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Lopez at age five in an A’s windbreaker with his grandfather in 2000. Photo courtesy of Lopez

Menlo Community Reacts to Possible Oakland A’s Relocation to Las Vegas

Asher Darling, Assistant Sports Editor
September 8, 2023

On July 25, when the two Bay Area baseball teams met at Oracle Park in San Francisco as part of the annual Bay Bridge Series, Oakland A’s and San Francisco...

Water runoff covered part of the track for weeks during the January storms because the track doesn’t have an underground drainage system. “Of course, it would be amazing if we had everything, but it’s not realistic, and I don’t think any program has all their dream wish list,” assistant track & field coach Jake Fauver said. “You do with what you have, and Menlo has a lot more than most schools do.” Photo courtesy of Joshua Benyo Baker

Cartan Can’t Host Meets, but Is on Track for Improvements

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
June 3, 2023

From placing second at the Nike Indoor Nationals in the four-by-mile to finishing in 12th at the national Woodbridge Cross Country Classic, both the Menlo...

Junior Eric Yun takes a swing at the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch. Yun shot one-over to propel himself into the CCS finals. Photo Courtesy of Pam McKenney

Golf Team Implements Mental Game Trainings to Improve Focus, Performance

Andrew Levitt, Staff Writer
May 24, 2023

Every week on Friday, the boys golf team has a 45 minute session where they practice their "mental game" in order to improve their physical golf game....

The 2023 NFL Draft quarterback class has been hot topic of debate amongst students and analysts alike. Creative Commons Image: Wikimedia Commons

Students Speculate About 2023 NFL Draft, Number One Pick

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
April 23, 2023

The 2023 NFL Draft will take place on April 27, 2023, in Kansas City, Missouri. All 32 NFL teams will have a selection in the Draft that takes place across...

Sofia Flierl fakes out the goalie before shooting. Photo courtesy of Flierl.

Female Athlete Profile: Sofia Flierl, Water Polo

Annie Stent, Copy Editor
April 17, 2023

For sophomore Sofia Flierl, being in the water has been non-negotiable since she was just five years old. Flierl swam recreationally for years before...

Junior Sage Huddleston swims competitively at the Burlingame Aquatic Club. Staff Illustration: Michelle Hratko

Female Athlete Profile: Sage Huddleston, Swimming

Annie Stent, Copy Editor
March 28, 2023

Between the general two-year-old activities of eating, sleeping and throwing temper tantrums, junior Sage Huddleston was already swimming competitively. Swimming...

Freshman Ethan Zhao defends a Sacred Heart Cathedral player. Photo courtesy of Pam McKenney

Expectations and Opportunities: Select Freshmen Compete on Varsity Teams

Sonia Dholakia, Assistant A&L Editor
March 27, 2023

While Menlo freshmen usually play on the freshmen or JV level of their sport, a select group of them play for Menlo’s varsity teams. Many of these freshmen...

The first round of March Madness tournament play is set to begin on March 16. Creative commons photo: Phil Roeder on Wikimedia Commons

March Madness Craze Looms Ahead of Tournament Start

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
March 12, 2023

College sports fanatics live for the month of March as college basketball programs across the country compete in the chaotic 64-team tournament dubbed...

Boys Basketball fell short for the third time against Sacred Heart. Staff photo: Lexi Friesel

Boys Basketball Falls to Sacred Heart, Looks on to Playoff Opener

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
February 15, 2023

Menlo faced off against Sacred Heart for the third time this season on Feb. 10 but came up short once again. The Knights fell by a score of 60-49, giving...

Menlo has 13 Automatic Emergency Defibrillators spread out around campus. They are used to give an electric shock to the heart to reset the heart rhythm after cardiac arrest. Staff photo: Andrew Levitt

Is Menlo Prepared for a Cardiac Emergency?

Andrew Levitt, Staff Writer
February 10, 2023

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after a routine tackle on Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins on Jan. 2, 2023. Hamlin...

Kim smiles as she tracks her shot at a match against Notre-Dame Belmont on Oct. 11, 2022. Her teammates report that they rarely see Kim without a smile on her face, especially not when she plays golf. Photo courtesy of Joelle Kim

Joelle Kim Shoots Beyond Just Hole-In-ones

Alyssa McAdams, Staff Writer
February 6, 2023

Junior Joelle Kim became the first Menlo girls’ golf team member to shoot a hole-in-one in early October. Kim's impressive achievement did not come without...

Sophomore Ruiqi Liu attempts a three pointer, while a Harker player tries to block the shot. Photo courtesy of Lucia Aguilar.

Girls Basketball Picks Up League Victory Over Harker

Aaron Widjaja, Staff Writer
January 30, 2023

Menlo girls’ varsity basketball defeated Harker 55-47 on Jan. 10 to earn their first league win of the year. The Knights were led by strong performances...

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