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Varsity Boys Basketball Season Recap

Varsity Boys Basketball Season Recap

March 5, 2012

The boys basketball team came out and defeated Providence Hall 79-35 at Westmont on Jan. 28. They broke Providence Hall’s defense and went on to run them out of the gym, beating the Lions by 44 points. Senior Brandon Bickett was the top scorer with 21 points, but not trailing by much, sophomore Andrew Vignolo ...

Girls Varsity Soccer

Girls Varsity Soccer

March 2, 2012

The girls soccer team was able to overcome preseason complications and have a successful season. With huge wins after the turnaround, the team kept its CIF bid, and was crowned Condor League Champions with a 5-1 league record and they went 7-4 overall. In the pre-season, Laguna lost to Cate, but during t...

Boys Basketball Team on Hot Streak

Boys Basketball Team  on Hot Streak

February 16, 2012

  A team with returning players leads with confidence. Returning coach Sal Rodriguez said “almost all of our main players are returning this year.  I am looking forward to one of our best seasons yet.” Having won their first four games, the boys basketball team is well on their wa...

Soccer Teams Dribble through Rough Times

Soccer Teams Dribble through Rough Times

February 13, 2012

A breakthrough to the rough start for girls soccer has yet to di splay itself. After going through “hell week,” an intense training session, th e girls started the season by playing their first game against Carpinteria High. The start of the game was a toss up; it was anyone’s game. But Ca...

Reality Vs. Fantasy

Reality Vs. Fantasy

February 13, 2012

On Consoles or courts, on a team or the couch, the controversy continues In the past 10 years, video games have gone from simplistic time wasters such as Tetris and Centipede, to full blown interactive digital sports games. “ The line between video games and sports is really beginning to blur,...

Lady Owls Take on Tough Competition

Lady Owls Take on Tough Competition

February 11, 2012

After tough victories over Bishop and Thatcher, on Oct. 29 the girls varsity volleyball team came through with a win against Cate, clenching the title of Condor League Champions for the tenth year in a row. After a successful season with a 11-3 record, 6-0 in league, the girls geared up for the tough...

Girls Basketball Struggles to Advance

February 10, 2012

Following the departure of last year’s seniors, the girls basketball team is looking to recruit and rebuild. Led by senior Eva Davis, who thinks it can be a fun year despite the loss of the seniors, says “We have a young team, but when the freshman are juniors and seniors they will have a really...

Cross Country Runs Its Way into CIF

Cross Country Runs Its Way into CIF

December 5, 2011

After running mile after mile in race after race in preparation, the boys cross country team took third place in the Condor League and qualified for the CIF preliminary round at Mountain San Antonio College in Pomona. On what is said to be one of the hardest courses, senior Patrick Gainey ran an 18...

Tennis Girls Take Out Cate

Tennis Girls Take Out Cate

December 2, 2011

“We are like the Average Joe’s from the movie Dodgeball. We’re playing Cate in a couple of matches this week, and I hear they’re the Globo Gym of the league,” said Girl’s Tennis Coach Jonny Sapp at a Round Table meeting. With a 3-4 record, the team was ready to take on the challenge and usher...

Football Focuses on the Future

Football Focuses on the Future

December 2, 2011

When the season started for the Owls (4-3, 1-2) the Condor League Title and a CIF berth was in the minds of most everyone. However, the early loss of senior co-captain Andrew McCaffery (ACL/MCL tear), and later the loss of senior center Alex Louden (oblique fracture, wrist) forced a reconsideration of this year’...

Tennis Expands into Hope Ranch

December 2, 2011

On campus, Laguna sports teams make use of the track, football field, soccer fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and a baseball diamond. The tennis teams, however, are subject to a 15-minute drive to and from the public tennis courts. Thanks to an extremely generous donor, Laguna is in...

Homecoming Promotes Community

Homecoming Promotes  Community

December 2, 2011

Two victories and a night to remember - all in a weekend’s work. The girls varsity volleyball team swept Dunn in a 3-0 win, as junior Bella Taron, Courtney O’Donnell, and Jessie Dusebout honored the seniors during a touching senior night. Also on Friday, parents put in hours of work arranging an...

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