Preview: First Homecoming game since 2019

By Andres Luevano, Clarion Sports Editor, and Nikole Farina, Clarion Staff Writer One of the most anticipated game to attend every year is back, Kennedy High School is hosting their Homecoming Game against Laguna Creek. Both Junior varsity and Varsity will be playing, looking for a win in their final home game of the season. Kennedy’s Junior Varsity record is 3-4 and Varsity is 2-6.  … Continue reading Preview: First Homecoming game since 2019

Kennedy Cougars Prevail during Oct. 27 Homecoming Contest

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff The Kennedy Cougars football season gained a huge plus on Friday night, October 27th, at their homecoming game. The JV team destroyed the tenacious Florin Panthers in an easy, entertaining 52-0 shutout for the crowd in attendance to enjoy. A serious buzz then kicked in when our varsity team charged onto the field with the packed Cougar Stadium eagerly awaiting … Continue reading Kennedy Cougars Prevail during Oct. 27 Homecoming Contest

Cougars Lose Hell Bowl for First Time in Three Years

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff Kennedy’s varsity football team put up a valiant effort during their 27-6 loss to McClatchy in this year’s Hell Bowl on October 6th at Hughes Stadium, Sacramento City College. Despite the fall, the players never gave up and fought to the very end. A highlight and a huge plus to Kennedy’s efforts was when senior star player #5 Zavionne Wilson … Continue reading Cougars Lose Hell Bowl for First Time in Three Years

Kennedy Transitions to a New Head Football Coach

By Samantha Johnson, Clarion Staff “A coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want to hear, who has you see what you don’t want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.” Tom Landry After investing five years as the head coach of the Varsity football team at John F. Kennedy High, Matthew Costa has accepted a … Continue reading Kennedy Transitions to a New Head Football Coach

Sean Stellato Never Quits

By Natassia Aleman and Matiana Tepa On November 11, 2016, Sean Stellato, a certified sports agent, motivational speaker, and author, appeared at Kennedy and spoke to a couple hundred students. Two Kennedy alumni had set up the event. Mr. Stellato attended Salem High School in Massachusetts where he was a part of the football team and helped lead the team to a Conference Championship and a high … Continue reading Sean Stellato Never Quits

Cougars Maul Warriors at Homecoming Game

  By Cameron Cowling, Clarion Staff Last Friday, JFK’s varsity Cougars won against Hiram Johnson with a final score of 44-0. Our senior quarterback, Earl Averette, got a passer rating of 141.1, a well above average performance. He also passed to Avery Runner 6 times, getting 112 yards and 2 touchdowns. Coach Costa believes their record of 5-2 in the league will “definitely get [the … Continue reading Cougars Maul Warriors at Homecoming Game