The Paw Print

Woodside Girls Lacrosse in the Bay Area

Three out of four of the varsity team captains of Woodside High girls lacrosse.

Alex Manuel, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Lacrosse is making a name for itself in the Bay Area, especially at Woodside High School. Primarily thought of as a preppy rich kid sport, lacrosse is becoming mainstream as it continues to gain popularity in public high schools. Personally, I have just started my fourth year playing for my high school’s team.

“I Can Do All Things…”

Playing basketball in the street.

Emma Kinder, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Athletes at a young age are told they cannot be athletes and are not good at sports. As a freshman at Woodside High School and an athlete myself, as well as a reporter for the Woodside Paw Print, I have experienced the polar opposite.

High School Athletes Speak About Playing at the Next Level

Max Moreno rears back to unleash his fastball.

Joseph King, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Six percent of high school Athletes get to play their sport competitively in college. Today, we’ll focus on the lives of a few high school athletes that are taking time to speak about playing at the next level.

Looks Can Be Deceiving

I made the hoop shorter, so I can dunk.

Emma Kinder, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Kids feel the need to put pressure on themselves due to their parents pressuring them to be successful.

Woodside Basketball: Still Off the Map

De'Andre Brown, Woodside Center, jumping to catch the baseline pass.

Noelia Arteaga, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

The Woodside Boys’ Varsity Basketball team lost 36-65 against Sequoia High School in the last rivalry game of the year. The Woodside Girls’ Varsity Basketball team also lost this rivalry game, 48-26.

Soccer Slump

Woodside Varsity girls soccer team last year.

Emma Kinder, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

The girls Varsity soccer team is off to a rough start, and with a 2-3-1 record, players are feeling the pressure to improve. “We are off to a rough start because our team consists of mostly freshman,” expressed Ella Driscoll, a player on the Varsity Woodside High School team. “So our team is r...

Woodside Varsity Basketball Are Ready For A Successful Season

Boys Varsity Basketball defends in a scrimmage.

Gary Teele, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Woodside Boys’ Varsity Basketball players and coaching staff look to turn a successful offseason into successful season.

Cross-Country Conquers at CCS

The varsity girls celebrate a great end to their season after running at Central Coast Sectionals Championship meet

Delilah Gemello, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Woodside’s Varsity Cross-Country Team ended the season with one runner going to state, two runners earning medals at the championship meet, and both the boys and girls varsity teams in the top ten in the Bay Area for division II.

Winter Sports Bring Stress for Woodside Student-Athletes

Woodside Girls Basketball playing against San Mateo last year

Jack Freeman, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Finals are just around the corner and with winter sports starting up, student-athletes are stressed out. At Woodside, students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) to participate in sports. These students have school, practice, homework, and their own personal lives to balance.  “Most days I l...

The Plight of the National Collegiate Athletic Association

Nick Bosa plays defensive end for Ohio State Buckeyes.

Emma Kinder, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is debating whether to pay college players or not, as many are dropping out to prepare for the 2019 National Football League (NFL) Draft.

The Voice of the Wildcats