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,…

2015 NBA Nominations

Article by Eugene DeCosse MVP This has probably been the closest MVP race in recent memory with many candidates deserving the MVP title, including, Anthony Davis, LeBron James (what would the MVP contest be without him?), Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and Chris Paul. But, when you really think about it, it boils down…

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.…