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Secret sports superstitions

The legendary Serena Williams ties her shoelaces uniquely, wears shower sandals to the court and the same pair of socks throughout the match. It’s no surprise that if professional athletes are superstitious, Northwood athletes would be too. Clothes bringing luck is a popular belief throughout

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Only one field to rule them all

Without a proper stadium to call home, Northwood has always utilized other schools’ stadiums to host our home games. In the past, games have always been at Irvine High School, but for the 2016 and 2017 football seasons, Northwood was hosted by Portola High School.

Freshmen on varsity water polo

Diving right into the school year, Northwood athletics welcomes some promising new talent to the fields, courts, pool and more. Though they may be the youngest and newest to Northwood, a few key freshmen are rising to the top on the playing field. As the

Aye, aye T-Wolf captains

With the fall sports season in full swing, team captains, coaches and athletes are working tirelessly both on and off the field as they strive to reach their full potential. While many people associate athletic leaders with their abilities on the field, few realize that

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Amanda Nguyen: turning water polo’s tide

As a Junior Olympics competitor and captain of Northwood’s Girls Varsity Water Polo, senior Amanda Nguyen was destined to swim from the very beginning. According to Nguyen, water polo has had an immense influence on her life through the valuable lessons she has learned and