Posted on 10. Feb, 2017 by Michael.
Lighthouse’s potentially playoff-deciding loss to Newbury can be blamed on a bag of flaming hot cheetos. That’s all one player ate all day before the game. The Saints matchup on Feb. 7 promised to be high stakes challenge. Newbury Park was last year’s league champs that LCA managed to upset this season 2-1 with energy more »
Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by Michael.
His shots went high and wide. Junior Abraham Morales, who showed plenty of speed and skill, couldn’t put the ball into the net to save his life. Then in the second half of the season, things suddenly came into focus for old blurry-shooter. He nailed a shot against Westmark from the left flank. And on more »
Posted on 04. Feb, 2017 by Michael.
By Kayla Armstrong and Michael Ashcraft Since they steamrolled us in our first game, Einstein Academy expected to win handily on the rematch Friday. One player even heckled a Saint: “I guarantee that there is no way we will lose this game.” Well, Lighthouse Christian Academy made them sweat to earn their win. LCA rattled more »
Posted on 03. Feb, 2017 by Michael.
There are piano movers and piano players on the soccer field. There are beefy guys who marshal girth at speed to jostle opponents off the ball and keep possession. And there are slight figures who ghost around and with exquisite touches on the ball to perform the magic that gets posted on YouTube. Erhan Meric more »
Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 by Michael.
Lighthouse returned to its winning ways Tuesday with a 4-0 shutout of Pilgrim School. There is something romantic, something poetic about slugging it out in a losing battle — if you don’t succumb to cynicism. Parents cheer on their players, who bravely mount a futile fight. Coaches teach the sport to beginners. You are playing more »