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Review: MLB The Show 20

Ken Griffy Jr. hits a home run for my San Jose Ducks in Diamond Dynasty

Jack Freeman, Managing/Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

Major League Baseball (MLB) and San Diego Studios teamed up once again this year to release their annual “MLB The Show” video game, “MLB The Show 20.” The game brings new additions like the new Perfect-Perfect hitting system and a new relocation feature for your franchise.

Sports Cancellations: The Domino Effect

Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan meets with officials before an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz was postponed.

Jack Freeman, Managing/Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

It all started on Wednesday, March 11 in Oklahoma City. The Utah Jazz were about to tip-off versus the Oklahoma City Thunder, when, suddenly, National Basketball Association (NBA) officials ran onto the court and stopped the game.

Oral History of Super Bowl 54

The two teams' helmets line up with the Lombardi Trophy in the background.

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

On February 2, 2020, the San Francisco 49ers faced the Kansas City Chiefs in a battle for NFL supremacy.

The 49ers and Seahawks Rivalry: A Brief but Exciting History

The Seahawks (left) and 49ers (right) have a historic rivalry.

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

December 19, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers first played in 1976 during the Seahawks' first year in the National Football League (NFL). The 49ers won 37 to 21, spawning one of the greatest sports rivalries of the past decade.

Woodside Boys Water Polo Caps Off Historic Season

Woodside sophomore Kai Seed gets out of the water to block a penalty shot.

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

The Woodside boys water polo team ended its best season in years, after an 8-4 loss to Menlo-Atherton on Wednesday, November 13. 

Giants Name Former Philadelphia Phillies Boss Gabe Kapler as New Manager

Gabe Kapler will succeed Bruce Bochy as the SF Giants new manager

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

November 13, 2019

The former Philadelphia Phillies boss has already signed a three-year contract, and will become 39th manager in franchise history, and the 17th since the Giant moved to San Francisco from New York

How One Tweet Lost the NBA Four Billion Dollars

Graphic depicting both sides with basketball and a tweet in the middle

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

November 7, 2019

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted out a simple image with the message “Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong,” on October 4. While the picture seemed innocuous, the situation surrounding it quickly escalated from being about a tweet to involving the loss of billions of dollars.

Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Inspires Woodside Runners, Teachers

A pair of running shoes rest on the finish line at the Woodside High School track.

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

November 7, 2019

The Olympic gold medalist and 12-time marathon winner succeeded in breaking this long-standing barrier on Saturday, October 12 at the Ineos 1:59 Challenge event in Vienna, Austria. His time of one hour, 59 minutes, and 40 seconds (1:59:40) stands as the fastest marathon ever run. Already, people are weighing in. 

Pink Ribbon Success

The Pink Ribbon Club sold shirts at a stand during the game.

Tessa Bertine, Local News Editor

November 5, 2019

Woodside's Pink Ribbon football game, hosted annually by Woodside's Pink Ribbon Club, took place versus Mills High School last Friday and raised awareness for breast cancer research.

The State of Concussions in High School Football

A 2011 football game in which Woodside High School faced Burlingame High School.

Logan Amos, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

This season, Woodside's football team has lost a number of players due to concussions. Brain injuries have been around since the inception of football; despite improvements in safety, they remain prevalent.

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