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Despite tough preseason, Chargers are still anticipating a run at league title

Despite tough preseason, Chargers are still anticipating a run at league title

By Kristen Gowdy
October 6, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | October 6, 2011 It was another long night for the Chargers as they dropped their final preseason game to a powerhouse Canyon squad 42-0. The injury-riddled Chargers limp out of a frustrating preseason with an 0-6 record. Despite this lingering statistic, ...

Balancing offense and defense is key for DP football this week

By Kristen Gowdy
September 29, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | September 29, 2011 Entering the fifth week of pre-league play, the 0-4 Chargers cannot become discouraged by their record. So far, the teams that they have lost to have been bigger and more experienced than DP’s young team. This week is no different. The Rio Mesa team that will square off against the Chargers this week is bigger and fa...

Braves’ shutout continues Charger football woes

By Emma Redick
September 28, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Emma Redick and Emma Craine | Staff Writers | September 28, 2011 The Dos Pueblos football team was hoping that the fourth time would be the charm last Friday night as they took the field against Lompoc at Lompoc. They put out their efforts to no avail, as DP lost their fourth game in just as ...

Chargers drop third game of the season to Cabrillo

Chargers drop third game of the season to Cabrillo

September 17, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Diandra Jordan | Staff | September 16, 2011 On Friday night, Scott O’ Leary Stadium was packed as the DP football team got ready to take on Cabrillo High School, who was coming off of a 34-14 win against Righetti last week. The Chargers knew it would be a tough battle from the outset, and it was shown on Cabrillo's very first po...

DP’s strong offensive performance not enough in home opener

DP’s strong offensive performance not enough in home opener

By Kristen Gowdy
September 10, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | September 10, 2011 Despite an improved offensive performance, the Chargers couldn’t pull off a win against a tough San Luis Obispo team, dropping their home opener 36-23. “One of our goals from last week was to improve our productivity on offense,” said Coach Jeff Uyesaka. “And we did t...

Football team drops season opener despite strong first half

Football team drops season opener despite strong first half

By Kristen Gowdy
September 3, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | September 3, 2011 Size isn’t everything, but it sure helps. So the Dos Pueblos football team discovered when they traveled to Santa Maria to face off against Righetti High in their season opener giving up 20 unanswered points in a 27-7 loss. The game began as a stalemate, with neither the Charge...

Chargers ready to run down another league title

Chargers ready to run down another league title

By Kristen Gowdy
August 30, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor |August 30, 2011 You could say that the DP football team has some big shoes to fill. Last year’s senior-loaded Cinderella squad not only beat Santa Barbara and San Marcos to clinch the City Championship, but went the distance to win Channel League for the firs...

Chargers and Royals come together to honor Coach “Hess”

Chargers and Royals come together to honor Coach “Hess”

By Kristen Gowdy
August 10, 2011
Filed under Football, News, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | August 9, 2011 The legacy of the late Jeff Hesselmeyer’s was perhaps best summed up by former San Marcos Royal football player Derek Dallmeyer during Monday night’s memorial service when he said, “Every Friday night, for many years to come, when the lights at Valley Stadium or Scott O’Leary field turn on, Hess’ light wil...

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