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Girls Soccer Falls to Mount Carmel

Girls Soccer Falls to Mount Carmel

Story by Madelyn Sequeira, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


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After regulation play expired in their first CIF game with the score tied at 0,  the Mustangs went into a 15-minute, high-intensity overtime which resulted in a 1-0 loss to Mt. Carmel Tuesday. During overtime, the winner was determined by a “golden goal” meaning the first team to score would ...

Kerr Wins Again

Kerr Wins Again

Story by Alexis Price, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


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San Dieguito graduate Jennifer Kerr, according to Columbia Athletics, received the Evelyn Houseman Lifetime Junior Sportsmanship Award Feb. 5,  for the excellent sportsmanship, conduct, and integrity she displayed on Columbia University’s Women’s Tennis Team. This prestigious award is the h...

Girls Soccer Makes Emotional Comeback

Girls Soccer Makes Emotional Comeback

Story by Lila Schief, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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Shouts of encouragement rang out across SDA’s supporting side as junior Emma Worthington dribbled downfield and scored with her left foot to tie the game against La Costa Canyon 3-3 in the last four minutes of the game Friday, SDA’s senior night. SDA’s girls varsity soccer went into the second half of the se...

Q&A with Clayton Richard

Q&A with Clayton Richard

Story by Ryan Cohen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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A three-sport athlete and valedictorian. Clayton Richard was a busy man in high school, but he will tell you that work ethic is what has made him a successful Major League Baseball player for over a decade. Last September, Clayton Richard signed an extension with the San Diego Padres assuring he will...

Boys Soccer Senior Night Ends With A Win

Boys Soccer Senior Night Ends With A Win

Story by Kieran Zimmer, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Parents and students lined up on the field, the former standing smiling with flowers, the latter clad in white jerseys joking and laughing anxiously; the last time the Mustangs played Sage Creek it was a 4-0 loss, and not a good one at that. However, once the game began most of those fears were abated....

Keep LCC Swimming

Keep LCC Swimming

Story by Alexandra Joelson, Business Manager

February 9, 2018


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SDA took on LCC in a girl’s varsity water polo game which started off as a close match until SDA picked up the pace and ended with a three-goal lead Wednesday. Within minutes, sophomore Siona Rector shot and scored the first goal of the game against LCC giving SDA a 1-0 lead by the end of the firs...

Boys Basketball Falls Short

Boys Basketball Falls Short

Story by Rosy Alvarado, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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The SDA boys varsity basketball team lost 84-52 to Torrey Pines on Friday in a defensive minded game that excited the crowd until the final buzzer. The game started with Torrey Pines maintaining a majority of the ball control. By half time, the Mustangs fell behind 44-23. “We are really slo...

SDA Boys Soccer Defeats LCC

SDA Boys Soccer Defeats LCC

Story by Sarah LaVake, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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The San Dieguito Academy boys soccer team took on longtime rival La Costa Canyon Wednesday, resulting in the team’s first win over LCC in two years. The Mustangs anticipated a challenging match up against the Mavericks who held a record of 10-3-3 so far this season. The game started at a quick pace...

SDA Basketball Comes Up Short

SDA Basketball Comes Up Short

Story by Jack Hauser, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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Senior Matt Turcotte buried a midrange jumper as time expired to give SDA a one point lead going into halftime Wednesday, but in the end SDA boys basketball fell to crosstown rival LCC with a final score of 53-47. The game had the most attendance of the season. The Mustangs seemed to control the game...

SDA Competes In Close Match Against TP

SDA Competes In Close Match Against TP

Story by Sarah LaVake, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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The San Dieguito girls soccer team took on Torrey Pines yesterday in a matchup that ended in a 3-2 loss. After losing 7-0 to Torrey last year, the Mustangs knew going into the game that it was not going to be easy. With Torrey Pines having won the Open Division for the San Diego CIF section of girls...

Boys Soccer vs. Oceanside Ends In Another Tie

Boys Soccer vs. Oceanside Ends In Another Tie

Story by Yarizette Sequeira, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


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With a free kick far outside the 18 yard box, junior Liam Horan lofted the ball over the goalkeeper’s head. That netted the first goal in a 1-1 tie for the Mustangs against the Oceanside Pirates Wednesday. It was the fourth tie of the season for the Mustangs which put them at a record of 2-4-4. “We...

Girls Water Polo Slays Orange Glen

Girls Water Polo Slays Orange Glen

Story by Julia Lucero, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


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During Tuesday’s non-conference home game against Orange Glen, the girls water polo varsity team  were able to get a win  with a 21-6 win. Early in the first quarter,  the Mustangs were leading with a score of 7-2. With only 2 minutes left in the the quarter, Kara Clancy scored 2...

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