Category Archives: Athletics

Basketball season holds promise for players and coaching staff

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer With the season opener for Verbum Dei basketball nearing, there is excitement building for the team to display its senior talent. The first varsity game of the season is set for November 14, 2018, against Bellflower High School in … Continue reading

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Verb X-country to run Division 5 CIF on 11/10 in Riverside

By Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei Cross Country team finished in 2nd place overall in the Santa Fe League, thereby qualifying the team for the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Preliminary Round run on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the Riverside Cross … Continue reading

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Eagles baseball team regroups for another season of promise

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief “For it’s one – two – three strikes, you’re out at the old ball game,” goes the 1908 song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” by Albert Von Tilzer. Baseball, often referred to as America’s … Continue reading

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VDHS soccer teams to begin season at Bosco Tech High School with new mindset and strategies and one concern

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei soccer teams will play their first away games on November 16, 2018, against Don Bosco Tech at Don Bosco Tech High School, 1151 San Gabriel Blvd, Rosemead; Junior Varsity will play at 1:30 P.M. and Varsity will … Continue reading

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Verb round ball starts November 14 vs. Bellflower at home

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer The first basketball game of the season is set for November 14 in the Eagle’s Nest at Verbum Dei High School against Bellflower High School, and it promises to be the beginning of a good season. “This year … Continue reading

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Swift Allessandro Leon and Eagles Cross Country team to finish season, October 30 at Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area

By Rafael Villalobos, Brian Hernandez, Staff Writers; contributions by Gerardo Leon and Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writers More than a hundred teens are trying to catch their breath – all running the same route; all are trying to reach the same destination – elbowing and rubbing … Continue reading

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VDHS Homecoming game and dance set for October 26

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief and Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer Friday night lights and Homecoming are traditions as American as apple pie. The lights of the high school stadium overhead, the glare reflecting off players’ helmets, the roar of cheering students and … Continue reading

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