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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The boys settle in for a classroom practice on Thursday, Apr. 22, the day before their first game.

HS 1327 Varsity Bleach Boys kick off the season amidst COVID-19 restrictions

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor May 3, 2021

The trees are blossoming and the birds are chirping, not the typical environment for the traditionally winter soccer season. Regardless, tryouts concluded this weekend for the High School 1327 (HS 1327)...

Sofia Barker throws a softball to her teammates while Jasmin Desruisseau awaits her turn during passing drills.

HS 1327 athletes struggle to find a balance between safety regulations and normalcy as the sports season begins

Dylan Carson, Copy Editor May 3, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, students of High School 1327 (HS 1327) have been eager to begin their sports season after many teams were shut down following the first major virus outbreak. As Marin’s...

HS 1327 freshman Sunny Vernon and freshman Jane Adams race for a fast finish.

HS 1327 Cross Country season begins with a bang

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

After a 51 week COVID-19-induced hiatus, the High School 1327 (HS 1327) Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams cruised into their first dual meet on Thursday, Mar. 4 against Redwood High School at Indian...

Open backpack with cleats, a soccer ball, and a mask showing the supplies needed to play soccer in the COVID-19 pandemic

Soccer teams adjust to COVID-19 restrictions as practices ramp up in the Bay Area

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor January 8, 2021

During this COVID-19 pandemic, it has been unclear what precautions youth sports teams are taking, or if they are playing at all. Some programs require players to wear masks during in-person practices,...

Girls water polo team practicing on the tennis courts for their last practice of the season.

Admin approves fall sports with COVID-19 safety restrictions

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor November 12, 2020

This fall, High School 1327 (HS 1327) decided to allow fall sports such as, waterpolo, baseball, football, and more, to begin practicing in cohorts, kicking off the season in an unprecedented way. COVID-19...

Boys’ varsity water polo team members swim across the pool as fast as they can when Coach Swanson says “go.”

Boys’ water polo team remains united amid COVID-19 safety concerns

Avery Yudice, Website and Social Manager and Opinion Editor October 21, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, High School 1327's Boys' Water Polo team is committing to practicing twice a week with mandated safety precautions. According to Coach Matt Swanson, the boys on the HS...

Boys team off to a fast start at a Saturday practice. (From the front: Jonah Grubbs, Nate Wolford, Luke Calegari, Barret Acker, Jeremy Poster, Calvin McCarthy).

COVID-19 can’t slow down Boys’ Cross Country team

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor October 8, 2020

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the Marin County Cross Country season was pushed from fall to winter. This delayed season would discourage many teams from conditioning this fall, but the boys High...

Sophomore Luke Willis tears through mud on the trails of Swasey.
Photo courtesy of Katherine Csizmadia

Coronavirus puts mountain biking season in peril after successful first race

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor April 3, 2020

The Drake mountain biking team won their first race at Swasey Recreation Area on Mar. 7, yet the coronavirus threatens to end the rest of their season. The race was a muddy, five mile loop with a 586...

Drake among first MCAL schools to experience loss of girls’ softball team

Drake among first MCAL schools to experience loss of girls’ softball team

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2020

The ball comes hurtling at you and your bat sends it rocketing towards the fence across the field. The wind whistles in your ears as you dart around the bases and you’re overjoyed seeing your teammates...

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...

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