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Albert Pujols Joins the 600 Home Run Club

Albert Pujols Joins the 600 Home Run Club

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
June 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Albert Pujols became just the ninth player ever to reach 600 home runs. Pujols is a living legend of the baseball world, racking up impressive stats throughout his long career in both St. Louis and LA. He is the first player to reach the 600 club on a grand...

The Ugly Side of Baseball?

The Ugly Side of Baseball?

Bobby Almand, Staff writer
June 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a bench clearing fight resulted in the suspension of both Bryce Harper and pitcher Hunter Strickland, Harper has since appealed, and then dropped his appeal resulting in a total 3 game suspension. The fight stemmed from bad blood between the two after Harper hit a pair of homers off the Gia...

Freddie Freeman Out For 10 Weeks

Freddie Freeman Out For 10 Weeks

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Atlanta Braves first baseman, and El Modena alumni Freddie Freeman is expected to miss up to 10 weeks after fracturing his left wrist by being hit by a pitch against Toronto. The loss is huge to the Braves seeing as though Freeman was playing some of the best ball of his career. Up till his injury Freeman...

Caden Perkins and the Junior Olympics

Caden Perkins and the Junior Olympics

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sophomore and opposite hitter Caden Perkins gets the opportunity this summer from July 1st-7th to compete with his club volleyball team, Pulse Athletics, in the Junior Olympics in Columbus, Ohio.   Frontline: What will you take from this opportunity? Caden Perkins: "The chance to be able to travel with...

El Modena Dance Showcase

El Modena Dance Showcase

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

The aroma of hairspray, blinding lights, and twirling costumes can only mean one thing—the El Modena Dance Showcase is just around the corner. The yearly event showcases dance routines performed throughout the 2016-2017 school year at assemblies and competitions, and features projects on the art of...

Seniors Celebrate Senior Night

Seniors Celebrate Senior Night

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every sport has one game a season that is dedicated to all seniors on the team. Just this afternoon, the varsity softball team celebrated their senior night, as well as their last home game of this season. They Vanguards played against Foothill high school, taking a loss 5-0; however kept their spirit...

Vanguards Take on the Big A

Vanguards Take on the Big A

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Saturday April 29th El Mo's Baseball team played at Angel Stadium against Brea Olinda High. The Vanguards won 4-0 In what head coach Josh Kliner called, "a good game in which we pitched and fielded well." Not an easy feat either. According to Kliner, "The wind was blowing straight in the batters face."...

Final Moments on the Home Court

Final Moments on the Home Court

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tonight, May 2nd, 2017, El Modena boys' volleyball held their senior night in their home gym, recognizing the student athletes that have competed with the team for their whole high school careers. The seniors being recognized tonight were outside hitter Jeriah Copple, middle blocker Seth Watkins, ou...

Blake Sanchez Skating for Success

Blake Sanchez Skating for Success

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

   Amongst the El Modena community we recognize our after school athletics teams and it's members. Yet we forget about our athletically talented students outside of school such as Junior Blake Sanchez.   Sanchez is known by friends as a great skater with huge potential.   After constantly watching h...

El Modena Lacrosse

El Modena Lacrosse

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

I’m sure many of you noticed the flyers around school advertising a meeting about a possible Lacrosse team forming at El Modena next year. Frontline had the opportunity to sit down with Athletic Director, Ed “Coach D” Drzanek, and ask him a few questions about the Lacrosse program.   Regarding...

Future Chapman University Panther Jake Flath

Future Chapman University Panther Jake Flath

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase, Sports

El Modena’s football team was lucky enough to have two players move on to play in college at Chapman University. One of those players is Jake Flath. Flath was a consistent starter on special teams for the Vanguards, filling immensely important roles when needed on the field. Flath is also a very b...

A Look into Bella Santoyo

A Look into Bella Santoyo

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Frontline: What position do you play? Bella Santoyo: 3rd base FL: What do you like most about the position you play? BS: I love all the action that 3rd base has. The ball comes off the bat hard but also the batter can bunt so you always have to be on your toes. FL: What do you do before ...

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