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Owls Fall to Santa Ynez in Season Opener

December 7, 2012

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The Laguna Blanca Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team lost to the Santa Ynez Pirates on Tuesday night by a score of 47-35. With seven turnovers and a slow start to the offense, the Owls’ dug themselves into a deep hole in the...

Owls Down Bell-Jeff in Three in the Quarterfinals

November 13, 2012

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On Saturday night at the packed Merovick Gymnasium, the Laguna Blanca Girls Volleyball Team advanced to the Semifinals of the CIF-SS Playoffs after sweeping #3 seed Bellarmine-Jefferson High School in 3 (25-15, 25-18, 25-12). Senior...

Madsen Leads Owls to 2nd Round Victory

November 13, 2012

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Junior Clara Madsen had 8 kills, 3 aces, and team-high 16 digs, leading the Laguna Blanca Girls Volleyball Team to a victory over the Gladstone Gladiators on Thursday night in West Covina. Middle-hitters Grace Woolf and Luisa...

Spring Golf Review: The Freshman Trifecta

June 4, 2012

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It is possible to still hear the echoes of golf-claps whenever Niall Platt ’10 is mentioned. However, the days of remembering Laguna golf are coming to a close; the spotlight will soon shift to the present, with sophomore captain Kiyan Mashhoon leading the charge. “If...

Athletics and Academics:

June 4, 2012

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Athletics harming students’ academic success and athletes are just a bunch of ‘dumb jocks’ have become stigmas invading our modern culture. Statistically, however, athletes are actually more likely to succeed academically and, consequently, later ...

Boys Varsity Tennis

June 4, 2012

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Culminating their season with a 4-10 record, the boys’ tennis team had an all around successful season. “We stepped up as a team,” said senior Alex Louden about the seasons turnout, “everyone had match time and was out...

Boys Junior Varsity Volleyball

June 4, 2012

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The Owls JV Squad (2-3) kicked-off strong after the Spring Break, winning their first match against Oak Grove in 3, even without the presence of freshman setter Connor Curran, who was moved up to the Varsity team over the break. Previously...

Boy’s Varsity Volleyball

June 4, 2012

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The boys volleyball team came out of the break with a 4-game win streak and a 4-3 record. Their first match after the break was against Besant Hill, who they swept in 3 (25-9, 25-14, 25-13). Senior Andrew McCaffery led the team...

Tebowmania vs. Linsanity

May 10, 2012

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Did the Denver Broncos really just trade Tim Tebow, the player that lead the Broncos to a six-game winning streak, who stunned the world with his 4th quarter comebacks; for a gamble on Peyton Manning? John Elway, the executive vice p...