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Varsity track starts season

Varsity track starts season

By Rachel Magnin
April 19, 2015
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Archer Varsity Track competed in its first league meet on March 9; the team finished in the top of many running and field events. Read More »...

Q&A with student-athlete Alyssa Slagerman

Q&A with student-athlete Alyssa Slagerman

By Carina Oriel
April 10, 2015
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Alyssa Slagerman began playing beach volleyball two years ago at the young age of 13. Now, as a sophomore at Archer, Slagerman is entering her third year of play. Read More »...

Christian Luhnow promotes motivation and positivity on and off the court

Christian Luhnow promotes motivation and positivity on and off the court

By Carina Oriel
February 24, 2015
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It's 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning. Volleyball player Christian Luhnow '16 walks into a crowded gym as glaring gym lights force her sleepy eyes to open. She is awake and ready for the long day ahead. Read More »...

New England Patriots defeat Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLIX

New England Patriots defeat Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLIX

By Helena Heslov
February 17, 2015
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The aroma of salty Tostitos, the sight of people doused in colorful body paint, and the sound of people excitedly cheering at their televisions — the big game between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks took place on Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Arizona. Read More »...

Archer basketball senior night celebrates senior Rachel Magnin ’15

Archer basketball senior night celebrates senior Rachel Magnin ’15

By Sarah Wagner
February 13, 2015
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Music boomed as the members of the Archer Basketball team rode their bus toward Santa Monica College for their game against Pacifica Christian.  This game was not just an average game, it also was the basketball team's Senior Night, or "Rachel Night," as it was nicknamed. Read More »...

O’Connor, Namazie Sign With Colleges On National Signing Day

O’Connor, Namazie Sign With Colleges On National Signing Day

By Sarah Wagner
February 10, 2015
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Archer seniors Yasmeen Namazie '15 and Hillary O’Connor '15 signed letters of intent to play college athletics on Monday, Feb. 2. Read More »...

Student-Athlete and Archer Alumna Krysia Sikora Participates in Duke ‘You Don’t Say’ Campaign

Student-Athlete and Archer Alumna Krysia Sikora Participates in Duke ‘You Don’t Say’ Campaign

By Yasmeen Namazie
February 5, 2015
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In an effort to bring awareness to demeaning and derogatory language in our social vocabulary, various Duke University student-run organizations collaborated to install the "You Don't Say" campaign. Read More »...

Varsity Basketball Plays for the Holidays

Varsity Basketball Plays for the Holidays

By Haley Kerner
February 4, 2015
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The Varsity Basketball team travelled to Palm Springs, California over winter break  to participate in the Nike Desert Classic Girls' Division basketball tournament from Dec. 26 through Dec. 30.  Read More »...

Q&A with Lennon on upcoming winter season

Q&A with Lennon on upcoming winter season

By Rachel Magnin
December 12, 2014
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Archer Athletics Director Denny Lennon's office is suffused with quotes from UCLA Basketball Coach John Wooden. He implements Wooden's coaching philosophy into his teams at Archer, and in turn it has permeated Archer Athletics. Read More »...

Eva Bombeck competitively rock climbs cliffs, boulders

Eva Bombeck competitively rock climbs cliffs, boulders

By Rachel Magnin
December 12, 2014
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Archer senior Eva Bombeck '15 looks down at her friends from the side of a cliff; the only things supporting her are her hands clutching the cliff above her, her feet supporting the rest of her weight and a mat below to break the potential 15 foot fall. Read More »...

Volleyball Season Comes to a Close

Volleyball Season Comes to a Close

By Erica Dick
December 12, 2014
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After a full season of "thrilling wins and upsetting loses," the volleyball season ended in late October. According to Athletic Direct Denny Lennon, due to such high interest and no cuts in the sport this year, the program had a Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Freshman team. Read More »...

Fall sports wrap-up

Fall sports wrap-up

By Haley Kerner
December 11, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

Volleyballs have been spiked, cross country meets won, swim meets swum, tennis balls served and horses jumped. Now that the fall sports season has come to a close, let's take a moment to reflect on the past season. This 2014-2015 school year there are five sports and 12 teams consisting of bo...

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