Category Archives: Sports

Summit Denali teachers discuss how they feel about youth sports

By William Giblin and Ariana Perez Valencia  Staff Writers The major mental and physical health benefits of youth sports outweigh its negative effects on education.  No one better knows the effect sports have on students than teachers. Many teachers at Summit Denali feel strongly about this topic.  Summit Denali English Literature teacher Matthew Sigler speaks about how he feels sports

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PE As a Required Class: Tahoma Students Weigh the Pros and Cons

PHOTO CREDIT: Alan Kotok via Wikimedia Commons By Sophie Vu and Celeste Willey Staff Writers  Physical education (PE) is a required course at most schools. However, Summit Tahoma, a public charter school, does not offer PE as a class. To keep up with students’ health and to combat rising obesity rates, many American schools make PE a priority. According to

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The crucial question of human evolution: Have we evolved to run?

By Ethan Narimatsujayne Staff Writer Running is the most basic form of athleticism. Many scientists believe that we humans actually evolved to be runners. Scientists believe we evolved to be the greatest long distance runners. Essentially we evolved to run far not fast. There are several indicators of this such as, how long we stay good at running, how we

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Shasta athletes left restless during Covid-19 pandemic

By Sarah Rusali Staff Writer The recent pandemic has not only affected schools’ learning platform and how we view education but also school athletes. At the beginning of March 2020, sports were canceled throughout the country. Training and events were put on hold and athletes were told to go home. Money that was spent on these programs for things like

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