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Pod on the Quad: Road to Winter SPC

Pod on the Quad: Road to Winter SPC

Eloise Reasoner and Sophia Kontos February 15, 2018
Winter sports teams have spent all season preparing for SPC. The conference will take place starting Feb 15.
Junior Tamara Shan plays line 2 singles. She and the other members of the girls’ tennis team are prepping for SPC this weekend.

On the court with girls’ tennis

Amy Liu, Staff Writer April 30, 2014
Girls’ tennis gears up for SPC with focused training and continuous victories. The past two years, the team has won seventh place in Division 1.
Senior Risher Randall takes the ball down the Liu Court during their final home game of the season, Feb. 4. The team defeated John Cooper 49-47.

Road to Winter SPC: Boy’ Basketball

Matthew Neal, Staff Writer February 13, 2014
After consecutive SPC titles in 2011 and 2012 and a second-place finish last year, the seniors on the boys’ basketball team hope to finish their Maverick careers where they began: first in SPC.
Senior captain Austin Allday takes a breath as he speeds down the lane at the team’s first meet at Lamar, Nov. 19.

Road to Winter SPC: Boys’ Swimming

Matthew Neal, Staff Writer February 13, 2014
The boys’ swimming team aims to earn its first SPC title with the help of strong senior captains and promising underclassmen.
Sophomore Lauren Jhin comes up for air during a race at the team’s first meet at Lamar High School, Nov. 19.

Road to Winter SPC: Girls’ Swimming

Matthew Neal, Staff Writer February 13, 2014
After a long season, the girls’ swimming team has tapered their workouts to prepare for the final stretch at SPC. The team hopes all the hard work from the season will translate into those final races.
Freshman Owen Torczon tosses the ball back into play during the JV team’s match against Awty International, Jan. 30. Despite a strong upperclassman presence on varsity, the team depends on promising underclassmen to fill their shoes each passing year.

Road to Winter SPC: Boys’ Soccer

Matthew Neal and Brooke Kushwaha February 13, 2014
Boys’ soccer keeps the ball rolling into SPC. Coach Ziad Allan, assisted by Coach Franco Silva, have revamped the team by establishing a new system of offense.
Road to Winter SPC: Girls' Soccer

Road to Winter SPC: Girls’ Soccer

Matthew Neal, Staff Writer February 13, 2014
The girls’ soccer team has had to adapt to injuries, including two torn ACL’s, two ankle sprains and one concussion. The team clinched a third-seed in South Zone.
Sophomore Raymond Yuan faces off against a Kinkaid wrestler during SPC last year. Despite the loss of key seniors, the team hopes to continue their success.

Road to Winter SPC: Wrestling

Matthew Neal, Staff Writer February 13, 2014
Following the first SPC championship in the program’s history, the wrestling team hopes to continue its success this year.
Senior Daniel Bland swims the breaststroke at one of the team’s first meets of the season, hosted by SJS and Lamar.

Winning Stroke: Swim team confident en route to SPC

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer January 20, 2014
Following success at a recent meet in Corpus Christi, the swim team feels confident as they prepare for SPC.
Senior captain Douglas Moody goes face-to-face with a St. Mark’s wrestler at last year’s SPC. This year, he is confident in another Maverick victory.

Wrestlers confident in strong SPC finish

Irene Vazquez, Staff Writer January 14, 2014
After shattering St. Mark’s 38-year monopoly on the SPC title last year, the wrestling team enters the final month of the season with a record of 6-2 and hoping to see their crimson banner hanging once more.
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