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
Browsing tag: sports
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
Painting! Paul Troppy shown here is partway through a painting job. Troppy has a day job of painting that he balances with his drive to coach his throwers.Photo By: Paul Troppy Article By: Conor Grace Paul Troppy is the long time shot put and discus coach of the SRHS Track and Field team who has been involved in throwing for nearly his entire life. Starting from when he was in high school throwing to when he started coaching, a year after he graduated from SRHS in 1984. Troppy is a Santa Rosa High School Alumni who spends
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
Enjoy the beauties of Sonoma County’s many trails. On July 31, 2020, the Santa Rosa High School Cross Country team held a makeshift Cross Country Camp. While the rest of the team ran up Bald Mountain, sophomore Marty Geffner rode his bike up, since he was injured. Bald Mountain is one of the many places where you can run, hike, or bike in Sonoma County in the fresh air. “The best part [of the whole ride] was probably reaching the top and, of course, the view,” said Geffner.
Photo By: Marty Geffner Article By: Maddie