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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…

Sean Zheng Looks to Continue Polytechnic Water Polo Success
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Sean Zheng Looks to Continue Polytechnic Water Polo Success

By Nathan Foster Polytechnic junior Sean Zheng has high expectations for the water polo team this season. Although the team lost several seniors, he thinks they will have a good chance to get back to the CIF-SS Division Five playoffs. Zheng will be a leader on the squad, after earning team MVP both his freshman…

Pasadena Spring Sports Recap
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Pasadena Spring Sports Recap

By Nathan Foster Spring sports have officially come to a close in Pasadena with strong showings by Polytechnic School and John Muir High School. Poly made it to the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS) Division 5 baseball championship, but fell just short, dropping the final game against Xavier College Preparatory High School 0-3 on May…

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