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Varsity tennis uses ‘positive culture’ to defeat Milken

Varsity tennis uses ‘positive culture’ to defeat Milken

By Logan Connors, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

"In Tennis, Love Means Nothing," states the back of this year's varsity tennis shirts. Yet, love and teamwork have been the 2016-2017 team's key to success thus far. A collective goal for the team this season is to maintain positivity and support for one another; according to the captains...

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity cross country captains: Leyla Namazie, Rachel Pike, Kaia Turowski

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity cross country captains: Leyla Namazie, Rachel Pike, Kaia Turowski

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

No time outs, no substitutions, no half time, just running. The Oracle sat down with this year's varsity cross country captains, seniors Leyla Namazie, Rachel Pike and Kaia Turowski,  to learn more about hard work and their season so far. Why do you enjoy cross country? Leyla Namazie [LN]: I really like it becau...

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity volleyball seniors

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity volleyball seniors

By Anika Bhavnani, Editor-in-Chief
September 24, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Since the ninth grade, seniors Clara Gasparetti, Zoe Pelikan, Valentina Pianiri and Sophie Smyth have not just been classmates, but teammates too. Now, the four are preparing to tackle the challenge of  leading their team to a league championship. The Oracle sat down with captains Pelikan and S...

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity tennis captains: Mari Goldberg, Sara Rabinowitz

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity tennis captains: Mari Goldberg, Sara Rabinowitz

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Williams sisters, Sharapova,  Ivanovic: how about adding a few more female tennis stars to that list? This year's varsity tennis team is captained by three seniors: Mari Goldberg, Sara Rabinowitz and Liadan Solomon. The team also includes seniors Halle Jacobs, Annie Moore, Talia Natoli and M...

‘They Went Beyond’: Reflecting on Archer Athletics’ ‘record-breaking year’

‘They Went Beyond’: Reflecting on Archer Athletics’ ‘record-breaking year’

By Cybele Zhang and Carina Oriel
May 27, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

With a week left in the 2015-2016 school year, spring sports conclude their seasons, while the rest of the community reminisces about the fall and winter sports seasons. On Monday, May 16, athletes, parents and coaches gathered at the Olympic Collection for the annual Sports Awards Night hoste...

2015-2016 softball team has home run season

2015-2016 softball team has home run season

By Ella Tollman
May 26, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

This season, Archer's varsity softball team concluded with an 11-8 overall record and made it to CIF-SS Division 7 playoffs. Read More »...

Archer varsity swim team wins Liberty League for second year

Archer varsity swim team wins Liberty League for second year

By Nelly Rouzroch
May 21, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Walking into the UCLA student activity pool center, the smell of chlorine and cheers can be heard all the way at the door. Parents mingle, talking about the great swimmers and their confidence in Archer winning. Read More »...

7 US teams to watch during the 2016 Olympics

7 US teams to watch during the 2016 Olympics

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
May 21, 2016
Filed under LISTS, SPORTS

Sunny beaches, lush rainforests, colorful neighborhoods and now the 2016 Summer Olympic Games — Rio has it all. With so many things to watch it can be hard to choose what to focus on. Keep reading to find out some highlights in the upcoming games. Read More »...

Freshmen serve up positive beach volleyball season

Freshmen serve up positive beach volleyball season

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Enduring the blazing sun and constant wind, Archer's entirely freshman varsity beach volleyball team competed from March 5 to April 26 and concluded with a 1-9 record. Read More »...

Archer Athletics Speaker Series: Jerry West encourages students to shoot for their dreams

Archer Athletics Speaker Series: Jerry West encourages students to shoot for their dreams

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

It's Game 3 of the 1970 NBA Finals. The Los Angeles Lakers need to make a shot to tie the score with the New York Knicks — there's one second on the clock. Jerry West shoots the ball from 60 feet, and the crowd erupts in cheers as the ball passes easily through the net. On Thursday, April 14, t...

Q&A with 2015-2016 Softball Seniors

Q&A with 2015-2016 Softball Seniors

By Ella Tollman
April 18, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

This spring, seniors Ali Kiley and Sarah Boehm will wrap up their Archer athletic careers on the softball team. The Oracle sat down with the two to hear about their season so far. Read More »...

Track leaps, races into record books

Track leaps, races into record books

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

March 2016 was a month for the record books at Archer. Miaya South '19 and Leyla Namazie '17 set school records in the pole vault and the 800-meter, respectively. Read More »...

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