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Two Way Street: Editors Aleck Ryner and Brian Friel talk Niners, Badasses, Heisman Hopefuls and Mascots

Aleck Ryner and Brian Friel

November 5, 2010

Should the Niners Tank? Aleck: At this point I would say the playoffs are basically unreachable for the 49ers, so forget finishing 7-9 or 6-10 and winding up with the 10th overall pick in the draft. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Niners, but I don’t think I can put up with another season of Alex Smith in control. With the 10th overall pick the Ni...

Mirador Predicts BCS Bowl Games of 2010

John Coupin

November 5, 2010

As the college football season approaches the final four games of the season, highly ranked teams across the country aim to finish their seasons strong in hope of qualifying for a BCS  bowl game. In order for a team to receive an invitation to a bowl game, they must have an extremely successful record. Another factor used to determine the ranking...

Lady Mats Water Polo Dominates DFAL

Georgia Briskey

November 5, 2010

With NCS rapidly approaching, the women’s water polo team is stepping it up to prepare for upcoming games. Coming together as a team in and out of the pool, the Lady Mats are  dominating the competition. On Oct. 13, Miramonte played big time rival Campolindo and suffered a 4-8 loss. Laurie Simon ‘13 and Sarah Furtado ‘11 each scored a goal,...

Women’s Golf Advances to First Round of NCS

Aleck Ryner

November 5, 2010

This year, the Lady Mats golf team had a spectacular season. They were a perfect 14-0 after a four stroke win against Campo on Oct. 12. That was their closest match; the rest were dominating performances by the team as a whole, leading to the DFAL championship. In the four years that this year’s senior class has been on the team, they have only...

Athlete of the Issue: Joey Fabian

Brian Tan

October 1, 2010

“Arm”ed with a cannon and a Speedo, senior Joey Fabian took his talents to Italy this summer with the United States Junior National Water Polo Team at the World Championships.  The team competed against Italy, France, Germany, Hungary and Montenegro in the Boys’ 18 & Under,  and came in second behind Italy.  Fabian helped the team to a...

Mens Polo Starts Strong

John Coupin

October 1, 2010

After concluding last year’s season with a fifth straight NCS title, the Mats Water Polo team has high hopes for the 2010 season. Throughout the summer most teammates joined the Lamorinda club team to sharpen their skills before the season started. “Lamo polo improves our team a lot,” said Joey Fabian ‘11. “By playing over the summer...

Women’s Polo Rebuilds

Aleck Ryner

October 1, 2010

After struggling throughout most of last season and losing in the second round of the NCS playoffs, the Lady Mats water polo team is looking to have a bounce back year. Led by captains Sierra Robbins ‘11, Molly Schoenfeld ‘11 and Margaux Attard ‘11, the team has a strong foundation to take huge steps forward this year. However, a possible rules...

Women’s Golf Excels

Grace Hilty

October 1, 2010

After a successful 2009 season, Miramonte varsity women’s golf is back and looking forward to another victorious year, starting strong at 7-0. Following a Miramonte best sixth place finish at NCS Championships last year, the team has high hopes and expectations for another great season. The Matadors started with a bang in a tri-match against Acalanes,...

XC Runs Like The Wind to Develop Young Talent

Brian Tan

October 1, 2010

After losing many experienced cross country runners to graduation and injuries, the team is training hard. The girls placed sixth overall at NCS last year, while the boys placed fourth and qualified for state.  Both teams are aiming to improve on those results with their young and talented teams. The Mats’ top runners on the men’s side include...

Women’s Golf Excels

Grace Hilty

October 1, 2010

After a successful 2009 season, Miramonte varsity women’s golf is back and looking forward to another victorious year, starting strong at 7-0. Following a Miramonte best sixth place finish at NCS Championships last year, the team has high hopes and expectations for another great season. The Matadors started with a bang in a tri-match against Acalanes,...

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