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Ski season: tips on where to go

By Momo Mckamey As the cold weather approaches and snow starts to fall in the Sierras, it’s time to dig out those skis from the back of the garage and take a three and a half hour road trip to beautiful Tahoe, California. Tahoe has a variety of different resorts to choose from depending on your level of skiing and what type of skiing you’re interested in. The most common type of skiing, great for beginners, is casual alpine or downhill. Those who ski once or twice a season should consider renting skis to save money as

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SRHS varsity volleyball team defeats Piner

By Kaylee Rathkoy The Santa Rosa volleyball team has started the season strong. Their pre-season started in August and will continue in October. Their schedule consists of games twice a week and practice three days a week. The varsity team has 13 members, coached by Rob Beal, and junior varsity has 11, with coach Kathy Hower. One of the latest matches they had was against Piner High School on Sept. 6. Junior varsity went first, and their team members were very focused and aggressive in their play from practice to the matches.

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Girls golf team takes their first swings of the season

By Momo Mckamey After two weeks of practice, Santa Rosa High School girls golf is in full swing. They kicked off their season with their first practice match against Cardinal Newman on Monday, August 27. The match took place at Oakmont golf course where the girls played a nine hole game. Although the SRHS girls were defeated, they played hard. This year’s team is made up of six girls, seniors Emily Wong and Mackenzie Allen, junior Emily Davis, sophomores Momo Mckamey and Lindsey Graham and freshman Julia Garey. This year’s

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SRHS football team off to a successful start

By Gwen Berghof A sea of orange and black coated the stands as the Santa Rosa High School football team took to the field. The first home game of the season brought a buzz of excitement to the air: the beginning of fall and the new school year punctuated by the promise of an thrilling season. The Panthers lined up against the Petaluma High Trojans, ready to play their best against a new team. And the game was a success- the Panthers beat the Trojans, 42-26. Petaluma scored the first touchdown of the game, but their lead was

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SRHS track team sprints through the finish line at Arcadia

By Langston Hay On April 6th, for the first time since the 2016 season, the Santa Rosa High School Track and Field team proudly sent several of their finest athletes to southern California to compete in one of the biggest, fastest, and most prestigious invitationals in high school, the Arcadia Invitational. Accompanied by coaches Dough Courtemarche and Carrie Joseph, the team embarked on their competitive journey at seven AM. And thus, over the last weekend of Spring Break, Freshman Ana Wong, junior Izel Zamora, junior

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Panthers on the run

By Langston Hay Photos by Naomi Flores On Friday, March 23rd, track teams all across the Bay Area poured onto the SRJC track to compete in the Twilight Invitational. Amongst those teams was Santa Rosa, who put forth a competitive, spirited, and at points record setting performance. The meet started at 12 in the morning and lasted past 9 at night. The day started with an exhibition of an event that many high schoolers rarely have the opportunity to compete in: the steeplechase. Santa Rosa had three participants, two of

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Kicking off the swim season with a splash

By Lucy Merrill The 2018 swim season has started off strong for the panthers this year. With daily practice and dry land training, the swim team is getting ready and pumped up for another winning season. After three weeks of practice the SRHS swim team made quite a splash during their first meet. At the Santa Rosa Junior College Invitational high school season kick off, where high schools from around the county gathered to compete, panther athletes showed just how strong and dedicated they are this year.  Out of 16 high

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Concussions: Is Football Worth the Risk?

By Reece Wisler Concussions are prevalent in many sports, but it seems that concussions are mostly known as football injury. Concussions is a big concern for athletes in many physical sports, but in football concussions are being diagnosed at an alarming rate. According to protectthebrain.org, between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur each year. Many concussions go undiagnosed so it is hard to calculate exactly how many concussions occur. Since the turn of the century, concussion research has made

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