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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The return of Klay Thompson

By Nevan Shum Staff Writer On June 23, 2011, Klay Thompson was drafted by the National Basketball Association as an 11th pick recruit to the Golden State Warriors. Since his arrival, he has become a starting player for the Warriors, having career averages of 19.4 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, and 2.3 assists per game. This means that

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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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