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Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity softball seniors : Kamryn Bellamy, Alex Feldman, Josie Garcia-Euyoque

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity softball seniors : Kamryn Bellamy, Alex Feldman, Josie Garcia-Euyoque

By Nicki Rosenberg, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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As springtime approaches, so does softball season. For seniors Kamryn Bellamy, Alex Feldman and Josie Garcia-Euyoque, this will be their last season playing a sport at Archer. The Oracle sat down with Bellamy, Feldman and Garcia-Euyoque to learn about their experience playing Archer softball thus...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity swim captain: Claire Bardin

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity swim captain: Claire Bardin

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

March 13, 2018


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Currently in her seventh year at Archer, Claire Bardin '18 is preparing to lead the varsity swim team as captain for the 2017-2018 season. The Oracle sat down with her to discuss her goals for this season and how the team has bonded so far. Watch the video above to learn more.

Varsity basketball eliminated in CIF playoffs, finishes ’emotional’ season

Varsity basketball eliminated in CIF playoffs, finishes ’emotional’ season

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

March 3, 2018


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They shoot, they miss. After "enjoying the school's best basketball season since 2012," according to an email from Athletic Director Denny Lennon, the Panthers lost in the CIF-SS playoff to William Workman High School. The Lobos defeated Archer 29-41, ending the Panther's season and playoff run. "[The...

Varsity soccer concludes historic season, loses in CIF playoffs

Varsity soccer concludes historic season, loses in CIF playoffs

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018


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Never before had an Archer soccer team gone undefeated in league play, but that all changed this winter season. For the first time in Panther history, varsity soccer closed out their season 10-0 in the Liberty League, winning the league title for the third consecutive year. The players then moved...

Swimmer Saskia Wong-Smith signs National Letter of Intent for Bates College

Swimmer Saskia Wong-Smith signs National Letter of Intent for Bates College

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

February 17, 2018


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On an average Thursday, senior Saskia Wong-Smith leaves her house at 5:15 a.m. Thirty minutes later, she is wide awake, practicing her backstroke in the Palisades High School pool. But Thursday, Feb. 8, was a “special” day for Wong-Smith, as she signed her National Letter of Intent for Bates College...

NBA All-Star Game by the Numbers

NBA All-Star Game by the Numbers

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

February 17, 2018


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For the first time in seven years, the City of Stars will host the NBA All-Star game. The event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles, home of two NBA teams: The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers. This year's competition will be unlike the 66 All-Star match-ups that have co...

Bye, bye Brady: Eagles soar past Patriots for their first Super Bowl title

Bye, bye Brady: Eagles soar past Patriots for their first Super Bowl title

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

February 11, 2018


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For the first time in franchise history, the Philadelphia Eagles won a Vince Lombardi trophy for the City of Brotherly Love. On Feb. 4, the underdogs defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. They denied Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick their sixth championship title and ri...

Setter Locke Luhnow signs National Letter of Intent for Trinity College volleyball

Setter Locke Luhnow signs National Letter of Intent for Trinity College volleyball

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2018


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Years of late night practices, weekend tournaments and sidelining injuries all led up to one signature. On Thursday, Feb. 8, Locke Luhnow '18 signed her National Letter of Intent [NLI] to continue playing volleyball at Trinity College, an NCAA Division III program in Hartford, Connecticut. For the ceremony, Luhnow was joined by Head of Sc...

Varsity basketball, soccer teams celebrate Senior Night, honor years of athletic dedication

Varsity basketball, soccer teams celebrate Senior Night, honor years of athletic dedication

By Nelly Rouzroch and Maya Wernick

February 11, 2018


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The song "The Final Countdown" by Europe has never been more relevant for the seniors on the varsity basketball and soccer teams. Senior Night is a tradition that honors senior athletes in their final home game of the regular season. This season, senior basketball players, Joyce Barahona, Cydney Davis, ...

Breaking: Archer Athletics celebrates record-setting achievements, unveils CIF volleyball banner

Breaking: Archer Athletics celebrates record-setting achievements, unveils CIF volleyball banner

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018


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In the midst of construction, athletes, parents, teachers and students gathered in the courtyard to celebrate Archer Athletics history. During lunch on Thursday, Feb. 8, the community honored Archer's first CIF-SS title with the recognition of volleyball players and coaches, who hung the Panthers'...

America’s Biggest Game: Super Bowl LII by the Numbers

America’s Biggest Game: Super Bowl LII by the Numbers

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2018


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Eagles and Patriots, two indelible symbols of the United States, will face off in one week for America's biggest sporting event, the Super Bowl. The annual football game rakes in over 100 million viewers each year. This year's final will be played in U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The match up pits the Phila...

Varsity soccer wins first league game of the season

Varsity soccer wins first league game of the season

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

January 14, 2018


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Despite wildfires, the varsity soccer team has persevered. The team won their first league game on Jan. 9, defeating Milken 1-0. Freshman Olivia Rosen scored the winning point of the game. "It was really exciting," Rosen '21 said. "My team was really supportive, and they were cheering me on from...

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