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Girls Varsity Volleyball Wraps Up Frontier League Title With Sweep at Bishop Diego

Girls Varsity Volleyball Wraps Up Frontier League Title With Sweep at Bishop Diego

October 11, 2019

Seniors Macy Christal and Ainsley McGovern each pounded 10 kills, leading the Laguna Blanca girls volleyball team to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-23 sweep at Bishop Diego for its first Frontier League championship....

Girls Volleyball Builds a New Team

Girls Volleyball Builds a New Team

Phoebe Stein June 11, 2018

The second week of April marks the end of the Girls Sand Volleyball season.The girls played a total of 12 games and ended up with a record of four wins and eight losses. Freshmen Annie Gabler...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Kelly Bickett May 19, 2018

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...

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

Javier Abrego February 21, 2018

Senior Aidan O’Donnell described the Laguna Blanca varsity basketball team as a group of “young, scrappy go-hards.” Although their season has not gone as they had planned, the team has...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Kelly Bickett February 21, 2018

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...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Boning Zhang February 21, 2018

The soccer held at Laguna Blanca is never short of intensity, sweat or winning, as soccer is arguably one of the strongest and most played team sports in the school. Although the regular season...

In Defense of Cross Country

In Defense of Cross Country

Daisy Finefrock February 21, 2018

People usually perceive “serious”  or “diffcult” sports as needing strength and agility. Most people don’t jump to mental strength as a key component of being an athlete....

Laguna Boys Basketball on a Winning Streak

Laguna Boys Basketball on a Winning Streak

Sydney Edgecomb February 9, 2018

Laguna Blanca lit up from deep to skewer Ojai Valley School at home 70-48 on Saturday. The Owls were led by Aidan O'Donnell '18, whose monster night included 18 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and...

Stance of the Staff: Sexism in Sports

Stance of the Staff: Sexism in Sports

Staff of The Fourth Estate January 21, 2018

There’s really no denying it: women have fought to be where we are. For decades before the 19th amendment was passed, countless women have picketed and protested, putting themselves in danger so that...

An Interview with Shauna Erickson

An Interview with Shauna Erickson

Kelly Bickett January 21, 2018

Where did you go to college? I received my bachelor’s in Athletic Training from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2012. I finished my master’s of sports conditioning this year from...

Girls Volleyball Fall Recap

Girls Volleyball Fall Recap

Itziar de Pedro November 27, 2017

Walk into Merovick Gymnasium on a Wednesday night and you’ll see cameramen, parents, teachers, faculty, students, a group of rowdy boys, and the Laguna Blanca girls varsity volleyball team,...

Sophia Fay 18 named Scholar Athlete of the Year

Sophia Fay ’18 named Scholar Athlete of the Year

Sydney Edgecomb October 17, 2017

On the volleyball court, Sophia Fay '18 is an outstanding back-row defender, digging practically everything that gets past the blockers. Like the hard-driven spikes she handles as the team’s libero,...

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