After months of waiting for a season, which at times looked
unlikely to happen, the Jesuit High School Sacramento Marauders
will go on the road to face the Rocklin High School Thunder
in their season opener on Saturday, March 13 at 7 p.m.
Although the original date for the Senior Class golfing event was
postponed from Nov. due to COVID-19 health concerns, the event
has been rescheduled for tonight, Tuesday, March 2 under a new
and Swing into Senior Year.”
After hosting a seemingly successful NBA2K
Tournament a few weeks ago, Jesuit High School
Sacramento is getting ready to hold its second Spirit Activity of
the semester, a pingpong tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Established in 1963, Jesuit High School Sacramento’s mascot
was chosen to be the Marauders. This fall the significance and
meaning of that mascot was explored by various perspectives
within the Jesuit Community — each member asked a variation
of “In 2020, what does it mean to you to be a Marauder?” Over the
next few weeks, the responses will be released in a series of
articles — this first one visits the perspectives of
Update: The “Swing into Senior Year” event has been
postponed. The decision was made after Sacramento County, along
with eleven other counties, reverted back to California’s most
restrictive purple tier as case rates have recently seen an
increase across the state.
Over the years, Jesuit High School Sacramento has produced a
great deal of baseball talent. One of the school’s more recent
baseball grads, Darren Baker ’17, is an infielder at UC Berkeley
with aspirations of playing in the Major Leagues.
When discussing issues brought about by COVID-19, many have
focused solely on the educational impact, forgetting the
pandemic’s influence on athletics. While it seems right to
prioritize learning, those involved in sports have also seen a
number of changes.
Since being constructed in the ’60s, Jesuit High School
Sacramento’s Father Barry Gymnasium has hosted countless school
masses, fundraisers, athletic competitions, and a number of
different gatherings throughout the years.