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New Girls' Lockers

By: Iyesha Puri   Over the past few years, MSJ has been working on receiving donations and funds from parents and PFA in order to replace the 50-year-old lockers in the Girls Locker room. Five…

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NBA Season Preview

By: Arti Patankar The 2013-2014 NBA season is tipping off on Tuesday, October 29th. On the opening night, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will make his first season appearance since his ACL injury in…

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Yes to Sochi 2014

By: Lindy Zeng   All across the nation, Americans have gathered to protest Russia’s slew of recent anti-gay laws. One allows foreigners “propagandizing” homosexuality to be arrested and detained, while another passed in July precludes…

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Sports Quiz Answers!

Across 2. MVAL stands for __________ Athletic League (Mission Valley) 5. Who is the head of MSJ’s PE Department? (Pete Vaz) 6. Making his reappearance in the golfing world, this athlete was earlier found guilty…

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Super Bowl Recap

By: Ishan Goyal Here is a follow-up article to the Super Bowl preview in the paper. On Sunday, February 3rd, the Baltimore Ravens secured their second Super Bowl victory in the past 12 years after…

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Jason Cain Named Coach of the Year

By: Lindy Zeng Last week, MSJ History Teacher Jason Cain was named East Bay Girl’s Golf Coach of the Year. The Smoke Signal sat down with Jason Cain to discuss the performance of the team…

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Armstrong Goes Downhill

By: Jason Chen   Cycling was dealt a major blow when one of the sport’s most iconic figures, Lance Armstrong, was stripped of his seven Tour de France wins after the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)…

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World Series Sweep

By: Ishan Goyal On October 24, the 2012 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series began. This event was a much anticipated culmination of a three week playoff. The month started with the newly introduced wild…

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NBA Preview

by Jonathon Teng   The NBA Training Camps are nearing their end and the heavily anticipated season is about to get underway. During offseason, several powerhouse teams acquired key players, notably the Los Angeles Lakers,…

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NCS honors MSJ with Elmer Brown Award

by Vishak Menon On Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the MSJ staff meeting, Gil Lemmon, the commissioner of the North Coast Section, came to present the Elmer Brown Award of Excellence in Academics and Athletics. This…

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