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Plank Article Marcos Lopez ’23

Jesuit defeats rival Christian Brothers at 51st Holy Bowl

On Saturday, Sept. 10, during the 51st annual Holy Bowl, Jesuit High School Sacramento’s varsity football team defeated cross-town rival Christian Brothers High School 21-7.

Jesuit quickly asserted themselves late in the first quarter with a touchdown to start off the scoring. By the fourth quarter, the Marauders were firmly in the lead.

Plank Article Luke Kriss ’23

Jesuit prepares for an exciting Holy Bowl

The 53rd annual Holy Bowl is this Saturday, Sept. 10, at Sacramento City College’s Hughes Stadium. After last year’s lopsided 44-0 victory  against Christian Brothers High School, Jesuit High School Sacramento is ready for another great game.

Plank Article Jackson Sloat ’23

Jesuit’s Varsity Football Team sees brotherhood as the path to greatness

Coach Blanton speaking to Football Team after a game

In the 2021-2022 season, the Jesuit High School, Sacramento Varsity Football Team had six wins and zero losses in the Delta League, including a 44-0 victory versus Christian Brothers High School in the Holy Bowl. Including non-league games, the team ended the season with a 10-2 record. They lost only to Folsom High School, last year’s Northern California football champions. This year’s varsity team’s first game will be against Bishop Manogue High School on Friday, Aug. 26, in Reno, Nevada.

Plank Article Oliver Leinberger ’23

Opinion: ‘Maid’ is a heartwarming series with wonderful writing

On Oct. 1, 2021, Netflix released the 27th Annual Critics Choice Nominee series “Maid.” This emotional series is based off of the true story memoir, “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive” by Stephanie Land in 2019. The show features Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, Andie MacDowell, Raymond Ablack, Rylea Nevaeh Whittet, Anika Noni Rose, and more.

Plank Article Lucas Rucker '24

Opinion: “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a heartfelt spectacle
Spoiler Warning!

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is the long awaited sequel to “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” and was released in the United States on Dec. 17, 2021. The film was directed by Jon Watts, and stars Tom Holland, Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, Jacob Batalon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Marisa Tomei, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina, Thomas Church, Rhys Ifan, Jamie Foxx, and J.K. Simmons.

Plank Article Cole Beckman ’22

Garrett McGriff Commits to The United States Military Academy at West Point

Varsity Football player Garrett McGriff ’22 of Jesuit High School Sacramento just finished a great season leading his team to the playoffs and boasting impressive individual statistics. His excellent season as a running back and safety has proved that he is a great prospect for high-level Division 1 schools. Today, his efforts culminated in his commitment to The United States Military Academy at West Point where Garrett will continue to pursue his dreams.