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Girls Volleyball Fall Recap

Girls Volleyball Fall Recap

Itziar de Pedro

November 27, 2017


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Walk into Merovick Gymnasium on a Wednesday night and you’ll see cameramen, parents, teachers, faculty, students, a group of rowdy boys, and the Laguna Blanca girls varsity volleyball team, ready to defeat their next opponent.The girls are having another incredible season with an overall re...

Astros vs. Dodgers Final Match Review

Astros vs. Dodgers Final Match Review

Patrick Otte

November 8, 2017


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After a heated seven games, the Astros finally pulled away with a win in the seventh game that won them the World Series. This was the first time in franchise history that the Astros had won the World Series, becoming a franchise team in 1962. The Astros were called “The Lastros” for the longest time...

Girls Volleyball Game Against Santa Barbara

Girls Volleyball Game Against Santa Barbara

Patrick Otte

October 19, 2017


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Last week on (need date) GV girls, and Varsity girls played Santa Barbara in indoor volleyball. Laguna traveled to Santa Barbara High School, playing away. GV was playing for best two out of three, and they, unfortunately, lost both of their games to the GV girls of Santa Barbara. Game one was pretty em...

Sophia Fay ’18 named Scholar Athlete of the Year

Sophia Fay ’18 named Scholar Athlete of the Year

Sydney Edgecomb

October 17, 2017


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On the volleyball court, Sophia Fay '18 is an outstanding back-row defender, digging practically everything that gets past the blockers. Like the hard-driven spikes she handles as the team’s libero, Fay takes academics head on scores high marks. The The Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table recognized F...

Junior Kelly Bickett Awarded Girls Volleyball Player of the Year

Junior Kelly Bickett Awarded Girls Volleyball Player of the Year

Noozhawk

May 19, 2017


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Congratulations to Kelly Bickett '18 for being named Girls Volleyball Player of the Year by the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table. The athletes of the year in local high school and college sports were honored on Wednesday at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s Evening with the Athletes at t...

Girls Volleyball Wins and Wins

Girls Volleyball Wins and Wins

Peter Smith

May 18, 2017


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Varsity Varsity girls beach volleyball has won several key matches this year, slaying several big public schools, including teams such as Dos Pueblos, where they took one win, and Santa Barbara, where they added two more wins. These wins against the big public schools were crucial for the beach...

Boys Tennis Finishes the Year

Boys Tennis Finishes the Year

Kelly Bicket

May 18, 2017


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The boys Tennis Team has worked hard this season to make it to the CIF playo s for the second time in two years. e tennis team is a freelance team. Junior Co-Captain Alex Furukawa said, “freelanc- ing is a set of rules that we have to abide by to make the playo s. e rules are that we have to wi...

Independent Sports: Martial Arts

Independent Sports: Martial Arts

Natasha Heyer

May 16, 2017


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As this school year quickly comes to an end, the stress that accompanies finals, exams and end of the year projects is skyrocketing; however, athletics can free a student’s mind and blow off steam. For students interested in pursuing activities outside of the offered curriculum, martial arts helps...

Customizing your Workout

Customizing your Workout

May 9, 2017


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It is hard to stay away from guilty pleasures like French fries, brownies, pizza or hamburgers; however, those foods are not always a bad thing. One of the first steps in becoming more fit and gaining better eating habits is also having a cheat day or a cheat meal. Taking a cheat day will not only calm...

Varsity Soccer

Varsity Soccer

Rose Houglet

April 27, 2017


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Sitting on the bench, Varsity Girls Soccer Coach and History Instructor Kevin Shertzer cheered as junior Kelly Bickett kicked, who scored the team’s’ first goal in the first game against Dunn. Although the team lost this game 1-2, Shertzer commented on this game as a turning point: “We lost the...

Boys Basketball Rise Up

Boys Basketball Rise Up

Kelly Bicket

March 20, 2017


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After graduating five starting seniors, the boys’ basketball team had a lot of positions to fill. Fortunately for the Owls, many new freshmen, sophomores and juniors decided to play. The Owls had a lot of work cut out for them this season to prepare for a difficult league. In the league opener game,...

Boys Soar Through CIF

Boys Soar Through CIF

Kelly Bicket

March 20, 2017


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The boys soccer team has been quite busy this year winning preseason matches.After losing in the second round of CIF last year, the boys bounced back quickly by beating Villanova Prep with a hat trick and two assists from junior Ethan Tyng. According to coach Gof Boyoko, “Fatta Koroma scored a pair of...

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