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SRHS track dedicated to Coach Courtemarche

DETHLESN FINISHES THE 1600 AHEAD OF CARDINAL NEWMAN. Runner Ben Dethlesn managed to hold his tiny lead all the way to the finish line in order to secure Santa Rosa High School’s first place in his heat. When asked about what pushed him over the line Dethlesn said, “When you’re at the last hundred meters, it’s honestly all heart. Your legs are really just dead at that point and your teammates cheering you on really helps a lot, it pushes you forward.” Article and photo by Robert Merrick On Saturday, March 5th, the Santa Rosa

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SRHS Track and Field Season heats up

Saturday, March 5, 2022, the Santa Rosa track team hosted their first invitational of the year. At this invitational, Big Cat, around 1,200 athletes and numerous alumni, coaches and spectators all came together to enjoy and participate in the events. This was also the time when our track was named after Doug Courtemarche! When Freshman Eric Rodrigues was asked how he felt about his first track and field meet he replied, “I liked it, it was exciting, and I won a race”. The overall consensus of this invitation was joy over the

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Baseball Coach Bryan Price talks beginning of the season

Article and graphic by Andreas Petersen As winter sports end and spring is beginning, SRHS spring sports are starting! With a large selection of sports this year, ranging from badminton to golf, one of the United States most beloved sports is starting up: Baseball! One of America’s favorite pastimes, baseball, a sport that has been played for almost 200 years, is starting its season at SRHS in March. As preseason commences and tryouts beginning, JV Coach and P.E teacher Bryan Price hopes for his new JV team, “ to develop

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Varsity Girls Soccer team finishes off the season

Article and graphic by Yasmine Sarraf Santa Rosa High School’s varsity girls soccer team battled against the Montgomery Vikings on the chilly Thursday night of February 3. Ultimately, Montgomery won 2-0, but it was not without a tough fight from the formidable Panthers. With only three games left in her final season, center back and senior Madilyn Walker said that it is “so bittersweet.” She explained, “I am so excited to see where everyone ends up next year, but I also know that the season eventually will come to an

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SRHS wrestlers finish off season

ON THE MAT. On January 26th, Santa Rosa High School’s wrestling team competed in a match against Piner. Both senior Diego Robledo (right) and senior Hazael Solis Flores (left) wrestled in this match. Solis Flores got the pin in his match. After he wrestled Solis Flores said, “I think I did really good overall. This was actually my first real match and I think that practicing all those times actually really paid off and this match was actually a really good learning experience for me.” Photos by Justin Diaz Article by Maddie

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COVID-19 a challenge for SRHS basketball teams

The girl’s basketball team poses for the camera after an impressive win. While their season has had its ups and downs on and off the court, they continue to compete as one. Photo by Maddie Sanabria Article by Jaeden Callender Basketball is one of the most popular sports across America, so it’s no surprise how important it is to SRHS students. After things began opening up with the expectation that COVID-19 was nearly done, the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams of SRHS were granted the authority to schedule games, practices

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SRHS Varsity Boys Soccer Face Off Against Windsor

SRHS BOYS SOCCER FACES FORMIDABLE FOES. The Santa Rosa High School boy’s varsity team gathers on the field after their January 6 game against Windsor High School. Reflecting on his team's performance, senior Alex Manning said, "towards the middle of the second half, we started going downhill a little bit. I think we lost focus, and they, unfortunately, ended up scoring four on us." The final score was 6-2, Windsor. Article and Photo by Molly Murphey As the Santa Rosa High School boys varsity soccer team warmed up for their

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SRCS Director of Technology suspends Esports league

“GAMING TOXICITY IS A MAJOR CONCERN," this is a direct quote from the director of technology Adrian Bica that just goes to show how disconnected the district is from students, because apparently the counselors across the district are not capable enough to recognize and stop online toxicity should they see it. “I don’t know what Mr. Bica is going to come with next to prevent me from doing this or that,” said Zack Ross, a coach and counselor here at SRHS. While the coaches and athletes are very ready to get the tournaments started

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SRHS Soccer players have big goals for this season

FIRST GIRLS SOCCER GAME: On Thursday November 18th, the lady panthers soccer team played Vintage at home. This is the first girls soccer game of the season and all of the girls are excited for more games. Unfortunately, the girls lost, but all of the girls showed good effort the whole time. “I think the season will go really well for us. We have a lot of strong girls who are very eager to get out there and represent our school,” said senior and varsity player Audrey Johnson. Go to Nevers Field to watch the next home soccer

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Basketball returns to the court this season

SEASON KICK-OFF. Coach Gomes, and the players not currently in the game, watch as their team goes for the shot. The girl’s JV/Freshman team had their first scrimmage Friday November 12, 2021. Freshman Keelyn Walker shared after the game that, “it was fun”. Photo by Julia Sanabria. Article by Andreas Petersen and Julia Sanabria Santa Rosa High School’s basketball season has begun! Like many sports, basketball had a rough season last year due to COVID-19 and all of the safety measures that had to be taken. This year the

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