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X-Games: Summer 2011

X-Games: Summer 2011
June 14, 2011

Once again, it’s that time of year where the chills, the spills, and the spectacular feats of the daring X Games 17 kicks off in Downtown Los Angeles Thursday, July 28 2011. With the events lineup...

Battling the epidemic of high school: Senioritis

Battling the epidemic of high school: Senioritis
May 27, 2011

Every year throughout high school across the nation seniors enter the phase of extreme laziness otherwise called, the killer disease: Senioritis! Senioritis can be expressed as a feeling of extreme...

ASB is set for the new school year: 2011-2012

ASB is set for the new school year: 2011-2012
May 27, 2011

As the school year comes to end, the Associated Student Body conducted their annual recruitment of new student leaders. The new ASB consisted of Cabinet and class representative offices, who were the...

Baseball loses to Lynwood: 2-3

Baseball loses to Lynwood: 2-3
May 11, 2011

Baseball’s second game against Lynwood proved to be unsuccessful with a heartbreaking loss of 2-3 on Tuesday, May 3. Even though the Vikes beat the knights in a prior game earlier in the season with...

Boys’ Volleyball faces a heartbreaking loss to Warren: 0-3

Boys' Volleyball faces a heartbreaking loss to Warren: 0-3
May 11, 2011

With every second on the clock seeming to move slower and slower, the boys volleyball team faced a tough, heart breaking loss against their cross town rivals with a final score of 0-3. Quickly into the...

Batting away Warren: 11-4

Batting away Warren: 11-4
April 14, 2011

Baseball’s first game against Warren proved to be no joke on April Fools Day as the Vikes proved to be victorious with a score of 11-4, beating their cross-town rivals. The game began with a quick...

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

Scholarships, a said way to get into college
April 14, 2011

With college only steps away, seniors around campus are already into their desired schools. Some may have gotten in with the basic traditional acceptances while others have been accepted in with full...

Boys’ Tennis 2011

Boys’ Tennis 2011
April 1, 2011

The San Gabriel Valley League is experiencing game changes this year, especially for the tennis teams. The Vikes are now at 2-6 in the first round of competitions. The next two rounds are key for championship...

Baseball loses key double-header

Baseball loses key double-header
March 18, 2011

As the 2011 baseball season is in the process of beginning, the boys played their first pre-season match against Long Beach Poly and unfortunately lost a double header 3-5, 3-5. The baseball team has...

Spring Sports soon to reign

March 4, 2011

As the 2010-2011 Winter sports comes to and end with several San Gabriel Valley League championships and wrestlings back-to-back CIF championship, Spring sports hope to follow the footsteps left by the...

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