With everyone masked, gymnastics can go on as planned. (Photo courtesy of Coach Shelby Landay.)

Woodson Gymnastics Team Aims to Outshine COVID-19

Naomi Scully-Bristol, Opinion Editor March 1, 2021

In shimmering leotards, matching hairstyles and, new this year, masks, the Woodson Gymnastics Team is ready to start their meet.  “When we get to the meet, all of the teams there do an open stretch,...

Members of the Girls Swim Team hold their champion banner. Courtesy of the Woodson Swim Team Instagram.

Woodson Swim Team Wades Past Troubled Waters to Become District Champions

A.J. Wang, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

From individual elementary level swimmers, to high school athletes, to district champions, the students who were a part of the Woodson Swim Team climbed a long ladder of a sports career to secure themselves...

Runners, draped with masks and focused on the race at hand, stay determined to reach their goals. Photo courtesy of Coach Garrett Kroner.

‘Dedicated, Ambitious and Cheerful’ Woodson Runners Outpace the Pandemic

Karina Gonzalez, Feature Editor February 1, 2021

The sounds of whistles blowing and distinct chatter from teens heighten as one draws closer to the Pat Cunningham Stadium. The air is cool and the porta-potty still provides an overwhelming stench.  Something,...

Tom Brady (Buccaneers) vs. Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs). Who will come out on top? Image by Peter Mahler.

The Super Bowl Nobody Thought Could Happen: A Debriefing of the 2021 NFL Playoffs

Peter Mahler, Sports Editor February 1, 2021

Before last September, the idea that a full NFL season could take place without a COVID-19 bubble seemed impossible. The playoffs were largely an afterthought. Despite all of the virus-induced postponements...

P.E. Teachers Flex Their Thinking Muscles

P.E. Teachers Flex Their Thinking Muscles

Kathrynne Hester and A.J. Wang December 19, 2020

Today's students have gone from the gym to the living room, and for some, probably to the couch or their beds. From pacer tests to neighborhood runs, extended walks to personal stashes of snacks, the...

Athletes, Fans Shift Focus Towards Promising Winter Sports Season Despite Hardships of COVID-19

Athletes, Fans Shift Focus Towards Promising Winter Sports Season Despite Hardships of COVID-19

Vy Nguyen, Staff Writer November 29, 2020

Victory. It was simply in their blood. They were going to make Woodson beam with pride. Everyone would have seen them nationally dominate with their athletic prowess, but then, the doctor called. Hopefully,...

Struggling Sports Teams Never Cease to Disappoint

Jackson Steiner, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

It was a cold night in early February 2017. The nation was in perfect unison as what seems like every television in the country was tuned to the same channel, for it was Super Bowl LI between the Falcons...

Professional Athletes Remain Vocal In Their Silent Protests

Peter Mahler, Sports Editor October 26, 2020

Prior to the NFL’s opening kickoff, thousands of Kansas City Chiefs fans in Arrowhead Stadium booed and jeered as their defending Super Bowl champions marched onto the green of their team’s turf, arms...

Cullina smiles as she commits to

Athletes Battle COVID-19 In Pursuit of College Recruitment

Vivian Jung, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

Each year, student-athletes show off their skills competing with other students and fight for the spots on college sports teams. However, this year, a sudden pandemic has left the world of high school...

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