The Pepper Bough

Volleyball coach Vasquez surveys life, volleyball, and chicken nuggets

Adriana Flores, Reporter

September 20, 2018

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Varsity Volleyball Coach Sarah Vasquez sighs as she recalls the sporting journey that brought her from just another student at Colton High back in the day to her current position with the school. Her journey led her from gymnas...

Colton JV Volleyball team falls to Arlington, 0-2

Marlene Perez, Reporter

September 5, 2018

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Colton’s  JV volleyball team loses against Arlington High School 0-2. The game started off with Arlington serving at us. They were leading on the scoreboard by their serves with 3 points. The starting six on the court playi...

Colton Varsity Volleyball falls to Sultana

Marlene Perez, Reporter

September 4, 2018

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Colton High School’s Varsity Volleyball team loses to Sultana in Hesperia on the third set! The game started off with Sultana serving at our varsity team with the first starting six Anjal Moya, Nancy Robles, Naida Garcia, Dez...

NBA Lottery determines new order of drafts this season

Jesse Gonzales, Reporter

May 24, 2018

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  On May 15th, the NBA Lottery took place. This is what determines the order for the teams in the NBA Draft. This year is very anticipated by the fans because lots of talent is coming from college to the league this year...

Scholarships aren’t enough for future student athletes

Jessikah Ybarra, Reporter

May 9, 2018

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Here in Colton, there are kids who dream about making it to the big leagues, but there are very few who actually get a full ride scholarship or just a scholarship in general. According to CBS, only two percent of student athletes...

Eastern and Western NBA conferences heating up as they head into Semis

Jesse Gonzales, Reporter

May 4, 2018

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In the Eastern and Western conference of the NBA, the first round is now over. The new matchups are Cavs vs Raptors, 76ers vs Celtics, Rockets vs Jazz, and Warriors vs Pelicans. In the last round, the East was filled with an action-packed series. As the Cavs and Pacers was most remembere...

Phillies defeat Marlins with a devastating 20-1

Jessikah Ybarra, Reporter

May 4, 2018

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During the games of Major League Baseball, you’ll see teams get to scores ranging from 0-13 but when a score is 20-1 then it is a devastating blow for the team who lost. The Phillies had a huge defeat over the Marlins on Satu...

NBA playoffs challenges rookies and big time players!

Jesse Gonzales, Reporter

April 24, 2018

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In the Western Conference there’s Timberwolves vs Rockets, Warriors vs Spurs, Thunder vs Jazz, and Blazers vs Pelicans. One of the most interesting series here is OKC Thunder against the Jazz. Donavan Mitchell is trying to prove...

Dodgers can’t take the heat during season opener

Jessikah Ybarra, Reporter

April 17, 2018

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Finally the 2018 Major League Baseball season has started and what better way to enjoy opening day than with two rivalry teams to go head on to start the season. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants have been riv...

Class of 2020 takes Macho Volleyball Championship!

Mario Fierro, Reporter

April 6, 2018

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For the past couple months, the classes of CHS have been preparing with the volleyball girls to take the Macho Volleyball Championship. On March 15th 2018 there was a Macho volleyball game during both lunches 1st and 2nd. Th...

Anthony Miranda helps Colton Wrestling get back on top

Jessikah Ybarra, Reporter

March 7, 2018

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Colton is known for their athletic students but over the past year we have been in what some might call a slump, but we will call it rebuilding tradition.  Anthony Miranda, also known as Peanut, is putting Colton on the map ag...

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