Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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Authors Articles by Sam Steffler '22

Sam Steffler '22

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"'You miss 100% of the shots you take' -Wayne Gretsky" -Michael Scott
Experience and excellence often define the past of great coaches, and Jason Gall is no different. After spending my summer in the new Gull facility, I interviewed Jesuit's new Aquatics Director and Head Waterpolo coach. What is your Background in Water Polo? "I grew up in Orange County, started swimming at age 5, and playing water polo at 8. I started...
Setting the ball perfectly over the net, the receiving senior jumps high above his teamates for a spike. His hand readies to strike the ball down to the opposing teams floor. Repeating these actions, the team surges ahead towards immenent victory.Jesuit Volleyball has gone 4-3 against some of the best teams in the state. The team faced off against...
Knowing it's his last race of his high school career, the senior nervously steps onto the blocks. His goggles pressed firmly to his face, the Ranger pulls his cap tightly over his head. Upon hearing the beep, he launches his body with every ounce of force into the water for the race.Senior Will McKinney '21 and Freshman William Savarese...
Monitoring the Candlestick Charts, the Jesuit student eagerly awaits the perfect time to buy into the market. His lump sum of $1 million in fictitious cash ready to win him the competition.The Finance and Investing Club focuses on developing students' knowledge on key life skills in a fun and engaging way through stock market games and guest meetings. This...
His legs tightly compressed by the glistening colorful tech suit, the swimmer lowers his head and steps up on the blocks. His goggles pressed to his head and his cap stretched over taut, the swimmer prepares for the race ahead. The 100 fly, a sprint, a less than one minute race, a battle. Lowering his chest, he places his...
His chest palpitating from his rapid heartbeat, the swimmer eagerly steps up onto the rough, gritty block preparing for the 4x100 relay. His goggles firmly tightened and his cap pulled tight over his head the swimmer lowers his shoulders into the ready position to begin the race.Led by Coach Moyse and Coach Meagher, as well as Senior captains Will...
Stepping up behind the blocks, the swimmer removes his mask, pulls on his cap, and tightens his goggles. The whistle sounds, queuing the team and signaling the swimmer to step up. His legs twitching, he places his feet on the rough surface and locks his eyes on the rippling water. The official announces: "take your mark," the swimmer's hands...
Alarm clock beeping, the swimmer blindly reaches for the light, waking up at 5:00 am for the first day of practice. His bags packed with a suit, goggles, water bottle, and mask, the swimmer drives to the pool for his first Jesuit practice in over six months.The Jesuit Swim Team began practice August 27 for the Gold Cohort and...

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