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DP Girls’ Volleyball Hits the Sand

DP Girls’ Volleyball Hits the Sand

By Tim Heiduk
April 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports, Volleyball

Dos Pueblos girls' volleyball players are now taking their talent to the beach, competing in sand volleyball for the very first time. “It’s really fun. I mean, my freshman year we tried to get a team together, and it never happened,” said junior Cat Hogan. “And then last year, after indoo...

Boys’ 4×800 Relay, Clark Lead DP at Easter Relays

Boys’ 4×800 Relay, Clark Lead DP at Easter Relays

By Tim Heiduk
April 7, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports, Track and Field

The DP boys’ 4x800 relay team qualified for the esteemed Arcadia Invitational, while sophomore Hunter Clark won the 1500 meters at the Santa Barbara Easter Relays on March 28 at Santa Barbara City College. The 4x800 team, consisting of seniors Jacob Stucky, Chris Wasjutin, Ian Wasjutin and Scott Bie...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Boys’ Soccer Wins League Title for First Time Since 1983

Boys’ Soccer Wins League Title for First Time Since 1983

By Erik Botello
March 11, 2015
Filed under Features, Soccer, Sports

The boys’ soccer team won its first Channel League title since 1983 by dominating league play: they finished league undefeated with a record of 6-0-2. The Chargers already had clinched the title by the time they went into the last game against San Marcos High School. This included two victories...

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/22 to 02/28

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/22 to 02/28

By Loren Young
March 6, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Soccer, Sports, Tennis, Wrestling

Last week, Dos Pueblos’ girls soccer team and three wrestlers competed in CIF, while some spring sports started their seasons. The girls lost to Cypress High in the second round of CIF playoffs. DP wrestler Cameron Cox moved on to the State Meet next weekend. Boys tennis won against Thousand ...

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/15 to 02/21

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/15 to 02/21

By Loren Young
February 25, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Water Polo, Wrestling

Last week, many of Dos Pueblos’ teams competed in CIF. Girls basketball lost in the first round of CIF and are now done with their season. Boys soccer also lost in CIF and finished their season. Girls soccer won their game and moved on in CIF. Three DP wrestlers moved on in CIF to the Masters Meet...

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/08 to 02/14

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/08 to 02/14

By Loren Young
February 20, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Water Polo, Wrestling

Last week, Dos Pueblos won many of its final games in all of its sports. Boys basketball beat San Marcos in its last league game. Girls basketball also beat SM in a league match and advanced to CIF. Boys soccer tied the Royals and moved on to CIF. Girls soccer won its last game against SM and beat R...

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/01 to 02/07

Sports Round-up: Week of 02/01 to 02/07

By Loren Young
February 10, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Water Polo, Wrestling

Boys Soccer (Coach: Matt York): Last Tuesday, the Chargers were able to outscore Santa Barbara High, winning 1-0. The scoreboard was still at 0-0 at halftime, but senior Tim Heiduk set up a shot for Manny Nwosu, who tapped in the ball and scored the game’s only goal. Then on Thursday, th...

Sports Round-up: Week of 01/25 to 01/31

By Loren Young
February 4, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Water Polo, Wrestling

Boys Basketball (Coach: Joe Zamora): Last Friday, the Chargers lost to Ventura 74-55 in a Channel League game. Dos Pueblos was leading 24-19 in the first quarter but Ventura came back in the second half to take the lead and keep it that way. Jayson Williams was DP’s lead scorer with 13 points, traile...

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