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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.

Thank You, Bruce Bochy

Former catcher and current Giants manager Bruce Bochy prepares for another game.

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

Jack Freeman pays homage to Giants manager Bruce Bochy, who will retire at the end of the 2019 season.

Boys Water Polo Beats Menlo-Atherton for First Time in Ten Years

Woodside blocks their opposing team, Menlo-Atherton, from scoring a goal.

Tessa Bertine, Local News Editor

October 11, 2019

The Woodside High School boys varsity water polo team remains undefeated after beating Menlo-Atherton High School (MA) for the first time in over 10 years. 

NCAA Threatens to Ban California Schools from Competition Following Senate Bill

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has threatened to ban California colleges from competing if athletes are paid for the use of their image.

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

September 27, 2019

California’s state Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 206 on September 12. This bill would collegiate athletes to earn money from their likenesses.

Woodside’s Volleyball Teams Are Off to a Rough Start

Woodside's volleyball teams have faced a difficult start to the new season.

Hannah Arenas, Contributor

September 26, 2019

The Woodside Girls Varsity volleyball team lost its first two games to Aragon and Menlo-Atherton (MA), and they know they need to work harder.

Preview of the 2019 NFL Season

The NFL 100th season anniversary logo is displayed on the field.

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

Football is officially back as the National Football League (NFL) kicked off its 100th season on September 5, with the Packers, Cowboys, Chiefs, 49ers, Saints, Raiders, Seahawks, Patriots, Rams, Eagles, Ravens, Bills, Vikings, and Titans all taking home wins in week one.

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