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Body image issues increased in female athletes

Ziv Galpaz, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

For soccer, it’s legs, for gymnastics, it's arms, for volleyball, it’s height. Each of these parts highly affects an athlete's performance in their respective sport and are often the part that cause the most body image conce...

Despite grumbling, winter athletes grasp need for practice over break

Meenakshi Iyer, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

  Dedication and practice are a major part of any sports team's success, but with the arrival of the winter sports season, athletes are forced to practice over the holidays, which can prove to be difficult for peo...

Wide gender gap in coaching pro and high school sports

Carly Waldorph, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

In professional sports, it’s quickly noticeable that there aren’t nearly as many female coaches as there are male. It’s often questioned why men’s teams are almost always coached by men, yet many female teams have male...

Still Celebrating

Jazzy Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Page 09 - Sports It was called the bra seen around the world. In 1999, moments after scoring the decisive fifth penalty kick against China in the Women’s World Cup, Brandi Chastain removed her jersey, twirled it around, and fell to her knees in...

Cross Country

Ryan Walters, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

A few weeks into the 2019-20 school year, sports are getting into the midst of their seasons, including cross country, who have very promising teams this year, and coach Chris Jensen has big expectations for the cross country te...

Caffeine puts some pep in athletes’ workouts

Shlok Gore, Science and Health Editor

June 8, 2019

Just 200 mg of it sends chemical signals throughout the human body. After it’s reabsorbed in the small intestines, your body starts to tingle, muscles suddenly feel more alive, the mind abruptly regaining clarity. The caffeine...

Milwaukee Brewers draft Arman Sabouri, class of 2016, in 12th round of MLB draft

Michaela Edlin, Editor-in-Chief

June 6, 2019

Branham alumnus Arman Sabouri’s dream of becoming a professional baseball player became a reality Tuesday as he was drafted to the Milwaukee Brewers in the 12th round. The decision is the culmination of nearly two decades of work on the m...

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