Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Boys Varsity Soccer on Team Bonding and Future Seasons

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Boys Varsity Soccer on Team Bonding and Future Seasons

Lauryn Butler, Reporter
February 17, 2017
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The Boys Varsity Soccer team formed strong bonds throughout the season—bonds which have been developing since last year. “Last year we had completely new players, because the year before it was mainly seniors,” JK Haman said, “so last year was a rebuilding year, getting into the groove [...

Kicking it into High Gear with Girls Soccer

Kicking it into High Gear with Girls Soccer

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter
February 3, 2017
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As the bell rings three o’clock on a Tuesday afternoon, scores of soccer players migrate to the locker rooms to retrieve cleats, shin guards and a change of clothes for after-school practice. Soccer is unique for its array of gear that keeps players from slipping and protects legs from full-force kick...

Shooting For The Stars: Varsity Girls Basketball on their Potential this Season

Shooting For The Stars: Varsity Girls Basketball on their Potential this Season

Lauryn Butler, Reporter
December 15, 2016
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On Dec. 2, the Varsity Girls Basketball team suffered a tough loss against Clairemont. Although the Caimans didn’t win that game, the girls on the team maintain a positive outlook for this basketball season. Junior Mikayla Torres is in her fifth season of basketball and has pl...

Turkeys (students) turn the tables and roast the Pilgrims (teachers)

Turkeys (students) turn the tables and roast the Pilgrims (teachers)

Aubrey Gehman, Rachel Howard, and Erin Marquez
December 1, 2016
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On Nov. 18, the student team—the Turkeys—faced off with their teachers—the Pilgrims—in the annual Thankskicking Day kickball showdown. The rivalry was intense; the teachers had won for the last nine years in a row and were going for another victory, bantering with their students the morning o...

The Caimans win their CIF quarter finals game against Holtville

The Caimans win their CIF quarter finals game against Holtville

Aubrey Gehman, Reporter
November 18, 2016
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The Caimans’ first CIF playoff game against the Holtville Vikings on Veterans Day was a special one. Before the game, all veterans present from both sides were invited to stand by the end zone for the singing of the National Anthem. Several selected senior Caiman players each held flags represen...

The Cross Country Team pushes through in their latest meet

The Cross Country Team pushes through in their latest meet

Rachel Howard and Erin Marquez
November 17, 2016
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Cross country is a demanding sport. Runners must run three miles in the baking sun without water. The course itself is filled with twists and turns. Dust from the track keeps runners’ throats dry. On top of that, several runners face added difficulties like an injured knee or a cold. Yet despite ...

Ready, Set, Spike: Varsity Girls Volleyball CIF 2016

Ready, Set, Spike: Varsity Girls Volleyball CIF 2016

Rylie Pepper, Gabe Senter, and Skylar Todd
November 8, 2016
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The Caimans Varsity Girls Volleyball Team annihilated competition so far this year—they went into the CIF playoffs as the undefeated Pacific League champions. “Volleyball this year has been absolutely amazing,” senior player Bridget Stephenson said. “Our team has come together to reach our go...

Through the Looking Glass: a Recap of the CAHS 2016 Homecoming Game

Through the Looking Glass: a Recap of the CAHS 2016 Homecoming Game

Skylar Todd, Reporter
November 3, 2016
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Although the end of the first quarter approached with a score of 0-0, Caiman fans packed in the Del Norte High School stands for Classical Academy High School’s 2016 Homecoming Football Game did not give up hope. Senior Cassidy Voss predicted, “Maranatha is going to lose because Caimans are a...

Cross Country: We Caiman First

Cross Country: We Caiman First

Rebecca McCain and Amber Bacardi
October 21, 2016
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On Thursday, Oct. 13, students on the Classical Cross Country team competed in one of the Pacific League #1 meets—which determines the schools that are a part of the league from then on—at Jesmond Dene Park in Escondido. Schools from all across North County that are included in the same league ...

Making A Racquet

Making A Racquet

Lauryn Butler, Reporter
September 30, 2016
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September 21 is a humid day for Escondido, a day when most people would like to stay indoors. Despite the unpleasant weather outside, Classical’s Varsity Girls Tennis Team is playing as hard as they can, returning each ball hit their way with the hardest swing they can possibly muster. On the clos...

Swimming in Serenity

Swimming in Serenity

Kelsea Wolleson, Reporter
June 7, 2016
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Junior Alee Vukovics has loved swimming since she was 8 years old. Born and raised in San Diego, California, she was constantly immersed in sunny weather and welcoming waves as a child. She found it natural to get into competitive swimming, saying, “Swim has affected my life by giving me an outlet. Whe...

Far from Softies: Girls Softball win CIF Championships

Far from Softies: Girls Softball win CIF Championships

Crystal Sung, Reporter
May 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

Caiman Girls Softball won two playoff games in a row and advanced to the CIF semifinals on Thursday. They won that game against the Eagles of Julian High School 14:3. Their success was largely due to their left-handed pitcher, stellar batting and their outer field placement, which threw the Eagles...

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