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Fall Sports Recap

Marisa Valenzano and Asmaa Bah November 4, 2022

Volleyball: With a strong winning record and solid team dynamic, volleyball’s outstanding performance in the second Ballard game showed the great amount of chemistry and energy the girls have. Even if...

Favorite Snacks, Favorite Sports

All sports viewers are familiar with the mid-game snack cravings. Here are a few of the best.
Amirah Melvin November 4, 2022

POPCORN A classic snack to fulfill your sodium cravings. The only disappointing part of eating this food is finding that a huge box is suddenly empty after sharing with friends and family. However, sharing...

From Pitch to Poll Booth to Politics

Leo Carlin, Staff November 4, 2022

With the 2022 midterm elections right around the corner, promoting voter turnout nationwide is a top priority. The federal government, individual cities, and local advocacy organizations are all involved...

Out with the Old, In with the New

Out with the Old, In with the New

Messenger staff fixing Seattle sports team’s mascots.
Lea Shaw and Fiona Real November 4, 2022

Seattle Krakens You may know the Seattle Kraken’s as the team who opened the new environmentally-friendly arena just last year. But fans know them as the team with the most confusing mascot ever. If...

Rock On!

Rock On!

The best climbing spots in Washington state
Ali Merz October 21, 2022

Washington’s mountainous and rocky terrain offers some of the best rock climbing in the whole country, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Even for experienced climbers, the sheer number...

Bounce back Bulldog!

Imbie Jones October 21, 2022

Injures. The overlooked part of sports, all the excitement, fun, praise and reward turned upside down. The dark, long, and lonely path of recovery. Being an athlete is an integral part of so many students’...

Varsity Girls Golf Comes Out Swinging

Varsity Girls Golf Comes Out Swinging

How girls in golf overcome discouragement.
Havana Hakala and Chelsea Li October 21, 2022

98.2% of professional golf players are male. However, women have been establishing themselves in the game, both in Garfield and worldwide. Garfield’s own girls’ varsity team has been climbing to the...

By Judas Knox

Disinformation Dilemna

Right-wing disinformation in professional sports.
Ben Fleishman, Staff March 1, 2022
While lies spread by Rodgers, Walker, and others are easily debunked, millions of people believe them to be the truth. There’s no easy way to fix that.

A New Arena For Freshman Athletes

The class of ‘25 begins their high school sporting journeys.
Adam Friesz, Staff March 1, 2022

The class of 2025 has dove head-first into many activities at Garfield but none more than sports. “I think it’s a really big thing to be in athletics because people don’t know each other unless you’re...

Sporty Scholars

Sporty Scholars

Committed athletes explain how to navigate the college recruitment process.
Zac Meyer January 31, 2022

As we march on through the school year, the senior class begins to shift its focus to what the future holds. For many, the answer is college, and for an even more select few, it’s collegiate athletics....

Trends That Caused a Racquet

Trends That Caused a Racquet

How tennis fashion has evolved over the years.
Mika Ichikawa January 31, 2022

Tennis - the international sport that draws a variety of people and styles to the court -  is arguably one of the only sports where competitors can truly express themselves through their uniform. With...

Reject Tradition, Embrace Modernity

Reject Tradition, Embrace Modernity

How one of Japan’s most ancient sports is adapting to modern times.
Layth Stauffer January 31, 2022

As a 2,000 year old sport often watched by the Japanese Imperial family, you would think sumo wrestling would be highly respected and fairly popular. Unfortunately, the West has long since made a mockery...

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