Sports

Guide to Water Sports

By Staff Writers Anvi Kalucha & Brooke Zheng When it comes to water sports, the first thing that comes to mind is swimming. However, swimming is just one of many that exist worldwide. The Smoke…

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For and Against: Tanking in Professional Sports

By Staff Writers Pradyumn Acharya & Varun Upadhyay Student Perspectives Do you think professional sports teams should be allowed to tank during games? Why or why not? “I think professional sports teams shouldn’t be allowed…

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Trailblazing Women in Male-Dominated Sports

By Staff Writers Kruthi Gollapudi & Anvi Kalucha Student Perspectives Why do you think it is important for women to participate in male-dominated sports, whether through playing, coaching, or officiating? “I think having women play…

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Athlete Spotlight: Emily Han

By Staff Writer Sumani Alem Junior Emily Han began her badminton career at nine years old at United Badminton Club in Fremont. At first, she lacked interest in the sport, as she was forced to…

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By the Numbers: Physical Activity During Quarantine

By Staff Writers Varun Upadhyay & Jackie Wong Exercise is becoming increasingly important for students as they lead more sedentary lives during distance learning. To gauge students’ activity levels, the Smoke Signal collected 82 responses…

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Unique Athletes Spotlight

By Staff Writers Pradyumn Acharya, Anvi Kalucha, & Nithika Valluri Apart from the students at MSJ who play sports on campus, there are also a few who practice unique sports outside of school. To highlight…

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