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Practices Begin Anew at Paly

Photo Courtesy of James Fetter
January 20, 2021

On Friday, a CCS committee decided to allow high school teams to return to practice, and while squads are still forced to physically distance, the move has brought joy and rhythm to the lives of Paly athletes....

Do Transgender Women Have an Advantage in Sports?

December 11, 2020

With the world rapidly evolving, more and more people are allowing their true colors and identities to show. Individuals are undergoing sex change, allowing themselves to express their own true way...

Perspective: Body Image and Athletics

Perspective: Body Image and Athletics
We are constantly surrounded with images in the media that portray the "ideal body". Our younger generation is heavily influenced by this and it must change. Sports must push to promote body positivity in order to create a more welcoming environment.
December 11, 2020

During the holiday season when I was younger, my parents would take me to see the Nutcracker at whatever local theatre had tickets available. I would squeeze into my dress from the year before and run...

Voices of the Game

December 7, 2020

The announcers who devote their lives to calling games for our entertainment are an essential part of almost every major sport in the world. Many legendary announcers have worked to solidify the field,...

Twitter Trending

Twitter Trending
December 4, 2020

Since the release of Facebook in 2004, the popularity of social media has increased significantly. As a result, this surge in popularity has transformed the way that athletes communicate with fans and...

Intro Package Winter 2020

Intro Package Winter 2020
December 4, 2020

Atheletes Are People Too

Atheletes Are People Too
December 4, 2020

It is widely recognized that as fans, our main goal is to follow the game. We see ourselves as ordinary people and glorify those with specific physical talents because what they do is so rare that a person...

PRO/CON: Revisiting Rocket’s Former GM Morey’s Infamous Hong Kong Tweet One Year Later

Morey's Tweet (Twitter Screenshot)
December 3, 2020

In late October 2019, the Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support for protestors in Hong Kong. The post spurred significant backlash from China both towards the Rockets organization...

Life In The Bubble

Life In The Bubble
October 14, 2020

The game is coming down to the wire, there’s only 5 seconds left, and everyone knows the ball is going to be in the hands of the young European prodigy Luka Doncic. He gets one screen and gets the ball...

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