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The North Gym updates CIF banners

Published on March 14th, 2014 | by Diego Perdomo

As the two new basketball and wrestling California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) banners are placed in the North Gym, remnants of glory and history are brought back. A variety of different sports, names and years lay upon a wall and all hold their own history and accomplishments, while symbolizing one thing: Samo... Read More



Boys’ soccer beats South Torrance, 2-1

Published on February 28th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

Samo boys' soccer solidified its position in the second round of California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) with a hard fought win against South Torrance on Thursday, February 20. The final score was 2-... Read More


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Sato as an Olympian

Published on February 28th, 2014 | by Staff 14-15

Overseeing the girls’ volleyball team as it passes, sets and spikes its way to glory, coach Liane Sato relives her very own glory days — those of the 1988 and 1992 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea ... Read More



On the Right Track: Krishna Curry

Published on February 28th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

Align. Set position. Start. Three seemingly simple steps that stay the same no matter who is standing next to you, how many people are watching or how strongly you believe that your heart will beat itself ... Read More


Boys' basketball beats Montebello, 76-45

Boys’ basketball beats Montebello, 76-45

Published on February 27th, 2014 | by Diego Perdomo

The Samo boys’ basketball team faced Montebello High School in its first California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoff game on Feb. 21. The Vikings were able to eliminate their first competitor in playoffs, ending the game with ... Read More


Girls’ water polo defeats Marlboro 5-4

Girls’ water polo defeats Marlboro 5-4

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Staff 14-15

In a close game against Marlboro High School on February 13, Samo was able to pull out a win with a score of 5-4 and finish the Ocean League season undefeated. Throughout the match, Samo and ... Read More


When coaches go too far

Published on February 12th, 2014 | by Sam Rietta

Last March, Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for physically and mentally abusing his players during practice. He yelled obscenities, kicked players, threw basketballs and constantly belittled his team. After getting caught on tape abusing his team and using homophobic slurs, Rice was only suspended for three games. Immediately after the suspension, Rice was eventually fired and sued by former players... Read More

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