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Madsen Leads Owls to 2nd Round Victory

November 13, 2012

Junior Clara Madsen had 8 kills, 3 aces, and team-high 16 digs, leading the Laguna Blanca Girls Volleyball Team to a victory over the Gladstone Gladiators on Thursday night in West Covina. Middle-hitters Grace Woolf and Luisa Cameron also tallied exceptional offensive effort. Woolf spiked team-high...

Owls Sweep Santa Clara in the First Round

Owls Sweep Santa Clara in the First Round

November 8, 2012

On Tuesday night, the Laguna Blanca Girls Volleyball Team swept Santa Clara at home in 3 to move on to the second round of CIF-Playoffs. The lady Owls kicked into gear on the 1st point and kept the momentum going for the re st of the match. Senior Jessie Dusebout led the offense with...

2012 Girls Volleyball Update

2012 Girls Volleyball Update

October 16, 2012

During the preseason, the varsity girls' volleyball team took a trip to paradise returning with a runner-up trophy of the silver-division back to the mainland after strong play in the Kamehameha Schools Maui Invitational.   When asked about the outlook on the team and the 2012 season, Senior...

Spring Golf Review: The Freshman Trifecta

June 4, 2012

It is possible to still hear the echoes of golf-claps whenever Niall Platt ’10 is mentioned. However, the days of remembering Laguna golf are coming to a close; the spotlight will soon shift to the present, with sophomore captain Kiyan Mashhoon leading the charge. “If we belonged to a league, Kiyan ...

Athletics and Academics:

June 4, 2012

Athletics harming students’ academic success and athletes are just a bunch of ‘dumb jocks’ have become stigmas invading our modern culture. Statistically, however, athletes are actually more likely to succeed academically and, consequently, later in life. A United States Department of Health and...

Boys Varsity Tennis

June 4, 2012

Culminating their season with a 4-10 record, the boys’ tennis team had an all around successful season. “We stepped up as a team,” said senior Alex Louden about the seasons turnout, “everyone had match time and was out there playing.” Fresh from spring break, the boys kicked off their first...

Boys Junior Varsity Volleyball

June 4, 2012

The Owls JV Squad (2-3) kicked-off strong after the Spring Break, winning their first match against Oak Grove in 3, even without the presence of freshman setter Connor Curran, who was moved up to the Varsity team over the break. Previously in the season, Curran and freshman setter, and now former outside...

Boy’s Varsity Volleyball

June 4, 2012

The boys volleyball team came out of the break with a 4-game win streak and a 4-3 record. Their first match after the break was against Besant Hill, who they swept in 3 (25-9, 25-14, 25-13). Senior Andrew McCaffery led the team with 6 of the Owl’s 18 aces, while junior J.T. Aubrey led with 4 kills....

Q & A with Golf Coach Angeloff

Q & A with  Golf Coach Angeloff

May 10, 2012

Q: What are your goals for golf? A: The team wishes to have a total team score in a match that is under 200, for the five golfers. Q: How is the season going so far? A: It’s been an excellent season so far, especially since we’ve added three new golfers since LAX lost its team status. The team...

Tebowmania vs. Linsanity

May 10, 2012

Did the Denver Broncos really just trade Tim Tebow, the player that lead the Broncos to a six-game winning streak, who stunned the world with his 4th quarter comebacks; for a gamble on Peyton Manning? John Elway, the executive vice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos, even admitted he doesn’t have a Plan B. He’s going to rely on Ma...

Marisa Hutton: An Equestrian Olympic Hopeful

Marisa Hutton: An Equestrian Olympic Hopeful

April 9, 2012

Olympic hopeful, senior Marisa Hutton has been riding horses since she was five years old. She began competing at age 11 and last year placed seventh in a nationally ranked competition in Los Angeles. She started out the 2012 season by competing in the year’s first and biggest horse show of the season: Horse Shows ...

Boys Varsity Tennis

Boys Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2012

“It is hard to say how we will play against [Malibu]. I haven’t seen them play, but it looks like it will be a good match up for us. As for the season, our schedule is more challenging this year,” said Owls’ head tennis coach Trevor Thorpe preceding the boys’ first match. The close home...

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