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Boys Tennis Finishes the Year

Boys Tennis Finishes the Year

Kelly Bicket

May 18, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Independent Sports: Swim

Independent Sports: Swim

Natasha Heyer

March 20, 2017

Laguna students have a freestyle approach to life. Students who decide to opt out of the streamline selection of curricular sports, dive into the opportunity to pursue independent sports. For senior Melissa Silva, junior Abby Corpuz and freshman Tatym Levine, swimming serves as a way to engage their...

Kelly Bickett’s Hat Trick Carries Girls Soccer Team Forward

Kelly Bickett’s Hat Trick Carries Girls Soccer Team Forward

Barry Punzal, Noozhawk Sports Editor

January 28, 2017

Kelly Bickett '18 scored a hat trick and Laguna Blanca didn't allow a shot on goal in beating Midland 3-0 in a Condor League girls soccer match on Wednesday. The teams battled to a draw in their first meeting, and the Midland goalkeeper and center back kept the game scoreless for the first 34 minu...

Fall Sports Overview

Fall Sports Overview

Kelly Bicket

January 13, 2017

Football: Qualified in Division 1 Eight-Man Football playoffs, lost first round at Faith Baptist. Volleyball: Qualified in Division 6 playoffs, lost in Seminals to Woodcrest Christian. Also qualified for Division 3 State Tournament, lost second round to Woodcrest Christian. Cross-Country: Gir...

The Alumni Soccer Game

The Alumni Soccer Game

Kelly Bickett

January 13, 2017

Every year, Laguna alumni and current students take to the soccer pitch in an alumni versus current students soccer game. is traditional event is for many alumni a much-anticipated part of anksgiving break. Current student players form one team while the alumni fill up the other in a competitive, fun...

Game, Set, Match: Girls Tennis Rounds Up the Season

Game, Set, Match: Girls Tennis Rounds Up the Season

Kelly Bickett

December 9, 2016

The 2016-17 season of girls tennis has been going great. This year 30 girls hit the court for practice, doubling the numbers from last year; most of the new players are freshmen. Senior captains Holly Tobias and Grace MacNeil are great role models for the younger girls trying to develop their game. Freshman...

The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys

Kendall White

December 9, 2016

Boys sand volleyball has been offered at Laguna for only three years. Sand volleyball is not an official CIF sport yet, so our team is considered a club team. According to Coach Jon Roberts this means that, “it is an experimental sport that will probably become a CIF sport in the future.” This...

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