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Thomas Meehleib dribbles with left hand.

Panther Basketball: Mid-Season Update

Jake Reynders, Sports Writer February 4, 2024

With the final half of the season approaching, the Pinewood girls and boys basketball teams are preparing for deep playoff runs. Both teams currently have hit double-digit win totals and show no signs...

Charlotte Van Gent dribbles past defenders.

Behind the Armband: Charlotte Van Gent

Kayden Ge, Sports Writer February 4, 2024

It’s a sunny day on the soccer field, and in the center of the action, one athlete stands out in particular—her impressive skill, wholehearted passion and sleek armband are just a few things that make...

Brandon Ge shoots a three pointer against Menlo School.

Dear Basketball: Brandon’s Homage to You

Brandon Ge, Copy Editor & Sports Writer February 4, 2024

Dear Basketball, It’s been eight years since I first picked you up, but I still remember it like yesterday. The sky was a vibrant gradient of pink and orange, and a cool summer breeze wafted the smell...

The Pinewood girls basketball team poses for a picture in the weight room.

How Panther Athletes Train for Success

Rohan Parasnis, Sports Writer February 4, 2024

Winter break: a time for friends and families to come together in a time of calm sandwiched between hectic semesters. However, for student-athletes in winter sports, this pause also splits the season in...

Golden State Warriors: Dynasty in Doom?

Golden State Warriors: Dynasty in Doom?

Regan Shee, Sports Writer February 4, 2024

I remember watching the height of the Warriors Dynasty in 2015 and appreciating how they dominated games with their quick ball movement and unselfish play style. Now, as they are about halfway through...

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NBA Superteams: What to Expect

Kayden Ge, Sports Writer November 16, 2023

   The time has come. The time to ignore all your homework for the night and watch your favorite team clash with their rivals. The time to furiously check how your fantasy basketball team is doing every...

Senior Alex Facelo goes up for a layup.

Basketball’s Back!

Regan Shee, Sports Writer November 16, 2023

   Winter sports have begun and the new boys and girls basketball season is underway. Both teams are thrilled to improve upon their previous seasons and become the best they can be.    Last season,...

New girls join the soccer team.

Soccer Season: What’s New?

Jake Reynders, Sports Writer November 16, 2023

   With the winter sports season in full swing, the Pinewood boys and girls soccer teams take the field with renewed excitement. The addition of boys soccer head coach David Hernandez and the influx...

Football seniors celebrate their special night.

Senior Night: Final Farewell to Fall Sports

Rohan Parasnis, Sports Writer November 16, 2023

   Best described as a cocktail of emotions, senior night is a moment that student-athletes both look forward to and dread. For many, this event marks a major accomplishment, as it caps off an athletic...

Why All Sports are the Same

Why All Sports are the Same

Simon Braun, Opinion Writer November 15, 2023

      The more I get hit in the head with balls from varying sports, the more I realize how sports have ruined my life. When I walk down the hallways at Pinewood, I am constantly being pelted from...

Brandon Ge catches football in stride during practice.

“Welcome to Football, Brandon”

Brandon Ge, Copy Editor October 19, 2023

“You’re playing football? Really?” That was the usual shocked response I got when I told people I was joining the team. And to be fair, their surprise was probably justified. What made me, a lanky...

Margarito Revamps Sports Med Program

Margarito Revamps Sports Med Program

Rohan Parasnis and Regan Shee October 18, 2023

From taping wrists to helping players rehabilitate from serious injuries, Athletic Trainer Javier Margarito has spent his first year at Pinewood helping athletes perform at their best. In the past year,...

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