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Summer Training: Three Paths to Success

Summer Training: Three Paths to Success

By Krysia Sikora

January 14, 2013

Training over the summer improves an athlete’s skill set and confidence, allowing her to start a new season stronger than ever before. Read More »...

Seniors Lead Tennis to a Successful Season

Seniors Lead Tennis to a Successful Season

By Leila Taleghani

December 19, 2012

Archer tennis started off the season with a second-place victory at the first serve tournament in Torrance. Read More »...

Archer Volleyball Rises to Top

Archer Volleyball Rises to Top

By Lindsay Levesque

December 19, 2012

The Archer Varsity Volleyball Team had both a tremendous effort on the court and an excellent record this Fall season.  The teams set out to succeed.  This year Varsity Volleyball ended the season with a 9-1 league record, first place title in the Delphic league, and an eighth place position in CIF...

Archer’s Varsity Basketball Plays Inglewood High School

Archer’s Varsity Basketball Plays Inglewood High School

By Emily Ward

December 2, 2012

Saturday, 1 December 2012 - Inglewood High School At approximately twelve o'clock p.m., the Archer Varsity Basketball team walked out of its first tournament of the year with seventh place out of sixteen schools. Read More »...

Archer’s Varsity Basketball Takes on Viewpoint

Archer’s Varsity Basketball Takes on Viewpoint

By Emily Ward

November 29, 2012

Tensions were high as the Varsity Panthers strolled into Brentwood's gym on Tuesday to face Viewpoint. The Panthers held their own against the Patriots for the first half of the game and had a decent lead by halftime. Executing a remarkably efficient full-court press, both the starting six and the bench...

And so it begins: Varsity Basketball Plays First Game

And so it begins: Varsity Basketball Plays First Game

By Emily Ward

November 27, 2012

Last night, the Archer Varsity Basketball team WON against the Morningside Monarchs (whether the butterfly or ruler was unclear) in a fierce battle to a final score of 41-40. Although the Panthers as a whole displayed a somewhat lackadaisical performance in the first half, the team rallied against t...

Archer Middle School’s Defending Swim Champions

Archer Middle School’s Defending Swim Champions

By Summer Devera

November 21, 2012

Cowritten by Summer de Vera ('18) and Rebecca Samuelson ('13) Middle school swim had an incredibly strong season to defend its title as Pacific Basin League Champions. Last year, the Middle School Swim Team had a successful swim season, winning the school’s first ever League Championship. This year,...

Distance Divas: Cross Country Adds in Theme Days to Spice it Up

Distance Divas: Cross Country Adds in Theme Days to Spice it Up

By Krysia Sikora

November 11, 2012

Cross country introduced theme days this year to transform the sport from simply an endurance-builder to a source of memories and unity. Read More »...

Wooden Takes Over Archer

Wooden Takes Over Archer

By Krysia Sikora

September 30, 2012

Athletics Director Denny Lennon has incorporated the influence of the late UCLA basketball coach, John Wooden, into the core of Archer Athletics. Read More »...

Archer Softball Plays Hard!

Archer Softball Plays Hard!

By Becca Samuelson

May 25, 2012

Fourteen high school girls, dressed in matching green mesh jerseys, each with a bold font “Archer” across the front and a unique number on the back, walk in a garrulous, mobile herd onto their home field. Read More »...

Varsity Track Sprints Ahead

Varsity Track Sprints Ahead

By Gabby Oberman

May 25, 2012

Track athletes coming from a variety of sports like soccer, volleyball, basketball, horseback riding, and cross-country, all come together to run, throw, and to jump their hearts out. Read More »...

Middle School Tennis: A Promising New Tradition

Middle School Tennis: A Promising New Tradition

By Krysia Sikora

May 25, 2012

The Archer middle school tennis team improved drastically throughout the spring 2012 season, with the high point being a win over our rival Brentwood School. Read More »...

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