The Guardian

Despite COVID-19 limitations, boys water polo team maintains high hopes

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

March 18, 2020

Knowing that the spring sports season is hanging in the balance due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Elk Grove boys water polo coach Mike Nauert and his athletes are being patient.  But he is also eager to get his squad back in the pool. “Th...

Column: Super Bowl brings best offenses, defenses head-to-head

Alek Para, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

A question: do dual-threat quarterbacks win Super Bowls? The answer is yes and a no, but rarely. The last dual-threat quarterback to win the Super Bowl MVP was Steve Young in Super Bowl XXIX in 1995.  Pocket passer quarterb...

Toler: Girls swimming season a ‘coach’s dream’

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

December 6, 2019

Coming into his 13th season as girls swimming head coach, Dave Toler had a hunch his team could be a competitive one in the MSL for a third straight season. With all MSL Conference teams improving this year, Toler, knew that he ...

Season Preview: Girls wrestling gains traction at EGHS

Darina Lubenov, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

As a wrestler, Janet Perez has heard plenty of comments about being a girl. “Yes, I’ve definitely heard it before,” Perez, a sophomore, said. “When people see me, I’m pretty small, and they just don’t realize the p...

Work ethic lands Oda a trip to state

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

December 6, 2019

Elk Grove’s girls tennis team has been run on two particular factors this season, according to head coach Lindsey Rapinchuk: work ethic and teamwork. They’re staples of the program, but sophomore Peyton Oda used both to slide i...

Boys golf celebrates solid finish

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

November 1, 2019

As Elk Grove boys golf head coach Brian Bucciarelli finishes another season, he said he feels a sense of accomplishment and excitement for the future. Golfers Noah Morton, Jason Gamez and Dean Carlson all qualified t...

Girls volleyball team reflects on 2019 season

Hailey Gray, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

As the girls volleyball season comes to an end, head coach Stephanie Kezios reflected back on the many memories this team brought her. Although an end-of-season win against Rolling Meadows might not always define a team...

Senior golfer Morton lends a hand to underclassmen teammates

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

October 4, 2019

As a senior golf player, Noah Morton has stepped up and coached the underclassmen on the golf course. And that’s not the only place where he’s been a leader. “I want to make my teammates feel like they get better every...

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