Today is Thursday, May 23, 2013
The dodgeball competition heated up today, with several teams winning in shutouts and others going down to the last minute. The Talon Playa of the Day is sophomore Joey Malgesini, who led his team, Team Negative, to a thrilling 2-0 victory.
After two more exciting rounds of dodgeball today, May 21, we are now down to our final eight teams and down to our final day of dodgeball. The tournament has gone chalk for the most part, with six of the final eight teams being teams that received first-round byes.
The boys tennis team had another strong season in the De Anza Division, finishing second behind Monta Vista. The team advanced to the quarterfinals of CCS and also had their two senior team captains, Spencer Simonides and Anthony Bello, win the CCS doubles championship for the second straight year.
Today, May 14, dodgeball continued with great intensity. The most exhilarating game was between The Tenacious Turtles and Pirate Booties. Despite senior Anthony Otey’s clutch performance after being soloed down to one player, The Talon believes that junior Aidan Mahoney’s performance makes him deserving of the the title of Talon Dodgeball Player of the Day.
Students at LAHS are involved in sports both inside and outside the school, and compete in sports that range from football to lacrosse to horseback riding, whether it be for competitive or recreational purposes. In the midst of this diversity, sophomore Adrien Costa competes in something many students do to simply get to school: biking.Tweet
Lacrosse paralleled the success of last year’s team by claiming the league title this season. Even though the team was relatively young this spring, it still managed to excel and meet its high expectations.Tweet
The varsity boys volleyball team showed the league exactly why they were the champions in emphatic fashion, clinching the El Camino championship title by defeating Fremont High School 3-0 on Friday, May 3. To say that the Eagles’ run was unexpected would be an understatement.Tweet
After crushing Branham High School 10-0 in the first round of CCS last Wednesday, the softball team continued its CCS run by defeating Saratoga High School 6-0 on Saturday, May 18 in the CCS quarterfinals at the San Jose PAL Stadium.Tweet
The boys tennis team had another strong season in the De Anza Division, finishing second behind Monta Vista High School. The team advanced to the CCS quarterfinals and also had their two team captains, seniors Spencer Simonides and Anthony Bello, win the CCS doubles championship for the second straight year.Tweet
The second week of Dodgeball commenced today, May 20, and the freshman dodgeball team The Average Joes played a stellar game against their opponents the C-Team. The Average Joes used their agility to their advantage, helping them win by a comfortable margin of 3-0.Tweet
Things are about to get serious. We’re heading into the second week of dodgeball, and with mediocre teams by the wayside, the bleachers are bound to fill up with crazed fans and hyped-up players.Tweet