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Q&A: A Big Ball-er Take

Q&A: A Big Ball-er Take

Aditya Krishnan

May 12, 2017


Filed under Briefs

There’s the always forgotten LiAngelo, there’s Chino Hills HS’ sophomore standout Lamelo and then, of course, top NBA draft prospect Lonzo–all united under one name–Ball. They are three very accomplished ballers pushed towards the goal of becoming NBA stars under the influence of their pops–t...

Q&A: MV Basketball club predicts the rest of the NBA playoffs

Q&A: MV Basketball club predicts the rest of the NBA playoffs

Aditya Krishnan

May 1, 2017


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he first round of the NBA playoffs is what separates the true contenders from teams that were simply lucky to play postseason in the first place. In the conference semifinals, the action heats up and contenders  will be sent home. Here is what MV basketball club officer junior Ray Chang e...

NBA finals rivalry between Cavaliers and Warriors destined for round three

NBA finals rivalry between Cavaliers and Warriors destined for round three

Aditya Krishnan

April 24, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Last year’s NBA playoffs featured lots of drama, including injuries to superstars, blown series leads and a rematch of the NBA Finals contenders. Stephen Curry, Blake Griffin, and Chris Paul were among those forced to sit out with injuries and we all know what happened with the Thunder and the Warriors’...

What to expect from this year’s Final Four

What to expect from this year’s Final Four

Aditya Krishnan

March 30, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]arch Madness got off to a roaring start on Thursday, March 16 as Notre Dame(5) narrowly avoided an upset by 12th seed Princeton in the tournament's first game. The first weekend continued to impress with unexpected results and upsets. Top seeded teams like one seed Villanova (1), Du...

Online study tools give students a method to enhance their education

Online study tools give students a method to enhance their education

Aditya Krishnan

March 8, 2017


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]eading a 200 page book or tackling a large amount of difficult math problems can be time consuming and an inefficient way of learning. Doing that much work could also be challenging due to high difficulty. To combat such problems, students look to many online resources that help them...

How Kevin Durant’s injury impacts the Warriors’ road to a title

How Kevin Durant’s injury impacts the Warriors’ road to a title

Aditya Krishnan

March 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen superstar small forward Kevin Durant hit the NBA free agent market last offseason, teams got into a dogfight as they tried to claim the league’s biggest matchup nightmare. But when the race for Durant ended in the same golden city where he played his last game as a member of th...

Keep Tahoe True: Where the Bay Area spends their vacation

Keep Tahoe True: Where the Bay Area spends their vacation

Aditya Krishnan

January 31, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, SPORTS

As snow falls on the Lake Tahoe mountains, winter athletes rush to find space at high-end resorts to compete in events and refine their skills. Eventually, hundreds of vacationers will travel from the Bay Area to spend time with family and relatives. That’s the signal of the start of winter relaxati...

Boys soccer: Team falls short of comeback against Homestead HS 3-2

Boys soccer: Team falls short of comeback against Homestead HS 3-2

Aditya Krishnan

January 12, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he players sat shivering underneath the sideline canopy using whatever remaining energy they had to call out to and motivate their teammates on the field. All of a sudden, everyone jolted up and off the benches. While a majority of the players remained stagnant, a pair rushed out ont...

Boys basketball: Team starts off league play with a 43-34 loss to Santa Clara HS

Boys basketball: Team starts off league play with a 43-34 loss to Santa Clara HS

Aditya Krishnan

January 9, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Photos by Aditya Pimplaskar. Correction: January 3rd, 2017

Sports Flash

Sports Flash

Aditya Krishnan

December 7, 2016


Filed under From the magazine, Sports, Sports Flash, Uncategorized

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The Warriors’ biggest threats

The Warriors’ biggest threats

Aditya Krishnan

November 28, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here used to be so much promise around the sports teams in the Bay Area. The Warriors went 73-9, the Sharks made it to the Stanley Cup Final and Levi’s stadium hosted the Super Bowl. Since the Warriors lost in the finals, there’s been less things to cheer about except the Raiders...

Tracking Senior Laura Cao’s journey to Varsity captain

Tracking Senior Laura Cao’s journey to Varsity captain

Aditya Krishnan

November 1, 2016


Filed under Girls Tennis, SPORTS, Sports Features

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