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2020-2021 SMHS Athletics Update

Recently, the California Interscholastic Federation issued a press release regarding high school sports for the 2020-2021 school year. Fall sports will be moved to start in December/January. Winter & Spring sports late February/Early March. Read more below: The Central Coast Section executive committee is meeting Tuesday July 21st and Peninsula Athletic League Athletic Directors will

2020 Swim Team ~ Senior Spotlight

Bearcat Swimmers &  Families, Since this 2020 season didn’t go as planned (thanks to Covid-19) and we couldn’t properly recognize our graduating Seniors as we always do…we had to do something different.  Each and every one of the following swimmers has added so much to the program during their time at San Mateo High School. 

Swim Team – Alumni Update – Larisa Tam

Larisa Tam, SMHS Class of 2017, is a current student athlete at San Diego State University.    This past season as an Aztec, Larisa was a part of the Mountain West Conference Championship Team, their second year  in a row! This past season Larisa placed 7th in the 100 breaststroke, 14th on the 200 breaststroke,


This is intended for students who already have a physical form on file with their school. If securing a physical appointment is an uncontrollable hardship please contact both the health aide and the athletic director.  Starting May 1st, 2020 parents/guardians can complete the Athletic Packet for all 2020-2021 sports seasons (summer 2020, fall, winter, spring)

2019-2020 PAL Winter All League Bearcats

Congratulations to the Bearcat Winter Sport student athletes who were recognized by the PAL on All League Teams. Boys’ Soccer Ocean Division Player of the Year: Djelani Phillips (Sr., San Mateo) Offensive Players of the Year: Djelani Phillips (Sr., San Mateo) First team Djelani Phillips (Sr., San Mateo), Luis Mora (Sr., San Mateo), Auner Barrios Vasquez (Sr.,

Kalyn Chang, signs Letter of Intent to swim at Biola University

Kalyn Chang,  signs her letter of intent to swim at Biola University this fall.   Kalyn recently was awarded a scholarship from the Positive Coaching Alliance as a Triple Impact Competitor representing the Bay Area.  Congrats Kalyn and we all look forward to watching you to continue your swimming career in the next school year as an Eagle!     Congratulations.

Swim Team – Alumni Update – Nicole Chang

Nicole Chang, SMHS Class of 2018, is a current student athlete at Biola University, located in La Morida, California.    This past season as a Biola Eagle, Nicole recorded personal best times in the following events:  100 Butterfly, 100 Breastroke, 100 Freestyle, 50 Freestyle and 200 Breastroke.    A Biola team highlight for this season, “We beat

Swim Team – Alumni Update – Lera Nasedkina

Lera Nasedkina, SMHS Class of 2018, is a current student athlete at Drexel University, located in Philadelphia.    This past season as a Drexel Dragon, Lera broke the school record in several events (see below) in the 50 freestyle with time of 22.87.  Lera is the current 50 Freestyle record holder at SMHS with a time of

SMHS JV Baseball Comes to an End

The San Mateo High School Boys Junior Varsity Baseball Team has officially come to an end due to the unfortunate COVID-19 outbreak. The team finished with an overall record of 2 wins and 5 losses. The biggest win of the year came while defeating the Bay Division Carlmont Scotts by a score of 4-3. The