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Arm problems

Lance Tong and Neysa Singh May 15, 2021
How arm pains and injuries have impacted athletes at MVHS

Shin splints

Ritu Atreyas May 15, 2021
MVHS athletes discuss their injuries and recovery process

Ankle injuries

Lance Tong May 15, 2021
Exploring how one of the most common injuries affect athletes and their performances
Photo illustration by Jayanti Jha and Lance Tong

Sprains, strains and pains

Athletes reflect on their experiences with various injuries
Making the right call

Making the right call

Brian Xu February 6, 2019

A sharp, throbbing fire pulses through your arm, flowing down past the elbow and swelling at the wrist. The crowd of people fades into the background, the soccer game long forgotten as a silent scream...

When the lights go out: Former football players reflect on leaving the sport they love

When the lights go out: Former football players reflect on leaving the sport they love

Andy Tu October 11, 2015

The end of the 2014-2015 season was the beginning of yet another new year of football. For Matt Burke and Brighton Balfrey it was the end. This year, Burke and Balfrey spend their Friday nights on the...

Powderpuff regulations benefit athletes

Powderpuff regulations benefit athletes

Edward Wang October 14, 2010

  Class tensions, injuries result from lax regulations When administration prematurely ended the semi-final game between the sophomores and the juniors, it soundly addressed the situation with prudence....

From athlete to cheerleader

From athlete to cheerleader

Emily Vu October 7, 2009

Athletes suffer season-ending injuries during the fall season of 2009. Junior varsity runningback and corner sophomore Steven Zhou laid down his helmet, hung up his pads and almost felt like...

Numerous sports injuries over winter break

Numerous sports injuries over winter break

Varada Gavaskar January 15, 2009

With school not in session, students find themselves with various injuries.  Recently an intermediate skier, junior Nya Lowden damaged her elbow severely over winter break. As Lowden was nearing the...

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