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Wes Welker to the Denver Broncos

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The original article can be seen here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/fernando-stepensky/wes-welker-to-the-denver-_b_2882217.html When the infamous Adam Schefter tweeted on Wednesday that the Broncos were in “serious talks” with then New England Patriot Wes Welker, and that a decision was “expected today,” I immediately thought it was a smoke screen. All things Wes Welker: There was just no way that Wes […]

What’s Next for Alex Smith?

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The original article can be read here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/fernando-stepensky/alex-smith_b_2672702.html The Super Bowl is over for the San Francisco 49ers, and for Alex Smith. The 34-31 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Superdome was likely the last game that backup quarterback Smith will ever play as a 49er. You remember Smith, right? The quarterback that helped the […]

The following article was published in the May issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer:  NBA center Jason Collins announced he is gay in the Sports Illustrated cover story he wrote earlier this month. The story marked the first time an active male athlete in a major U.S. sports league has come out as gay, though […]

The following article was published in the May issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer:  The Falcons (13-17) were unable to maintain their early lead, and fell victim to the Poway High School Titans (14-14) 7-6 in extra innings to close out TPHS’ regular season. The Falcons  got on the board and picked up speed right […]

The following article was published in the April issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer:  The Falcons (6-13) outlasted Mount Carmel High School (7-11) in extra innings, winning 2-1 and ending their nine-game losing streak. A passed ball on the first pitch of the game started a shaky defensive inning  for the Falcons. The three straight […]

Feeling Lucky

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The following article was published in the April issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer, and cowritten with Crystal Park:  The thrill of victory is the most appealing — and at the same time, the most dangerous — aspect of gambling. Addiction to drugs and alcohol can ravage someone’s life in that they cause physical deterioration […]

Big Cleats to Fill

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The following article was published in the April issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer, and cowritten with Mahan Chitgari. At TPHS, “band of brothers” has nothing to do with a humvee or an M-16, nor with the popular HBO mini-series; it represents the bond, forged with blood, sweat and tears, between Falcon football players. Offensive lineman […]

Jim Abbott speaks to TPHS students

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The following article was published in the March issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer, and cowritten with Alex McCracken:  The TPHS Foundation hosted former Major League Baseball player and motivation speaker Jim Abbott on March 6 in the lecture hall to benefit the TPHS baseball team. “He’s a professional speaker now,” head varsity baseball coach […]

Falcon offense falls flat to Wildcats 3-1

Posted: 22nd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The following article was published in the March issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer:  The Falcons (2-2) fell to El Camino High School (2-2) 3-1 in the Pirate/Falcon Classic preseason tournament, unable to string together offensive plays after the second inning. Both teams managed to get runners on base in the first inning, but failed […]

SDUHSD holds safety walkthrough

Posted: 22nd May 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

The following article was published in the February issue of the Torrey Pines Falconer, and cowritten with Alex Jen:  Campus-wide safety walkthroughs took place Feb. 12-13 to assess TPHS’ precautions for a natural disaster or lockdown. Principal Brett Killeen has been a strong advocate for crisis boxes — which are storage bins that contain first-aid […]