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Varsity tennis has ‘best season yet,’ players participate in CIFs

Varsity tennis has ‘best season yet,’ players participate in CIFs

By Nicki Rosenberg and Celeste Ramirez

November 27, 2018


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Though varsity tennis was undefeated in league and sent a record number of players to CIFs, junior Hannah Katzenstein said the team had its "best season yet" based not only on external accomplishments, but on team dynamic.  Players said that the friendships that were created throughout the seaso...

Varsity soccer plays first game, team members ‘optimistic’ about new season

Varsity soccer plays first game, team members ‘optimistic’ about new season

By Emma London and Nicki Rosenberg

November 27, 2018


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Archer’s varsity soccer team played their first game of the season against the Windward School on Monday, Nov. 26. The team lost 0-1. Despite the loss, junior Riley Adams said she was "optimistic" about the team's future on and off the field. “One hundred percent effort was given by everyo...

Swimmers make a splash: Middle school swim team wins PBL championship in short season

Swimmers make a splash: Middle school swim team wins PBL championship in short season

By Liz Haltrecht and Thea Leimone

November 26, 2018


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The middle school swim team took home the win at the Pacific Basin League [PBL] Championship on Oct. 27. The team claimed the championship with 242 points, 70 points ahead of second place winner Crossroads. This is the fifth time a middle school swim team has won the PBL title in the past seven years,...

Junior varsity volleyball team ‘improved’ throughout season

Junior varsity volleyball team ‘improved’ throughout season

By Allie Worchell and Emma London

November 14, 2018


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Bump, set, spike. The ball goes soaring through the air and lands on the other side of the net. The Archer girls stand, forming a sea of grey and white. This is the process that the junior varsity volleyball team has been practicing since August. The season lasted around three months. Sophomore team...

Varsity volleyball team wraps up season, looks to next year

Varsity volleyball team wraps up season, looks to next year

By Lola Lamberg and Ella Frey

November 14, 2018


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The Archer varsity volleyball team came prepared to games with their shin guards, jerseys and a desire to win. However, something was missing: there were no seniors on the team. Because of this, the team relied on the two junior captains, Amelia Nathanson and Cydney Johnson, and head coach Lainey ...

Varsity volleyball defeats Beaumont High School 3-0, advances to CIF-SS Division 6 finals

Varsity volleyball defeats Beaumont High School 3-0, advances to CIF-SS Division 6 finals

By Lola Lamberg, Voices Editor

October 28, 2018


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The Archer Panthers defeated the Beaumont Cougars 3-0 in last night's CIF-SS Division 6 semi-final. The team played at Archer's home court at Park Century School. Junior captain Cydney Johnson was a key player of last night's game, as the other team returned few of her spikes. “Johnson was...

Varsity volleyball defeats Heritage High School 3-2 in CIF-SS Division 6 quarter-finals

Varsity volleyball defeats Heritage High School 3-2 in CIF-SS Division 6 quarter-finals

By Lola Lamberg, Chloe Richards, and Thea Leimone

October 24, 2018


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The Archer Panthers beat the Heritage Patriots 3-2 in today's varsity volleyball CIF-SS Division 6 quarter-finals. The game was played at Heritage High School’s home court in Menifee, CA. Junior Andrea Campos was a key player in today’s game. Running to get every ball and blocking spikes at net, the H...

Varsity tennis defeats Milken High School 18-0, remains undefeated in league

Varsity tennis defeats Milken High School 18-0, remains undefeated in league

By Allie Worchell, Multimedia Editor

October 19, 2018


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On Monday, October 15, the varsity tennis team beat Milken School 18-0, resulting in yet another win for the team in league.  So far, the team remains undefeated. All players won all three of their matches. Though conditions were windy, captain Zoe Woolf '19 said the team was able to adapt. "...

Varsity volleyball wins first round of CIF playoffs

Varsity volleyball wins first round of CIF playoffs

By Liz Haltrecht and Celeste Ramirez

October 18, 2018


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Varsity volleyball defeated St. Monica Catholic High School 3-0 in the first round of CIFs on their home court at Park Century School. According to an email by Athletic Director Denny Lennon, Archer qualified for the CIF playoffs by winning the Liberty League championship with an 8-0 record. Because of tonight's victory, the team will travel to...

Q&A with varsity tennis captains: Zoe Woolf ’19, Lexie Ben-Meir ’21

Q&A with varsity tennis captains: Zoe Woolf ’19, Lexie Ben-Meir ’21

By Molly Goldberg, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


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On a hot summer day in August, varsity tennis players gathered at the UCLA tennis courts to begin their season. Because of the late start to school, practices commenced well before the academic year did. Led by captains Zoe Woolf '19, Miayunique South '19 and Lexie Ben-Meir '21, the team has played th...

Varsity volleyball wins Liberty League championship

Varsity volleyball wins Liberty League championship

By Molly Goldberg, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


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Last night, the Archer varsity volleyball team played against The Buckley School in a five-game series to win the league championship. The teams were tied up to two until the last game, when the Panthers defeated the Griffins 15 to 7. The Panthers are the only team in the league to have beaten Buckl...

Varsity volleyball team defeats Glendale Adventist Academy 3-0

Varsity volleyball team defeats Glendale Adventist Academy 3-0

By Lola Lamberg, Chloe Richards, and Thea Leimone

October 10, 2018


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The Archer Panthers beat the Glendale Cougars today, resulting in yet another win for the varsity volleyball team. The game was played at Adventist Academy’s home court in Glendale, CA. Freshman Lily Miro had a long-serving run today in the second game, and the other team had trouble breaking her serve. Miro also pla...

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