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Marin county track and field sets high expectations with first meet

Marin county track and field sets high expectations with first meet

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor March 10, 2020

Not a ray of sunshine broke through the overcast sky at Drake's annual William (Bill) Taylor track and field festival this Saturday, March 7. The gloomy weather, however, inaccurately set the tone...

Junior Casey Borgonovo lines up his next shot.

Pirates persevere against wildcats

Winter Snell, Photographer February 25, 2020

Marin Catholic defeated the Drake varsity boys’ 62-46 on our home court on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Every year, the MC vs. Drake game is one of the most well attended, and this game was no different. Although...

Senior players thank their parents and present roses after the game. (From the left: Griffin Waite, Erik Hargedahl, Keoni Schubert, Logan Smith)

Boys Varsity Soccer move onto playoffs in emotional nail-biter against San Rafael

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor February 12, 2020

Tensions high, the Drake boys’ varsity soccer team left it all out on the field against San Rafael this cloudless Thursday afternoon, knowing that a loss, or even a tie, would forfeit their chance of...

An image courtesy of Pixnio combines elements of fantasy to the well known American sport of football.

NCAA puts ‘fantasy’ back into ‘fantasy football’

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor December 27, 2019

Middle Earth- Following the conclusion of the 2019 season, the MCAA (Mythological Collegiate Athletic Association) shakes up the system by announcing the admittance of Elves, Dwarves, and Orcs for the...

Drake water polo season ends with a slam

Drake water polo season ends with a slam

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 21, 2019

The Drake water polo wraps up their memorable fall 2019 season. Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams recently defeated Tamalpais High School in the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) finals. Also,...

Charlotte Cosentino prepares to follow through on her impressive serve on Friday 9/20

Volleyball finishes strong season

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor December 19, 2019

After a nerve-wracking 2nd-round North Coast Section (NCS) game against Branson, the girls' varsity volleyball team was unfortunately defeated, finishing a strong season with a 4-3 league record and placing...

Illustration by Pace Buchan

Varsity football perseveres through tough season

December 14, 2019

After a hard-fought game against Redwood on November 2nd, Drake football ended a difficult season with 2-8 overall record.  The most thrilling game so far was the Homecoming game against Terra Linda...

Illustration by Pace Buchan

Drake Soccer season kicks off with exciting prospects

Adelina Merrell, Reporter December 13, 2019

After concluding tryouts Friday, November 15th, Drake varsity soccer is kicks off the season with strong seniors and new players ready to take the team to new heights.    The boys’ team came...

Basketball season kicks off strong

Basketball season kicks off strong

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 9, 2019

As tryouts come to an end for both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams of the 2019-2020 winter season, expectations are high for this new season. The tryouts ended strong, seeing as both varsity...

Photo courtesy of Lola Palladini

Player of the Week: Lola Palladini

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor December 5, 2019

Lola Palladini is a senior on the girls’ tennis team, but she first picked up the racket back in the second grade. She competed in games from Urban High in San Francisco to Justin Sienna in Napa. Her...

Cross country races toward NCS

Cross country races toward NCS

December 1, 2019

As the fall season wraps up, the Drake cross country teams sprint forward in their quest for postseason titles. After a successful Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) meet, they’re gearing up to face...

Windy conditions wreak havoc on Pumpkin Regatta

Windy conditions wreak havoc on Pumpkin Regatta

Will Burkhart, Reporter November 20, 2019

Out of 106 boats registered for Saturday’s “Great Pumpkin Race,” only 91 would finish all three sailboat races, proving the treacherous weather conditions of the San Francisco Bay.   “Crazy...

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