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The Monarch

The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School

The Monarch

The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School

The Monarch

Men’s Soccer: Watch Out!

Men’s Soccer: Watch Out!

Captain Giuseppe Sigala details the success of the Men’s Soccer program this season and its significance in his final year for the team.
Nathan Han, Kaitlyn Altmar, and Isabella Shen February 24, 2024
“Winning a banner and leaving my mark on the school is something I desire to do.”—Giuseppe Sigala
Women’s Basketball: Unrivaled

Women’s Basketball: Unrivaled

The players of Mitty’s Historic Women’s Basketball Team detail their dominant season as the CCS playoffs conclude with a familiar outcome.
Niranjanraaj Ashok, Ansh Singhal, and Barrett Deng February 24, 2024
The #1 ranked Monarchs continue to cement their status as the best team in the nation.
Men’s Volleyball: Fried Chicken and Friendships

Men’s Volleyball: Fried Chicken and Friendships

The Men’s Volleyball team reflects on last season’s success, as they now look to maintain the culture that has allowed for their accomplishments in the wake of new faces and the loss of important members.
Siddharth Belegere and Raghav Ramji February 24, 2024
“We lost a lot of seniors from last year going into this season, and it’s going to be a challenge adjusting to the loss of talent, but I’m confident that we as seniors will step up and fill those spots.”—Senior Connor Watson
Villanova Wildcats forward Kris Jenkins hit the Game Winner against North Carolina in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Championship

The Most Chaotic Tournament in Sports

Men's March Madness is fueled by a litany of upsets, underdogs, and Cinderella Stories, but which new team will capture America's heart this year?
Aarav Mehta, Colin Zhao, Vaibhav Kishore, and Varun Girish February 24, 2024
Cinderella Stories have always been the primary stories of March Madness, but will there be one this year and can they go all the way for a title?
The Chiefs won Super Bowl 58 over the San Francisco 49ers in OT. The final score was 25-22.

The 2023 NFL Season Recap and a look ahead into Next Year

In one of the oddest years of NFL football, the end result was all too familiar.
Aditya Nagapudi, Sean Walsh, and Cole Topping February 24, 2024
As the confetti falls on the 2023 NFL season, all that's left is for everyone to look ahead to next year where a Chiefs 3-peat isn't inevitable.
Aaron Gordon and Coach Kennedy both holding the Championship Trophy after the Denver Nuggets won the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.

Aaron Gordon’s Journey from Mitty Star to NBA Champion

Coach TK details his experiences with Aaron Gordon, from his time at Mitty to watching Game 5 of the NBA Finals in person.
Aarav Mehta, Ansh Bhadani, and Varun Girish December 7, 2023
Coach TK has been with Aaron Gordon through nearly every stage of his basketball journey as Aaron went from a high school star to an NBA Champ.
Women’s Soccer: A Promising Season Awaits

Women’s Soccer: A Promising Season Awaits

Head Coach J.T. Hanley reflects upon the principles that have helped the team succeed as they prepare for another exciting season.
Isabella Shen and Kaitlyn Altmar December 3, 2023
“Once the game begins, it’s a players game not a coaches game”
Wrestling: A Rigorous Preparation

Wrestling: A Rigorous Preparation

Mitty wrestlers dive into the preparation and challenges that come with the sport.
Raghav Ramji and Barrett Deng December 3, 2023
Wrestling may seem like a simple sport, but the actual preparation it requires is much more complex than you’d think.
There was no flag called for a horse-collar tackle on this tackle by Haason Reddick.

The NFL has an Officiating Problem

NFL Refs have been especially bad this year and it's time for something to be done about it.
Colin Zhao and Aditya Nagapudi December 3, 2023
Atrocious referring is nothing new in sports, but it's reached an all-time worst this NFL season.
The In-Season Tournament tipped off on Nov. 3

The Pros and Cons of the NBA In-Season Tournament

The tournament has been hyped up for months by the NBA, but concerns about its role in the NBA season have raised doubts.
Niranjan Ashok and Ansh Singhal December 3, 2023
The In-Season Tournament makes its debut this season, but whether its will work or not remains to be seen.
Cross Country: Perseverance and Discipline

Cross Country: Perseverance and Discipline

A strong mentality is essential in enduring the physical aspects of Cross Country.
Isabella Shen and Kaitlyn Altmar October 18, 2023
“The most dangerous person to compete against is someone who’s willing to accept that this race is going to be painful,” says Sophomore Arlen Keck.
#2 Luke Lajeunesse

Water Polo: An Awaited Resurgence

Mitty’s Water Polo team has had a memorable past few seasons, but how did they go from struggles to success?
Barrett Deng, Staff Writer October 18, 2023
Improvements in effort and chemistry have led to success for the Men’s Water Polo team.
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