Wrestling Far East

Article Written By: Tatsu Matsumoto and Aditya Varma Photography By: Mr. Krcelic, Tatsu Matsumoto On February 2015, the varsity wrestling team broke the record of three Far East champions for St. Mary’s. With the coaches and a few parents, the team had returned from Korea with six Far East Champions. They were Chang Young Lee (108lb),…

A Winter Splash

Article written by Charlie Roth.  Image from St. Mary’s Newsletter with the SMA. From the standpoint of a Buccaneer, this year’s swim season has been going well. Recently The St. Mary’s swim team has once again displayed their talent not only in the Kanto plains, but also in the nation. Swimmers Shane Brett, Josh Brown,…

Track and Field / Baseball Preview

Article written by Tatsu Matsumoto. Photographs by Tatsu Matsumoto of the Diplomat.   Starting February, two sports will commence for which many people have waited eagerly. Those are Track & Field and Baseball. Track & Field is a sport with more than fifty students joining every year. There is no limit to the number of…

ASIJ Sports Jamboree

Article by Nikhil Reddy. The annual ASIJ sports jamboree is always a blast; however, this year has been a bit different. The seniors, having strived for so long to beat ASIJ in basketball, finally accomplished that goal. Varsity, JV Basketball, Varsity, JV Soccer also traveled to ASIJ with hope of defeating them. Although the results…

League of Legends

Article written by Abraham L. Kim.  Cover image from League of Legends, by Riot Games.  Relatively new in the MOBA genre (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena), League of Legends has grown to become the biggest, most played game in the world. With over thirty million players online everyday, League of Legends dominates the eSports competitive scene.…

FIFA Corruption – Opinions From a High Schooler

  Article written by Shane Brett. Cover photo provided by static.goal.com. Recently, reports have surfaced of corruption within the FIFA executive committee.  Allegations have emerged concerning bribes, threats and fraud during the voting process for choosing the host nations of the 2018 & 2022 World Cups.  What’s most saddening about this news is that almost…

Calisthenics

Article written by Leo Stern.  Cover image from bodybuilding.com. Ever since humans have walked this earth, calisthenics, although not so named has been providing fitness. Before dumbbells and barbells, people were coming up with creative movements which include pushing and pulling to train different parts of their body. For example, if you’re doing a regular…