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Coaching legend returns to RHS

HUNTER RHODE

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

This season, varsity basketball coach Greg Granucci brought back former Roseville High School varsity basketball coach Pablo Gonzalez to take a position as an assistant coach for the freshman boys basketball team. Gonzalez has been an influential part of not only Roseville High School but the communities surrounding it. “I was born in Roseville, lived here basically...

Classifying physical activities as “sports” not necessary

GEORGE HUGHES

October 26, 2015

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Competitive cheerleading has officially been recognized as a sport by the California Interscholastic Federation. This inevitably brings up the pointless, never-ending argument of whether cheerleading should be considered a sport or not. Other questions commonly brought up in the midst of these discussions include: “What defines a sport?” and “If cheerleading is a sport,...

Performances of the Week

October 26, 2015

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OCT 12 – 18 JV polo team goes 5 - 0, places first in tournament The Performance of the Week for the week of Oct. 12 - Oct. 18 was the junior varsity boys water polo team’s 5 - 0 first place finish in the James Bourne tournament at Oakmont High School. The team placed first out of five other teams in the tournament and, according to sophomore JV player Josh Keaton, played ver...

Varsity girls tennis finishes season 4-10

NATALIE TRAN

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

The varsity girls tennis team wrapped up its season with a 5 - 4 loss against Oakmont and ended with a Capital Valley Conference league record of 4 - 10, meaning that the team will not advance to playoffs. Senior varsity player Madison Palubicki feels that the team struggled this year, but said that she really enjoyed her last high school tennis season. “This season could’ve...

CIF introduces new rules to combat concussions

JAMIE BATEMAN

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

Jason Wilson, 14 Roseville High School students have been diagnosed with concussions this school year. The California Interscholastic Federation has set in place new rules this year to help reduce the number of concussion related injuries resulting from sports in high schools throughout California. One of the new rules that has been introduced this year involves all student...

CIF recognizes cheer as sport

TOMMY MORIN

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

Earlier this month, the state legislature unanimously passed Assembly Bill 949 which approved the classification of competitive cheerleading as a California Interscholastic Federation sport. Signed on October 7, this bill will take effect during the 2017 - 18 school year. Under this legislation, the CIF is required to create guidelines and rules that participating teams...

High school overtime football rules riddled with flaws

JAMIE BATEMAN

October 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Two weeks ago, the Roseville High School Tigers and the Del Campo Cougars were locked in an intense overtime football game. The game lasted three hours and 19 minutes, when an average high school football game lasts a little over two hours. In this particular case the Cougars and the Tigers were going back and forth, trading touchdowns and two point conversions or PATs. As...

Girls polo ends league season with 3-3 record

October 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

The girls varsity water polo team has finished its league season with a record of 3-3 in the Capital Valley Conference. The Tigers still have four tournaments to go before their full season is over. Varsity coach Paul Stewart believes that he has a great group of girls on the team who work very hard together and have fun with each other when they play. He said that this sense...

Kwong leads team to top of CVC

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

October 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Led by junior Kayla Kwong, the Roseville High School varsity girls golf team has now improved to 10-0 in league matches and is the number one team in the Capital Valley Conference. Kwong is the team’s number one golfer and it is her performance that is driving the golf team to success. Kwong’s scores have been very consistent so far this season. Kwong averages just over...

Sophomores attend Marine camp to prepare for JV football season

ALBINA BASSARAB

October 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Roseville High School sophomores Will Risse and Danny Garcia attended a Marine camp in San Diego over the summer with hopes of preparing themselves for the JV football season. According to Risse, their ten day stay at San Diego was brutal but was also a beneficial experience.. “We would wake up at like four in the morning everyday and we would go eat and either run...

New CVC baseball rules limit field access

NATALIE TRAN

October 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

The newly elected head of the Central Valley Conference, Paul Martinez – who is also Oakmont’s varsity baseball coach – proposed a rule change this year that would ensure that only varsity baseball teams play on CVC varsity fields. The league then passed this initiative and implemented it immediately. Last year, the CVC’s junior varsity baseball teams played at home...

JV water polo uses younger players, unity to dominate

HUNTER RHODE

May 24, 2015

Filed under Sports

As of last Friday, the junior varsity boys water polo team has a record of 13-2 this season including tournament play. The Tigers do not have any more league matches scheduled but are continuing their season with tournaments and non-league games. Sophomore goalie Peter Edmonson feels that one of the keys to the team’s success is the players’ speed. “We have some really ...