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Alyssa Aragon Shines for Muir Softball
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Alyssa Aragon Shines for Muir Softball

By Nathan Foster Senior Alyssa Aragon was a bright spot for the Muir varsity softball team last year. Aragon, a junior at the time, batted a strong .421 average with 14 RBI. However, Aragon was just as valuable to the team as a pitcher, where she notched 78 strikeouts on the season. “It was a…

Pasadena Fall Sports Preview
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Pasadena Fall Sports Preview

By Nathan Foster School is back in session and with it Pasadena high school athletics will soon be in full swing. Here is a preview for the fall sports at Muir, Pasadena and Polytechnic. Muir Football The Mustangs look to continue their winning ways after finishing with a 7-3 record last year. The first game…

Keeya Dixon is Muir’s Basketball Star, After a Delayed Start
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Keeya Dixon is Muir’s Basketball Star, After a Delayed Start

By Nathan Foster Muir senior Keeya Dixon loves to play basketball. However, unlike most high school players, her first time really playing the game was in high school. While most young athletes tend to stick to a single sport, Dixon switched from soccer to basketball her freshman year at Muir. “I played soccer for eight…

USWNT Players From SoCal are Honored to be Playing in Pasadena
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USWNT Players From SoCal are Honored to be Playing in Pasadena

By Evan V. Symon Fresh off the heels of winning the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team defeated Ireland 3-0 at the Rose Bowl Saturday night.  The game, the first of five ‘victory tour’ matches being held across the country, brought out nearly 40,000 fans. And players on the Women’s…

Amaris Harrison is Changing the Baseball Culture at Muir
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Amaris Harrison is Changing the Baseball Culture at Muir

By Nathan Foster There’s something magical about the number 37 for Amaris Harrison. The senior second baseman for Muir’s varsity baseball squad led the team with 37 hits, 37 runs and 37 stolen bases last season. Harrison led Muir to an 18-8 record last year and helped the school end a 30 year playoff drought….

Player Profile: Polytechnic Runner Evan Hayes
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Player Profile: Polytechnic Runner Evan Hayes

By Nathan Foster Until his freshman year at Polytechnic, Evan Hayes had never been into running. Then he joined the cross country team and discovered a new passion. “When I started, I was kind of reluctant to run a lot,” Hayes said. “But the past couple summers I got into running every day, running longer…

Thomas McConnell Aims to Break More Records for Poly Football
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Thomas McConnell Aims to Break More Records for Poly Football

By Nathan Foster Thomas McConnell has high expectations for Polytechnic High School’s football team this year. A record breaking linebacker, McConnell brings veteran leadership as a senior with 11 years of football under his belt. McConnell thinks the team will fare much better than last year when they won eight games, but lost in the…

Profile: Poly Golfer Maddy Kwei
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Profile: Poly Golfer Maddy Kwei

By Nathan Foster Maddy Kwei loves golfing. The Polytechnic junior has golfed for nearly a decade, and she’s only 15 years old. Kwei began playing golf at seven. Her mom enrolled her in a class and she instantly loved the sport and decided to stick with it. She started competing at 10-years-old. During the school…

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