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Tips for an athlete

The Warm-Up Perhaps the most important part of a pre-game routine is the warm-up. It can be very easy to take warm-up time before a game for granted. Frequently, a lousy warm-up translates to a lousy performance. Sometimes just “breaking a sweat” isn’t enough to

Cheer becomes a CIF sport

Northwood’s cheerleaders have been putting in a lot more pep in their training this year, as competitive cheerleading will now be recognized as a CIF sport. In October of 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 949, which agreed to recognize cheer as a CIF

Chris Nicola on his #roadtorecovery

The toughest athletes are not only able to overcome setbacks, but are also able to rise from them and come back even stronger. Junior Chris Nicola, an outstanding soccer player, has made multiple sacrifices over the years to develop his talent in the sport he

Northwood Football welcomes Pete Mitchell

Armed with over 35 years of football coaching experience, Pete Mitchell, recently named Northwood’s new football head coach for next year, hopes to turn around Northwood’s football program to make Northwood a serious contender in the Pacific Coast League (PCL). As Northwood’s fourth football head

Boys swimming dominate as CIF

Northwood’s boys swimming team capped off its season with an undefeated record in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and a 3rd place finish in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs. In total, nine members of the squad qualified CIF standards at the venue. After individual