NFL Playoffs – AFC Divisional Round

By David Thatcher, Clarion Staff Reporter I am definitely in shock at how the 2021-2022 Divisional Round Playoffs turned out. Starting from the first game on January 22, the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Tennessee Titans with a 19-16 win. However, I noticed things to point out when they were playing.  For one, the Bengals’ offensive line really has to step up their game since their … Continue reading NFL Playoffs – AFC Divisional Round

Kennedy Boys Varsity Soccer Playoffs Preview

By Andres Luevano, Clarion Sports Editor The Kennedy Cougars Boys Varsity regular soccer  season has come to an end. For the second time in 3 seasons, the Cougars have qualified for the Playoffs, only missing one season last year because of COVID. A spot in the playoffs came down to Senior Night this past Saturday, Kennedy needing a win over Monterrey Trails, which they would … Continue reading Kennedy Boys Varsity Soccer Playoffs Preview

NFL Playoffs – NFC Championship

By David Thatcher Clarion Staff Reporter This year’s postseason has definitely been one of the most entertaining I’ve ever seen. The San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams game that took place on January 30 at SoFI Stadium continued to make the postseason very entertaining. This game, of course, was hyped up by some because the two teams are division rivals. They have competed against … Continue reading NFL Playoffs – NFC Championship

NFL Playoffs – AFC Championship

By David Thatcher Clarion Staff Reporter What a crazy turn of events January 30 the Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals game at Arrowhead stadium. At first, many thought the Bengals had met their match with the Chiefs when Kansas City’s quarterback Patrick Mahomes II completed his first three drives in the first half with touchdowns, and the Cincinnati Bengals struggled to find a way … Continue reading NFL Playoffs – AFC Championship

Kennedy vs McClatchy Basketball Review: February 7

By Andres Luevano, Clarion Sports Editor For the second time this season the Kennedy Cougars Varsity and Junior Varsity basketball teams played their rivals, McClatchy High School, on the Lions’ home floor. The Cougars Varsity squad came in with a 7-12 record per Maxprpes.com, while the Lions entered at 11-8. The first quarter was poor for the Cougars, who were behind by 11 at the … Continue reading Kennedy vs McClatchy Basketball Review: February 7

Kennedy vs McClatchy Basketball Review

By Andres Luevano, Clarion Sports Editor The Kennedy Cougars Varsity and Junior Varsity  Basketball squads played their rival the McClatchy Lions at home Monday night.  The JV squad had been on a good run as of late, winning 5 of their last 7 games, and having a 10-5 record overall. According to Maxpreps.com, The JV squad led for the majority of the game without letting … Continue reading Kennedy vs McClatchy Basketball Review

People Consider Distance Learning

By Gabrielle Ringold, Clarion Copy Editor       On March 13, 2020, many of the present day juniors were young and impressionable freshmen. That was the day that the school shut down because of a virus not many people knew a lot about. The whole world was quarantined and many people did not have access to important resources.  Peoples’ mental and physical health went down from there. … Continue reading People Consider Distance Learning

JFK Students Speak On How In-Person School Affects Them

By Thomas Chao, Clarion News Editor John F Kennedy High School students speak up on their mental health after being in quarantine for a year and how returning to in-person learning on campus has impacted them. Senior Kennedy Marching Band Trumpet Section Leader Hunter Lovitt said he was “less motivated to do school at home when we did it over Zoom. I didn’t have the … Continue reading JFK Students Speak On How In-Person School Affects Them

NFC Playoffs Wild Card Weekend

By Andres Luevano, Clarion Sports Editor After 18 weeks of regular-season games, the NFC’s side of the playoff bracket was set. With a NFC best 13-4 record, the Green Bay Packers would avoid playing in the Wild card round meaning they get a week off from playing. Playoffs on the NFC’s side of the bracket began on Sunday with the 2nd seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers … Continue reading NFC Playoffs Wild Card Weekend