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Girls’ varsity volleyball team beats Buena

Girls’ varsity volleyball team beats Buena

By Susanna Sinclair and Belle Gilliam
November 2, 2015
Filed under Sports

As loud music reverberated across the gymnasium at Dos Pueblos High School, the girls’ varsity volleyball team tightened their laces, and began to warm up on Oct. 29. “[I] feel really excited about this one because it’s our senior night,” said senior Danica Minnich. This was not just a v...

Two wins at the Gold Coast Invitationals

Two wins at the Gold Coast Invitationals

By Sophia Martinez
October 2, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

  Junior Christina Rice has won three for three with the Dos Pueblos cross country team after coming in first with a record time for the course on Friday’s Gold Coast Invitational in Oxnard.     “Watching Christina win her third straight win was phenomenal; one of the most excitin...

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...

Head Girls’ Volleyball Coach Resigns After Six Years

Head Girls’ Volleyball Coach Resigns After Six Years

By Erik Botello
May 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

Todd Garrett has been a volleyball coach at Dos Pueblos for the past 12 years and a varsity head coach for six years. This year, he has decided to step down as the varsity girls’ volleyball head coach. Garrett coached the Chargers to three Channel League titles and four CIF-SS playoff appearances. His most accomplished se...

DP Softball Looks to Advance Past Semifinals

DP Softball Looks to Advance Past Semifinals

By Tim Heiduk
May 25, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

The CIF-SS semifinals have proved to be too much to overcome for the Dos Pueblos softball team in the past two years. After falling a game short of the CIF title game in consecutive years, the Chargers look to take it one step further this time around. “Our goal is to make it to the finals,”...

DP Baseball 4-peats in Channel League

DP Baseball 4-peats in Channel League

By Tim Heiduk
May 20, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Back to back to back to back. After winning Channel League for the past three years, Dos Pueblos baseball went into this season looking for its fourth straight league title. The Chargers accomplished just that, winning league outright, after tying Buena for the title last year. “It feels good,...

Boys Tennis Doubles Teams Compete in First Round of CIF Playoffs

By Loren Young
May 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

On Wednesday, May 13, Dos Pueblos’ tennis doubles teams lost to Loyola High 16-2 in the first round of CIF Playoffs. As a result, the Chargers will not advance to the second round of CIF Playoffs. The teams of Joshua Wang/Vincent Villano and Miles Baldwin/Quinn Hensley were the only doubles teams...

Coach York and Tim Heiduk Receive Accolades for Stellar Season

Coach York and Tim Heiduk Receive Accolades for Stellar Season

By Bill Mortensen
May 6, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports

At the conclusion of the soccer season, in which Dos Pueblos finished 6-0-2 in League play, Coach Matt York was named Channel League Coach of the Year. In addition, Tim Heiduk was voted Offensive MVP for the Channel League. Led by a group of veteran seniors, the team won the Channel League ti...

Two Boys Tennis Players Advance in Channel League Individual Tournament

By Loren Young
May 6, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

On Monday, two Chargers advanced on in the Channel League Individual Tournament. The singles day of the tournament began and was hosted at San Marcos. As members of the Channel League, Buena, Dos Pueblos, San Marcos, Santa Barbara and Ventura High Schools all had athletes competing for a total of...

Sports Round-up: Week of 04/12 to 04/18

Sports Round-up: Week of 04/12 to 04/18

By Loren Young
April 29, 2015
Filed under Sports

Last week, the Dos Pueblos baseball team moved up to number one in Channel League after beating Ventura High twice in the last week, and five Chargers won High School Athletes of the Year awards. Boys volleyball beat Ventura and another three of four games in the Santa Barbara Varsity Tournament of Champions. So...

JV Boys Tennis team Beats San Marcos 11-7

By Loren Young
April 29, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The JV boys tennis team beat San Marcos 11-7 Tuesday after a League win over Santa Ynez the previous day. The courts were warm and breezy again, but Dos Pueblos still had some good plays. In singles, Mason Dochterman won two of three sets while Quinn Hensley and Chris Lane each won one set, taking...

Sports Round-up: Weeks of 03/15 to 04/11

Sports Round-up: Weeks of 03/15 to 04/11

By Loren Young
April 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

For the weeks of March 15 to April 11, Dos Pueblos sports had a mix of wins and losses. Boys baseball won seven of its 11 games in the past month while boys volleyball won one of three games. Softball won all four of its games. Girls lacrosse won one of its four games whereas boys lacrosse lost both of its two game...

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