Although they live their lives constantly in the spotlight, life as a professional athlete includes many characteristics that remain unappreciated.
It’s the end of the fourth quarter in the NBA championships, and as a player drives to the basket, he falls to the ground in agony. Although he was barely fouled, those free throw points he earned won him the game. This situation along with many others brings up a controversial question in sports: does flopping in a game really qualify as cheating?
The Aragon swim season ended on May 6, at the Peninsula Athletic League swim trials at Burlingame High School. The boys team placed 5th overall and the girls team placed 6th, and both sent individual swimmers to CCS to compete in different events.
According to the Center for Disease Control, between 1.6 million and 3.8 million concussions are suffered each year, and 300,000 of these come from high school sports.
What does it take to get into college through athletic admissions? The process may be a little more complicated than one might think!
The Lady Dons were dominated by Burlingame in a match for the WBAL championship, as they fell to the Lady Panthers 12-2.
The girls lacrosse team pulled out a win in a nailbiter against Sequoia for a spot to advance to the WBAL Championship Game.
After four years without a postseason appearance, the girls lacrosse team defeated Carlmont 12-7 in the first round of the West Bay Athletic League Playoffs.
Despite a strong offensive effort led by seniors Eric Lee and Connor Herminghaus, as well as junior Zack Gee, the boys lacrosse team fell to Burlingame 8-7 on Apr. 20.
The Aragon track and field team traveled to San Mateo High School on Apri 15 to compete in the seventh annual Bearcat Invitational. The Dons impressed in several events, coming away with multiple medals in both the boys and girls side of the events. The boy’s 4×100 meter relay team, consisting of seniors David Prager, Alex Tenorio, Siua Tongamoa and junior Dhruv Singhania placed second with a time of 44.57…
The boys tennis team took home an easy victory against San Mateo on April 13, defeating the Bearcats 6-1. With this win, the Dons’ finish the regular season with a 12-6 overall record and 8-3 record in Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division. Head coach Dave Owdom says, “This game against San Mateo was a close match. The doubles teams had really tough matches. However, the big picture is that it…
The boys baseball team currently stands with a 10-7 record in the Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division. The team has significantly improved since last year’s 14-13 season. Last year, the team ranked 547 in California, but since then have propelled to 442. The Dons began the season with a hot start, reaching a 6-1 record. However, the second half of the season took an unfavorable turn, as they hit a…