HS 1327 athletes struggle to find a balance between safety regulations and normalcy as the sports season begins

Dylan Carson, Business Manager
May 3, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, students of High School 1327 (HS 1327) have been eager to begin their sports season after many teams were shut down following the first major virus outbreak. As Marin’s COVID-19 case numbers continue to drop, students have been able to resume in-person school along with team sports. While sports teams can reopen, players must follow...

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HS 1327 Cross Country season begins with a bang

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor
March 11, 2021

After a 51 week COVID-19-induced hiatus, the High School 1327 (HS 1327) Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams cruised into their first dual meet on Thursday, Mar. 4 against Redwood High School at Indian Valley Campus at College of Marin, and their second meet against Marin Catholic (MC) on Saturday, Mar. 6 at the HS 1327 campus. For both meets, the boys’ team came...

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Soccer teams adjust to COVID-19 restrictions as practices ramp up in the Bay Area

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor
January 8, 2021

During this COVID-19 pandemic, it has been unclear what precautions youth sports teams are taking, or if they are playing at all. Some programs require players to wear masks during in-person practices, while others are purely virtual. Some teams are even traveling and participating in competitions across the states.

San Francisco...

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Admin approves fall sports with COVID-19 safety restrictions

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor
November 12, 2020

This fall, High School 1327 (HS 1327) decided to allow fall sports such as, waterpolo, baseball, football, and more, to begin practicing in cohorts, kicking off the season in an unprecedented way. COVID-19 has caused the HS 1327 administration to create a secure plan to ensure participants’ safety by using cohorts. Cohorts will split up the teams into smaller groups,...

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Boys’ water polo team remains united amid COVID-19 safety concerns

Avery Yudice, Website and Social Manager and Opinion Editor
October 21, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, High School 1327's Boys' Water Polo team is committing to practicing twice a week with mandated safety precautions.

According to Coach Matt Swanson, the boys on the HS 1327 team are also on the Sleepy Hollow Aquatics club team in order to stay in shape and sharpen skills before the official start...

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COVID-19 can’t slow down Boys’ Cross Country team

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor
October 8, 2020

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the Marin County Cross Country season was pushed from fall to winter. This delayed season would discourage many teams from conditioning this fall, but the boys High School 1327 (HS 1327) team is hungry to run and is shooting for another Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) title and a place at the state podium this year.  

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Coronavirus puts mountain biking season in peril after successful first race

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor
April 3, 2020

The Drake mountain biking team won their first race at Swasey Recreation Area on Mar. 7, yet the coronavirus threatens to end the rest of their season.

The race was a muddy, five mile loop with a 586 feet elevation gain. Riders had to not only battle the uphill climb, but withstand the rain pelting down as they raced. Varsity...

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Drake among first MCAL schools to experience loss of girls’ softball team

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief
March 13, 2020

The ball comes hurtling at you and your bat sends it rocketing towards the fence across the field. The wind whistles in your ears as you dart around the bases and you’re overjoyed seeing your teammates waiting to serenade you at the home plate. This year, several Drake softball players will lose the joy of this experience from the absence of a girls’ team.

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Marin county track and field sets high expectations with first meet

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor
March 10, 2020

Not a ray of sunshine broke through the overcast sky at Drake's annual William (Bill) Taylor track and field festival this Saturday, March 7. The gloomy weather, however, inaccurately set the tone for the friendly competition between Marin schools. 

William (Bill) Taylor, the well loved Drake coach, now retired, started...

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Pirates persevere against wildcats

Winter Snell, Photographer
February 25, 2020

Marin Catholic defeated the Drake varsity boys’ 62-46 on our home court on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Every year, the MC vs. Drake game is one of the most well attended, and this game was no different. Although they lost, the boys put up an intense fight. 


The game began with lots of energy; however, as the game progressed,...

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Boys Varsity Soccer move onto playoffs in emotional nail-biter against San Rafael

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor
February 12, 2020

Tensions high, the Drake boys’ varsity soccer team left it all out on the field against San Rafael this cloudless Thursday afternoon, knowing that a loss, or even a tie, would forfeit their chance of moving onto playoffs. On top of this, it was Senior Night, dedicating the game to the team’s six seniors and their families.

NCAA puts ‘fantasy’ back into ‘fantasy football’

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor
December 27, 2019

Middle Earth- Following the conclusion of the 2019 season, the MCAA (Mythological Collegiate Athletic Association) shakes up the system by announcing the admittance of Elves, Dwarves, and Orcs for the 2020 season.


“Given the name of the program, I think it’s high time for this change,” Syldithas Enven, the Elvish...

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