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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...

SDA Boys Lacrosse Takes on Point Loma in CIF

SDA Boys Lacrosse Takes on Point Loma in CIF

Story by Josh Santana and Sarah Lavake, Natalie Haghani

May 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The San Dieguito Mustangs took on Point Loma in the first round of CIF playoffs Wednesday. The Mustangs needed a win to advance in the playoffs. The game was off to a quick start with Point Loma scoring only 34 seconds into the game. Less than five minutes later, sophomore Josh Woodworth scored SDA’s...

Boys Lacrosse Plays CCA for Academy Cup

Boys Lacrosse Plays CCA  for Academy Cup

Story by Sarah Lavake and Natalie Haghani

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

SDA Boys’ lacrosse took on rival Canyon Crest Academy yesterday, playing for the Academy cup. Within the first few minutes of the first quarter, CCA got past SDA defenders and scored. Less than five minutes later, they scored again driving SDA to step up their playing. The first quarter ended with...

Track vs Torrey Pines

Story by Sarah Lavake, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Thursday March 30, San Dieguito Academy raced Torrey Pines at the Mustangs home track. Although both boys and girls lost, he track meet was good practice and a tough matchup for SDA, going against a school much larger and competitive school. The highlights of the meet were the boys 100 meter race,...

Boys Volleyball vs El Camino

Boys Volleyball vs El Camino

Story by Sonia Rathee, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The JV boys volleyball had their second victory of the season yesterday against El Camino High School. SDA lost one game 19-25 and won two games in the match with scores of 25-23 and 15-11. Varsity also won: 25-23, 25-12 and 25-19. The first JV game started off a little slowly for SDA because El...

Good Start to Spring Track Season

Good Start to Spring Track Season

Story by Yarisette Sequeira, Business Manager

March 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The SDA track team had a strong kick off the season during their first meet of the season against Orange Glen High School and La Jolla Country Day School, here at SDA. With personal records made, high places earned, and even a school record broken, the Mustangs anticipate an exciting new season. From...

Impressive Win from SDA in Regionals Game

Impressive Win from SDA in Regionals Game

Story by Layla Gantus and Natalie Haghani

March 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

SDA’s girls’ soccer team won their regionals game this Tuesday in a 6-0 sweep over Crean Lutheran High School. The next game, the semifinals, will take place on Thursday at SDA. After their CIF win on Saturday the girls advanced to regionals and played a home game. During the first half...

Girls CIF Finals to be Live Streamed Online

Story by Natalie Haghani, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Students and parents who are unable to watch the Girls CIF Soccer championships game this Saturday at Mission Bay High School, will be given the opportunity to catch the game online through a public broadcast. NFHS and the CIF website will be providing full, live coverage for the SDA girls as they compete...

Girls Soccer Plays Mission Bay for CIF Semi-Finals

Story by Olivia Olander, News Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

A CIF championship is only one game away for the varsity girls soccer team, who won in the semi-finals Wednesday. The Mustangs beat the Mission Bay Buccaneers at home 3-0 in a game that at first seemed even, but quickly became a shutout in the second half. The scoreboard stayed quiet until halftime,...

Boys Soccer CIF Quarterfinals

Boys Soccer CIF Quarterfinals

Story by Natalie Haghani and Sarah LaVake

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Mustangs advanced to the quarterfinal round of CIF, playing La Costa Canyon Friday. When asked before the game on how he thought SDA would play, senior Arturo Diaz said, “I think, being such an important match, everyone will step up and match the intensity LCC has. LCC knows and we know that...

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