• Distance Learning Extended Through Winter Break
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The Emerald

How COVID-19 is Affecting SHC Girls Golf

The 2020 SHC Girls Varsity Golf team receives their end-of-season awards. It is uncertain if this year's team will have the same opportunity.
January 21, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented time in modern history. Never has the world been forced to pause for such a long duration. Especially affected are events that require the congregation of...

The Warriors’ Moves in the 2020 NBA Draft and Free Agency

After a disappointing season last year, the Golden State Warriors hope to have a bounce back season led my a revamped roster.
December 17, 2020

After a season that was, to put it lightly, disappointing, the Golden State Warriors received the second overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. This year’s draft was full of uncertainty. Due to the ongoing...

What Will Happen to the Bruce-Mahoney?

SHC athletes retrieve the Bruce-Mahoney trophy from Saint Ignatius in 2018.
December 4, 2020

The Bruce-Mahoney rivalry between Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and Saint Ignatius College Prep started with a football game on Thanksgiving in 1892. Lasting for over 100 years, it is one of the longest...

Can the 49ers Still Make the Playoffs?

A packed Levi’s Stadium before the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 11, 2020

In a recent game, NY Giants quarterback Daniel Jones broke free, ran about 80 yards, and looked good to score a rushing touchdown, when he tripped over his own feet and fell to the ground. Coming off a...

Meet Margi Beima: SHC’s New Athletic Director

Ms. Margi Beima.
October 22, 2020

In early 2020, SHC announced that its Athletic Director for the last 30 years, Ms. Jo Ann Momono, would be retiring at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. It would normally be an enormous task to fill...

To Be or Not to Be: Football Amidst a Pandemic

To Be or Not to Be: Football Amidst a Pandemic
August 21, 2020

Ben Cervantez, the author of this article, is a member of the SHC Varsity Football Team.  People were cautiously optimistic. COVID-19 cases across the nation began to slow as summer began. Sacred Heart...

How SHC Stays Active at Home

Students and faculty share how they are staying active indoors. 
Upper left: Mr. Hren posts his morning stretching and exercise routine. Upper right: Margot Hart ‘22 goes on a hike with her dogs. Lower left: Sydney Scott, ‘22, does Zumba with her sister, incoming freshman Elliot Scott ‘24. Lower right: Ruby Southard, ‘22, follows a Chloe Ting YouTube workout video.
May 6, 2020

As we near the end of our second month of sheltering in place, The Emerald  has asked students and faculty to reflect on their lives in quarantine. We conducted a general poll of the SHC student body,...

SHC vs COVID-19: The Fight for the 2020 Bruce Mahoney

Photo Credit: SHC Athletic Department
April 13, 2020

Ava Brasch ‘21 & Benjamin Cervantez ‘21, Emerald Sports Editors, co-wrote this article.  As many know, over the past few months, an infectious and life-threatening disease known as COVID-19,...

2019 Fall Sports Review

December 4, 2019

Courtesy of SHC's amazing athletic directors (Mr. Phil Freed and Ms. Jo Ann Momono), here is the 2019 Fall Varsity Sports Review. Boys and Girls Cross Country: In his 22nd season as head coach,...

Equal Play, Equal Pay

Equal Play, Equal Pay
October 23, 2019

Since 1963 the Equal Pay Act has required that all genders be paid equally for equal work. So why do nearly all women’s sports teams earn significantly less than their male counterparts? Of the world’s...

2019 World Cup Semi-Final Match: USA vs. England

2019 World Cup Semi-Final Match: USA vs. England
July 23, 2019

On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019, fans from all across the world gathered in Lyon, France to witness the 2019 World Cup Semi Final game between the USA and England.    As over 53,000 fans filled...

SHC Athletes: Playing in College

April 11, 2019

As the school year of 2018-19 starts to come to a finish, many seniors are preparing to leave the SHC community and find their place in the world. 12 seniors, in particular, have shown tremendous dedication...

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