Category Archive: San Luis Obispo High

Oct 11

San Luis Obispo High hires new boys soccer coach

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com San Luis Obispo High has a new boys’ soccer coach — James Boscaro — who brings a wealth of experience to the Tigers’ program this season. Boscaro started coaching 18 years ago. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he played Division 1 soccer as a goalkeeper. …

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Sep 27

Volleyball season is upon us and I’m enjoying the action!

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com The fall sports season is well upon us now and I’m digging the level of play in local girls volleyball. I had a chance to see San Luis Obispo and Atascadero this week and it was a tremendous match. The Tigers look extremely skilled. And despite losing star setter Maggie Eppright …

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Sep 13

Plenty of surprises, twists, turns in young football season

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com There have been some interesting surprises early in this year’s high school football season. One in particular is the play of the San Luis Obispo High team. The Tigers lost two of the best players in the PAC 7 League last season in Garrett Giovannelli and Jack Ferguson. But they’re off …

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Aug 30

Football Season is Here! Check out local high school coaches’ preseason polls

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com The football season gets underway tomorrow night and teams are starting to get that fall buzz. There’s nothing like that first big hit of the season for players to know the battle is on. And now in late August, everybody is on the same playing field in terms of record and …

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Feb 22

Three local teams still standing in playoff basketball

Three local teams remain in the CIF-Southern Section basketball playoff picture. Their matchups this weekend are the following: • Canyon (21-9) at Arroyo Grande (21-8) – The Comanches (third-ranked team) will play the Eagles (11th ranked team) at 7 p.m. Friday in Arroyo Grande in the quarterfinals of CIF-SS Division 2A. Players to watch include …

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Jan 30

A.G. boys basketball moves up in rankings

The Southern Section released its weekly polls today, with a bevy of San Luis Obispo County schools making moves in various divisions. Perhaps the most significant jump belongs to the Arroyo Grande High boys basketball team, which sits at No. 9 in Division 3AAA after barely making the ranking two weeks ago at No. 15. …

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Jan 22

First round of league play finishes

Atascadero boys basketball came into Friday having already wrapped up its first half of league play at an unblemished 6-0 (16-3 overall). Impressively, four of those six wins have come on the road, including the biggest of all, a 75-57 victory Jan. 14 over second-place Righetti (12-6, 5-1), which had also come in as the …

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Jan 19

Five locals named all-state underclassmen

Five San Luis Obispo County high school football players were named to the Cal-Hi Sports underclass all-state football team on Wednesday. Arroyo Grande’s Garrett Owens was named the first-team kicker among juniors. Owens’ 63 touchbacks this past season were the most in California (third-most nationally), and he connected on 11 field-goal tries, including a 52-yarder …

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Jan 11

Contenders emerging in basketball, soccer

It’s still relatively early into league races for the winter sports, but favorites have become slightly clearer by now. Which teams do you think will be the strongest come playoff time? And which players do you think are the ones to keep an eye on? In PAC 7 boys basketball, two unbeatens remain: Atascadero (13-3, …

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Jan 09

Stokes named football Player of the Year

Paso Robles High receiver and kick returner Elias Stokes has been named The Tribune’s San Luis Obispo County football Player of the Year for 2010. From Sunday’s complete story, which can be found HERE: Stokes, a 5-foot-10, 160-pound junior, finished with 61 catches for 1,001 yards and 17 touchdowns, 35 carries for 246 yards and …

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