Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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NY Student Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools

Kwasi Enin, a 17-year-old from Long Island, NY, was accepted to all eight of the most prestigious universities in the U.S., otherwise known as the Ivy League. Enin, who is a senior at William Floyd High School, thought he would get into one or two of the universities, but not all eight. These include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, …

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Speed Training Warm-ups

How to warm-up the body for sprinting activities By Coach Dixon I believe the warm-up should take about 20 – 30 minutes to raise the core temperature and get your muscles ready for sprinting. The warm-ups are done from low intensity to high intensity with each segment and rep. The intensity of the workout scheduled for the day will determine …

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2014 Triton-Asics Invitational Track & Field Meet Brought Thousands of Participants and Spectators

High schools from all over Orange County, San Diego and even Canada brought excitement, great competition and a few new records to post in the books at the 2014 Triton-Asics Invitation Track & Field Meet. More than 25 schools were represented at this year’s 9th annual event. San Clemente’s Kelsey Benoit broke an event record in the shot put with …

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Seven National Records Go Down at New Balance Nationals 2014

More than 4,000 athletes competed at this year’s New Balance Nationals Indoor track and field meet. Seven national records were shattered during the three-day event, the most ever recorded in a single meet in American track and field history. Day One Girls 5,000 Meter Run: Tessa Barrett (16:11.85) Day Two Girl’s 4×55 Meter Shuttle Hurdle 5 Flights: Hoover High School (31.35) Boy’s …

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SCHS Surf Team Claims Sixth Straight NSSA State Championship

The San Clemente High Surf Team captured its sixth state title this past weekend at the National Scholastic Surfing Association’s Interscholastic Surfing Championships. The Tritons were led by sophomore Connor Dand, who claimed his first major title in the High School Varsity Mens division. Contributors to the team’s win included Kei Kobayashi, who placed second in Varsity Mens, Andy Nieblas, …

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SMCHS Notches CIF Team Championships 48-51 in Winter Season Alone

Santa Margarita Catholic High School notches CIF Team Championships 48-51 this winter season in addition to two more individual championships, making it 59 individuals. This past weekend proved to be one of the most memorable weekends in SMCHS’ history, where we played witness to the schools 49, 50, and 51st CIF team titles. Prior to the weekend, Nathan Fier and …

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SMCHS Announces New Head Varsity Football Coach in Rick Curtis

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Rick Curtis the head varsity football coach and member of the faculty. Curtis will be entering his 37th year as a high school football coach, most recently guiding Northwood High School for the past 13 years. Prior to his tenure as Northwood’s Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, …

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Freshman Thomas Named Winner of Local VFW Patriotic Audio Essay Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School Freshman Kate Thomas of Mission Viejo was presented a check and a certificate by VFW Post 6024 of Mission Viejo Trustee, Dick Vaughn, for her first place VFW Patriotic Audio Essay. Thomas is now in the running for the State of California award and if she wins that she moves on to national competition and …

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SMCHS Ice Hockey Teams Spread Christmas Joy at Camp Pendleton

For the second consecutive year, members of the Santa Margarita Ice Hockey team delivered Christmas trees to Marine families at Camp Pendleton. The trees were purchased by Santa Margarita families and friends for donation to needy families on the base. This year, 97 trees were delivered free of charge to Marine families that are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member …

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Eagle Freshman Represents USA at 2013 World Trampoline Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School freshman Kylee Roby of Ladera Ranch competed at the 2013 World Trampoline and Tumbling Age Group Competition last weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. Roby was one of three athletes to be selected to the national team for the Double mini-trampoline event in the 13-14 age group. Trampoline events involve athletes using trampolines that can propel them …

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