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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Fast Break

Fast Break

John Volk

March 26, 2018


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Watching Dalayah Daniels play basketball is like watching someone play a video game with a cheat code. The six foot four inch wing forward towers above everyone on the court while utilizing her signature spin move to blaze past opponents to the hoop. In her first season at Garfield, Daniels led the Bulldogs...

History In The Making

History In The Making

Sav'ell Smalls

March 26, 2018


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Thirty one years. Thirty one long years filled with generations and generations of dawgs. Thirty one years since both Garfield boys and girls basketball went to the state championship in the same season. Yes, in the 1986-1987 season both teams won. But win, lose, or draw, on March 3rd, 2018 at the Tacoma...

Check Mate

Check Mate

John Volk

March 26, 2018


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If you’re wondering what a chess article is doing in the sports section, Garfield Junior Roland Feng, the reigning Supernationals champion of chess, would like a word with you. “With chess, like any other sport, you have to train for it and you have to practice for it,” Feng said. “When you...

A Mid-March Miracle

A Mid-March Miracle

Patrick Walsh

March 21, 2018


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  This Tuesday, Garfield basketball crowned a new champion.  In a captivating finale to March Madness, JVC ‘16 knocked out You Got Schooled with a score of 12 to 11. The historically dominant teachers team, You Got Schooled, went in with a plan. “We just have to stick with what we...

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