Sports Spotlight – Introduction

SIMEON LAM Staff Writer Sports around the world often revolve around the players and their ability to perform. In fact, this is why sports at Alhambra High School have thrived for many years. It seems that athletes alone are the reason for this success. However, athletes come and go through their high school careers. The most essential component to the

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Eric Bergstrom (Boys’ Football)

SIMEON LAM Staff Writer 1. What distinguishes you from other/past coaches? 2. How would you describe yourself as a coach? 3. Why do you love the sport that you coach? 4. How has coaching influenced your life? 5. How has coaching helped you build bonds with your team? 1. What distinguishes me the most is that I’m not a yeller,

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Adrian Lopez (Boys’ Waterpolo)

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer 1. What distinguishes you from other/past coaches? 2. How would you describe yourself as a coach? 3. Why do you love the sport that you coach? 4. How has coaching influenced your life? 5. How has coaching helped you build bonds with your team? 1. I give my best effort when coaching so my kids can

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Sandra Rodriguez (Cross Country)

ANHAYTE GUAJARDO Staff Writer 1. What distinguishes you from other/past coaches? 2. How would you describe yourself as a coach? 3. Why do you love the sport that you coach? 4. How has coaching influenced your life? 5. How has coaching helped you build bonds with your team? 1. I focus on increasing [the] mileage [of my runners] as the

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Calvin Chow (Girls’ Tennis)

KEVIN KONG Sports Editor 1. What distinguishes you from other/past coaches? 2. How would you describe yourself as a coach? 3. Why do you love the sport that you coach? 4. How has coaching influenced your life? 5. How has coaching helped you build bonds with your team? 1. [I have] 30 years of coaching [experience], [both] varsity and JV,

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Luis Brambilla (Girls’ Golf)

ANHAYTE GUAJARDO Staff Writer 1. What distinguishes you from other/past coaches? 2. How would you describe yourself as a coach? 3. Why do you love the sport that you coach? 4. How has coaching influenced your life? 5. How has coaching helped you build bonds with your team? 1. It is hard to say, because I have been the only

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Charles Tran (Girls’ Volleyball)

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer 1. What distinguishes you from other/past coaches? 2. How would you describe yourself as a coach? 3. Why do you love the sport that you coach? 4. How has coaching influenced your life? 5. How has coaching helped you build bonds with your team? 1. This is my fourth year coaching for Alhambra volleyball and I

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Age of the Heroes: (-∞ B.C., ∞ A.D.)

JENNY LEE Features Editor Rewind to year 400 million B.C. and our “hero” may have been a mother Triceratop protecting her baby dinosaurs from a vicious Tyrannosaurus Rex. Fast-forward to year 2013 A.D. and this “hero” may now be a human mother protecting her children from walking into a financially problematic future by nagging them to excel in their academics.

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Hero-rdinary

CINDY LUO Staff Writer To little kids, heroes are people with superpowers and can always deliberately and courageously overcome insurmountable obstacles. However, we are all too well aware that they can never be found in real life. In fact, we don’t really need a superpower or a cape to be a hero and make huge differences in the world. Modern

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Heroes: Past, Present, and Pseudo

Jade Lieu Staff Writer Myths and their heroes give meaning to life. We transcend our common life into a world in which mythological heroes interact with humans, and we can believe that our daily actions are part of the deities’ grand schemes. In our hardships, the pain is more bearable because we believe that the trials have meaning; we are

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