Thursday, July 11, 2024


Paul Thiergartner – Deafness is No Barrier

The Silent Strength of Teamwork By Russell O. Karr The short jog from the locker room to the practice field at the beginning of a new high school lacrosse season is usually just an insignificant event. But it can be a gauntlet of anxiety and questioning if you are the only deaf player heading into your first practice with new, …

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Fierceness on the Field: Riley Eggeman’s Formula for Success

by Yasmeen Alshabasy She cradles, she passes, and she catches; the mesh of Riley Eggeman’s lacrosse stick is always hugging the surface of a ball, ready to rocket it across the line of the opponent’s goal. Riley was recently named the Orange County Register’s Player of the Year for lacrosse; distinction which goes along with many other accolades and accomplishments …

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National Letter of Intent Signing Day for Orange County Student-Athletes

BOYS BASKETBALL Joe Furstinger (Santa Margarita) New Mexico GIRLS BASKETBALL Amy Ogren (Mater Dei) Point Loma Nazarene Kayla Stephens (Segerstrom) Alabama State BASEBALL John Balliet (Mission Viejo) Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Turner Buis (Fullerton) Cal State Fullerton Chase Calabuig (Capistrano Valley) San Diego State Griffin Canning (Santa Margarita) UCLA Parker Coss (Capistrano Valley Christian) UC Irvine Taylor Fajardo (Capistrano …

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SMCHS Welcomes New Girls Lacrosse Coach

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is proud to welcome the new girls’ varsity Lacrosse Head Coach, Bob Mezeul. Coach Mezeul grew up playing lacrosse in Long Island, NY before moving out west. Since moving to California in 1980, he has been active in Northern California lacrosse when he began 5 years of post-collegiate competitive men’s league play as a goalkeeper …

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