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Charging Forward: The Beginning of a New Era for San Diego’s Former Team

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By Matthew Schwartz, Sports Editor

October 27, 2020

Rookie sensation gives a glimpse of hope

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...

SDA Teacher Runs the Boston Marathon

SDA Teacher Runs the Boston Marathon

By Kevin Gallagher, Sports Editor

April 20, 2015

Mustangs everywhere have cause to be proud today as San Dieguito’s own, Spanish teacher Sheryl Bode, finished the 119th Boston Marathon today with a time of 4 hours 2 minutes and 1 second. Bode came in 19,206th place overall and 1,168th in her division, participating with over 30,000 other runners. This...

SDA vs. San Pasqual Boys Basketball Game

By Karina Uribe, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015

The Mustangs welcomed the San Pasqual Eagles to their court for their final home game of the season on Feb. 12. The Mustangs had previously played the Eagles earlier this season taking home a win, with a final score of 67-40. The game kicked off with junior Jessica Morilak singing the National Anthem...

Surf Team Rides The Wave to Victory

Surf Team Rides The Wave to Victory

By Kevin Gallagher, Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

The Surf team followed a strong start to the season with another commanding win this past weekend. During a competition at Avalanche in Ocean Beach, the varsity team beat La Jolla High School and the JV team beat Torrey Pines. A number of SDA surfers also moved into individual finals for their respective...

Sporting Events Cancelled Due to Heat?

By Andrew Naimark, Sports Editor

September 16, 2014

Some sports games were cancelled today in the school district due to the heat wave in San Diego. SDA Athletic Director Justin Conn said that he evaluates the conditions each day and judges whether or not to allow practices to continue. As of right now, he said that he had no plans to cancel any sporting...

The New Face of SDA Athletics

The New Face of SDA Athletics

By Lindsey King, Sports Editor

September 16, 2014

By now, if you play sports, it is well known that Justin Conn is the new athletic director. After previously teaching English at San Dieguito Academy, he has taken on a new challenge. Conn is excited to put a couple things he is passionate about together: “One being SDA and the other being athletics”....

Girls Volleyball Takes on Las Vegas

Girls Volleyball Takes on Las Vegas

By Lindsey King, Sports Editor

September 4, 2014

The bell rang to let school out last Thursday, Aug. 28th, and the girls volleyball team and I headed to two vans in the front of the school rolling our suitcases behind us as if at the airport.  We all packed into the vans, our hands filled with our books and anything we could imagine we would need...

Sports Injuries

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By Chelsea Kanzler, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

A fractured clavicle is more excruciating than I ever anticipated. Then again, I never anticipated that breaking my collarbone was a risk of participating in the hurdles at SDA either. Sports injuries are, in many cases, inevitable, but are inevitably very frustrating. My response, over and over,...

Grizzly Relays

Grizzly Relays

By Astrid Gonzales, Guest Writer

April 22, 2013

While many students surrendered to the musical sounds of Coachella, the San Dieguito Academy track and field team competed at the Grizzly Invitational hosted by Mission Hills High School on April 20. This particular meet is the only co-ed competition of the season and allowed SDA to show off the stellar...