Tag Archives: Erhan Meric

World Cup champions to Lighthouse soccer

Posted on 10. Dec, 2017 by .

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By Nicholas Knapp, LCA freshman — Two players on our team are from Japan, and two are from Africa. The captain is from Turkey. And I’m from the best soccer playing country in the world — Germany. I mean, who could dispute the last World Cup (2014) in which my second country (but speakers of more »

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The exquisite music of soccer at the feet of a Turk in high school

Posted on 03. Feb, 2017 by .

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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 »

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LCA relinquishes romantic role of underdog in 4-0 win over Pilgrim

Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 by .

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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 »

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Energy beat technical ability as LCA overcomes Newbury

Posted on 19. Jan, 2017 by .

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By Michael Ashcraft The Saints wore down last year’s league champs with some pitbullish defending and electric running. Newbury Park showed technical superiority and greater speed for the first 20 minutes but could not break the deadlock bolt on the Lighthouse Christian Academy defense for high school soccer. Sophomore goalie Justin Berry leaped like Superman more »

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LCA soccer geniuses beat Einstein Academy 3-2

Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 by .

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By Jamie Roman, LCA sophomore The opponents were a school called Einstein, but it was the Saints who were the soccer geniuses. Lighthouse Christian Academy came from a 0-2 deficit at half time to win 3-2 Thursday against Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences in Santa Clarita. “We could go to playoffs,” said more »

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