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Girls Lacrosse Number One in League

Girls lacrosse at their most recent game against Helix.

By Rosy Alvarado, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

The SDA girls lacrosse team dominated Helix High School 12-4 Friday, making it the number one ranked school in the league. The Mustangs came ready to play and started the game strong. Consecutive goals were made by senior Leah Haverkamp, and juniors Isabella Weaver and Erin Riley. “We were really...

Boys Volleyball Falls to Sage Creek

The SDA boys volleyball played against Sage Creek Friday.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

The San Dieguito boys volleyball team went into Friday afternoon’s home game eager to keep Sage Creek from their sixth consecutive victory. Despite a strong effort by the Mustangs, the Wildcats captured the win 3-0. San Dieguito (6-11) battled the Wildcats (13-2) with a ferocious energy that excited...

Busted Brackets, Broken Hearts

Old photo of Roger Chadwick making one of many college basketball shots.

By Ryan Cohen, Staff Editor

March 30, 2018

The perfect NCAA men’s basketball March Madness bracket has never been filled in. It is as close to the impossible as the San Diego Padres winning a World Series. There are the experts. They get it wrong. There are the diehards. They get it wrong. There are the casual fans. They get it wrong too. And...

Girls Basketball Finishes Strong Season

SDA Mustangs won their previous game against Valley Center.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

After falling short 53-44 during the second round of the state championships against Desert Christian on Saturday, the Mustang’s ended their six-game winning streak. Despite the loss, the Mustangs have a season of success to look back on. For the first time in years, the Mustangs won the Division IV CI...

Today at SDA: Girls Basketball Advances

The SDA girls basketball team competes with Oakland to get the jump ball.

By Rosy Alvarado, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

SDA’s girls varsity basketball team won Wednesday's playoff against Oakland with a score of 57-43. The game was part of the 2018 CIF State Girls Basketball Championships- Division V tournament. Their next game will be on Saturday, March 10th in Bermuda, California against Desert Christian Academy. ...

Girls Basketball Defeats Castle Park to Win CIF Title

Girls basketball wins the CIF championships and advances to state playoffs.

By Jack Hauser, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018

In a high-energy, hard-fought game, the SDA Mustangs rose above Castle Park to earn the title of San Diego CIF Division IV champions with a final score of 55-36 on Saturday. The Mustangs played with high intensity throughout the game, constantly pushing the pace and applying pressure to the Castle ...

White Out Wins Out

A season record of fans attended the game.

By Alexis Price, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2018

Feet stomping. Thunderous applause. Non-stop cheering. For both teams, the crowd brought an atmosphere to the girls basketball CIF semi-final game that was beyond supportive. “I definitely think it pumped us up and we kept our momentum the whole game,” said sophomore player Jackie Sedlock. “N...

Girls Basketball Storms Past Valley Center

The San Dieguito team huddles together before the start of the big game.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018

Pom Poms swayed, students chanted, and the biggest crowd turnout of the season for San Dieguito contributed to an ecstatic energy that never faded. This capped off what turned out to be an overpowering 56-33 victory for San Dieguito over Valley Center during the Division IV CIF semi-final match, Wednesday. “We...

Girls Basketball Dominates Calipatria

Junior Makenzie Moe held off Calipatria during the fourth quarter of the game.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

A strong attack balanced by an aggressive defensive effort gave San Dieguito Academy an overpowering 56-39 victory during the Division IV San Diego CIF quarterfinals Saturday night, facing Calipatria. The game got off to a fast start, with both San Dieguito (10-15) and Calipatria (14-8) battling head...

Girls Basketball Overpowers Monte Vista in CIF Match

Girls basketball's success in earlier games lead the team to CIFs.

By Alexis Price, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2018

Thunderous cheers rose from the crowd as senior Lena Mau scored the final basket in a 47-22 victory over Monte Vista, in the first round of Division III CIF playoffs last Wednesday. “I think that our team had a lot of energy going into the game and just a strong desire to win which made us aggr...