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Friday Night Lightning

Friday Night Lightning

Tess Fuller, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Aug 24, 2018: the crowd’s passion was as strong as the rain. The harder it poured, the more they roared. Students, parents and faculty filled the stands dressed in their best Hawaiian luau gear. It could be said that the crowd liked pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. While the fans were...

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Emma Reilly, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

It was unanimously thought that Serena Williams would take home another Grand Slam title on Sept. 8th, 2018. However, by the end of the match, the underdog achieved, tempers were lost and accusations of discrimination were thrown. Naomi Osaka won out against longtime fan favorite Serena Williams, makin...

Chase Barrs Loves the Grind

Chase Barrs Loves the Grind

Raj Ghanekar, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

If one were to use a single word to describe Chase Barrs ’19 on the basketball floor, “tough” would come to mind. Barrs, a 6-foot-9-inch, senior power forward (PF), has used his innate toughness to greatly impact the game on both sides of the floor. Toughness and grit have also been major influ...

Gallery: Fall Tailgate 2017

Gallery: Fall Tailgate 2017

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The Berkeley Armada was as spirited as ever at the 2017-2018 Tailgate event. Spectators donned facepaint, glitter and their best buccaneer colors. All athletes performed at their best under the Friday night lights. Football fans maintained energy until the end of the game, final score an outstanding 35 p...

Agholor Gives Back to Tampa Through Football

Agholor Gives Back to Tampa Through Football

Jack Touchton, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nelson Agholor ’12 held summer football camp at Berkeley for kids in the Tampa Bay area for over 100 children in elementary school and middle school. Agholor’s motivation to run the camp can be summarized in two words: giving back. Agholor said, “The reason why I play is so I can have an opportunity...

The Impact of Kevin Durant’s Injury

The Impact of Kevin Durant’s Injury

Gaby Fraifer, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Kevin Durant was the Warrior's dream pickup this off-season. He wanted to win a ring badly, and knew that if he left the Thunder for the Warriors that his dream would come true. But will his dream come true, after his latest MCL sprain injury that might have him sidelined for the...

Cousins’s New Home

Cousins’s New Home

Gaby Fraifer, Staff Writer

April 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Hearing about the trade involving DeMarcus Cousins astonished me at first. Then again, it was the Sacramento Kings making the trade, so I wasn't surprised. The Kings have an illustrious history of making some really bad trades. To quote the Kings General Manager Vlade Divac, "I believe we a...