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CIF commissioner opens up on sports ejections

Red card being presented towards soccer player. (Photo Courtesy of: Diego Cruz)

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

Recently, the commissioner of California Interscholastic Federation Southern Selection (CIF-SS), Rob Wigod, released a statement on the CIF's official website explaining the amount of ejections that took place in the Southern Section of high schools sports in the 2018-19 season. This strange statist...

Stephen Cabrera hits the ground running!

Stephen Cabrera (#10) doing his job as a Defensive Lineman.
(Anthony Luna)

Gary Garcia, Sports Reporter

October 3, 2019

Stephen Cabrera: football player, track jumper, ASB junior class treasurer, and Dr. Cabrera's very own son. As one of the brightest kids on campus, Stephen represents the school's Conquistador Way of "Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Involved." He has shown his dedication through academics, and...

Freshman players on varsity football team

Fredrick Lujan #24 in action tackling #12 from Alta Loma High School.

Jennifer Pineda, Broadcast Team

September 27, 2019

When four players and the coach of the Don Lugo Varsity Football team were asked what the difference between Varsity, JV, and Frosh is, they all gave the same answer. Each one explained that Frosh is for freshmen without much experience, JV is for those who have more potential but need to improve, and...

Sports remedies Lugo athletes use to recover

Photo Courtesy of: Gary Garcia

Gary Garcia, Sports Reporter

September 26, 2019

Remedies are various methods of recovery used by many people who genuinely enjoy living a healthy lifestyle, soothing aching muscles or otherwise keeping your body loose. More commonly, they treat athletes that suffer from aches, bruises, or injuries. Remedies help athletes endure the pain and usually...

Pre-Season Is a must for all high school level sports?

Don Lugo Frosh basketball team in huddle against Diamond Bar HS.

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

When sports teams begin practicing or having scrimmages before their regular season, it shows them the things they need to fix before the real season begins. The preparation made during these games is crucial to the team's performance during the season, but whether or not they should be required is a...

Star volleyball player injures MCL

Star volleyball player injures MCL

Gary Garcia, Sports Reporter

September 19, 2019

Ellie Garcia the 6-foot volleyball star has taken the court by storm from last season and now this season in league. However, there’s some tough news following last weekend’s volleyball game at Ayala High; Ellie had injured her knee specifically her MCL. Teammates of hers say that she had jumped...

Key games to look out for this upcoming fall season

Don Lugo Quarterback holding ball against hip during practice.(Photo Courtesy of: donlugofootball via Instagram)

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Rivalry games at Don Lugo never fail to reel in huge crowd. Iconic rivalries like Chino vs. Don Lugo are probably one of the most well-known match ups across campus and produce the most school spirit. Each sport has a few of these rivalry games, such as the Milk Can for football, the Fishbowl from water...

Don Lugo varsity football ready to be “born again”

Don Lugo varsity football ready to be

Valerie Torres, News Editor

September 10, 2019

With football season just starting, students may be wondering how the varsity team is doing and how they feel about the new season. Things aren't going so well, but it's only the start of the season. Now, this team is ready to destroy the competition and make a comeback. Since some varsity games now...

How athletes at Don Lugo use rituals to boost performance

Photos Courtesy of: Diego Cruz (Top) & Don Lugo Volleyball (Bottom)

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

Preparing for a game plays an interesting role in a student-athlete's career. Whether it be listening to music to get amped up, or getting in a quick pre-game stretch, there is always something to do before the game gets underway. Believe it or not, many athletes have shown that they follow specific...

Baseball & Softball: A season to remember

Baseball & Softball: A season to remember

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

May 20, 2019

Many Lugo sports in this 2018-2019 season have shown major success, such as girls' basketball having a 9-1 league record and advancing to the second round of CIF, or Lugo's football team completing a perfect league record of 5-0 and also advancing to CIF. These teams have proved to people why we are...

Blake Leeper: The mindset of a workhorse

Photo Courtesy of Daisy Roman (Photographer)

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

Blake Leeper, an American Paralympic athlete, has an astounding amount of accomplishments. From setting an astonishing world record of 44.42 seconds in a 400 meter race (Watch his race) to winning 3 medals as a Paralympic athlete, Leeper is experiencing a phenomenal career and his future just keeps getting ...

Are Umpires and Referees Receiving Too Much Hate?

Photo Courtesy of Diego Cruz

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

March 5, 2019

Behind every play in a sport there is always someone taking charge, making calls, and keeping the game safe. But as this commonly gets mistaken by fans and parents as unfair, as they scream at the officials for making one "bad call". It makes people wonder whether or not this behavior is distracting...

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