Athlete of the Year

Project by Eugene DeCosse, Spencer Tu, Naoki Nomura, William Tronsen, Alex Repeta The Class of 2017 has continuously amazed the SMIS school community with their athletic endeavors. From cross country to wrestling, St. Mary’s Titans have made their mark not just within the school, but throughout the Kanto Plains, and even internationally. With this success…

Cross Country 2016-2017

  Article By Joey Yoo This year’s cross country team has been one of the strongest in years, with many more wins than losses. Last year’s varsity team consisted mainly of juniors, which meant they were mostly running against seniors from other schools. This year, they are competing against their own grade, which should balance…

Titans Wrestling Makes History

Written by Tatsu Matsumoto Photography by Mr. Krcelic On February 17th, 2016, the Titans wrestling team coached by Coach. Yabui, made history. Success is all that this year’s team knows, winning all major tournaments which include both Far East Individual & Dual Tournament, Kanto Tournament, and the Kanto League for the first time in St.…

Should Kobe Retire?

Written by Naoki Nomura Photography by Bleacher Report Kobe Bryant, a five time NBA champion and a seventeen time NBA all star has announced retirement. Kobe, 37 years old, has been haunted by injuries for the last few seasons limiting him to an average of 40 games per season. Every Kobe or Los Angeles Lakers…

The Olympics and things to look out for

Image courtesy of USA Today   Written by Eugene Jerome DeCosse Every four years, over one hundred nations come together at the Olympics to contest a plethora of athletic events. Throughout every Olympics there are memorable moments of triumph, controversy, and excitement. These moments occur everywhere; from the pool, to the track, and the ocean.…

Rugby: The second year and a new coach

Article by: Tatsu Matsumoto Photo taken by: Nishant Chanda Autumn marks the second season of rugby at St. Mary’s. This year, in addition to Coach Gardonio, who started the rugby team last year, Mr. Young, a new high school science teacher with extensive experience has joined the coaching staff. Together with these two veteran coaches, twenty players have…

Wrestling 2015-16 Preview

Article Written by Tatsu Matsumoto Picture Taken by Nishant Chanda With the victory at the Far East Individual last year still fresh in their minds, the wrestling team has begun this season’s training in earnest in hope of winning both the Kanto Plain and Far East (Dual and Individual) tournaments. The head coach, Mr. Yabui,…