The Conqueror

Boys Varsity Basketball Scrimmage Whittier Christian and Win with Ease

Brandon Vicuna

October 14, 2016

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For the first time since February, the Los Altos Varsity Boys Basketball team was back in the gym and picked up right where they left off from last season. On Wednesday October 12 the Conquerors took on the Whittier Christian...

Los Altos Torches Diamond Ranch in Their First League Game

Damien Alvarado

October 7, 2016

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The Conquerors opened up league play at home against tough opponent, Diamond Ranch Friday October 7, 2016.  This game was close heading into the fourth but Los Altos' defense was able to prevail. Los Altos went into this game...

Conquerors’ Star Back Rushes for 5 Touchdowns Against Newport Harbor

Damien Alvarado

September 24, 2016

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Newport Harbor was no match for Los Altos' main weapon Senior Running back Tyler Nevens during Friday Night’s Non-Conference game September 23, 2016. Newport’s Senior Running back Cole Kinder broke out for a couple touchdowns...

Los Altos Football Takes Win Against Corona

Damien Alvarado

September 9, 2016

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The Conquerors defense gave the Panthers a tough time on offense last Friday night. On the offensive side of the ball, Los Altos looked sluggish but came out of halftime looking like a rejuvenated squad. This week's Corona...

The Dividing Dive: Shaunae Miller’s Move for Gold

Emma Eriksen

August 25, 2016

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Controversy has risen since August 18, as Bahamian track star Shaunae Miller dove across the finish line in the women’s 400 meters, beating American Allyson Felix by 0.07 seconds. While Miller won, it is wondered whether her...

Simone Manuel: Breaking the Mold and an Olympic Record

Bianca Flores

August 25, 2016

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On August 11, 2016, Simone Manuel made history by becoming the first African-American woman to medal in an individual swimming event. In addition, she didn’t just settle for bronze, or even silver; Manuel went home with an Olympic...