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August 4, 2021

Aidan Keenan’s rapid rise leads to verbal commitment to Cal

When Aidan Keenan’s older brother Tyler committed to play baseball at Sacramento State in August 2019, it gave him some added inspiration to start grinding everyday.  From that moment to early 2021, Keenan hit a growth spurt, got in the weight room, gained 40 pounds...

Sobrato football team relishes return of 7 on 7s

The Sobrato High football team wasted no time in its preparation for the upcoming 2021 season. The Bulldogs, who play their season-opener in the last week of August, took advantage of the return of 7 on 7 passing league contests as they competed with...

A star is born: Keira Lebovitz wins Western Championships

When Keira Lebovitz learned she had won the Level 9, Junior 4 Western Championships last month in Coralville, Iowa, she was shocked but also knew she had sacrificed her time and body to put herself in that position.  “I’ve been working hard the whole year,...

Sobrato baseball team falls in CCS, but has a bright future

The Sobrato High baseball team saw its season come to an end on Wednesday in a 2-1 loss to Pacific Grove in a Central Coast Section Division V playoff semifinal. The No. 2 seed Bulldogs finished 15-7, which included a Blossom Valley League Santa...

Acorns fall to Los Gatos in CCS playoffs

As the final out was recorded, several Live Oak players stood motionless against the dugout railing as their Los Gatos counterparts celebrated. The anticipation of playing the best of the best gave way to disappointment and melancholy as the Acorns fell 6-4 in eight...

Conn throws no hitter; Sobrato advances in CCS playoffs

William Conn threw a 6-inning no-hitter to lead Sobrato High to a 10-0, mercy rule win over Monterey in a Central Coast Section Division V quarterfinal. The No. 2 seed Bulldogs (15-6) advance to the semifinals against No. 3 seed Pacific Grove for a...

Live Oak girls lacrosse team ready to build upon 2021 season

The Live Oak High girls lacrosse program was ready to make its debut in the 2020 season. But then Covid-19 hit, and the Acorns had to wait until 2021 to play their first official match. Even though the Acorns didn’t win a game—they finished...

Acorns beat Cupertino; ready for trilogy game vs. Westmont

The Live Oak softball team entered Tuesday’s Central Coast Section Division I playoff quarterfinal having lost two of its previous three games, including an 11-1 mercy-rule defeat to league rival Westmont. Clearly, the minor skid did nothing to deter the No. 7 seed Acorns...

Sobrato boys basketball team poised for great things next season

Anwar Ayyad had the hot hand for the No. 7 seed Aptos High boys basketball team as they defeated No. 10 Sobrato, 54-42, in the opening round of the Division III playoffs on June 5. The senior forward caught fire at the right time by...

Live Oak’s top athletes also excel off the field

Zach Souza, Emma Courtney, Logan Wiemann, Isabella Fiorentino, Thomas Dougherty and Emily Funk all made their mark as Live Oak High student-athletes. The six—along with dozens of their fellow students—received recognition at the school’s Senior Awards Night on May 24.  Souza and Courtney were named...