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Tennis Fall Recap

Tennis Fall Recap

Ian Brown

November 29, 2017


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The girl's tennis team has had a strong start to their season over the last month.While they lost their opening game 10-8 to Orcutt Academy and lost to Santa Barbara High 14-4, they rebounded in their next matches. This included a 13-5 win over Nordhoff and a 10-8 victory over Carpinteria. The lady O...

Boys Tennis Finishes the Year

Boys Tennis Finishes the Year

Kelly Bicket

May 18, 2017


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The boys Tennis Team has worked hard this season to make it to the CIF playo s for the second time in two years. e tennis team is a freelance team. Junior Co-Captain Alex Furukawa said, “freelanc- ing is a set of rules that we have to abide by to make the playo s. e rules are that we have to wi...

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...

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...

Girls Tennis Team Defends Home Court

Girls Tennis Team Defends Home Court

November 10, 2015


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The Varsity Girls Tennis team made a statement in its home opener, trouncing cross-town rival Bishop Diego 15-3 for the second-straight year. The Owls carried that momentum into its next game against Nordhoff as they routed the Rangers 12-6. These wins served to be huge confidence boosts for the inexperien...

Tennis Courts Are a Big Hit Among Students

Tennis Courts Are a Big Hit Among Students

February 19, 2014


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Laguna’s campus has seen major change in the last year -- it has received a new, state-of-the-art library and an eco-friendly parking plaza. Most recently, construction began on the addition of four brand new tennis courts. “The idea of having tennis courts was always something the athletic department...

Boys Varsity Tennis

Boys Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2012


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“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...

Tennis Girls Take Out Cate

Tennis Girls Take Out Cate

December 2, 2011


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“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...

Tennis Expands into Hope Ranch

December 2, 2011


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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...

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

November 17, 2011


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According to Director of Athletics Mr. Mike Biermann, Laguna is filled with perhaps the most athletic student body to date. The sports teams of the 2011 fall season have big things in sight. With the majority of the teams being primarily senior-led and senior-dominated and backed up with a healthy...