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Independent Sports: Swim

Independent Sports: Swim

Natasha Heyer

March 20, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Owls End Season with 2-3 Record

Owls End Season with 2-3 Record

Julia Fay

November 15, 2016


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The Laguna Blanca Owls Football Team has drastically changed from years past. Despite the loss of 12 seniors, this year’s version of the team is a cohesive, passionate group of young football players. What they lack in experience, they make up for in desire and determination. The Owls came out strong...

Boys Lacrosse First Win of the Season

Boys Lacrosse First Win of the Season

April 21, 2016


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On Tuesday, Apr. 12, the boys lacrosse team who were previously 0-6, competed in a home game against the DP Chargers. The boys have had a slow start to their season — though they have very strong offensive players, the Owl’s defense has been struggling with getting the ball off of their half. Before...

Boys Volleyball Takes Second Place in a Division One/Two Tournament

Boys Volleyball Takes Second Place in a Division One/Two Tournament

April 21, 2016


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This past weekend the Owls traveled down to Chadwick in Los Angeles to compete against Division One, Two, and Three high schools such as: Chadwick, San Pedro, Bishop Montgomery, and Torrance. Although the teams that the Owls played were ranked a couple division higher than them, this rank difference...

Tennis Photos

Tennis Photos

April 1, 2016


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Undefeated Laguna Blanca Owls Soars Past Nordhoff Rangers

Undefeated Laguna Blanca Owls Soars Past Nordhoff Rangers

March 21, 2016


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  The Laguna Blanca boys’ volleyball team played Nordhoff on Friday March 18th, and ended up with a sweep. The first game started neck and neck with each team scoring points back and forth. After a hard fought first game, set one ended with the score 26-24. After this game, Laguna woke up and...

Girls Soccer Team Takes the Condor League Title

Girls Soccer Team Takes the Condor League Title

March 17, 2016


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  After a long competitive hour and thirty-five minute match on Wednesday February 10th the Lady Owls had a 2-1 victory over the Dunn Earwigs. From having lost to the Owls in a close game two weeks prior, the Earwigs put the pressure on the Owls right from the start which earned them a ...

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