Category Archives: Athletics

Eagles cross country starts season strong despite key injury

By Brian Diaz, Staff Writer As the fall season arrives, the Verbum Dei High School Cross Country team begins to shift into gear. The runners have been preparing since their first day back to school in August. This school year … Continue reading

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Homecoming: Varsity Eagles to face Mary Star of the Sea

By Massai Walker, Staff Writer The struggling Verbum Dei Eagles varsity football team will look to turn around the season with a win Friday evening, October 11, 2019, in a non-league game versus Mary Star of the Sea High School … Continue reading

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Verb summer athletic programs build brotherhood and bodies

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer The athletic program at the Verb has been soaring to greater heights year after year, and with each year comes a different program that supports the Verb athletes. The Athletics Department plans to offer a summer program to give … Continue reading

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VDHS soccer banquet recognizes scholar athletes and qualities of commitment, excellence, grit, spirit, and sportsmanship

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer To celebrate the 2018-2019 season, Verbum Dei’s soccer teams held their annual soccer banquet on Thursday, March 28, in the Multi Purpose Room (MPR). Head coach Oscar Rosa, designs and plans the soccer banquet every year … Continue reading

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NCAA tourney has VDHS bracket; free shoe day for Sigma

By Khalid Nelms and Brian Hernandez, Staff Writers As March Madness college basketball season approached, the campus of Verbum Dei wanted to do something to participate, thus a bracket was made for students to take a shot at guessing what … Continue reading

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Eagles baseball falls to Saint Genevieve Valiants 10-1 and 14-1

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer In a hard fought battle between Verbum Dei High School and Saint Genevieve High School, the Eagles’ varsity baseball, unfortunately, lost 10-1 to the mighty Valiants. Heading into the game, the Eagles came in confidently … Continue reading

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Track season closes with prelim/JV championship meet

By Christopher Poz, Profiles/Features Editor On April 10, 2019, the Verbum Dei track team competed in a track meet at St. Pius X-Matthias High School, 7851 Gardendale Street, Downey, CA. This track meet was the Santa Fe League Final Preliminaries … Continue reading

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ASB’s Late Night Hoops set for March 29 in Eagle’s Nest

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer After a brief break,Verbum Dei High School’s Associated Student Body will host Late Night Hoops on March 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. inside the Eagle’s Nest. ASB hopes that the event will present Verbum Dei students and … Continue reading

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NCAA basketball tourney bracket to build enthusiasm at Verb

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer A bracket competition is being held for those who love college basketball or those who even enjoy the thrill of a slam-dunk, alley-oop, or plethora of three-pointers. The March Madness Bracket will be held as soon … Continue reading

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VDHS Eagle baseball triumphs over St. Bernard, 20-14

By Nicolas Cortez, Staff Writer Verbum Dei’s baseball team played victoriously against St. Bernard High School on March 15 at St. Bernard High School; the Verbum Dei Baseball team won the game 20 to 14. “It feels good to finally … Continue reading

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