Category: Sports

Sportsmanship involves enjoying the game with fairness, courtesy, and fellowship amongst the players and spectators.  Sportsmanship takes place in many aspects of life, both in sports and in social interactions. Senior Thalia Balderrama comments, “I think sportsmanship is important because…

Recently, the Mark Keppel athletic department has hired new coaches for our sport teams. As of now, these include Mr. Macedo for the baseball team, Mr. Chan as a coach for both the boys’ and girl’s water polo team, Mr.…
Aztec football team experiences setback

MALIAH PIERRIBIA Staff Writer The Mark Keppel varsity football team lost 0-56 to the Bell Gardens Lancers last Friday, October 10, causing their Almont League record to drop to 0-2. Though the Aztec defense forced several turnovers, they were unable…
Girls’ tennis remains in first place

EMILY MU Asst. Sports Editor The Lady Aztecs won 13-5 against the Schurr Spartans on Tuesday, October 14. They started off strong by hitting aces, which are serves without the other team returning the ball. The first set ended in…
Girls’ volleyball loses 3 sets to 1 against Schurr

The varsity girls’ volleyball team has been training to minimize errors and be more consistent in their offense. The team looks to improve their skill levels and develop reliable offense hitters. On October 14th, the Lady Aztecs played against Schurr…
Boys’ water polo seeks to improve strategy

On Monday, October 13, the boys’ water polo team played a non-conference game against Arcadia High School at Barnes Park. Coach Chan had been preparing the boys for this game by encouraging them to scrimmage, strengthen their defense, and gain…

Sports, such as basketball, football, and baseball bring in millions of viewers per game and are glorified on TV. But what about cross country? There are no “games” televised or any big city teams to root for. In fact, it…