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Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI

Deac Douty, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

History was made in Super Bowl LI as Tom Brady and the New England Patriots defeated Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. After the coin toss was made by Servite’s own Matt Slater ‘03, the Patriots quickly fell behind to the motivated Falcons as Matt Ryan marched down the field two times and took ...

Durant to the Warriors

Deac Douty, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

The best regular-season team just got a whole lot better. The Golden State Warriors were arguably the greatest basketball team in history last year despite losing in the NBA Championships to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Fueled with regrets, Steph Curry and the Warriors made enormous step...

Servite vs. Mater Dei Preview

Richard Lopez, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Dubbed the Holy War of Orange County, the Servite-Mater Dei rivalry dates back to 1961 when the two distinguished schools first met in the field of battle otherwise known as, the football field. Now, almost 55 years later, the two teams meet again in the glorious Angel Stadium where both teams hope f...

Servite Hockey Skating Towards Success

Joseph Beaird, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

It’s fall sports season, which means everyone’s favorite Servite Hockey team is ready to get out on the ice. Recently the hockey team has been growing in popularity. However, around three years ago people may have been completely unaware that Servite had a hockey team. Some seniors may have been comp...

Boston Red Sox Say Goodbye to David Ortiz

Deac Douty, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Every baseball player dreams of being a player like David Ortiz.  The six-foot-three left-handed designated hitter left the Red Sox with some tremendously big shoes to be filled.  The Boston Red Sox, whom David Ortiz has nearly dedicated his whole baseball career towards, honored David Ortiz in the high...

Vin Scully Remembered

Michael Betwarda, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Vin Scully Remembered The one and only Vin Scully, who is one of America's most well known sportscasters for the Dodgers, was born on November 29th, 1927 in Bronx, New York City. Many Dodger fans grew up listening to Scully every season as he was the sportscaster for sixty-seven seasons, which is th...

2016 Cross Country Preview

2016 Cross Country Preview

Brandon Tejeras, Assistant Editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Digging his toes into the soft grass and eyes narrowing and focusing on the grassy field stretching before him, a cross country runner braces for the grueling three miles ahead. All the aches, pains, and hours in the past several months have built towards these final moments before the stagnate runners lur...

The Rams Return Home

Andrew Glaudini, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

After 22 years, the former St. Louis Rams have finally come home, back to Los Angeles. Their return also helps refuel their rivalry with the 49ers, which dates all the way back to 1950. Many longtime fans of the Rams are thrilled to have their former favorite team back where they belong. Junior fo...

2016 Water Polo Preview

2016 Water Polo Preview

Richard Lopez, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

As the warm sun of summer season starts to give way to the cool breeze of fall, the Servite water polo team makes preparations to start a new season. During swim season, they start holding partial practices. One week after swim season concludes, full practices for water polo begin. Early in the mo...

2016 Football Preview

2016 Football Preview

Connor Dunham, Assistant Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Football is a passionate sport, filled with pain, sweat, failure, success, trust, and hard work. The sport requires dedication to the team, to the coaches, to the sport itself, and to yourself. Servite’s road to the season ahead is full of obstacles, which the team must bind together to overcome and i...

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