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D’Antoni takes over as new Lakers coach

Francesca Diaz, staff writer

November 16, 2012

The Lakers had a promising season when they obtained big name players like Dwight Howard and Steve Nash during the off-season. However, success did not come immediately. After a winless preseason, the Laker team decided that the problem wasn’t in the players as much as it was in their coach. Mike Brown...

Girls Cross Country Season Comes to a Close

Girls Cross Country Season Comes to a Close

Tyler Morad, sports writer

November 14, 2012

Although the girls varsity cross country team trained well all season and succeeded in making it to the postseason, they placed sixth in the race at CIF prelims and were unable to advance to CIF finals. The postseason is divided into three meets. First is CIF prelims where runners race in the school’s...

UCLA hosts the PAC-12 Cross Country Championships

UCLA hosts the PAC-12 Cross Country Championships

Nicca Panggat, section editor

November 1, 2012

UCLA played host to the 2012 PAC-12 Cross Country Championships on Oct. 27 held at Robinson Ranch Golf Club in Canyon Country. Stanford senior Kathy Kroeger took the individual title for the women’s 6K race with a time of 20:06. Kroeger had placed second at the Championships the previous two...

Lance Armstrong Retires

Lance Armstrong Retires

Minjae Kang, News Reporter

October 19, 2012

On Oct. 17, Lance Armstrong retired as Chairman from the organization that he founded in 1997 after he gained popularity from winning many cycling races. The foundation known to most as Livestrong is a nonprofit organization that provides support to those with cancer. Armstrong established the foundation...

Lakers preview for the 2012-2013 season

Lakers preview for the 2012-2013 season

Francesca Diaz, Features co-editor

October 9, 2012

With big name players and the Larry O’Brien trophy in sight, the Lakers are sure to head to victory this season. During the off-season, the 16-time NBA Champion team obtained all-star players Dwight Howard and Steve Nash as well as forward Chris Duhon and guard Earl Clark. Although the season looks...

NBA Season Preview

NBA Season Preview

Minjae Kang, News Reporter

October 9, 2012

Training camps opened on Oct. 2 to get teams ready for another season. The season, which tips-off on Oct. 30, will feature new lineups, new hopes, and new champions. In the offseason, many players handled their free agency options. Joe Johnson, a top five shooting guard last season, was acquired by...

College Football Season

College Football Season

Minjae Kang

September 18, 2012

Hello, football fans! Welcome to a new season of college football. Football followers have much to look forward to as many new teams expect exciting games this year. Upsets are a big part of this sport, and already in the first couple weeks, many top teams, such as Arkansas, Wisconsin, and Nebraska have...

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football

John Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2012

Because I was born in New Jersey, the default football team in my house happens to be the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. I grew up as a die-hard fan. But watching the season opener, and seeing my Giants get crushed by the team that they had beaten so many times before, I realized that there was...

JV Girls’ Volleyball brings home a win

JV Girls’ Volleyball brings home a win

Jamie Meyer, Sports Editor

September 17, 2012

The previous weekend marked a substantial achievement for the JV volleyball team. They competed at a tournament in Burbank where they fought it out against 20 other schools, and proved to be victorious at the end of the day. A first-place win is a great way to start the season and get the ball rolling. ...

Varsity Football Home Opener

Tyler Morad, Copy Editor

September 8, 2012

In the varsity football team’s home opener, Eastside High School stunned the Wildcats 24-14. “The feeling was unreal. The frustrating part was that Eastside was a team we were more than capable of beating. We had a game plan, but as a team we did not execute as well as we should have,”...

Photocopies and overcrowding

Photocopies and overcrowding

Candace Ro and Claire Kang, Staff Writer/ Web Editor

September 6, 2012

"Yes! The bell rang. I am starving!" a West Ranch student thought. He slowly walked through the massive crowd to get to the cafeteria. Next period he sat on the side lab tables because his class was overcrowded. When the bell rang, he patiently waited for his mom to pick him up, as a result of the...

Feature: Ms. Perez as the New Athletic Director

Feature: Ms. Perez as the New Athletic Director

Ashley Kwon, Sports Editor

September 6, 2012

As the 2012-2013 school year commences, new changes are being implemented all over West Ranch, including in the sports department. This year, due to Mrs. Garcia’s return to the classroom setting, Ms. Cassandra Perez, who originally taught Biology and Sports Medicine at West Ranch, is stepping up to...

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