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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

Girls’ water polo battles Tam leading up to the playoffs 

Kelsey Riemer, Design Editor November 11, 2019

The Drake junior varsity (JV) girls’ water polo team played a home game against Tam on October 24, where they were unfortunately defeated by Tam 6-10 after a courageous fight.  Although the Drake...

Drake girls’ cross country: Miller enters year three with the team

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief November 7, 2019

Charismatic, goofy, spirited: these are all words one could use to describe Rich Miller, head coach of girls’ cross country.  After sweltering summer runs, Miller brings chilled watermelon for his...

Mahaney takes the reins

Mahaney takes the reins

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor October 22, 2019

Jeff Mahaney, after coaching girls’ soccer for 30 years (five of which at Drake), is making the leap from coaching girls’ junior varsity (JV) to varsity this upcoming season.  Growing up in St...

Drake varsity volleyball gets fired up against Marin Catholic

Emily Cardwell , News and Sports Editor October 4, 2019

The smell of sweat and popcorn saturated the air of the well-overheated gym at Marin Catholic this past Thursday. Immediately following the loss of their junior varsity team, Drakes’ varsity volleyball...

Drake, Redwood, and SR prepare to start the race on Oct. 26, 2019.

Drake girls’ cross country place second on home turf

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief October 4, 2019

In a competitive cross country race between Drake, Redwood, and San Rafael last Thursday, Redwood girls took home the gold. Redwood’s girls beat Drake 17 to 43 and San Rafael 15 to 50. Drake girls achieved...

 Mia Lacey clears the ball against Lick-Wilmerding at Redhill 9/18

Field hockey swings into their second season

Natalie Agnew, Sports Editor September 27, 2019

Second time’s the charm. Taking the pitch for their second inaugural season, Drake Varsity Field Hockey looks to improve after a trying first season. With the program still new, the team hopes...

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

Girls’ varsity volleyball goes net to net against Novato

Emily Cardwell , News and Sports Editor September 26, 2019

Drake High School was host to an exciting game this Friday night as the girls' varsity volleyball team showcased their well-fostered teamwork against Novato. The first set seemed to go by in a whirlwind,...

On September 12 at Stinson Beach, Junior Ava Podboy keeps her lead ahead of a Tam runner.

Stinson Beach relays prove a competitive cross country season

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief September 26, 2019

On a warm and sunny Thursday at Stinson Beach, Marin County boys’ and girls’ cross country teams gathered for the annual Stinson Beach Relay.  Tam girls and Drake boys are the top teams kicking...

Girls’ varsity tennis faces wasps and the wind in nail-biting match

Tennis Recap

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor September 23, 2019

Tensions were high at Cascade this Tuesday, and so were the winds. As the Navato team slowly rolled in, late due to the unprecedented traffic, the wind knocked over unexpecting umbrellas as Drake High...

Budget cuts affect athletic facilities

Budget cuts affect athletic facilities

Eamonn Lance, Reporter June 22, 2019

It’s 4 p.m. on a sunny spring afternoon, and sports are well under way. Runners of all distances surround the lacrosse field, swimmers dives frequently disturb the pool, creating a strong current. The...

Enthusiastic crowd enhances spirit

Enthusiastic crowd enhances spirit

Colin Brown, Reporter April 17, 2018

Seeing a sea of students dressed in neon clothing can be a boost for the home team and a distraction to the opposing side. Sporting events are popular here and help promote the school spirit here. One...

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