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September 27, 2021

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...

Sobrato athletes to play at 4-year universities

Lindsey Martin, Zain Ahmed and Hailey Freeman all had the goal to play sports for a four-year university upon graduating from Sobrato High this year. The trio will get that opportunity: Martin at Lehigh University, a Division I softball program in Pennsylvania; Ahmed at...

Sobrato tops Live Oak to complete wrestling season

Whether there will be an official league champion designation this season or not, coaches of the Live Oak and Sobrato wrestling teams considered their May 20 match the one to decide the Blossom Valley League’s Santa Teresa East Division title.  The Bulldogs came away with...

Live Oak boys lacrosse team has the makings of becoming a CCS power

The May 19 boys lacrosse match between Live Oak and San Benito featured endless back-and-forth action, big hits and impressive shotmaking. In the end, the Acorns ran away with a 14-5 win. Live Oak freshman sensation Ben Ledwith outscored San Benito all by himself...

Live Oak boys basketball team wins first league title in 33 years

When the Live Oak High boys basketball team fell short in its quest to win a league championship last season, standout J.T. Carvalho thought it had wasted its best opportunity to make some history.  “I remember last year how bad it hurt to lose at...