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Photo Gallery: Football Senior Night

Photo Gallery: Football Senior Night

By Adrian Armenta
October 2, 2012
Filed under Football, Media Gallery, Sports

[flagallery gid=31 name=Gallery w=100% h=650] Photos By Adrian Armenta and Stamatia Scarvelis | October 2, 2012

Charger offense takes victory over Rio Mesa

Charger offense takes victory over Rio Mesa

By Stamatia Scarvelis
September 22, 2012
Filed under Football, Sports

By Stamatia Scarvelis | Staff Writer | September 22, 2012 The loss last week against Lompoc left the Chargers hungry for a comeback. And Friday night, thanks to a strong offense, they made that comeback. With a final score of 42-28 it was the Chargers offense that led the team to take down the R...

Chargers suffer first loss against Lompoc Braves

Chargers suffer first loss against Lompoc Braves

By Adrian Armenta
September 15, 2012
Filed under Football, Sports

By Adrian Armenta | Staff Writer | September 15, 2012 Unfortunately for the Dos Pueblos Chargers, history repeated itself Friday night at the Scott O'Leary stadium. The Chargers lost to the Lompoc Braves, final score of 31-14. The Braves, now 4-0, lead the game and left the the Chargers wit...

DP Chargers ready to end Lompoc reign

By Emma Redick
September 13, 2012
Filed under Football, Sports

By Emma Redick | Sports Editor | September 13, 2012 It's been nearly two years since the Lompoc Braves have tasted defeat. That defeat was served up by the Dos Pueblos Chargers in 2009. Friday night, it could all happen again. The game under the lights of the Scott O'Leary stadium will be a ba...

Sports update: Mendoza takes Chargers 3-0

Sports update: Mendoza takes Chargers 3-0

By Emma Redick
September 8, 2012
Filed under Football, Sports

Emma Redick | Sports Editor | September 7, 2012 The winning streak continues for the Dos Pueblos football team as they add a third win to their season record. Friday, the Chargers took down the Cabrillo Conquistadores in Lompoc with a final score of 25-8. DP took control of the game and gai...

Chargers bring home second victory under coach Mendoza

Chargers bring home second victory under coach Mendoza

By Emma Redick
September 1, 2012
Filed under Football

By Emma Redick | Sports Editor | September 1, 2012 Coming off of a win against the Santa Ynez Pirates, the Chargers were able to bring home another victory. Friday night, the Dos Pueblos football team traveled to San Luis Obispo to defeat the Tigers in their second overall game of the season...

Chargers blank Pirates in Mendoza’s debut

Chargers blank Pirates in Mendoza’s debut

By Emma Redick
August 25, 2012
Filed under Football, Sports

By Emma Redick | Sports Editor | August 24, 2012 All summer long, new Dos Pueblos Coach Nate Mendoza promised that his team would play tough defense. Friday night Mendoza was true to that promise as the Chargers recorded a shutout of the Santa Ynez Pirates in a preseason game at Scott O'Leary Sta...

From diamond to stadium: Mendoza takes title as Head Coach

From diamond to stadium: Mendoza takes title as Head Coach

By Emma Redick
August 22, 2012
Filed under Football, Sports

Emma Redick | Sports Editor | August 22, 2012 The Dos Pueblos football team was thrown a curve ball as their new head coach moved from the Scott O'leary dugout to the Scott O'leary stadium. Former head baseball coach Nate Mendoza stepped in as head football coach in place of eleven-year coac...

10 Questions with new head football coach Nate Mendoza

10 Questions with new head football coach Nate Mendoza

By Kristen Gowdy
May 25, 2012
Filed under 10 Questions with..., Baseball, Football, Sports

Kristen Gowdy and Emma Redick | Sports Editors | May 25, 2012 Q: What drew you to taking the position of head football coach after you took a year off last year? A: Because I coach baseball, my decision probably surprised a lot of people, but I really miss it, I love football. It is the opportunity of a lifetime that doesn't come up every day. I thought I'd take adva...

Mendoza named new head football coach

Mendoza named new head football coach

By Kristen Gowdy
May 24, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Football, Sports

  Kristen Gowdy and Emma Redick | Sports Editors | May 24, 2012 It was announced on Tuesday afternoon that Coach Nate Mendoza will be taking his talents from the baseball diamond to the football field. Mendoza, who led the baseball team to a Channel League Championship this year, will rep...

Chargers shut out Royals to defend City Championship

Chargers shut out Royals to defend City Championship

By Kristen Gowdy
November 11, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | November 10, 2011 A month ago, Dos Pueblos fans would have ridiculed the idea that the 0-7 varsity football team would successfully defend last year’s City Champions title. But by working hard in practice and exploiting the weaknesses of their opponents, the Chargers proved them wrong, and tonig...

Chargers almost pull off upset as Homecoming weekend begins

Chargers almost pull off upset as Homecoming weekend begins

By Kristen Gowdy
October 15, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | October 14, 2011 The heavy fog that shrouded Scott O’Leary Stadium Friday night did nothing to dampen the spirits of Charger fans as they packed the stands to watch the 44th annual Dos Pueblos Homecoming game against Ventura. In what almost turned into a huge comeback, the Ch...

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