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Going for Gold: Sochi 2014

Edward Valencia, Parents & Teachers Section Editor

February 25, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics began Thurs., Feb. 6 in Sochi, Russia. For the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is hosting the Olympic Games. Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, was the main advocate in Russia’s quest for hosting the games, as tourism and global media coverage would...

Winter sports leave their mark in CIF

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

February 29, 2012

Four Viking athletic teams wrapped up their 2011-2012 winter season as CIF finalists. Varsity wrestling, varsity girls water polo, varsity boys and girls basketball, and varsity girls soccer were all present in their respective CIF divisional playoffs. Varsity wrestling entered their first round of...

Girls varsity basketball fumble their way into a loss

Girls varsity basketball fumble their way into a loss

Norma Flores, Sports Assistant

January 18, 2012

The varsity basketball girls played the rivalry game away, on Warren’s turf on Jan. 11 at 5:15 pm. The game would end with a victory for the Bears, but not without the Lady Vikes giving them a fight. First possession of the ball went to Warren, and with only a few seconds into the game they managed...

A wrestling shocker

A wrestling shocker

April Rios, Staff Writer and Photographer

January 18, 2012

On the evening of Jan 5, the varsity wrestling team lost to Warren for the first time in four years with the final score of 37-30, at the rival’s gym. The fanatics began to slowly fill empty seats, while the teams warmed-up and the excitement and anticipation floated around the gym. As the time...

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