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Freshletes

Freshletes

Ben Mefford

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Ioan Street Although he joined cross country  just to get fit for his first high school soccer season, Ioan Street has a new found love for running. When he came to his first practice, everyone was shockingly tall. With captains’ practices everyday for two weeks before the first day of school, he b...

Cheer Steps Up

Cheer Steps Up

Milena S. Haile

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s the homecoming assembly, Garfield’s biggest hype men, the cheerleaders, are dancing, stepping, and performing one of their most famous cheers, Y-E-L-L. Suddenly, the cheerleaders crowd in one place and raise one of the girls high into the air. Another one follows on the right side and they both...

The Drive Towards Playoffs

The Drive Towards Playoffs

Izzy Lamola

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

As playoff season is coming up, the stress to be the best is affecting players all around Garfield. This school has a legacy for being successful in sports. The athletes will push themselves to succeed and continue said legacy, despite all the other stressors that get in their way. The girls swim...

The Morning Hustle

The Morning Hustle

Grady Canty-Swapp

October 18, 2018


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When Seattle Public Schools changed the bell times once again in 2017 it changed the schedule Garfield had newly adopted just two years before. Following these schedule changes the football, volleyball, soccer and swim  teams all switched to morning practices. Our football, volleyball and soccer practices ...

Dance Team Shake Up

Dance Team Shake Up

Ava Klubberud

May 21, 2018


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In a gym packed with screaming fans, high school dance teams from all over the city competed to see who is the best. During the annual Bubblin’ Brown Sugar dance competition, groups from Garfield, Franklin, Cleveland, and other Seattle high schools flaunted their dance skills at the showcase.The Garfield...

It’s a Sport, I Swear!

It’s a Sport, I Swear!

Claire Boudour

May 21, 2018


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On June 8th, Garfield’s Boy’s Frisbee team, Purple Haze, will be traveling to Rockford, Illinois to compete at this year’s High School National Invite, the highest level of competition for high school Ultimate. This year’s team is made up of students from every grade and experience level, and...

From Student to Teacher

From Student to Teacher

Sav'ell Smalls

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Many world class athletes have walked through the halls of Garfield High school. Some of these athletes have gone on to become a professional, compete in the olympics, play in all star games and more. Helping them get to these accolades are coaches who also thrived in the sport in the past Known as...

Student-Athletes Reppin’

Student-Athletes Reppin’

Sara Javkhlan

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Garfield student-athletes do it all- they juggle all of their academic courses during the day, and show up on the field later ready to dominate. Some of these competitors are willing to step up and pave the way to an even better athletic program by coming together to discuss issues pertaining to the...

Softball Sisters

Softball Sisters

Ava Klubberud

April 25, 2018


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Playing on the same team as your sister may seem like a disaster waiting to happen, but for the Hughes and the Simpson sisters it could not be better. Miquela and Gabbi Hughes have been playing together since little league. “It is fun. We fight but it never gets in the way of playing,” Miquela...

Garfield Boxing

Garfield Boxing

Azure Savage

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Walking in, you see punching bags and other workout equipment. A welcoming atmosphere hangs in the air as people are preparing for a workout. Although they are a hidden gem, free boxing classes are available to all Garfield students who are interested. Classes run every Monday through Thursday, from...

Young & Ballin’

Young & Ballin’

Sav'ell Smalls

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Possessing one of the richest histories of athletics in Washington State history, some pretty phenomenal athletes have come through Garfield High School. Brandon Roy, Deandre Coleman, Joyce Walker, the list goes on and on. Garfield’s network of impressive alumni have helped Garfield attain such a rich...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Sara Javkhlan, Photos by Peter Kubiniec

March 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Boys Soccer Despite a 4th place finish at the state tournament last year, the Garfield boys soccer team is still not satisfied. This season, they are eyeing redemption. “We want to win state this year. We definitely have have the team to do it,” said senior captain Peyton Menti. The soccer team...

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