Michael Sam

Michael Sam

Trevor Spingola, Sport Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

Michael Sam is the first openly gay football player in the NFL. Michael was born on January 7, 1990 in Galveston, Texas. He went to high school at  Hitchcock High School and played football, his position was defensive end and offensive tackle. Then he went to college, but he didn't just go to col...

Tim Hightower in getting into the San Francisco 49ers

Tim Hightower in getting into the San Francisco 49ers

Elizabeth Martinez, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

The 30 year old ,6´0 Tim Hightower has a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.  Hightower´s once-promising NFL career looked like it had been totally derailed. The knee injury,as well as a post-surgery infection led him to spend the next three years out of the NFL, but in 2015 he finally go...

Flag Football Tournamant

Flag Football Tournamant

Jarrett Lim, Student Life

March 30, 2017


Filed under Football, John Muir News, Sports, Student Life, Student Sports

This year's flag football tournament has been canceled, but John Muir has come up with an alternative. Instead John Muir will be hosting a playoff games that will be held at John Muir Middle School. It is a competition between many teams including John Muir, Fisher, Hoover, Burnett, Mr.Willis' team,...

Playoffs?!?

Playoffs?!?

Benny Locsin, Sports Journalist

December 20, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

The Raiders have not been to the Playoffs since 2002, the second longest playoff drought in NFL history. It's been so long, that people have made tons of memes abut the Raiders not in the playoffs. You see the post, right? HIGHLIGHTS! The Raiders won the game 19—16, with the game being secured by a Reggie Nelson interception after a tie—br...

Cowboys’ 11 Game Win Streak Streak Snapped by Giants

Cowboys’ 11 Game Win Streak Streak Snapped by Giants

Benny Locsin, Sports Journalist

December 19, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

In the first Giants game of the season, they beat the Cowboys who since then went on to get a 11 game win streak. They were matched up against the Giants again. First quarter, Dak Prescott passed to the right to Terrance Williams for 31 yard touchdown, extra point from Dan Baily good. No m...

Patriots vs Broncos

Patriots vs Broncos

Trevor Spingola, Sports

December 19, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

Patriots win 16-3 over the Broncos. The quarterbacks that played this game was Tom Brady for the Patriots and Trevor Simian. But in the 1st quarter the first points made was when Stephen Gostkowski for a 45 yard field goal to put the Patriots up 3-0. Then the Broncos come back when Brandon McManus...

Giants vs Steelers

Giants vs Steelers

Trevor Spingola, Sports

December 6, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

Steelers win 24-14 over the Giants. The starting quarterbacks for this game was Eli Manning for the Giants, and Ben Roethlisberger for the Steelers. The first points scored for the games was a safety on Ereck Flowers, which gave the Steelers 2 points. Then later in the 1st quarter, Randy Bullock kicked...

Panthers Fall Into the Raider’s Black Hole; Curry Loses Bet

Panthers Fall Into the Raider’s Black Hole; Curry Loses Bet

Benny Locsin, Sports Journalist

November 30, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

On Sunday, the Panthers fell to the Raiders by just three points, the score being 35-32. On the Raider's second drive, Derek Carr connected to Seth Roberts from two yards out, and scored a TD + field goal. Greg Olsen helped the Panthers get to the three yard line, where Cam Newton scrambled for...

Turkey Day NFL Games!

Turkey Day NFL Games!

Benny Locsin, Sports Journalist

November 23, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports, Student Life

Every year on Thanksgiving, there are three NFL games. It's a tradition. The first two games are hosted by the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys, and the third one is random. The Lions have been playing very Thanksgiving day since 1934, all because a marketing trick to get Detroit excited about their football team, the Lions. Though they lost the...

Professional sports on Thanksgiving

Professional sports on Thanksgiving

Trevor Spingola, Sports

November 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Football, Hockey, Professional Sports, Sports

Did you know that there are going to be games on thanksgiving. I thought on thanksgiving that there wasn't any sports going on so that the athletes could spend thanksgiving with their families. But that's not the case. So here are the NFL games going on, the Vikings vs the Lions, and their game ...

Seahawks Win in Super Bowl 49 Rematch

Seahawks Win in Super Bowl 49 Rematch

Benny Locsin, Sports Journalist

November 17, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

The Seahawks were ready to redeem themselves. Two years ago, the Seahawks were against the Patriots. They were down in the 4th quarter with very little time remaining. Seattle got to the one yard line. Russel Wilson threw to ball, but it got intercepted, resulting in a 24-28 Patriots win. The ...

Browns v.s Ravens

Trevor Spingola, Sports

November 17, 2016


Filed under Football, Professional Sports, Sports

Ravens win 28-7 over the Browns. The Baltimore Ravens gained possession of first place in the AFC North at the feet of the winless Cleveland Browns, who reached a historic low point in franchise history. Joe Flacco was amazing that night. He threw three touchdown passes. Cleveland is currently wi...

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