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Football Focuses on the Future

PHOTO: TARA BROUCQSAULT

December 2, 2011

When the season started for the Owls (4-3, 1-2) the Condor League Title and a CIF berth was in the minds of most everyone. However, the early loss of senior co-captain Andrew McCaffery (ACL/MCL tear), and later the loss of senior center Alex Louden (oblique fracture, wrist) forced a reconsideration of this year’...

Tennis Expands into Hope Ranch

December 2, 2011

On campus, Laguna sports teams make use of the track, football field, soccer fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and a baseball diamond. The tennis teams, however, are subject to a 15-minute drive to and from the public tennis courts. Thanks to an extremely generous donor, Laguna is in...

Homecoming Promotes Community

Homecoming Promotes  Community

December 2, 2011

Two victories and a night to remember - all in a weekend’s work. The girls varsity volleyball team swept Dunn in a 3-0 win, as junior Bella Taron, Courtney O’Donnell, and Jessie Dusebout honored the seniors during a touching senior night. Also on Friday, parents put in hours of work arranging an...

Facing Injuries Head On

GRAPHIC: ZOE SERBIN

November 17, 2011

School takes a proactive approach to dealing with and preventing head injuries on student athletes. Dealing with injuries is always a challenge for student athletes. Specifically when dealing with head trauma that can not only affect a students’ sports career, but also a students’ academic career. As...

Fall Sports Preview

PHOTO: EVA DAVIS

November 17, 2011

According to Director of Athletics Mr. Mike Biermann, Laguna is filled with perhaps the most athletic student body to date. The sports teams of the 2011 fall season have big things in sight. With the majority of the teams being primarily senior-led and senior-dominated and backed up with a healthy...

Sailing Team Takes Home High Honors from Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation

PHOTO: MATTHEW COHEN

November 17, 2011

Over the summer, members of the Laguna Blanca Sailing Team, seniors Savanna Brown and Tucker Atterbury, and junior Cassidy Shevitz received high honors from the Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation for their achievements. Tucker  received the Sheridan P. Gerard Trophy Perpetual Crew Award. According...

It’s About What You Eat Nutrition for the Student Athlete

Mix up your pre-work out snack with Gatorade Fit, a banana, Muscle Milk, and a power bar.

November 15, 2011

Nutrition gives you an edge, and allows you to stay healthy throughout a difficult match or intense practice. Competing and exercising, whether on a football field or on a cross country trail, requires a lot of energy and nutrients. While eating and working out for Laguna students doesn’t incite second thoughts, many are unaware of how one affects the other. The stra...

Club Sports vs. School Sports

September 23, 2011

However, since there is still a high priority on academic success, the level of competition suffers a blow, as compared to club sports. For members of a club team, some of the main reasons to participate are: to better one’s skills, to pursue one’s sport at a more competitive level, and to expose...

Sailing Team Makes its Mark

Sailing Team Makes its Mark

September 19, 2011

Since August, the Sailing Team has been gearing up and making their mark in the midst of stiff competition up and down the California Coastline. Tucker Atterbury, Jake Bartlein, Savanna Brown, and Cassidy Shevitz have been practicing with the Santa Barbara Youth Foundation all year long. Ca...

Swim Team Makes its Splash at CIF

Swim Team Makes its Splash at CIF

September 19, 2011

The road to CIF playoffs is increasingly challenging. Members of the Laguna Blanca swim team qualified with ease as Lauren Alef, Milo Filip, and Austin Abrams posted times well under the status-quo. In order to understand how these three superstars met the criteria for CIF, one must recognize their...

Volleyball

September 7, 2011

There were some initial reserva- tions on the part of Laguna’s vol- leyball community early this season when 19-year-old Dylan Bennett stepped up to take the helm. Needless to say, all doubts have been erased. Bennet, a member of the US World Volleyball team and graduate of Dos Pueblos, has used his k...

Golf

September 7, 2011

Per usual, golf is turning out to be the most enjoyable of the spring sports. Everyday the team travels to either La Cumbre Country Club or San Marcos Golf Course for their practices and games. The team dropped a few games early, most notably a close match with Dunn School. Senior Marshall Alex...

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