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On the water: Junior Charley Griffiths participates in crew as coxswain, learns life lessons

Griffiths leads a boat of rowers at practice one day.

By Molly Goldberg, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

After school each day, while other Archer athletes head to the courts and the fields for hours of sports practice, junior Charley Griffiths heads to Marina del Rey. Griffiths is a coxswain on The Marina Aquatic Center junior rowing team. Dubbed MAC, the team is a competitive club program for high school student...

Varsity basketball plays in Milken Classic Tournament

The varsity basketball team poses for a photo at the Milken Classic Tournament. The team played Campbell Hall school.

By Nicki Rosenberg and Emma London

December 5, 2018

Archer’s varsity basketball team played against Campbell Hall in the Milken Classic Tournament on Monday, Dec. 3. The team lost 45-34. The varsity team is composed of students ranging from freshman to seniors. A majority of team members this year are freshmen and sophomores. “This season is going well," sopho...

Middle school cross country team reflects on ‘perseverance,’ ‘bonding’ as season ends

Sixth grader Sofia Cianciolo runs in the Finals of middle school cross country. The Panthers ended the season in fourth place and had three girls come in the top five of the separate sixth grade race.

By Rio Hundley, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Amelia Mathis, middle school cross country coach, stood at the bottom of a large hill during the final meet of the cross country season at Kenneth Hahn Park, waiting for her team members to come over the crest. "Looking at their faces, and the determination that they had — they were sprinting so fast and u...

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

Sophomore Lexi Ben-Meir practices for an upcoming match.

By Nicki Rosenberg and Celeste Ramirez

November 27, 2018

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

Senior Ella Dodd passes the ball during Monday's game against Windward.  The team lost 0-1.

By Emma London and Nicki Rosenberg

November 27, 2018

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

Archer's middle school swim team celebrates after winning the PBL championships at Brentwood school. The team won the PBL championship with 242 points.

By Liz Haltrecht and Thea Leimone

November 26, 2018

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

Giana Parks '21, Ali Aragon '22, Katelyn Chi'22, Faith Soriano '22, Arielle Janger '20, Emily Eshel '21, Andrea Ramirez '22, Mikayla Weinhouse '22, Zoe Berman '21, Amber Calvert-Jones'21 and Mikaela Foronda '22 pose for a photo in front of Archer. The team is open to all upper school students.

By Allie Worchell and Emma London

November 14, 2018

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

An El Capitan High School player spikes the ball. The Archer varsity volleyball team made it to the final round of CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs this year and the first round of state playoffs without any seniors on the team.

By Lola Lamberg and Ella Frey

November 14, 2018

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

Junior Andrea Campos sets the ball to freshman Vaughn Anoa'i at the semi-final game. The team won the semi-final and will now advance to the division finals.

By Lola Lamberg, Voices Editor

October 28, 2018

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

Sophomore Ava Salomon blocks a hit from Heritage. The team will play Beaumont High School this Saturday.

By Lola Lamberg, Chloe Richards, and Thea Leimone

October 24, 2018

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

The varsity tennis team poses after a game at Santa Monica High School (SAMO).  The team has won all of their league matches so far.

By Allie Worchell, Multimedia Editor

October 19, 2018

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

The varsity volleyball team poses for a group photo. The team will advance to the second round of CIF playoffs.

By Liz Haltrecht and Celeste Ramirez

October 18, 2018

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...

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