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Boys Tennis Beats Bolsa

Boys Tennis Beats Bolsa

Bobby Almand, Staff writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Thursday March, 8th, El Modena's Varsity Team would play Bolsa Grande in Varsity tennis. The Vanguards would attempt to keep their perfect streak going, with the only blemish being a tie against Servite. And keep it they did. After two the breakers won by El Mo, they would go on to win 11-7. After...

A Threat at the Net

A Threat at the Net

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
March 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys' Volleyball comes off of a win tonight, March 7th, against Pacifica High School. El Modena won in three games and killed their opponents at the net. The team's chemistry is only getting stronger and they are looking more put together while on the court, which improves their work as a team. Sophomore...

El Mo Golf Kicks Off Their Season

El Mo Golf Kicks Off Their Season

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This week, El Modenas golf team kicked off their season with a home game against Foothill. The match was on Monday in frightful conditions. Rain, clouds, wind, and a beat up course would all be challenges facing the players, but they played on anyways. Being the first game of the year, everyone was...

The Start of another Spring Sport

The Start of another Spring Sport

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Softball, both junior varsity and varsity started their season on Tuesday, February 28. With a win against St. Paul high school for the varsity team, the final score was 6-5.   In the first inning the Vanguards scored two runs, leaving it 2-0 for the beginning part of the game. During the third ...

Starting the Season With a Bang

Starting the Season With a Bang

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

The El Modena Boys’ Volleyball team has been preparing all year for the start of this spring season and to compete with higher level teams in the area. Tonight, February 28th, Coach Cahill and his team competed against Tustin High School for a preseason match up. Throughout the school year, the ...

A Bitter-Sweet Goodbye

A Bitter-Sweet Goodbye

Miranda Roman, Photographer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Being on the team and experiencing the excitement of earning the league champion title and qualifying for CIF really made us all feel accomplished as we did put in so much time and effort to get there. Earning that title and going that far has not been done since 2002 and with 17 seniors on the team,...

Watch Out for Jimmy Tran

Watch Out for Jimmy Tran

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

Although off the court, outside hitter, Senior Jimmy Tran, can seem quiet and shy, on the court he shows his true potential as a volleyball player and the overall outcome of all his hard work on the off season. Tran takes on a true leadership role as not only being a senior player on the varsity boys...

Happy Birthday Happy!

Happy Birthday Happy!

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

21 years ago today, perhaps the greatest golf movie of all time, and one of my personal favorite movies was released. Of course, I talk about Happy Gilmore. The classic comedy follows Adam Sandler as an emotional 20-something who's goal since he was little was to play hockey, but there's just one problem,...

The Last Hill to take the Hill

The Last Hill to take the Hill

February 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Hill tradition is a long one. Senior Zach Hill has baseball in his genes as each of his 5 brothers have made their mark and have accomplished great things playing baseball. Zach's twin brothers Jacob Hill and David Hill transferred to El Modena prior to their sophomore years in search of a more...

El Modena’s Third Annual Cheer Showcase

El Modena’s Third Annual Cheer Showcase

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The El Modena Cheer Showcase has been a fixture to the cheer program ever since the addition of coaches Hayley Curtis and Melissa Bickler in 2014, and the addition of cheer advisor Mrs. Mull in 2015. This event is the biggest fundraiser for the cheer program the entire year, having drawn in a crowd o...

The Hard Life of a Recruiter

The Hard Life of a Recruiter

Bobby Almand, staff writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

This week, McPherson, and Santiago middle schools came to visit El Mo. As tradition, they visit every year to give those students a glimpse of what is to come next year. The visits usually consist of viewing a skit  put on by cheer and ASB, seeing a performance by Dance  and band, and then browsing...

2017 MLB Preview

2017 MLB Preview

James Joslyn, Photographer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As football season ends, baseball season is right around the corner. 2016 was a great year for baseball. We witnessed history as the Chicago Cubs came back when they were down 3-1 to win their first World Series since 1908, ending the longest World Series drought in MLB history. When looking toward...

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