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Power-Packed Performance

Power-Packed Performance

How to fuel your body: An Athlete’s Nutrition Guide
Nikhil Choudhury March 10, 2023

For all types of athletes, nutrition is vital for performance and progression. So, what can you do to make sure you have a healthy diet? The number one thing to remember is to eat all your meals. “I...

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Garfield Basketball Program Takes State

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Olivia Thompson and S. Avalon Leonard March 10, 2023

Spring it On

Garfield spring sports preview
Kennedy Greenfelder , Eli Silver, and March 10, 2023

 February 27th marked the beginning of the spring sports season, and with five teams running full force on campus, it is Garfield’s busiest sports season of the year. Here’s a look at the teams.   Track:  A...

Art by Kailyn Shaw

How to get the most bulk for your buck

Affordable workout options for high schoolers.
Lea Shaw, Staff March 10, 2023

Exercise is important, but exercising on a budget can be difficult. Here is a list of accessible and affordable workout options for high schoolers: Planet Fitness Planet Fitness is a great gym for people...

A Step Back in Time

Fiona Real March 10, 2023

A Step Back in Time  By: Fiona Real  Sports section    Although athletic uniforms have changed throughout the years at Garfield, purple and white have always been a constant. Whether...

Bulldogs Basketball 2022

January 24, 2023

     It's basketball season and the dogs are ready. With last year's championship win by our girls and a close encounter to victory with our boys, this year both teams are aiming for another championship...



Seattle's NBA Success
Eli Silver January 24, 2023

 The NBA season is not even halfway done and already we’ve seen an incredible number of high scoring, drama-filled games and MVP-caliber performances. This year, an absurd 15 games have had 50 or more...

Graphics by Lillian Small

Glide Into the New Year

A beginners guide to cross-country skiing.
Lillian Small January 20, 2023

Do you want to experience the snow without shelling thousands of dollars and sitting on frigid ski lifts for hours? Often overlooked for its glamorous adrenaline-driven cousin—downhill skiing—cross-country,...

Art by S. Avalon Leonard

Athletes under attack

The toxic culture around sports injury.
S. Avalon Leonard, Staff January 20, 2023

The discussion around athletes and injury is one that occurs time and time again. And I want to know: why are athletes continuing to push themselves to the point of severe injury? Some may say that it...

Live Like Theres Snow Tomorrow

Live Like There’s Snow Tomorrow

2022-2023 Ski Season Preview
Jeremy Cogswell and Eli Silver December 9, 2022

Skiing (and snowboarding) is back and this year’s conditions look more promising than ever. Scientists are predicting a 76 percent chance of a La Niña Winter, which means more cold weather systems and...

Art by Ali Merz and Coco Palmer

Foul Figure Skating Fits

Figure skating fits that belong in the hall of shame.
Michelle Tong, Staff December 9, 2022

Figure skating is a sport that values aesthetics as much as dexterity. While a botched lutz can tank a skater’s score, so too can a garish costume.  The rules of figure skating fashion are as follows:...

Winner Takes All

Winner Takes All

Garfield girls' basketball looks for another slam dunk season.
Ali Merz December 9, 2022

Last year, the Garfield Girls’ basketball team was at the top of their game. They easily took the Metro League in a clean sweep, moving on to the 3A Washington State Championships with high hopes. They...

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