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Competition matters more than winning

Competition matters more than winning

Jared Moisey, Web Editor

August 28, 2018

  During his final league meet, swim coach Tyson Frenn gathered the entire team for his last pre-meet talk. 2017 marked the 15th consecutive CAL(Capital Athletic League) championship for the team, Frenn told us to cherish the time we were on the team and to give it our all to secure our 15th ye...

Smoky Air Affects Practices

Smoky Air Affects Practices

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

August 28, 2018

Over the summer students might have looked up from their pool, or maybe out the window from their couch, and seen gray skies. What might have looked like clouds were actually piles of smoke from the fires burning all around California. And while you took shelter inside, sports teams were strategizing...

Sutherland Heading to Fresno State

Sutherland Heading to Fresno State

Rebecca Smith and Mickey Doolittle

August 28, 2018

Senior Matthew Sutherland committed to Fresno State this summer after playing competitive golf for six years. Following his commitment, Sutherland traveled throughout Northern California for several tournaments. In June he competed in Stockton. “I was four shots back going into the day and ended up winning ...

Raiders to face new teams in league

Luke Richards, Mirada Staff

August 28, 2018

Some school sports teams have moved up a division from D III to D II and are facing tougher competition in a reconfigured Capital Athletic League. The other teams in the Division are Christian Brothers, Vista del Lago, Capital Christian, Sacramento, El Camino, Del Campo, and Woodcreek. This change mea...

JV Softball

Emily Borg, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

This year's JV Softball team will not be striking out this season with their new coaches, Rob Hernandez, Jacob Lethum, and Dan Mckechnie. They teach the excited team new techniques for the new season. “I think the biggest improvement that we made this season are the new coaches,” said sophomore pitche...

Golf Summary

Katherine Huggins and Jessica Sheppard

June 4, 2018

  Although golf is often regarded as a calm sport that requires little cardiovascular stamina, it actually requires extreme levels of coordination and precision. This year the golf team placed second in league, losing only twice during the season leading to the team qualifying for the masters...

Swim Team 2018

Splish splash the swim team practices on a cloudy day in preparation for the upcoming Mira Loma meet

Jared Moisey, Sports Editor

May 8, 2018

A fifteen year legacy: that is what rests on Coaches Taylor Moore, Justin Smith, and Hannah Torres. For 15 consecutive years, the swim team has won the CAL league championships, dominating in every division in recent history. In the wake of Tyson Frenn’s departure from the team last year, Moore n...

Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Teams Claim Titles

Men’s Water Polo team holds up number ones after they won sections for the second time in a row.

Andrew Espinoza, Guest Writer

January 25, 2018

Hoping to continue the legacy of the team dove head first into the oncoming season. With the combined efforts of both head coaches Eric Johnson and John Price the boys were able to continue the legacy and more. This year the starting line up was surprisingly young with the starters consisting of four...

Men’s soccer team wins Davis tournament

Sophomore Steven Barreto holds off the defender whiling looking for an open teammate to pass the ball to against Jesuit.

Chris Sampo, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

The stadium went up in an uproar, with that final whistle the championship belonged to the boys varsity team. The boys varsity team kicked off their season by winning the Davis Blue Devils tournament on Dec. 1-2. “This team will be very competitive. Overall our team will be young, but the...

Jack Scott tournament returns to Rio

Junior Jonah Roth goes up for a lay up while seniors Matthew Dixon and Cade Johnson look for a put back.

Nick Keller, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

The varsity men’s basketball team looks to continue their winning streak after finishing second in the annual Jack Scott tournament with a win-loss record of 2-1. Boys basketball are led by returning seniors Kyle Astleford, Chris Sheehy, Max Davis and returning Junior Jake Paxton. Astleford...

Sports required to comply with federal regulations

Molly Gherini and Jared Moisey

January 25, 2018

The battle for athletic equality of the sexes is not over. Red Bluff High School in the Red Bluff Joint Union District 38 percent of athletic opportunities were offered to females. Once this was discovered, Red Bluff High School was sued, losing the lawsuit. Attorneys in the case believe that most...

Junior referee keeps players in line

Junior Pasquale De Luca refereeing boys soccer on Nov. 18.

Jared Moisey and Michael Mehrdadi

January 25, 2018

After years of playing soccer, junior Pasquale De Luca is experiencing the sport from a new perspective as a referee. De Luca has been raised to play soccer since he was four years old so when he found a way to experience soccer in a brand new way he didn’t hesitate to start refereeing. There...

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