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Chargers’ Emotions Turbulent After Super Bowl XLIX

Chargers’ Emotions Turbulent After Super Bowl XLIX

By Loren Young
February 4, 2015
Filed under Sports

Sunday left many of Dos Pueblos’ students in shock when the Seattle Seahawks lost 24-28 to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX. The blow came after Seattle’s quarterback Russell Wilson decided to make a pass to receiver Ricardo Lockette rather than running in the ball in the last two minutes...

Sports Round-up: Week of 01/18 to 01/24

Sports Round-up: Week of 01/18 to 01/24

By Loren Young
January 30, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Water Polo, Wrestling

Boys Basketball (Coach: Joe Zamora): Last Wednesday, the Chargers lost to Buena 67-49 in a Channel League game. The lead scorer was Marcellous Gossett with 13 points, while Dylan Shugart and Jayson Williams both added 11 points apiece. Then on Friday, they lost 54-30 to San Marcos with the lead c...

Turnovers Plague Chargers in Loss to Dons

Turnovers Plague Chargers in Loss to Dons

By Tim Heiduk
January 17, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Features, Sports

Senior Nick Ditmeijer drives to the basket early in the first quarter against Santa Barbara. Ditmeijer injured his knee on the play, and would not return. (Photo / Felipe Garcia). After trailing by 13 points, the Dos Pueblos boys’ basketball team used a 9-1 run to cut Santa Barbara’s lead t...

DP Beats Buena 21-4 in Girls Water Polo

DP Beats Buena 21-4 in Girls Water Polo

By Emma Lewis
January 14, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports, Water Polo

The Dos Pueblos girls varsity water polo team won 21-4 Tuesday afternoon against Buena High School at home. Dos Pueblos dominated the game through the very end with a constant stream of goals. DP junior Whitney Stiedl scored the opening goal in the first minute of the game. “So far the te...

Chargers Mourn Oregon’s Loss in National Championships

Chargers Mourn Oregon’s Loss in National Championships

By Loren Young
January 13, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports

Many Dos Pueblos football fans came to school this Tuesday stunned after Ohio State University beat University of Oregon 42-20 in the College Football Championships. The Ducks (UO) were previously ranked number 2 in the nation and the Buckeyes (OSU) fourth. The game was the College Football Playof...

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...

Colleges Compete for Senior Soccer Player Julio Rubio

Colleges Compete for Senior Soccer Player Julio Rubio

By Erik Botello
December 8, 2014
Filed under Features, Soccer, Sports

Five top-notch schools competed for Dos Pueblos senior Julio Rubio after he helped Santa Barbara Soccer Club win 18 games in multiple tournaments to be crowned national champions last summer. Rubio recently committed to the University of Seattle after being courted by Cal Poly SLO, Westmont, Occi...

Charger Athletes Face Health Risks

Charger Athletes Face Health Risks

By Natalie Moreno
December 3, 2014
Filed under Features, Sports

Photo | Elisian Ly Diego Lopez, a junior on the varsity Dos Pueblos football team, has suffered two concussions this year while playing the game he loves. He has received a total of four concussions in his life.  Lopez said that in his most recent and “scariest” concussion incident, he experience...

Sports Round-up: Week of 11/09 to 11/15

Sports Round-up: Week of 11/09 to 11/15

By Loren Young
November 19, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Water Polo

Boys Water Polo (Coach: Chris Parrish): Dos Pueblos beat Villa Park 11-4 last Thursday in the first round of the CIF Division 2 playoffs.  Dylan Elliot, Jake Griffin, Taylor Gustason, Blake Parrish and Kelly Reynolds made two goals each followed by Quinn Peacock who added one. Boys water polo e...

Sports Round-up: 10/26 to 11/08

By Loren Young
November 14, 2014
Filed under Sports

Football (Coach Nate Mendoza): Charger football ended their season Thursday Oct. 30, with varsity losing 41-14 against Ventura and going 0-4 in Channel League. A 34-0 halftime score in Ventura’s favor was too powerful for senior Barrett Burnes’ and junior Josh Flora’s two touchdowns. Dos Pueblo...

Sports Roundup: Week of 10/19 to 10/25

Sports Roundup: Week of 10/19 to 10/25

By Loren Young
October 29, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Football, Golf, Sports, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo

Football (Coach: Nate Mendoza): The Chargers’ JV team was able to take over the game versus the Royals by winning 28-7 last Thursday at home. Chris Noggle started the Chargers off with two rushing touchdowns. Isaac Lopez followed by both scoring another touchdown and passing to Miles Ibarra for DP...

SM Defeats DP 27-10 in “Battle of the Goodland”

SM Defeats DP 27-10 in “Battle of the Goodland”

By Tim Heiduk
October 26, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Quarterback Barrett Burnes (#13) is pressured by a San Marcos defender. SM’s defense recorded nine sacks, leading SM to a 27-10 victory over Dos Pueblos. (Photo / Luke Coffey) In an away game at San Marcos on Friday, Oct. 24, Dos Pueblos quarterback Barrett Burnes was sacked on the second play of...

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