Bear Witness

For local gymnastics coach, trust is key

Julia Marques da Silva, In-Depth Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Print Issues, Sports

“USA Gymnastics is the foundation of gymnastics, and they overlooked such a horrible crime,” Nakken said. “I can’t imagine what those girls went through. Someone they put so much trust in, failed them so horribly.”

Skating to success

Skating to success

March 12, 2018

Listening in

Taylor Susewitz, Science & Tech Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

  One of the most popular methods of warming up before a game being music, builds up self-assurance, whether it be along or with the team. It’s what builds up the hype and adrenaline. It sets the mood for not only the...

Athletes toughen up for winter training

Atticus Ahearn, Student Life Editor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

Most students rejoice in the holiday season with leisurely breaks from school. If you’re in a winter sport, you don’t get such a break. Not only do they’re out in the fields and courts in cold weather, they also fight l...

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

February 11, 2018

Week of games up in smoke

Bianca Medina, Photo Editor

December 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

For one week, the recent North Bay fires wreaked havoc on Branham sports, canceling games and practices. The soot and smog also affected students with asthma and other breathing conditions. Field Hockey’s October match against Unive...

Even if a child is a sports prodigy, parents put school over athletics

Ryan McCarthy, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

For some, school can be the path to success in life; for others, it can be an interference from their desired path to glory, making the dreaded split between passion and school that much more apparent. Over the past year, this divide has become m...

Nearly all athletes make grades

Shams Mohammed, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

Every six weeks, students receive a progress report of their grades in class. Many students rush to turn in missing assignments before grades are submitted, but there is not much urgency for them to do so. For student athlet...

Former gymnasts enjoy mentoring kids

Omar Ababneh, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

High school students play and dedicate lots of time playing the sports they love. Sports have been a huge part of a majority of students’ lives. They practice to perfect their skills and ensure that they do their best. Athlet...

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