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Sports Round-up: Week of 03/08 to 03/14

Sports Round-up: Week of 03/08 to 03/14

By Loren Young
March 23, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Golf, Non-traditional Sports, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Two weeks ago, Dos Pueblos had many star performances amongst its sports programs. Cameron Cox competed in the CIF State Wrestling Championships. Baseball won its game against Chaminade High, but lost two other games. Boys volleyball beat Oxnard High in a non-league match. Softball won three of i... Read more »

Intramural Dodgeball Comes to DP

Intramural Dodgeball Comes to DP

By Tim Heiduk
March 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Non-traditional Sports, Sports

“If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.” The sport made famous by the movie “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” is currently hitting Dos Pueblos. Charger students will show off their mastery of “the 5 D’s of dodgeball” the next few Thursdays at lunch in the Sovine Gymnasium.... Read more »

Sports Round-up: Week of 03/01 to 03/07

Sports Round-up: Week of 03/01 to 03/07

By Loren Young
March 17, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Golf, Non-traditional Sports, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Last week, Dos Pueblos entered the spring sports season with many losses. Baseball lost two games to Chatsworth and Taft High Schools. Boys volleyball lost to Newbury Park, but beat Royal High a few days later. Softball lost to Camarillo High while lacrosse, now a sport in CIF, lost to Santa Barbar... Read more »

Boys Lacrosse Returns for Its Sophomore Season

Boys Lacrosse Returns for Its Sophomore Season

By Bill Mortensen
March 11, 2015
Filed under Non-traditional Sports, Sports

Led by senior captains Max Essig and Drew Richard, Dos Pueblos Lacrosse has returned. On Wednesday the team fell to San Marcos at home in the first Varsity game of the season, 9-3. A year after its formation as a club team, Boys’ Lacrosse is now officially a part of the California Inters... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Shred Everything!

Photo Gallery: Shred Everything!

By Jonathan Reyna
December 17, 2014
Filed under Media Gallery, Non-traditional Sports, Photos, Sports

Skating and BMXing are very extreme action sports and both push local teens to do their best. There's a lot of different “lingo” that contributes to the BMX and skating lifestyle – like “steez” or “sketch” to describe the way you carry out a trick in a clean, good-looking way or a messy... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Lacrosse

Photo Gallery: Lacrosse

By Justin Casper
April 11, 2014
Filed under Media Gallery, Non-traditional Sports, Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='25298'] Photos by Nathan Garcia | Staff Photographer April 11th, 2014 On Wednesday April 9th Dos Pueblos hosted its first ever lacrosse match against San Marcos.

Athletes in the saddle

Athletes in the saddle

By Ella Jensen
May 29, 2013
Filed under Non-traditional Sports, Opinion, Sports

By Ella Jensen | Staff Writer May 29, 2013 Yesterday my friends and I were talking about all the sports we participate in. But when I started to talk about how I am a competitive horseback rider, they instantly rejected horseback riding as a sport. Contrary to popular belief, horseback riding is a sport. This is because, like other sports, horseback riding is a strenuous ... Read more »

The battle of the slopes: snowboarding vs. skiing

By Max Essig
May 21, 2013
Filed under Non-traditional Sports, Opinion, Sports

By Max Essig | Staff Writer May 21, 2013 The age of novice skiers casing and ruining every single jump for the boarders is over. Well, for the most part. There was a time when I thought that snowboarding was in fact "cooler" than skiing, even being a skier myself. But now, I'd have to disagre... Read more »

DP Sailors to Nationals in Chicago

DP Sailors to Nationals in Chicago

By Kyra Oakes
May 10, 2013
Filed under News, Non-traditional Sports, Sports

By Kyra Oakes | Staff Writer May 10, 2013 For most, sailing is typically associated as a leisurely recreational activity, but for the members of the Dos Pueblos High School Sailing Team, they compete consistently and did exceedingly well in the High School Gold PCC's at the Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club Apri... Read more »

DP mountain biking team filmed for Deckers promotional video

DP mountain biking team filmed for Deckers promotional video

By Kyra Oakes
May 9, 2013
Filed under Non-traditional Sports, Sports

Kyra Oakes | Staff Writer May 9, 2013 On Friday February 22, 2013 the Dos Pueblos Mountain Biking Team was filmed by Deckers at their practice at Ellwood reserve for a promotional video for the upcoming 2013 version of the Links shoe. Only 1,000 shoes are in production and the proceeds will... Read more »

For Kaycie Landis, life is a twirl

For Kaycie Landis, life is a twirl

By Maddy Buie
April 26, 2013
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Non-traditional Sports, Sports

By Maddy Buie | Staff Writer April 26, 2012 For most athletes, halftime is a time to rest. For Kaycie Landis, however, halftime is showtime. Soon after the buzzer sounds, Landis twirls her baton, dances to the music and transforms from a normal sophomore into "Twirl Girl," one of her many alt... Read more »

The fencing life of Sean Strong

The fencing life of Sean Strong

By Max Essig
February 19, 2013
Filed under Non-traditional Sports, Sports

By Max Essig| Staff Writer February 19, 2013 Every day Sean Strong takes time out of his busy day for a game of, what he calls, physical chess. With juggling the combined stress and responsibility of his academia, on-campus clubs, community service and extra-curricular activities, Strong has fou... Read more »

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