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Student trainers take care of athletes

Student trainers take care of athletes

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

February 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

A soccer player sits in the middle of the field, clutching their ankle, their faced scrunched up in agony. They don’t know what’s wrong with their ankle, but they’re certain it’s injured.  There’s no need to worry though, help is on its way. Student trainers are available to help treat inj...

Jaguars lose in season opener

Jaguars lose in season opener

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

September 2, 2017


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars lost to the St. James Thunder 45-21 on Friday, Sept. 1. This was the first game of the season, making their record 0-1. The Thunder started the opening drive on their own 4-yard line. After driving 96 yards, they scored a touchdown, giving them a 7-0 lead. “We wanted to sta...

Working with athletic trainer Clint McAlister helps students learn about sports medicine, physical therapy

Working with athletic trainer Clint McAlister helps students learn about sports medicine, physical therapy

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

May 1, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

For students interested in sports medicine or physical therapy, the most applicable knowledge they learn in school might not come from classes like Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology, or even from time in a classroom. Instead, it could come from spending time in the athletic trainer’s office...

Sophomore Miranda Toland spends time after school assisting athletic trainer

Sophomore Miranda Toland spends time after school assisting athletic trainer

Sam Lopez, JagWire news editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under After 2:55 p.m., Special coverage

As the bell signaling the end of the school day rings, sophomore Miranda Toland prepares to spend her day after school helping athletic trainer Clint McAlister attend to injured athletes. As a student trainer, Toland is required to help McAlister for at least eight hours a week, but may come in as s...

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