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April2, 2020

Acorns focus on process, and wins will come

After starting the season at 6-0, the Live Oak High girls basketball team ran into a buzzsaw in Leland High last Saturday, dropping a 57-25 contest. The result did nothing to take away from the Acorns' hot start; rather, it showed Leland's...

Acorns seek major turnaround

The 2018 season was one to forget for the Live Oak High softball team. The Acorns finished 2-17 overall and 1-13 in the Blossom Valley League’s Mount Hamilton Division, which contributed to their switch to the Santa Teresa Division this season. Live...

McCrossen, Miner on the fast track

In a typical 400-meter race involving the section’s best competition, Kolton McCrossen often begins the final turn well behind the top three to four runners. For the Live Oak High junior, it can be a little unnerving at times to see a...

Rosales knows how to stop the shots

The Live Oak High boys soccer team is in the midst of its best season in recent memory. Just how well the year turns out remains to be seen, but no matter what happens the rest of the way, it's already been...

Live Oak built to win

A little over three weeks before the season opener, Live Oak coach Mike Gemo pulled Caleb Ojeda aside and told him, 'You're a full-time QB now.' The 5-foot-10, 167-pound junior was stunned with the news, having practiced as a receiver at different...

Live Oak wraps up solid season

Although the Live Oak High football team didn’t end its season the way it wanted to—with a win—the Acorns have plenty to be proud of for what they accomplished this season. Despite a 20-0 loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral in the opening...

Acorns look to take the next step in league, CCS

The Live Oak High girls soccer team will only go as far as its chemistry will take it.  "Our chemistry is holding us back right now," said Bella Fiorentino, a junior defender. "We're all good individually, but we're not...

Live Oak puts together another terrific season

As the Live Oak High girls basketball team gathered in the locker room after a 46-36 loss to Aptos in the Central Coast Section Division III semifinals on Feb. 27, Acorns guard Adrianne Gomez said you could hear a pin drop. As...

Gustaveson: the comeback kid

It's been a long road back for A.J. Gustaveson. The incoming Live Oak High senior played one snap last year before it was discovered he had suffered a torn ACL, MCL and LCL in his right knee. Although the ACL (anterior cruciate...

Live Oak, Sobrato in title contention

When Justin Sakai suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament injury last June, he was expected to miss his entire senior season.  “I wasn’t supposed to throw for the next year,” the Live Oak High pitcher said.