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Altitude helps Charger runners work towards goals, rebuild

Altitude helps Charger runners work towards goals, rebuild

By Emma Redick
September 7, 2011
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

By Emma Redick | Staff Writer |September 7, 2011 To most students, summer is the time of ultimate relaxation. Not for the Dos Pueblos Cross Country team. The summer was spent, well, running, of course. The team began the summer with workouts at DP’s track along with runs along the Ellwood Mesa...

Girls volleyball defeats Newbury Park in season opener

Girls volleyball defeats Newbury Park in season opener

By Emma Craine
September 6, 2011
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

By Emma Craine | Staff Writer | September 6, 2011 A convincing win starts off what promises to be a great season for the DP girls volleyball team. The team was on a mission from the opening serve as they took on Newbury Park in their first match on Wednesday night. Pumped and ready to win, they dominated the Panthers 25-11, 25-18, 25-13, and never looked back. “I ...

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 hope there’s only room for one team on top of Channel League

Chargers hope there’s only room for one team on top of Channel League

By Kristen Gowdy
August 31, 2011
Filed under Golf, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | September 1, 2011 For the 2011 girls golf team, sharing is NOT caring. Last year, in a heated Channel League finale, they forced the Santa Barbara Dons to split the league title. This year however, the Chargers are looking for an outright championship instead of a tie wit...

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...

Hicktown? more like Titletown

Hicktown? more like Titletown

By Kristen Gowdy
August 13, 2011
Filed under Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | August 13, 2011  It's the fourth quarter of the biggest football game of the year. The clock is winding down and for a moment, as the football floats towards the end zone, the entire Charger community holds its breath. The receiver jumps and snatches the ball out of ...

Former Charger star now a Detroit Tiger

Former Charger star now a Detroit Tiger

By Kristen Gowdy
August 10, 2011
Filed under Sports

  By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | August 10, 2011 After being picked in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft in June, DP alum James McCann signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. McCann graduated from DP in 2008 where he batted .442 his senior year. While catching...

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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