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Charger Spotlight: Manny Nwosu

Charger Spotlight: Manny Nwosu

By Sophia Martinez, Author
January 4, 2016
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Not only was he named the homecoming king of 2015, he is also in line to be a king in Nigeria, all while being an award-winning athlete.   He grew up in a town in Nigeria with his brother and two sisters. His parents moved them to Goleta when he was a year old, then moved back to Nigeria when... Read more »

Inside the Pre-game Football Head

Inside the Pre-game Football Head

By Anne Bailey and Olivia Jewell
September 18, 2015
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features, Football

Roaring fans, spiral passes, euphoric touchdowns. Delve into the minds of three varsity football players—junior Chris Noggle, middle linebacker; senior Silver Flores, middle linebacker and fullback; and senior Jonathan Valadez, nose guard—as they prepare for a game.   Question: How do... Read more »

12 Questions with Blayke Harrison

12 Questions with Blayke Harrison

By Jonathan Reyna
June 3, 2015
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

  Blayke Harrison, junior at Dos Pueblos, is a top competitor in Channel League, is completely committed to track and field and is pursuing his goal of being a professional athlete. Q: Coming into high school, did you know you were going to run track? A: “I ran track in eighth grade... Read more »

7 Questions with Austin Bull, BMX Biker

7 Questions with Austin Bull, BMX Biker

By Jonathan Reyna
May 12, 2015
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Dos Pueblos junior Austin Bull is bringing BMX to the masses and paving a path for amateur BMX riders. His devotion to BMX has been passed down from his father's love of downhill mountain biking. Bull adds his BMX and MTB backgrounds to form his unique style of riding. Q: Who influenced you the mos... Read more »

Seniors 2015: It’s the End of High School as They Know It

Seniors 2015: It’s the End of High School as They Know It

By Loren Young
April 7, 2015
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

As most people would think, senior year is pretty crazy. Students have begun the end to their four-year high school career, counting down the days until graduation, freaking out about college applications, and trying to make their senior year as memorable and awesome as possible. They’ve made frie... Read more »

Charger Spotlight: Emily Robinson, Creator of Worlds

Charger Spotlight: Emily Robinson, Creator of Worlds

By Nicholas Cleland
January 14, 2015
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Just over three years in, and four books penned. Emily Robinson works as a Dos Pueblos High School senior during the day and moonlights as an author, a creator of worlds with dragons, time travel and alternate dimensions. Robinson has been writing books since a young age, and has continued to do s... Read more »

Charger Spotlight: Jasmin Carrillo, Female Football Player

Charger Spotlight: Jasmin Carrillo, Female Football Player

By Aiyah Wahab
November 4, 2014
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Female football player Jasmin Carrillo (photo / Aiyah Wahab) If you walk onto Dos Pueblos’ football field after school, you wouldn’t really see anything out of the ordinary: off-season track practice, kids hanging out under the bleachers, and the junior varsity football team charging acro... Read more »

Charger Spotlight: Aidan “Rowdy” Rouzer runs the team

Charger Spotlight: Aidan “Rowdy” Rouzer runs the team

By Elisian Ly
October 8, 2014
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Aidan Rouzer by the Charger Car (photo/Elisian Ly) Blue and gold, cheering fans, hot pizza slices and churros–these are all the recognizable Charger features of a Dos Pueblos Friday night football game. Another noticeable feature of these games is a face and presence on the sidelines. The familiar... Read more »

Charger Spotlight: Phillip Downey

Charger Spotlight: Phillip Downey

By Julia Blank
April 17, 2014
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

By Britni Tisdale & Julia Blank | Staff Writers April 17, 2014 When one hears the term 'ballet', the image it conjures is most likely that of dainty girls in tutus, prancing about to the tunes of Swan Lake or The Nutcracker. For Phillip Downey, this stereotype may be more or less correct ... Read more »

No Helmets, No Problem

No Helmets, No Problem

By Brandon Burkhardt
February 27, 2014
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

By  Brandon Burkhardt | Staff Writer February 26, 2014 Freshmen Jalen Sigel, dreams to play rugby in college. With the opening of a relatively new youth rugby club Sigel's dream has a chance of coming true. This youth club, the Stingrays, founded in 2011, is a spin-off of the local men's club,... Read more »

Kazumi Fujita: Baking Queen

Kazumi Fujita: Baking Queen

By Julia DeRogatis
February 11, 2014
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

By Julia DeRogatis | Editor February 11, 2014 When Kazumi Fujita walks down the hall people turn and stare, their eyes following her like eager shadows. Why? Because she has cookies. For Fujita,  a 10th grader, having an armful of baked goods is not uncommon, as baking has become one of her ... Read more »

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