Tennis Team Improves in 2018

By Liana James, Clarion Staff The Kennedy boy’s tennis team finished their spring season above .500 with a final record of 6-4 in Metro League and 8-6 in overall matches played. Their Metro record landed them in third place and afforded the team their second post-season berth. The season started with a loss River City on February 28, but the team went on to win … Continue reading Tennis Team Improves in 2018

Kennedy Spring Sports

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff Track & Field The track and field season is off and running at Kennedy with the largest team they’ve ever had with over 100 athletes. The talent runs across many events according to coach John Gallen. A few of those Kennedy competitors shared how the season has gone so far. “I look forward to going to the meets as a … Continue reading Kennedy Spring Sports

Way Back Machine – 50 Years Ago

February 16, 1968 Volume 1 No. 4 By Sophia O’Neal, Clarion Staff   Senator Kennedy Invited to Dedication The Kennedy student body and faculty came together to celebrate the one year anniversary of the school’s dedication, May 26th. The date came shortly before the birthday of late president and school namesake, John F. Kennedy. The Native Daughters of California organization headed the ceremonies, with Lt. … Continue reading Way Back Machine – 50 Years Ago

Girls Tennis Team Creating a Racket

By Cynthia Dominguez, Opinions Editor Of all sports on campus, some receive more attention than others. The Kennedy girl’s tennis team has demonstrated determination and established their standing in the Metro League with their team as a main support system. The season got off to a shaky start in August with losses to Christian Brothers and River City, but these defeats did not discourage the … Continue reading Girls Tennis Team Creating a Racket

Girls Tennis Team Celebrates Seniors by Securing Victory Over Laguna Creek

By Bruce Tran, Web Editor The Kennedy Girls Tennis Team celebrated their last home game with seniors on October 12th with a victory over their opponent, Laguna Creek. As a commemoration, the underclassmen on the team made decorative posters to celebrate and support the senior in their matches. “I felt sad because it was the last home game of my high school career. I possibly might … Continue reading Girls Tennis Team Celebrates Seniors by Securing Victory Over Laguna Creek

Men’s Tennis Raises a Racquet

By Katelyn Yang, Clarion Staff The Men’s Tennis team finished their season with an overall record of 7-8. A majority of the games they won this season were dominated by Kennedy players with final scores averaging 8-1. They started the season with a loss against River City but bounced back and won their next match against Monterey Trail. From there, the team traded wins and … Continue reading Men’s Tennis Raises a Racquet

Women’s Tennis Rebuilding and Gaining Momentum

By Natassia Aleman, Clarion Staff Kennedy’s girls’ tennis team is preparing to dominate for a position in the Metro League playoffs. Now, JFK’s juniors are gaining momentum and are working to fill the shoes of last year’s star senior players. Despite the challenges, Coach Ben Teweles is proud of all the players. Sabrina Leung, the #1 on the ladder and team captain, was asked what she … Continue reading Women’s Tennis Rebuilding and Gaining Momentum