Field work. Senior Timmy Bankston and Junior Michael Martinez prepare the field for a game against Rancho Cotate. Before and after each game, the field must be raked, watered and dragged to ensure that it is safe and playable for the next day's work. “It is really important to put out full effort into preparing the field for each and every game because the harder we work, the nicer the field is, both to look at and to play on.” Said junior Sebastian Bohn, “It’s a mix of making it easy on ourselves and taking pride in our
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A season like never before. Eight of the Santa Rosa High School softball team’s seventeen players were cleared and ready to go at their March 29th practice. Because there is no Junior Varsity team this year, first-year players are learning directly from veterans. Photo by Molly Murphey. Half an hour before practice on March 29th, coach Kevin Costello, also the woodshop teacher at Santa Rosa High School, was parking the softball program’s new John Deere vehicle after using it to rake the field. Not long after, senior Hailey
No Rain Checks. The Santa Rosa High School Track and Field Team are determined not to miss a day of practice in a season which is already shortened due to COVID-19. While the season has not yet officially started, dozens of committed athletes showed up for conditioning despite the rain. Article & Photos By: Molly Murphey During their March 9th practice, the Santa Rosa High School Track and field team showed amazing commitment, doing drills through the downpour and running for shelter under the trees lining the field
Tee Time. Senior Max Taylor admires his shot after a swing at the Fountaingrove Golf Course. Taylor hasn’t played golf for Santa Rosa High School in almost a year due to COVID. “I am super excited to start up events and practice because I miss the competition,” Taylor said about golf starting back up at SRHS.Photo Credit: Max Taylor Article By: Evan Mirante Sports are finally coming back to Santa Rosa High School. According to the California Interscholastic Federation, there are four total tiers of sports when it comes to
Masked Running. One section of the Santa Rosa High School Cross Country eagerly waits to begin their socially distanced training run. With a team of over 60 athletes, Coach Carrie Joseph divided the team to practice safely and distanced.
With COVID-19 concerns abundant in our current social climate, all athletes were screened prior to joining practice. “It has alway been my escape,” Freshman Cadel Sacher (In red jersey on right side of photo) comments. “It will be tough having to miss practicing with such a great group
David Joseph (left) flies like an eagle. Jaeden Callender (right) attempts to counter David’s sweat-soaked ball before it reaches his hoop in a vigorously intense game of basketball. The two had recently played at Santa Rosa High School’s basketball courts to hone their skills in preparation for the season. “He’s just too fast!” exclaims Jaeden after being mercilessly destroyed 4-0. Article & Photo By: Jerral Agbayani Living in a pandemic has been one of the toughest things students have had to go through in their high
The volleyball team is working out over a zoom meeting every Monday and Wednesday. Every week the coach, Rob Beal, tries to do new exercises to keep the workouts new and exciting. On Monday September 14, the girls did leg and glute workouts. Junior Kayleen Ledbetter says, “I think the zooms are very helpful, they are keeping us in shape while still being connected to the team”.
Article & Photo By: Maddie Sanabria Covid-19 has changed many things throughout Santa Rosa High School. One of the
Empty field. With the restrictions set on coaches due to COVID-19, fields have been left empty for the past few months. The baseball field is usually one of the nicest high school fields in Sonoma county due to the incredible hard work put in by coach Paige Dumont. “Ever since the beginning of quarantine, I’ve been wondering about the condition of the field and what us players are going to do about it,” said senior JT Hollis, a pitcher on the baseball team. “The field is out of control and I’m worried about what it will look like
Delay of Game. With no games scheduled until at least January, the football field at Santa Rosa High School remains empty, but football coach Roy Keegan is hopeful that players and fans will be able to return to the field in January. COVID has hampered SRHS sports since March when schools closed due to the pandemic. “Other state high school games are allowing fans to attend using social distancing.”, Keegan said. “If we have to, we will mark off the stands so our friends and families can attend our games.” Article & Photo
By Caleb Logue Friday night, the Panthers (1-5) picked up their first win of the season against the visiting Franklin Yellowjackets (0-5). The Panthers scored their first touchdown courtesy of a 41 yard rushing touchdown from Roman Correa and never looked back, winning 30-6. Franklin, having scored only 6 points in four games leading up to the matchup was held stagnant by the Panther defense, being limited to small gains on sweep plays and short passes. They scored their first touchdown in the fourth quarter following