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FIFA’s Newest Release Review: FIFA 2019

FIFA’s Newest Release Review: FIFA 2019

Patrick Otte

November 2, 2018

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

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...

Girls Volleyball Builds a New Team

Girls Volleyball Builds a New Team

Phoebe Stein

June 11, 2018

The second week of April marks the end of the Girls Sand Volleyball season.The girls played a total of 12 games and ended up with a record of four wins and eight losses. Freshmen Annie Gabler and Bea Lujan are two new members of the team. Both participated in girls indoor volleyball in the fa...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Kelly Bickett

May 19, 2018

The Owls placed first overall in the Condor League, earning them a first-round seat in the CIF tournament. The Owl's first CIF opponent, Thacher, was aggressive. It was a physical game, making it tough to hold possession of the ball. The Owls scored first, making the game 1-0 in the first half. Ho...

Instant Replay: Fair or Foul?

Instant Replay: Fair or Foul?

Kelly Bickett and Javier Abrego

May 15, 2018

Sports have always been unfair. Every game comes with human referees who make bad calls. In the past few years, instant replay, the ability to review controversial plays from multiple angles, has shed new light on sports in both negative and positive ways. On the one hand, instant replay ...

Tears, Sweat, No Regrets.

Tears, Sweat, No Regrets.

Jack Zhang

April 19, 2018

Every March, millions of people sit in front of their TVs and hysterically shout for their favorite college basketball team. In March, when the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) holds its annual men’s collegiate basketball tournament, the national championship will be fanatical...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Kelly Bickett

April 19, 2018

  The Laguna boys soccer team ended up in second place in the Condor League giving them a wild-card match before the CIF tournament against Sierra Canyon, which they won handily 5-3. Instead of spending their four-day weekend skiing or catching up on sleep, the Owls traveled to El Segu...

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

Javier Abrego

February 21, 2018

Senior Aidan O’Donnell described the Laguna Blanca varsity basketball team as a group of “young, scrappy go-hards.” Although their season has not gone as they had planned, the team has seen some positives along the way. The team’s young players have had the crucial role of stepping up ...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Kelly Bickett

February 21, 2018

The boys soccer team hit the ground running — literally.The first week, known as the conditioning week, was tough: the boys were not able to touch the ball the first week of practice. After a grueling first week, the boys headed into their first match, ready to go physically. This yea...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Boning Zhang

February 21, 2018

The soccer held at Laguna Blanca is never short of intensity, sweat or winning, as soccer is arguably one of the strongest and most played team sports in the school. Although the regular season has not started yet due to the delay caused by the Thomas Fire, the girls soccer team is expecting...

In Defense of Cross Country

In Defense of Cross Country

Daisy Finefrock

February 21, 2018

People usually perceive “serious”  or “diffcult” sports as needing strength and agility. Most people don’t jump to mental strength as a key component of being an athlete. Cross country is a unique sport for many reasons, including requiring mental and physical strength. So, if y...

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