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Mikaela Shiffrin receives her 82nd alpine skiing world cup victory Jan. 8. This win broke the record for most world cup titles ever acquired by a female skier in history.

Athlete Mikaela Shiffrin breaks skiing records

Ella Friel, Media Team February 14, 2023

Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, representing the U.S., claimed her 82nd World Cup win during the Giant Slalom of Kranjska Gora Jan. 8, according to the International Ski Federation. This win not only tied...

Nick Kyrgios practices alongside fellow Australian tennis player Jordan Thompson at Roland Garros in 2017. Kyrgios is known for his unorthodox style, and he gained traction after uncharacteristic wins during the 2022 season.

Nick Kyrgios paves new path for professional tennis, challenges elitist nature

Rudi Chamria, Lead Features Editor February 2, 2023

'Imagine this: you are sitting at a Wimbledon final in 1992, watching tennis legends Steffi Graf and Monica Seles play in their crisp white uniforms as the women hit groundstrokes baseline to baseline....

Varsity basketball player Sinan Sensurucu (’23) reflects on his position as a Grade 12 on the team and shares his goals for the upcoming season.

Athlete Spotlight – Sinan Sensurucu

Spencer Towfighi, Lead Sports Editor January 13, 2023

Amari Victor (25) dribbles the ball while Layla Khatiblou (25) screens the defender Nov. 30. Grade 10 won 21-18 against Grade 12 in the Student Council-organized tournament.

Grade 10 earns victory against Grade 12 in basketball tournament

Elena Alexander, Sports Editor: Print December 2, 2022

Grade 10 students beat Grade 12 students 21-18 in the first round of the all-grade basketball tournament Nov. 30. Organized by the Student Council, the game took place during lunch in the Farmer Gym.  Remony...

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