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Q&A with 2018-2019 swim team captains: Hannah Park, Juliet Youssef

Q&A with 2018-2019 swim team captains: Hannah Park, Juliet Youssef

By Allie Worchell, Multimedia Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It's 65 degrees outside and pouring rain. While most people are inside, the Archer swim team is either practicing or at a swim meet. The Oracle sat down with swim team co-captains Hannah Park '19 and Juliet Youssef '19. Both girls have been on the varsity swim team since ninth grade. What is your fav...

Varsity soccer wins first two games of playoffs, reflects on season

Varsity soccer wins first two games of playoffs, reflects on season

By Amelia Stone and Ella Frey

February 11, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

After an hour and a half game in cold weather, the Archer varsity soccer team stood in unison as junior Sophie Larbalestier took what would be the winning penalty kick in the first round of the CIF playoffs. "When I was walking up to take the [penalty kick,] I was nervous," Larbalestier said. "It...

Middle school basketball team ‘supportive’ community, captains say

Middle school basketball team ‘supportive’ community, captains say

By Chloe Richards, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Running plays down the court, middle school basketball players pass, dribble and cheer their classmates on. The team's season began with tryouts in December, and they played their first game on Dec. 13. The two captains of the team are eighth graders Daniella Fenster and Annabelle Terner. Unlike...

Super Bowl LIII: Students react to New England win

Super Bowl LIII: Students react to New England win

By Nicki Rosenberg and Emma London

February 6, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The Los Angeles Rams played the New England Patriots on Sunday, Feb. 3, at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. This was the first Super Bowl the Los Angeles Rams have ever played in and the 11th for the Patriots. In the end, the Patriots won their sixth Super Bowl title, ending the game with...

Varsity soccer defeats Milken 5-0, wins Liberty League title

Varsity soccer defeats Milken 5-0, wins Liberty League title

By Lola Lamberg, Voices Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity soccer team clinched the Liberty League championship 4-0 from the Milken Wildcats at the Sepulveda Sports Basin on Jan. 29, securing its fourth consecutive Liberty League title. The Panthers had previously tied with Milken Community Schools 2-2 on Jan. 10, making this win "especi...

Senior Night: Varsity basketball plays last game of season

Senior Night: Varsity basketball plays last game of season

By Molly Goldberg and Rio Hundley

February 4, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Despite a difficult game, Park Century's court was filled with smiles and laughter on Thursday, Jan. 30, when the varsity basketball team played against Oakwood in its final game of the season. Archer lost the game 54-32. According to sophomore and team member Addison Lee, "a lot happened" during...

Q&A with senior soccer captains: Jenna Marks, Ruby Colby

Q&A with senior soccer captains: Jenna Marks, Ruby Colby

By Lola Lamberg, Voices Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Soccer season has begun at Archer, which means the 25 girls who make up the varsity soccer team are already on the road to a potential CIF victory. The varsity soccer team made history for Archer last year, going undefeated in the Liberty League and concluding their season with a 10-0 record. The Panthe...

Q&A with 2018-2019 equestrian captains: Maddy Benfield, Ella Frey

Q&A with 2018-2019 equestrian captains: Maddy Benfield, Ella Frey

By Liz Haltrecht, Culture Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

On an early October morning, each equestrian team member prepared for the first show of the year by putting on a hairnet, helmet, show coat and clean boots. Equestrian started its yearlong season back in October, with the group's first show taking place on Oct. 28 at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center....

Saddling up: Equestrian team participates in first show of season

Saddling up: Equestrian team participates in first show of season

By Amelia Stone, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Members of the Archer equestrian team saddled up for their first show of the season in the Interscholastic Equestrian League at Hansen Dam Equestrian Center on Oct. 29, 2018. Members of the Archer team garnered wins that day, including sophomore Emma London, who won her flat class, and sophomore Isa Ionazzi, who received f...

Varsity soccer loses to Pomona Catholic 2-0

Varsity soccer loses to Pomona Catholic 2-0

By Liz Haltrecht, Celeste Ramirez

December 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

On Wednesday night, Archer's varsity soccer team played against Pomona Catholic in a home game at Santa Monica College. Archer lost the game 2-0. Senior Jenna Marks said she was proud of how the team played. She said that the Pomona Catholic team is ranked in CIF, but that Archer was able to put up a...

#Ourtime: Archer varsity soccer team ‘work[s] together,’ wins first league game

#Ourtime: Archer varsity soccer team ‘work[s] together,’ wins first league game

By Amelia Stone and Thea Leimone

December 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

With their motto for the year, #ourtime, in mind, the varsity soccer team headed to Marine Park in Santa Monica to play Pacifica Christian High School on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The team won the game with a final score of 3-0. Sophomore Sydney Banks has been on the upper school varsity team since ninth g...

Amelia Hines named middle school swim MVP

Amelia Hines named middle school swim MVP

By Thea Leimone, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

In the PBL middle school swim championship at Brentwood School on Oct. 27, Archer placed first out of nine schools. Amelia Hines ('24) was been named MVP of the Archer team after earning 26 points in her individual events. Hines won two individual events and was a member of two of Archer's winning re...

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