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July 20, 2024

Live Oak girls volleyball completes turnaround and optimistic for even better things in 2023

In one match, the Live Oak High girls volleyball team showed the impressive turnaround it had this season and how far it still has to go to become league champions.  The Acorns’ five-set loss to Independence High on Oct. 19 cost them a share of...

Live Oak football wins riveting OT thriller

For most of the game, the Live Oak High football team felt the frustration of not being able to finish drives on offense.  But when plays had to be made from both the offense and defense, the Acorns got it done. Bo Rizzi’s pass breakup...

Live Oak field hockey aims for top-tier league finish; Lopez comes a long way

Emily Lopez has come a long way since she started playing field hockey in her freshman year at Live Oak High. Now a senior and one of the Acorns’ captains, Lopez has worked hard to improve and become one of the team’s best all-around...

Live Oak High football team in solid position entering stretch run

Live Oak High football coach Mike Gemo likes where his team is at as it enters the stretch run in the Blossom Valley Athletic League Mount Hamilton Division season.  The Acorns are 5-1 overall and 1-0 in league play following a resounding 41-14 win over...

Mark Cummins inducted into Live Oak High Athletics Hall of Fame

From a young age, Mark Cummins knew he wanted to be a teacher and coach.  And for 37 years, Cummins has served in both of those capacities at Live Oak High. The 60-year-old was honored in a ceremony before the Sept. 23 El Toro Bowl...

Live Oak tops Sobrato in long-awaited return of the El Toro Bowl

With over 2,000 people in attendance to watch host Live Oak beat Sobrato 41-20 in the much-anticipated return of the El Toro Bowl on Sept. 23, Bulldogs coach Joel Rueda might have summed up the mood best afterward.  “It was Live Oak over Sobrato, but...

Live Oak girls volleyball team starts BVAL West Valley title quest

After a tough 2021 season in which it finished second to last in the Blossom Valley Athletic League’s middle-tier Santa Teresa Division, the Live Oak High girls volleyball team got demoted to the league’s lower West Valley Division this season.  Given their history as a...

Live Oak High football team looks to improve through bye week

Mike Gemo and his assistant coaches had a message for the Live Oak High players following their 34-0 loss to Los Gatos High on Sept. 9. “We moved the ball pretty well against Los Gatos; we just needed a little more effort and that shows...

Jordan Fuentes a true difference-maker on both sides of the ball

Jordan Fuentes has been the workhorse for Live Oak High’s football team for the better part of two seasons.  In that span, he’s had several games in which he’s carried the ball over 20 times in a contest and taken some big hits along the...

Behind second-half surge, Live Oak runs over Gilroy

The Live Oak and Gilroy football teams were involved in a close contest at halftime when the Acorns went to a familiar script: ground and pound.  Known for its potent run game last season, Live Oak literally ran away from the host Mustangs in a...

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