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Tennis Is Serving Heat So Far

Tennis Is Serving Heat So Far

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys Tennis team is off to a hot start this year. With major wins against Esperanza and Brea, Junior Jason Bae said that, “The team has done spectacular throughout the preseason and season so far”. Even on a personal level, Bae is pleased with his performance, stating, “I’ve been playing the...

Crushing It

Crushing It

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tonight, March 28th, 2017, the boys' varsity volleyball team gets another home game win tonight against one of their biggest competitors, Villa Park High School. Each team was there to win tonight and played a total of five games. Although Villa Park has some strong middles and outside hitters that...

A Family Legacy

A Family Legacy

Miranda Roman, Photographer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Brittany Anderton was one of the defenders on our varsity soccer team for the past two years. The soccer team took the title of league champions this year therefore the year of 2017 was added to the list of the league champions El Modena has had. The very first year was 1994 and a family member ...

No Hurdle Too Big For Christian Lopez

No Hurdle Too Big For Christian Lopez

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Multi sport athletes like senior Christian Lopez, better known as smiley, aren't uncommon at el modena. Smiley has participated in both football and track, receiving numerous awards making him one of Elmo's top athletes.   Sports have always been a huge part of his life. He played basketball, base...

Team USA Wins World Baseball Classic

Team USA Wins World Baseball Classic

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, Team USA won the World Baseball Classic for the first time in history, defeating Puerto Rico 8-0. The United States had suprisingly never reached a WBC championship, and this year  the squad did not blow out the teams they played. A close semi-finals game versus Japan allowed the US to...

Boys Golf Finishes Away streak at Black Gold

Boys Golf Finishes Away streak at Black Gold

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After Thursday, El Modena's men's Golf team will end it's grueling four game away tour. The games were played over two weeks, at arguably the four most challenging course they play. In the week prior to the 23rd, the team played three out of four days, at Tustin Ranch, Anaheim Hills, and Yorba Linda...

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tonight, March 21st, 2017, El Modena boys' volleyball was defeated in their match against Esperanza High School. The team battled with their hearts leaving everything on the court. Junior, opposite hitter, Jack Thobe, tells Frontline, "I think that we didn't play as well as we should have and it was ...

El Modena Baseball Defeats Yorba Linda

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Friday, the Vanguards baseball team played their first game after the Loara tournament, defeating the Yorba Linda Mustangs. The win came after a tough 2-1 loss to Anaheim a week before. With great pitching and a solid defense, as well as a consistent and deep offense, the Vanguards easily defeated...

El Mo Golf Wraps Up a Tough Week

El Mo Golf Wraps Up a Tough Week

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This week, the El Modena boys golf team took on and exceptionally rare challenge for them, or any other sport for that matter. The team managed to play 3 games this week, and it wasn't easy. The three games were played on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, at Tustin Ranch, Anaheim Hills, and Yorba Linda...

Boys’ Volleyball Killing the Game

Boys’ Volleyball Killing the Game

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys' volleyball continues to wow their supporters and each other while playing out all of their matches against higher ranked school in their area. Tonight, March 14th, the boys' team wins their match against Valencia High School going to four different games. First game score was 25-23, second was...

El Modena Cheer: The Best of the West

El Modena Cheer: The Best of the West

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

  On Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM, El Modena competition cheer performed their routine at the Best of the West cheer competition. At 10:56 PM, they were announced first place for the fifth consecutive time in their division.   Under the guidance of choreographer Jasen Aldridge and coaches H...

El Modena Baseball Is In Full Swing

El Modena Baseball Is In Full Swing

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Focus, Showcase, Sports

The Vanguards baseball team began their season playing in the Loara tournament. Despite solid wins against Valencia and Dana Hills, as well as Loara, the Vanguards finished last Saturday with a record of 3-5. Despite this, the season is just beginning. League games against familiar opponents are yet...

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