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The Impact of the Coronavirus on Sporting Events

By Pranesh Kumar, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

The coronavirus epidemic has grown significantly since its initial detection in a “wet market” in Wuhan, China, and has had immense social and economic consequences. Although much of the news concerning the coronavirus has been about the impacts on the stock market and airline travel, the epidemic is also set to have ma...

The Start of the Boys Volleyball Season

By Nilesh Kumar, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Last year, volleyball was one of the best sports at Quartz Hill High. In terms of success, the girls’ varsity volleyball team won the CIF Southern Section and their male counterparts made it to the semi-finals of the CIF Southern Section. This year, despite losing several of their senior starters, the boys’ volleyball team hop...

The Benefits of Joining a Sports Team in High School

By Katie Wilson, Advertising Director

March 13, 2020

Sports have been an essential part of the high school experience for decades. Many students join teams because they simply love the sport; however, there are many other benefits to these extracurricular activities.  The most obvious benefit of participating in a sport during high school is staying fit. Sports allow students to...

Quartz Hill’s Stellar Track Team

By Patrick Park, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

After having a stellar season last year, Quartz Hill’s track team is already living up to the name. With coaches Dean Miller and Matt Bierowicz, the team hopes to have another successful season. They have finished their fourth meet in which they won. Their team has 19 meets during the whole year and this is only the begin...

The Start of the Boys Volleyball Season

By Nilesh Kumar, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Last year, volleyball was one of the best sports at Quartz Hill High. In terms of success, the girls’ varsity volleyball team won the CIF Southern Section and their male counterparts made it to the semi-finals of the CIF Southern Section. This year, despite losing several of their senior starters, the boys’ volleyball team hop...

Athletic Excellence: Ben Hardani

By Nilesh Kumar, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Athletically, the freshman class of 2023 has proved to be a promising one for the future of sports at Quartz Hill. We have seen lots of talented athletes in all sports. One freshman who has proved himself to be a top-level athlete at the high school level is Benjamin Hardani. Hardani played freshman and varsity basketball and is a...

A Recap of Super Bowl LIV

By Patrick Park, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Super Bowl LIV was an exciting event, from the energetic halftime show to the spectacular plays made by both teams. Both the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs played spectacularly during the season. Compared to last year’s Super Bowl, this year was much more entertaining. Even the halftime show was a lot better ...

The Myths about Sports Scholarships

By Pranesh Kumar, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

To many high schoolers, the idea of getting a college athletic scholarship is considered the “holy grail” and a pathway for getting into college without any student loan debt. While there are academic scholarships available, the rigor of applying and getting an academic scholarship makes it an unappealing option for many ...

The End of Soccer Season

By Nilesh Kumar, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The final two season games for the JV and Varsity (boys and girls) soccer teams recently took place on February 4th and February 6th. Both the boys and girls had successful seasons, despite there being a few slips along the way.  For the boys JV soccer team, there were high hopes of finishing first in the Golden League. T...

What is Academic Probation?

What is Academic Probation?

January 27, 2020

On January 13th, Quartz Hill High School held an Academic Probation meeting in the library. Academic Probat...

Splashing into the Swim Season

By Patrick Park, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Quartz Hill has one of the best swim teams in the Antelope Valley, and they have had many stellar seasons in the past. As winter slowly comes to an end, swim season is just now beginning. This year’s swim team is very different from last year’s team because many of last year’s swim team members have graduated. Due to ...

Halfway into Boys JV Soccer: A 10 Win Season

By Nilesh Kumar, Staff Writer

January 20, 2020

As of Friday, January 17th, the boy’s Junior Varsity Soccer team officially achieved a 10 win season. This milestone was accomplished following their 2-0 victory against Lancaster High School, which marks the official halfway point of the season. This also puts the team at a 3 game win streak. Last season, the boys finished ...

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