All Smiles. Varsity swimmers Stella Clarkson, Ruby Sanchez, Lexy Lewis, Sofia Baldenegro, and Moreya Howell prepare for their Wednesday meet. The season opener saw the girls varsity team win in a landslide victory while the boys varsity team unfortunately lost by a hair to Ukiah High School. “So far the season has been good but definitely doesn’t feel the same,” Said Junior Stella Clarkson. “it went pretty well, but again i just miss the feeling of a big team.”Photo By: Moreya Howell Article By: Evan Sacher Santa Rosa High
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SRHS varsity volleyball has begun. Both coaches and players are extremely excited to have a chance to play this season. Their first game was against Montgomery, they unfortunately lost, but opened the gates for the upcoming games. Even though SRHS volleyball lost their first game, senior MacKenzi Nelson said, “A personal goal this season for myself is to stay positive, bring lots of spirit and energy to the court and to make sure that our team is being safe and having fun.” Article & Photo By: Maddie Sanabria Santa Rosa
Huddled Up! The SRHS girls varsity basketball team huddles up during a game in January 2020. Girls basketball is one of several indoor sports starting in April at SRHS. The 2021 basketball season was postponed until spring due to COVID-19 restrictions. “I am very excited and grateful that we are able to have a basketball season and am ready for it to start,” said junior Erin Holland. Article By: Evan Mirante With the school year entering its final stretch it can be hard to find things to pass the time until summer. Luckily
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
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