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Archer Softball places second at CIF championship

Archer Softball places second at CIF championship

By Nicki Rosenberg, Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After the most successful softball season in Archer history, the team lost to Serra High School in the championship game on June 2. Serra High School beat Archer 12-2, leaving Archer with a 21-5 overall record for the season. "We played with a lot of heart and a lot of passion but we ultimately ju...

Softball continues ‘fun and intense’ season as they head to CIF-SS championships

Softball continues ‘fun and intense’ season as they head to CIF-SS championships

By Nicki Rosenberg, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Varsity softball is heading into their first ever CIF-SS playoff game on Saturday, June 2. According to an email from Athletic Director Denny Lennon, the team is now 21-4 overall.  On April 19, varsity softball played their first Liberty League game against Oakwood, where they won 12-3. The student...

Beach Volleyball season ends, team members ‘proud,’ ‘excited’ for next year

Beach Volleyball season ends, team members ‘proud,’ ‘excited’ for next year

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It’s 3 o’clock, school's out for the day and most students head home on the bus.  This isn’t the case for the 15 beach volleyball team members. Their day is just getting started as they head to the Santa Monica Beach.   The team had their last game on April 26 against Pacifica Christian. Although the ...

Varsity swim continues win streak, splashes into Archer history

Varsity swim continues win streak, splashes into Archer history

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

As the clock struck noon, the varsity swim team grabbed their swim bags and departed from Archer. The team was on their way to make school history. The undefeated Archer varsity swim team set a school record on May 4 by winning the high school Liberty League Championship for the fourth consecuti...

Varsity track wins Liberty League finals for first time in school history

Varsity track wins Liberty League finals for first time in school history

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity track and field team left the John Burroughs High School track on May 1 with smiles on their faces. The Panthers made Archer history that night, winning the first Liberty League track and field title in Archer history. The team competed against seven other schools from across the leag...

Varsity beach volleyball qualifies for IBVL playoff

Varsity beach volleyball qualifies for IBVL playoff

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Archer girls arrived at the Annenberg Community Beach House to hit the sand and play under the sun on April 24 for an opportunity to make the 2018 Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League [IBVL] playoff. The varsity team played against Pacifica and Marymount. Although the Panthers fell short to Mary...

Varsity track and field athletes travel to Stanford University, compete in invitational

Varsity track and field athletes travel to Stanford University, compete in invitational

By Gracie Marx, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

For the first time in school history, varsity track and field claimed the Liberty League title. But only a few weeks prior, two runners were hard at work in Northern California. Archer runners Hailey Adams '20 and Nia Mosby '20 packed their packs, boarded a plane and flew to Palo Alto, California ...

Varsity equestrian team wraps up season, prepares for future

Varsity equestrian team wraps up season, prepares for future

By Molly Goldberg, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Four times a year at Hansen Dam Equestrian Park, the Archer equestrian team gathers to compete at horse shows. This year, the team ended the season placing as Freshman Overall Team Reserve Champion and Novice Overall Team. Unlike other sports, the season equestrian goes year-round. The team is co...

Q&A with 2018 varsity track and field senior Dominique White

Q&A with 2018 varsity track and field senior Dominique White

By Gracie Marx, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

As spring began to bloom, Archer varsity runners laced up their cleats and began their "exciting" season.  The varsity track and field season began practicing in February. Since Archer lacks regular facilities, the team practices at West L.A. College. So far, the varsity team has competed in a s...

Commentary: All Hail Sister Jean

Commentary: All Hail Sister Jean

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, VOICES

Loyola-Chicago's mens basketball team is certainly the Cinderella story of this year's March Madness Tournament, but the Ramblers couldn't have made it to the Final Four alone. Their savior: Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt. Sister Jean, as she's known around campus, is an 98-year-old nun and easily ...

Q&A with 2018 varsity beach volleyball co-captains: Stella Smyth, Gillian Varnum

Q&A with 2018 varsity beach volleyball co-captains: Stella Smyth, Gillian Varnum

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

This season, varsity beach volleyball has played through rain and shine. According to captains Stella Smyth '19 and Gillian Varnum '20, the team has grown closer while improving their volleyball skills. Both co-captains are entering their third season competing for Archer. Archer has had a beach...

Breaking: African runners win annual Los Angeles Marathon

Breaking: African runners win annual Los Angeles Marathon

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Jackson 5 music and spectators cheering could be heard from down the street as runners participated in the annual LA Marathon on Mar. 18. This year's marathon — which included around 24,000 participants, according to the Los Angeles Times —ran from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier. This year's winners are Weldon Kirui from...

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