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Sofia Siderman (22) goes in for a tackle during the girls varsity match against Cobham.

3-goal second half secures assured win over Cobham for girls varsity soccer

Sajah Ali, Sports Editor: Online September 29, 2021

The girls varsity soccer team won 3-0 against ACS Cobham Sept. 29 at Canons Park. Though the first half ended goalless, the team scored three goals in the second half, with two from Sabina Rajalingam (’25)...

Campbell Lazar (’23) runs to steal the ball from an opposing player during a match in Spring 2020. The varsity girls and boys soccer teams will return to Canons Park to play matches during Fall Fest Sept. 18.

School will host Fall Fest to kick off year with Canons Park celebration

Sajah Ali, Sports Editor: Online September 17, 2021

This Saturday, Sept. 18, the school is hosting an all-school Fall Festival, or Fall Fest, at Canons Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival will include food trucks, face paint stands, with the main event...

Max van Zyl (’21) attempts to steal the ball from an opponent during the varsity boys’ game against Cobham May 26. Cobham defeated ASL 3-0 in ASL’s last game of the season.

Soccer teams play final games of season, recognize Grade 12 athletes

Clara Martinez, News Editor: Print May 28, 2021

The varsity boys soccer and girls soccer teams played their second and final games of the season May 26 while JV boys played their only game against Cobham. Varsity boys lost 3-0 while varsity girls team...

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stands on the touchline during a Chelsea v Arsenal match. According to the BBC, while managing Chelsea, Mourinho won 70% of his Premier League, whereas at Tottenham, he only won 50% of his games, per the BBC.

Community reacts to Jose Mourinho sacking

Spencer Towfighi, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

After their 3-1 loss to Manchester United and 2-2 draw to Everton, the Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club announced that they fired their manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho managed the Spurs for around 17 months...

Casey Johnston (’23) dribbles down the field after receiving a pass from Kyle Kettler (’23) October 2020 at Regents Park. Both Johnston and Kettler played JV Soccer last season.

Sports to return March 15

Elena Alexander, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Almost a full year after the abrupt end to the athletics program in March 2020, the Athletics Department announced via email March 2 a plan to reintroduce sports the week after students return to campus...

ASL to partake in LSSA Spring Festival

ASL to partake in LSSA Spring Festival

Jasmin Taylor, Sports Editor: Online May 4, 2020

As a replacement for spring ISSTs, ASL will be taking part in an online LSSA Spring Festival between May 4 and 8. All students from Grade 5 to 12 are welcome to participate in a variety of six spring season...

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