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Fall Sports: What’s Happening?

Changes in this school year’s schedule mean that there will be 5 sports that are part of the fall season. Click on one of them to learn more about what’s been going on.

Cheer Team Updates

Geetika Mahajan, Humor Editor

From the lack of in-person instruction to the impossibility of having actual competitions, it may seem that high school sports are now close to obsolete; however, coaches and athletes at IHS are persevering through these difficult times, and the Irvington cheer team is no different.  The district plans to condense two seasons, fall and spring, into one; this, they believe, is the most effec...

Cross Country Team Updates

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and West Coast wildfires, Irvington athletes must readjust to the unprecedented changes with their 2020 sports seasons. In particular, the Irvington cross country team faces countless challenges that now surround their Fall season. Cross country training, typically running from June to November, was an integral aspect for the team’s development and bonding...

Football Team Updates

With the fall sports season nearing closer, many people have been wondering what is happening with their school sport teams. Fortunately, the IHS Football team will be active for the fall season, and members are already training in preparation for their first preseason game, which will be on Jan. 16, 2020 against the Harbor Pirates from Santa Cruz.  Due to restructuring of the league to inclu...

Boys’ and Girls’ Volleyball Team Updates

Anushka Nair, Humans of Irvington High Editor

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, several fall sports at Irvington including girls’ volleyball have been postponed to as late as December. Although the team doesn’t anticipate returning to the courts anytime soon, their priority if returning would be the safety of the players. Coach Christopher Kwan, the girls’ volleyball coach, believes outdoor workouts will be permitted to begin so...

Boys’ Water Polo Team Updates

Felicia Mo, Editor-in-Chief

Boys’ Water Polo, along with a majority of Irvington’s fall season sports, has been postponed as late as October, with the earliest games starting in December. Yet even with less preparation time, the team is ready to tackle competitive training in the midst of COVID-19 and maintains its determination for the upcoming season. “Our goal is to win League,” said Coach Christopher Chan, who ...

Girls’ Water Polo Team Updates

Shivangi Gupta, Entertainment Editor

The girls’ water polo season is temporarily on hold amidst the pandemic until district measures allow for group practices again. The tentative COVID-schedule shows that season practices and preseason meets will commence mid-December, and season games will be held from early January to mid-February. For the time being, however, at-home practices are being tracked via a running Google document and del...

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