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Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Kelly Bickett

May 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Owls placed first overall in the Condor League, earning them a first-round seat in the CIF tournament. The Owl's first CIF opponent, Thacher, was aggressive. It was a physical game, making it tough to hold possession of the ball. The Owls scored first, making the game 1-0 in the first half. Ho...

Instant Replay: Fair or Foul?

Instant Replay: Fair or Foul?

Kelly Bickett and Javier Abrego

May 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Sports have always been unfair. Every game comes with human referees who make bad calls. In the past few years, instant replay, the ability to review controversial plays from multiple angles, has shed new light on sports in both negative and positive ways. On the one hand, instant replay ...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Kelly Bickett

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The Laguna boys soccer team ended up in second place in the Condor League giving them a wild-card match before the CIF tournament against Sierra Canyon, which they won handily 5-3. Instead of spending their four-day weekend skiing or catching up on sleep, the Owls traveled to El Segu...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Kelly Bickett

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

The boys soccer team hit the ground running — literally.The first week, known as the conditioning week, was tough: the boys were not able to touch the ball the first week of practice. After a grueling first week, the boys headed into their first match, ready to go physically. This yea...

Football Fall Recap

Football Fall Recap

Kelly Bickett

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

While losing two seniors, gained sophomore Koby Skinner, freshman Oscar Houglet, and junior Katherine Perez. Perez joining this year marks the first time a girl has played on the football team in school history. Unfortunately, Perez received a concussion after getting knocked over in a preseason prac...

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...

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