Jim Harbaugh: a true king of the hill; San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh’s run of success did not start in the NFL; it started right here at USD

By Hugo Werstler CONTRIBUTOR Super Bowl XLVIII had everything. A sibling rivalry. A veteran quarterback against a trailblazing second-year counterpart. A half-time extravaganza that could have been seen from space if not for the roof on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. And lest we forget the mysterious blackout that gave us ample […]

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Are athletes heroes?

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR In a time when we should have been following the NFL Playoffs and evaluating NBA teams getting into midseason form, our attention was held by not one, but two sports stories based on a series of lies surrounding high-profile athletes. Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs […]

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More to USD cheer team than meets the eye

By Khea Pollard Our cheer team is back with a new roster of talent this year. Not the spirit squad, but the cheerleading team. New members include: senior Nadeaja Shaheed, junior Sandra Gadow, sophomore Amanda Pennell, and freshmen Jasmine Tauer, Paige Needles, Madeline Platt, Sydney Shields and Abby Shields. The […]

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I <3 Preseason

By Davis Jones SPORTS EDITOR Earlier this summer, I learned how to play the card game Hearts. I hated it. Not the summer. Not even the game. I hated the learning bit. Like, in what world is attracting hearts a penalty? I held the queen of spades long enough we […]

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Kris Bryant makes it big

By Hunter Jameson ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Torero baseball did very well toward the end of last season, including winning the West Coast Conference Tournament held in Stockton, Calif. The Toreros beat the University of San Francisco Dons in the championship game 2-0. This victory landed them a spot in the […]

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