September 30, 2014

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NFL inconsistent in the handling of player legal troubles

A current ongoing topic in my household is how public personal lives can be when you’re in the spotlight. Being an actor, model, athlete, musician, politician all come at the expense that your personal lives stop becoming so personal. In the past three weeks, two NFL players have been caught in not so great scandals […]

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September 30, 2014

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Swift’s new album displays her changes in style

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BY JENNY KWON Eight years after her debut album, “Fearless,” Taylor Swift is still adored by millions of fans worldwide. Swift’s fifth studio album, “1989,” is expected to be released on Oct. 27, 2014. “1989” will be her first official pop album and is about capturing the excitement of first seeing New York. “I think […]

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September 26, 2014

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Lakers dominate Water Polo Civil War

BY FARAH ALKAYED Wednesday, Sept. 24, Water Polo had their civil war game against Lakeridge High School. Both Varsity teams won their games against tough competition, and JV ended with a tie. The student section was outstanding and had grown noticeably by the time the Boys game began. The rivalry spurred spirit among the crowd, […]

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September 17, 2014

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Girls Water Polo starts out strong

BY BLAKE MINDEMANN On Tuesday, Sept. 9, girls varsity water polo had their second game against Sunset High School. The girls took the win with an impressive score of 10-2. For this game, almost every varsity girl on the team was able to score a goal. Despite their efforts, the girls lost to Barlow High […]

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September 17, 2014

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Volleyball off to a great start

BY JESKE PAANAKKER Girls Volleyball is off to a great start. On Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 they had a great, nail-biting game against Lakeridge. Despite tough competition, LO came through for the win, 18-16. Senior Heather Pippus crushed the opposing Pacers with multiple kills straight down the line. Throughout the entire game, junior Molly Austin, […]

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September 17, 2014

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Boys Water Polo pulls a strong win

BY JENNY KWON On Sept. 12 the varsity boys water polo won their home game against Barlow High School with a final score of 20 to 5. Barlow’s team is known to be aggressive, but the Lakers pulled a great win by playing strong counter attacks for both defense and offense. Senior Tyler Ward, said […]

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September 17, 2014

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Laker Football gears up for next game

BY CLAIRE TORKELSON Lake Oswego endured a disappointing defeat Friday Sept. 12 again the South Medford Panthers. After traveling four and half hours, the Lakers had a scoreless first quarter. With six minutes to go in the first half, junior Mitchell Verburg threw to senior Zach Parker for the touchdown. After the Lakers made a […]

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September 17, 2014

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Girls Soccer looks forward to a strong season

BY AVERY MILLER Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, the Lake Oswego High School girls soccer team had their second preseason game, and second win, of the year. They played Gresham at home, and the final score was 2-0. The first goal was scored by senior forward Libby Dozois. Dozois was a standout player of this game, […]

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June 4, 2014

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Senior Wills

I, Andy Alfonso, pass the Laker band drumming major mace and duties to Casey Lum and anybody in the graduating class of 2015 with the strong belief that they will do a great job leading our awesome band. I, Matt Agritelley, will (the real) D-squad to Linn Rising and Jase Jacobson, my sass to Ms. […]

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June 4, 2014

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Boys golf drives in a third state championship

BY CLAIRE TORKELSON Boys golf concluded their exceptional season by regaining the state champion title for LOHS. For a third consecutive year senior Kendal Kitzinger; juniors Cole Madey, Riley Elmes, Alex Wrenn; and sophomore Brock Anderson, and rose above the unfavorable conditions in order to remain victorious. Lead by coach Jason Owens, Laker golf went […]

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June 4, 2014

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2014 Starlight Parade proves a victory for all

On Saturday, LOHS performed in the 2014 Starlight Parade. The dance team was the first to perform, followed by band and then cheer. The LO band, cheer team and dance team performed well, with the band earning first place in Open Division. All teams possessed great enthusiasm for the event. Senior Jamie Zimmerman, a drum […]

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