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Purple Haze, Purple Reign

Purple Haze, Purple Reign

Emma Cooper

February 7, 2017


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After an undefeated regular season, the Garfield boys’ ultimate Frisbee team has accepted a bid to Nationals, an invitational for the top sixteen Frisbee teams in the nation. This is the inaugural year of Nationals, which replaced the former regional tournament system. “We heard about this tournament...

A Winter Sports Wonderland

A Winter Sports Wonderland

Sydney Santos and Julia Lin

February 7, 2017


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WRESTLING- For the boys and girls of the wrestling team, winter means discarding warm layers, whipping out singlets, and taking the world on one match at a time. But following the loss of thirteen ‘016 wrestlers this season, the team needed fresh talent. According to junior captain Rogan Zangari,...

Say Hello to the NCAA

Say Hello to the NCAA

Esther Chien

February 7, 2017


Filed under Articles, Sports

Garfield has an illustrious history of college bound athletes going to top schools, with even more being dispatched from the class of ‘17. Applying to colleges is not an easy task, but for athletes aspiring to be recruited, there’s even more work to be done. Official visits, meetings with coaches,...

How to Get Swole

How to Get Swole

Alex Ferry

November 30, 2016


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Praying it goes to your a*s a lot lately? Instead, start praying it goes to your guns. Gain season is year long for many of our fellow bulldogs. Whether it’s for sports, just to stay fit, or for good looks, many people are looking for a strong build. People think that making it to the big lea...

Debunking the Myths of Sports Supplements

Josh Chestnut, Delphi Drake-Muedede, and Claire Boudour

November 30, 2016


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Gatorade The myth of whether gatorade enhances performance has been debated since its creation, but despite this negative doubt surrounding the drink it has been incredibly successful. The drink was first created when David Douglas, an assistant football coach at the University of Florida, noticed...

Seven Guys, Frisbee and Skies

Bella Rowland-Reid

November 29, 2016


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On Tuesday, November 28th, the Garfield Boys Ultimate Frisbee team, Purple Haze, officially accepted a bid to the 2017 High School National Invite. The team, only the second to be offered a place in the high-profile tournament, went 10-0 in the regular season and tied for third place in the Washingt...

Fall Sports Update

Messenger's Sports Staff

November 2, 2016


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Cross Country Girls Date Opponents Place Metro League Meet (9/15) Ballard, Eastside Catholic, Chief Sealth 1 (Lily Hayes 1) Metro League Meet (9/22) Eastside Catholic, Cleveland, Chief Sealth 1 (Isabel Schmidt 1, Lena Stern 2) Metro League Meet (9/29) Seattle Prep, East...

Running with the Big Dogs

Running with the Big Dogs

Claire Boudour

November 2, 2016


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  Garfield has a history of churning out amazing female runners. In recent years, the team has had girls recruited to Ivy League schools for cross country, like Emma Lower who is competing for Yale, and Izzi Olive who started running at Brown this fall. Sophomore Isabel Schmidt is the latest...

Red Card

Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016


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If you’ve ever attended a sporting event, chances are you’ve heard -- or even participated -- some trash talk. Jabs from fans are said to be part of the game, another way to support the home team. However, a string of sexist and racist remarks directed to the Garfield soccer  players by anothe...

Winning Streaks to Championships

Emma Cooper and Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016


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This year is an awesome time to be alive for Garfield football fans. The Bulldogs are 8-0 for the first time in living memory, the University of Washington is ranked #4 in the country, and the Seahawks, well, are the Seahawks. Both the Bulldogs and Huskies emerged as unlikely champions, yet the question is ...

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