Kennedy Girls Softball Team

            by Salvador Mena The 2013-2014 varsity softball team at John F. Kennedy High School is looking for a chance to play for the CIF championship and come back home with a championship title.             With the season at its midway point, the Golden Cougars have a total record of 16-5 and a 6-1 league record. Last year, Kennedy’s softball team ended their season with an overall record of 25-10; they made it to the championship but…

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Out With The Old In With The New: Boys Varsity Basketball Prepares For This Season

  by: Salvador Mena The John F. Kennedy basketball team has lost most of their star players from the previous year and is striving for a chance to win the C.I.F. championship title with a whole new team. The new basketball team consists of five returners from last year’s team and eight brand new varsity basketball players. Their team’s height and size has drastically decreased compared to last year’s team. Jose Saldana played for Kennedy’s…

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Profiting from Sports

  by Michael Chavez: The money raised by Kennedy students showing their spirit by attending sporting events, including tickets and snacks, contributes to the school and the sport to increase profits. How is that money distributed though? Football is Kennedy’s most profitable sport, making as much as $32,000 from the money that the football players put in to help pay for their equipment, students that pay to view the game, and snacks bought from the…

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Getting the Team Back

by Norman Dela Fuente: Attempting to restore their team for the next semester, Kennedy High School’s swim team members have taken matters into their own hands by doing everything from having a meeting with the principal and athletic director to fundraising. Starting this year, both water polo and swim are currently no longer a viable sport option at JFK. The swim team needs approximately $3,000 to pay for pool rental fees and referees for the…

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Setting For Next Year

by Norman Dela Fuente: Despite a rough start to the season, Kennedy’s girls volleyball team believes they still have an outside shot at the playoffs, and that they are laying the groundwork for a successful 2013-2014 season. The Golden Cougars Varsity Volleyball Team is 1-5 so far, but have been losing in games that were decided by as little as 3 points in the 5th set. This just goes to show that having a losing…

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