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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...

Athletes asked to visit peers’ sports games

Uzor Awuzie, Student Life Editor

February 12, 2019

Branham wants to see more participation from student athletes at each other’s games. The rules of the competition are simple: The teams that attend other teams’ winter sporting events the most this season will get to design ...

Students find success in recruitment and commitment to 4-year schools

Renee Owens, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

  For many athletes, the process of playing sports for college is a long and difficult one. There are multiple paths to commitment or scholarships, but all involve a lot of work and dedication. Coaches...

Dream season ends at NorCal, but core team excited for 2019

Ryan McCarthy, Sports Editor

June 5, 2018

“Amazing.” “An uphill battle.” “Impressive.” This is how the members of Branham’s boys volleyball team characterized their season, which ended abruptly earlier this month after winning the Division I...

Sponsors help athletes save time and dime

Taylor Susewitz, Science & Tech Editor

June 5, 2018

As student athletes, fumbling around for sports equipment amidst year-round projects and exams can be a bit of a time-consuming, troublesome venture. That’s why some student athletes at Branham invest in sponsorship deals wit...

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