While some enjoy the tradition, others argue against the outdated ritual because of the sexism it represents. Cheerleaders are assigned or chosen a football player for the season. Their...

Water Polo Goalie Olvera Pushes Limits

Water Polo Goalie Olvera Pushes Limits

David Galaviz

November 20, 2019

The Water Polo team’s most recent win against The Webb Schools team with a score of 18-8 had the players practicing harder to be able to keep increasing their wins. Sophomore Erick Olvera had decided to join water polo his freshman year and has been working on himself and his team ever since, pushing...

Sibal Passionately Scores Points While Pursuing Skills

Brenda Reyes playing against Walnut.

Elias Robles

November 19, 2019

At some moments, you can catch number 3 putting her all out on the volleyball court, and at others, she is leading ASB, serving as a president for the student group, but also as a role model on campus. Senior Soledad Sibal has been involved in volleyball for years, playing on the school team and on...

Through Tennis Experience

Through Tennis Experience

Natalie Contreras

November 19, 2019

The tennis ball bounces off the racket with force coming from Yasmine Villarreal’s hand as she watches it fly across the net. Villarreal is a varsity tennis player who actively seeks new ways to improve herself. Villarreal balances extracurricular activities and school work such as AVID, an AP class,...

Erick Olvera: Being A Sophomore Varsity Water Polo Player

Erick Olvera: Being A Sophomore Varsity Water Polo Player

David Galaviz

October 10, 2019

The Water Polo team’s most recent win against The Webb Schools team with a score of 18-8 had the players practicing harder to be able to keep increasing their wins. Sophomore Erick Olvera had decided to join water polo his freshman year and has been working on himself and his team ever since, pushing...

Controversy Sparked Over Outdated Traditions, Now Smoothed Over

Controversy Sparked Over Outdated Traditions, Now Smoothed Over

Rebecca Rangel

October 10, 2019

Recently there have been rumors about the old tradition of cheerleaders giving gifts to football players every week. Some enjoy the tradition, while others argue against the outdated ritual because of the sexism it represents. Cheerleaders are assigned or chose their football for the season. Their...

Boys Basketball Senior Night Witnesses History and Wins League Four Consecutive Years

Boys Basketball Senior Night Witnesses History and Wins League Four Consecutive Years

Douglas Lin

February 28, 2019

Last Thursday, our Los Altos boys basketball team and the onlooking audience witnessed history as Senior guard, Jarod Lucas, scored fifty-two point to become the all time leading scorer in Southern California. The Los Altos Conquerors defeated The West Covina Bulldogs in a 97 to 58 win while also putting...

Girls Varsity Soccer’s Hard Work Leads to Playoffs

Girls Varsity Soccer’s Hard Work Leads to Playoffs

Elias Robles

February 28, 2019

After a season of hard work and dedication, the Los Altos Girls Varsity Soccer Team made it to round two of CIF. The team ended their season by beating La Habra High School and moving on to playoffs. The team had made a five season playoff streak, only to be broken after 2 seasons of not attending...

Super Bowl Excites Fans from Both the Patriots and Rams

Super Bowl Excites Fans from Both the Patriots and Rams

Adrian Banuelos

February 27, 2019

On February 3, the fifty third annual super bowl took place at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The two teams that had faced each other were the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. The final score of the game was New England with 13, and Los Angeles with 3. It was one of the...

Los Altos Lady Conquerors Crowned League Champions

Los Altos Lady Conquerors Crowned League Champions

Damien Alvarado

February 8, 2019

For the third  straight year the Lady Conquerors have been crowned league champs. Los Altos dominated West Covina in their final game of the regular season winning 70-39. A great surge of defense in the first quarter by the Bulldogs was not enough to keep up with a high powered Conqueror offense. Madelyn...

Girls Basketball Notches First Win of the Season

Jenica Hernandez

December 6, 2018

As the Los Altos Girls basketball team brought out their basketball shoes and proudly wore the LA logo on their jerseys, the Torrance Tartars began to warm up on the other side of the court for their first matchup of the preseason. The game took place on November 29 at Torrance High School, and it was...

Varsity Girls Soccer Compete In Preseason Summit Tournament

Alexis Cardenas

December 4, 2018

Playing in their first tournament of the season, Varsity Girls Soccer competed against various high schools from the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire such as Rancho Cucamonga, Summit, Bonita, and Apple Valley in the Summit Tournament. This tournament took place in Fontana at Ralph Lewis Sports...

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