Sunday, December 17, 2017

New Trainer Revitalizes Weight Room Prep

Photograph by Nigel Oliphant This year, Berkeley High School (BHS) welcomed a new training coach, Dan Zeng, an undergraduate Cal student, to work with BHS athletes. Zeng currently works with the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse...

Should Athletes Face Higher Standards as National Role Models?

Illustration by Ari Libenson In early November, three UCLA athletes were arrested in China and accused of shoplifting. On November 7, the freshman basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Jaylen Hill, and Cody Riley were held in...

Sports Media Continually Disempowers Athletes of Color

Illustration by Grace Schafer-Perry What makes sports great is that a star can come from anywhere. José Altuve, a  5’6,” 165-pound second baseman from Venezuela for the World Champion Houston Astros, can win an MVP...

49ers: Champions of the “Toilet Bowl”

Illustration by Eloni Bickham After nine straight losses to start off the 2017 season, the San Francisco 49ers have earned their first win. Following a 2-14 finish to the 2016 season, niner fans were hoping...

Multi-Sport Athletes Decline in Numbers

Illustration by Leo Gordon To excel in one sport is an admirable feat, but some athletes are able to surpass the standard and excel in two sports. All sports require certain skills, techniques, and strength...

Frisbee Wins Bronze in Regional Champs

Photograph Courtesy of Peter Varadi Berkeley High School’s (BHS) mixed Ultimate Frisbee club, Uproar, recently took their squad to the 2017 Western Youth Regional Championships in Spokane, Washington, where they respectably placed third. The weather conditions...

Astros Claim First World Series Title in Epic Fashion

Illustration by Tanya Bearson This year’s World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers was filled with suspenseful games and amazing plays, culminating with the first World Series win for the Houston...

Should Colleges Pay Compensations to Student Athletes?

Illustration by Ari Libenson Every year, more than 460,000 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes participate in a sports industry that generates billions of dollars for schools, but none for the players themselves. This industry...

Ezekiel Elliott Finally Begins Suspension

Illustration by Eloni Bickham On August 17, 2017, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the Cowboys’ star running back Ezekiel Elliott would be suspended for the first six games of the upcoming season for allegations...

From East to West, the Warriors are Still Clearly the Best

Illustration by Anya Chytrowski On Tuesday, October 17, the National Basketball Association (NBA) began its 2017-18 season. With the new beginning, a common question throughout households was, “________ plays for that team? Since when?” With...