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NCAA Football Bowl Predictions

Austin Controulis and Nick Eliason

December 17, 2009

Filed under Sports

Citi BCS National Championship Game (1) Alabama vs. (2) Texas Nick:  Alabama - I believe Texas is unproven this year while Alabama is the most proven of them all, going undefeated in the SEC and destroying Florida in the SEC...

Two Way Street: Sports Editors Grant Huhn and Nick Eliason talk Heisman, best sports moments, and more

Nick Eliason and Grant Huhn

December 17, 2009

Filed under Sports

“Twice the editor, half the emotion” 1. Who deserved the Heisman? Nick:  Mark Ingram.  There is a reason this guy won the Heisman.  It’s called politics.  Every Southern voter put Toby Gerhart behind Ingram and...

Athlete of the Issue: Stephanie Golden

Davis Louie

December 17, 2009

Filed under Sports

A dominating force in the paint, Stephanie Golden ‘10 has led the women’s basketball team to an NCS birth for three straight years. As the starting center for the lady Mats and a top recruit in the 2010 class, Golden knows...

NCS Wrap-Up: All Fall Sports Qualify

Michael Roe and Evelyn Alper

December 17, 2009

Filed under Sports

After three months of hard work, Miramonte fall sports teams were successful in North Coast Section (NCS) events. The Miramonte men’s water polo team beat Acalanes 6-5 in the NCS championship, earning the Mats their fifth...

Mats Shoot for NCS

Kelsey Williams

December 17, 2009

Filed under Sports

After a devastating loss in the NCS finals last season, the Miramonte basketball team hopes to bounce back and take another shot at the NCS title. However, the team returns this year without their 6’9” star post player, Eric...

The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Ken Dorsey

Jeremy Unger

December 17, 2009

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Nearly a decade ago a senior quarterback helped lead the Matadors to two straight NCS finals. Ten years later, Ken Dorsey ‘99 has returned to his roots, coaching high school quarterbacks at a Florida high school. Dorsey’s...

Mats Finish Off Disappointing Season

Jeremy Unger

November 7, 2009

Filed under Sports

Even with a change in the offensive scheme and several big playmakers, the Mats football team is having one of the worst seasons in recent memory. The Mats are 3-5 this year and have only won one game in nearly two months. After...

Men’s Water Polo Prepares for NCS Playoffs

Brian Friel

November 7, 2009

Filed under Sports

With the season coming to a close, the Miramonte water polo team is making a final charge towards the playoffs. Despite their tough loss to league rival Acalanes on Oct. 14, the Mats clinched the second seed in NCS with a strong...

Sports Medicine Column: Athletic trainer John Grigsby, saving lives one injury at a time

Austin Controulis

November 6, 2009

Filed under Sports

Health Tip of the issue: Mid Semester Energy: How to stay focused in a dead spot in the school year. Red Bulls aren’t the answer when it comes to staying focused in class.  Energy drinks have four times the amount of caffeine...

Women’s Golf Ends Year with Strong Performance

Austin Controulis and Austin Controulis

November 6, 2009

Filed under Sports

Miramonte women’s golf finished their best season in Miramonte history, finishing sixth out of 19 in NCS at Baywood Golf and Country Club in Arcata. Team captain Laura Howard ‘10 led the way with an 88.  Others who contributed...

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