Category Archives: Athletics

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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Tennessee native Marquis hired as new head football coach

by Rafael Villalobos , Staff Writer Upon the resignation of David Banuelos from his position as head football coach last month, Verbum Dei High School has hired Bowling Marquis as the new head coach. Athletic Director Ken Stevenson, posted the head coach position … Continue reading

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Eagles baseball to face Bosco Tech Tigers in grudge match

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief It is May the ninth, the Year of our Lord 2019. It is the last game of the baseball season. The Verbum Dei Eagles are playing against the Bosco Tech Tigers in the second … Continue reading

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Round ball Senior Night brings 2018-2019 season to a close

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer The most anticipated time of the basketball season came to pass Friday, February 1. Seniors playing for the basketball team were honored, as that last game of the season was their night to shine. The varsity … Continue reading

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Varsity soccer ends season at CIF wildcard game, February 5

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer Verbum Dei Soccer has wrapped up its 2018-2019 season, losing 2-1 against Brentwood High in the division 6 CIF wildcard game on February 5, at St. Paul High School. The VDHS soccer team started off its … Continue reading

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Goalkeeper Jose Gutierrez injured in critical game, January 16

Flanked right and left by his soccer teammates and comrades, Verbum Dei varsity goalie junior Jose Gutierrez (back row, right of center, in grey) recovers at home from injury sustained January 16.  Image by Jovanni Gonzalez, Assistant Soccer Coach   … Continue reading

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Verb baseball to face Centennial in double-header, February 16

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei baseball team will play Centennial High School in a double-header on Saturday, February 16, at 10:00 A.M. at Centennial High School, 2606 North Central Avenue, Compton. The two games are scheduled hours apart with the second game set for 1:00 … Continue reading

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Verb varsity soccer to play Cantwell-Sacred Heart, January 26

By Uriel Molina, Staff Writer After suffering two losses against its league rival St. Pius X St. Matthias, the Verbum Dei varsity soccer team will continue its strong season as they ready for the second matchup of the season against Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary … Continue reading

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Cross country banquet recognizes achievement during season

By Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei cross country team finished its season with an annual sports recognition banquet, January 17 in the Student Success Center.  Parents of cross country runners were in attendance to cheer on their sons as they received their awards.  Food … Continue reading

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