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

Senior captain Miayunique South on the courts at Santa Monica High School. This match was played on Thursday, Sept. 20.

By Molly Goldberg, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

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

Vaughn Anoa'i '22 and Bella Morgan '21 block the ball as their opponent hits it over the net. The varsity volleyball team will move on to the next round of CIF playoffs next week.

By Molly Goldberg, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

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

The varsity girls anticipate the opposing team's serve. The team will play Buckley on Oct. 11 as they continue to work towards a CIF victory.

By Lola Lamberg, Chloe Richards, and Thea Leimone

October 10, 2018

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...

Q&A with varsity volleyball captains: Cydney Johnson ’20, Amelia Nathanson ’20

The Archer varsity volleyball team posing on court before a game. There are no seniors on the team this year leaving two juniors to lead the team to victory. Photo source: Amelia Nathanson '20.

By Lola Lamberg, Voices Editor

October 8, 2018

The Archer varsity volleyball team had their most successful season last year winning their first CIF-SS division 7 championship. This season, the current varsity team has no seniors, therefore choosing junior captains Cydney Johnson '20 and Amelia Nathanson '20 to lead the team to another hopeful ...

Archer Softball places second at CIF championship

Archer Softball at the Deanna Manning Stadium for the CIF championship game. Archer lost 2-12 to Serra High School.

By Nicki Rosenberg, Staff Writer

June 2, 2018

After the most successful softball season in Archer history, the team lost to Serra High School in the championship game on June 2. Serra High School beat Archer 12-2, leaving Archer with a 21-5 overall record for the season. "We played with a lot of heart and a lot of passion but we ultimately ju...

Softball continues ‘fun and intense’ season as they head to CIF-SS championships

The Varsity Softball team on their trip to Catalina Island. The team travels to Catalina annually to play Avalon high school.

By Nicki Rosenberg, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018

Varsity softball is heading into their first ever CIF-SS playoff game on Saturday, June 2. According to an email from Athletic Director Denny Lennon, the team is now 21-4 overall.  On April 19, varsity softball played their first Liberty League game against Oakwood, where they won 12-3. The student...

Beach Volleyball season ends, team members ‘proud,’ ‘excited’ for next year

Gillian Varnum '20 and Yasi  Soufer '19 play a match.  The match took place at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018

It’s 3 o’clock, school's out for the day and most students head home on the bus.  This isn’t the case for the 15 beach volleyball team members. Their day is just getting started as they head to the Santa Monica Beach.   The team had their last game on April 26 against Pacifica Christian. Although the ...

Varsity swim continues win streak, splashes into Archer history

The varsity swim team poses with their championship trophy. Some swimmers will continue on to compete in the CIF meet on May 11. Image courtesy of Summer de Vera.

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

May 10, 2018

As the clock struck noon, the varsity swim team grabbed their swim bags and departed from Archer. The team was on their way to make school history. The undefeated Archer varsity swim team set a school record on May 4 by winning the high school Liberty League Championship for the fourth consecuti...

Varsity track wins Liberty League finals for first time in school history

The Archer track team says a cheer before a meet begins. Members of the team will be competing in CIF prelims on May 12. Image courtesy of Alessandra Judaken '21.

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018

The varsity track and field team left the John Burroughs High School track on May 1 with smiles on their faces. The Panthers made Archer history that night, winning the first Liberty League track and field title in Archer history. The team competed against seven other schools from across the leag...

Varsity beach volleyball qualifies for IBVL playoff

Sarah Traenkle '19 passes a ball as Arielle Janger '20 prepares to set it. The team practices outside the Annenberg Community Beach House.

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018

Archer girls arrived at the Annenberg Community Beach House to hit the sand and play under the sun on April 24 for an opportunity to make the 2018 Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League [IBVL] playoff. The varsity team played against Pacifica and Marymount. Although the Panthers fell short to Mary...

Varsity track and field athletes travel to Stanford University, compete in invitational

Ariel Heimanson '21, Caitlin Chen '19, Dominique White '18, Nadia Charles '21, Mac Williams '19, Kaiya Jefferson '21 and Hailey Adams '20 pose for a picture at a meet earlier this season. Adams and Nia Mosby '20 participated in the Stanford Invitational on March 31. Image courtesy of Marlee Rice.

By Gracie Marx, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

For the first time in school history, varsity track and field claimed the Liberty League title. But only a few weeks prior, two runners were hard at work in Northern California. Archer runners Hailey Adams '20 and Nia Mosby '20 packed their packs, boarded a plane and flew to Palo Alto, California ...

Varsity equestrian team wraps up season, prepares for future

Sydney Cort '20 competes in dressage with her horse, Ellagance. This was the fourth and final show of the 2017-2018 equestrian season.

By Molly Goldberg, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Four times a year at Hansen Dam Equestrian Park, the Archer equestrian team gathers to compete at horse shows. This year, the team ended the season placing as Freshman Overall Team Reserve Champion and Novice Overall Team. Unlike other sports, the season equestrian goes year-round. The team is co...

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