Young team looks to make a statement

Patrick Cusick

October 1, 2007

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Only three games into the season, and the Olympian football team has already matched their win total from last year. "Every time a new season starts, [the team] is optimistic," Head Coach Matt Kofler said. "Those games were necessary...

2007 Olympian Men’s Soccer Preview

Patrick Cusick

October 1, 2007

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Head Coach: Abdelghani Toumi Years as mesa head coach: 6th season Last year's record: 5-13-4 This year's record: 2-6-1 Key Returnees: Kasra Sarabakhsh, Zack McPheeters, Claudio Venenzetti, Tommy Neri, Ali Homa Younfar,...

Olympian swimmers and divers make a splash at state meet

Steve Trader

May 28, 2007

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The Mesa swimming and diving team has become pretty accustomed to attending the California State Championships over the years, and this year they once again found themselves in familiar territory. On the women's side, state finalist...

Sports Editorial

Steve Trader

May 7, 2007

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It's hard to describe how I felt as I sat and watched the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball on April 15. With a steroid controversy that has become as...

Two men advance toward state as tennis season ends

Steve Trader

May 7, 2007

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The men's tennis season is over for all but two Mesa athletes, both of whom have earned a spot in the upcoming So Cal regional tournament. James Van Hess, in his first season, won his way through the singles division and into...

Mesa baseball team heads toward conference championship

Steve Trader

April 16, 2007

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As the professional baseball season begins, the Mesa baseball season is coming toward an end. With a stellar offense and pitching combo, the Olympians find themselves sitting in first place atop the conference with only 10 games...

Mesa aquatics approach critical conference meet

Steve Trader

April 16, 2007

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With a strong showing in conference match ups this year, both the men's and women's swimming/diving teams are headed down the home stretch of the season toward the conference and state championships with some confidence, and some...

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