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JV Waterpolo Perseveres Despite Many Challenges

JIMMY TANG Copy Editor With a team roster dominated with new athletes, the AHS JV boysʼ waterpolo team faces multiple challenges this season, including its many inexperienced players who have had little to no previous exposure to the sport. However, the team is hoping to overcome these challenges by placing …

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One Reason Behind Varsity Football’s Success

TINA CHEN Staff Writer On Sept. 2, the varsity football team defeated Mountain View with a spectacular score of 47-7, and in the following week Alhambra won their second home game against La Canada, 34-14. By the third game, the Moors seemed undefeatable after scoring 33-13 against Temple City. One …

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JV Volleyball Reverses Fortune with New Victories

JAMES HO Copy Editor For AHS’ JV boys’ volleyball team, this year was an opportunity to rewrite their history; last year’s season ended with the team receiving losses in each of their matches. But they met the challenge and exceeded their own expectations by finishing preseason with an undefeated record. …

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Badminton Conquers Disheartening Losing Streak

JIMMY TANG Staff Writer It is a difficult task to stay motivated when a team experiences loss after loss. Fortunately, this pessimistic outlook was not how the badminton team chose to handle their game against the Pasadena Polytechnic Panthers on April 19. After several months without any wins, the team …

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Preseason Record Gives Swimmers Hope for League

ASHLEY LOMELIN Staff Writer Swimming is a very competitive sport that requires a lot of mental and physical commitment. The varsity swim team has been practicing every day since the end of water polo season stretching from after school until 4:30 p.m. Much of their success during preseason comes from …

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Tennis Starts with Six Game Winning Streak

ANGELYNE CHU Sports Editor With a preseason record of 6-3, another new and exciting spring season is in store for the varsity boys’ tennis team. Placing third in Almont League last year, the team is aiming to place first this year. So far, the team has had some shining moments, …

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Boys’ Volleyball Adapts to Rigorous Training

SIDNEY AUNG Staff Writer The varsity boys’ volleyball team is looking for new ways to sharpen their abilities after a disappointing 0-3 preseason record. The Moors are striving to prepare themselves in hopes of a successful Almont League season. The effort put into their practices will play a crucial role …

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