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NBA vs NFL

NBA vs NFL

Christian Branch

March 7, 2019


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If you ask anyone, the sport associated with the U.S. would be football. That is why we differentiate it from European football by calling it “American football,” because it is America’s sport, and it has been for decades. The “America’s favourite past-time” title has gone to...

Coach Sal Rodriguez

Coach Sal Rodriguez

Christian Branch

March 7, 2019


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Get to know one of Laguna Blanca’s most impressive coaches and one of Santa Barbara’s best basketball coaches. From playing, to coaching, to mentoring, Sal Rodriguez has done so much for this community, not just for the game of basketball.   What has been your fav...

Finding the Balance to Handle It All

Finding the Balance to Handle It All

Macy Chrystal

March 7, 2019


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It’s a challenge to find balance as a high school student and it is especially challenging when one is an athlete who plays both on the school team as well as on a club team. High school comes with school work, stress, extracurriculars and, of course, sports. Soccer, our winter sport, ha...

Can Liverpool go All The Way?

Can Liverpool go All The Way?

Patrick Otte

January 7, 2019


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  May 26th in 2018 was a shocking day for Liverpool Football Club. Liverpool lost to Real Madrid 3-1 in the Champions League Final, the fingers being pointed at Liverpool’s goalkeeper Louis Karius. Karius, a respectable goalkeeper for Liverpool Football Club, made two grave mistakes that co...

Meet New Girls Soccer Assistant Coach, Emma Reddick!

Meet New Girls Soccer Assistant Coach, Emma Reddick!

Audrey Murphy

December 5, 2018


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         The women’s soccer program at Laguna Blanca School was awarded a new gift for the holiday season -- Assistant Coach Emma Redick! She has a strong passion for athletics, a background in competitive sports, and a kind attitude that has connected with everyone on the team. As j...

Basketball Stars to Look out for in the 2018-19 Season

Basketball Stars to Look out for in the 2018-19 Season

Christian Branch

November 16, 2018


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  Zion Williamson   Zion Williamson is a player unlike the game of basketball has ever seen before. Standing at six-foot eight-inches, 285 pounds, with a wingspan of six-foot ten-inches, this 19-year-old freshman is a freak of nature that makes offensive linemen look small. With ...

Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Highlight Reel 2018

Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Highlight Reel 2018

Audrey Murphy

November 16, 2018


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  Featured Image: We love our seniors! Volleyball captains Margaux Murphy and Maddie Walker pose with their celebratory cut-out faces after the last home game. We're going to miss you, girls! Girls Varsity Volleyball had a great season -- here are a couple of highlights from a two-day tourn...

Independent Athletes – Julia Stone and Natalie McCaffery

Independent Athletes – Julia Stone and Natalie McCaffery

Emma Raith

November 7, 2018


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Take a look at the independent sports of these owls! Natalie McCaffery — Natalie McCaffery recently competed in the Olympic Classes Regatta, hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club. With Saturday conditions of low winds, choppy water, and diagonal swells on the first day, the competition made for ...

FIFA’s Newest Release Review: FIFA 2019

FIFA’s Newest Release Review: FIFA 2019

Patrick Otte

November 2, 2018


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EA’s newest release of FIFA, FIFA 19 has its assets and liabilities. As all FIFA video games have done in the past, FIFA 19 entices the major soccer fan into having fun alongside their fellow gaming mates. Whether it be laughing at the new recent game mode or quaking in apprehension on an opponent'...

Interview With New Trainer

Interview With New Trainer

Macy Christal

October 11, 2018


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Where did you go to college? Endicott College. What previous schools have you worked at? I just graduated in May of this year. I have worked the past two summers on the Athletic Training Staff for the volleyball festival in Phoenix, One Soccer Camps, and Cate Sports Academy. When did you deci...

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