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Tebowmania vs. Linsanity

May 10, 2012

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 president of football operations for the Denver Broncos, even admitted he doesn’t have a Plan B. He’s going to rely on Ma...

Marisa Hutton: An Equestrian Olympic Hopeful

Marisa Hutton: An Equestrian Olympic Hopeful

April 9, 2012

Olympic hopeful, senior Marisa Hutton has been riding horses since she was five years old. She began competing at age 11 and last year placed seventh in a nationally ranked competition in Los Angeles. She started out the 2012 season by competing in the year’s first and biggest horse show of the season: Horse Shows ...

Boys Varsity Tennis

Boys Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2012

“It is hard to say how we will play against [Malibu]. I haven’t seen them play, but it looks like it will be a good match up for us. As for the season, our schedule is more challenging this year,” said Owls’ head tennis coach Trevor Thorpe preceding the boys’ first match. The close home...

Varsity Boys Basketball Season Recap

PHOTO: Andrew Mccaffery

March 5, 2012

The boys basketball team came out and defeated Providence Hall 79-35 at Westmont on Jan. 28. They broke Providence Hall’s defense and went on to run them out of the gym, beating the Lions by 44 points. Senior Brandon Bickett was the top scorer with 21 points, but not trailing by much, sophomore Andrew Vignolo ...

Girls Varsity Soccer

Girls Varsity Soccer

March 2, 2012

The girls soccer team was able to overcome preseason complications and have a successful season. With huge wins after the turnaround, the team kept its CIF bid, and was crowned Condor League Champions with a 5-1 league record and they went 7-4 overall. In the pre-season, Laguna lost to Cate, but during t...

Boys Basketball Team on Hot Streak

Boys Basketball Team  on Hot Streak

February 16, 2012

  A team with returning players leads with confidence. Returning coach Sal Rodriguez said “almost all of our main players are returning this year.  I am looking forward to one of our best seasons yet.” Having won their first four games, the boys basketball team is well on their wa...

Soccer Teams Dribble through Rough Times

PHOTO: JAMIE ROSENBERG

February 13, 2012

A breakthrough to the rough start for girls soccer has yet to di splay itself. After going through “hell week,” an intense training session, th e girls started the season by playing their first game against Carpinteria High. The start of the game was a toss up; it was anyone’s game. But Ca...

Reality Vs. Fantasy

Reality Vs. Fantasy

February 13, 2012

On Consoles or courts, on a team or the couch, the controversy continues In the past 10 years, video games have gone from simplistic time wasters such as Tetris and Centipede, to full blown interactive digital sports games. “ The line between video games and sports is really beginning to blur,...

Lady Owls Take on Tough Competition

PHOTOS: JAMIE ROSENBERG

February 11, 2012

After tough victories over Bishop and Thatcher, on Oct. 29 the girls varsity volleyball team came through with a win against Cate, clenching the title of Condor League Champions for the tenth year in a row. After a successful season with a 11-3 record, 6-0 in league, the girls geared up for the tough...

Girls Basketball Struggles to Advance

February 10, 2012

Following the departure of last year’s seniors, the girls basketball team is looking to recruit and rebuild. Led by senior Eva Davis, who thinks it can be a fun year despite the loss of the seniors, says “We have a young team, but when the freshman are juniors and seniors they will have a really...

Cross Country Runs Its Way into CIF

Cross Country Runs Its Way into CIF

December 5, 2011

After running mile after mile in race after race in preparation, the boys cross country team took third place in the Condor League and qualified for the CIF preliminary round at Mountain San Antonio College in Pomona. On what is said to be one of the hardest courses, senior Patrick Gainey ran an 18...

Tennis Girls Take Out Cate

PHOTO: JAMIE ROSENBERG

December 2, 2011

“We are like the Average Joe’s from the movie Dodgeball. We’re playing Cate in a couple of matches this week, and I hear they’re the Globo Gym of the league,” said Girl’s Tennis Coach Jonny Sapp at a Round Table meeting. With a 3-4 record, the team was ready to take on the challenge and usher...

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