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SDA Cross Country Competes in North County Conference Championships

Story by Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor/Business Manager

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Placing fifth in both the girls and boys race, the Mustangs put out a great effort to end their last league race at the North County Conference Championships at Kit Carson Park Finishing first for the Mustangs in the boys race was junior Conner Edwards who placed 12th overall with a time of 17:22....

Girls Tennis Finishes Season with a Bang

Story by Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor/Business Manager

November 6, 2017


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Competing in its first CIF final since 1994, the San Dieguito Academy girls tennis team faced off against Cathedral High School, Tuesday October 31. Although the match may not have ended in their favor, making it this far in the competition was a huge success for many. “All of us were really ex...

SDA Field Hockey Faces Torrey Pines

Story by Julia Lucero, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The SDA field hockey team faced off against Torrey Pines Friday, October 27th. The Mustangs fought hard throughout the match, but lost 0-4 to the Falcons. The Falcons gained an early lead scoring two goals in the first half. The Mustangs persevered to try and make a comeback, but were unable to put...

Girls Volleyball Senior Night Celebrate Eight Departing Students

Girls Volleyball Senior Night Celebrate Eight Departing Students

Story by Jack Hauser, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

SDA girls’ volleyball held their annual senior night against Carlsbad High School Oct. 25 . The final home game of the year was the ceremonial departure of the staggering eight seniors on the team: Kara and Brooke Sagunsky, Kathleen Brown, Audrey Maskiewicz, Jordan Myrick, Holly Teisher, Faith Kelly,...

Water Polo Makes a Second-Half Comeback Against Torrey Pines

Water Polo Makes a Second-Half Comeback Against Torrey Pines

Story by Alyssa Fisher and Julia Lucero

October 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

SDA’s varsity boys’ water polo team played against Torrey Pines last Thursday and, despite being down five points at half, the Mustangs made an amazing comeback but fell to the Falcons with a close score of 9-10. Torrey Pines came out strong in the first quarter scoring two goals within the last...

SDA and CCA Compete in Dig Pink Match

SDA and CCA Compete in Dig Pink Match

Story by Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor/Business Manager

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Mustang varsity volleyball team went into Wednesday night's Dig Pink home match eager to capture the win over Canyon Crest Academy. Although the Mustangs did not get the elusive victory, the night was not a complete loss.                     ...

SDA Water Polo Makes A Splash

SDA Water Polo Makes A Splash

Story by Sarah Lavake and Ashlyn Haines

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

With 10 seconds left in the game, parents and fans of the boys water polo team counted down the seconds leading to San Dieguito Academy’s victory over long-time rival La Costa Canyon on Tuesday. “We went into the game expecting it to be really close, like a two-goal game either way,” said senior...

Cross Country Seniors Compete At Morley Field

Story by Julia Lucero, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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San Dieguito Academy’s Cross Country team raced against 60 different teams at ASICS Invitational at Morley Field Sports Complex in San Diego with the senior girls finishing 6th overall and the senior boys 11th in their divisions on Saturday September 16th. The SDA senior girls finished 6th overall...

NFL Protests Has Country Divided

Story by Jack Hauser, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports, Top Stories

When Colin Kaepernick originally decided to kneel for the national anthem last year, I doubt he imagined it would transform into the league-wide protest it has today. Kaepernick’s original message was one against police brutality and racial injustice in America, and although many people still fight...

Cross Country Finishes Top Five in Bronco Invitational

Cross Country Finishes Top Five in Bronco Invitational

Story by Sarah LaVake, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

San Dieguito Academy’s Cross Country team raced over 55 teams from around San Diego at Kit Carson Park in a two mile long course, including a hill that spans almost half a mile, at the Bronco Round Up Invitational this past weekend. SDA’s girls varsity team finished 5th overall out of 12 teams...

San Diego Begins First Season without the Chargers

San Diego Begins First Season without the Chargers

Story by Jack Hauser, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Opinions, San Diego Chargers, Sports, Top Stories

For the first time since 1961, San Diego will witness the start of the NFL season from the sidelines, with no team to call their own. Some conspiracy theorists and fans alike believed that San Diego was cursed: the Chargers could never overcome the series of bad luck and injuries that plagued them...

Golf? How does this game work

Golf? How does this game work

Story by Mackenzie Moe and Drew Atkins

June 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports, Top Stories

If you read our first piece in The Pony, Makenzie and I had no idea about each other’s sports. Though she doesn’t understand volleyball, and I will never understand basketball, we have one thing in common. We don’t get golf. So below are our humble attempts at looking like normal-sports-obsessed...

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