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In the Race for the Title

In the Race for the Title

Miranda Roman, Photographer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

With girls’ soccer fighting for a spot in the playoffs, the pressure is really on to perform to the best of their ability and come out on top. Nothing they can’t handle. So far, it’s been a good season, and it’s not over yet. The battle is still on as they take on Brea Olinda High School on...

Super Bowl Champions, Again

Super Bowl Champions, Again

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

Tom Brady has become the icon of consistency and winning, and nowhere was this more exemplified than in this year's Super Bowl game. Facing the Atlanta Falcons, and down 28-3 at halftime, Brady led his team on a 31 unanswered point streak to win in the most improbable comeback in Super Bowl history....

Four Great Years Come to an End

Four Great Years Come to an End

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As I look back to the beginning of season I remember thinking to myself “this season is going to be a long one,” not realizing that it would all be just a memory. As I look back today i’ve realized that my last high school soccer season comes down to two games, a sudden surge of nostalgia takes...

El Modena Girls Wrestling Wins League Title

El Modena Girls Wrestling Wins League Title

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, February 1, El Modena Girls Wrestling were victorious in their first ever League Title. The League Finals took place at Brea Olinda High School, and both the girls and boys teams had many wrestlers who qualified for CIF. For the girls, 6 wrestlers placed. Aaliyah Welch, Josie Hernandez,...

Return of the Tiger

Return of the Tiger

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

As of today, golfs greatest hero returned from yet another leave of absence due to injury. This was Tiger Woods' 8th break in the last nine years, and needless to say, him, and the entire golfing world is glad he's back. Woods should feel right at home this week. It's the Farmers insurance Open, played...

The Super Bowl Is Set

The Super Bowl Is Set

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Sunday night, after two blowout victories in the AFC and NFC title games, the match up for Super Bowl 51 is set. The Atlanta Falcons will face the New England Patriots in Houston. Both teams played exceptionally well in their last playoff games, as well as before. The Falcons are coming off wins...

A Great Start to Season

A Great Start to Season

Miranda Roman, Photographer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Yes, as it says it in the title, a good way to start off league is with a big win against Villa Park! After two long halves filled with blood, sweat, and hard work, it paid off the second the ref blew the whistle to end the game. Starting off with a goal against El Modena, Villa Park was up one until...

In It to Win It

In It to Win It

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boy's basketball has been working hard all season to turn around the program and show people what El Modena can accomplish. Last night, the boy's varsity team beat Brea Olinda High School in their first league match with a final score of 65-62. Senior, Jacob Garcia, center, tells us about what he...

Boys Soccer Hopeful for CIF Spot

Boys Soccer Hopeful for CIF Spot

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This week the boys varsity soccer team begins their league season facing Brea Olinda and Yorba Linda, two very competitive teams. The vanguards look to start league strong and to their preseason record of 2-5-3. The team has looked to work on crucial mistakes that have resulted in two heartbr...

Welcome Home Chargers!

Welcome Home Chargers!

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As of this week, the great city of Los Angeles will receive its second new NFL team in two years. This time the San Diego Chargers will make their journey back to the city of Angels The franchise was originally conceived in L.A. in 1960, where they spent a whopping total of one year before being dragged...

El Modena Boys’ Baskteball League Tipoff

El Modena Boys’ Baskteball League Tipoff

James Joslyn, Photographer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

     This past Tuesday El Modena Boys’ Basketball officially began their season taking on one of the more tough opponents within the Century League, Yorba Linda.      The Vanguards played a hard fought game for the entire 32 minutes, but unfortunately came up just short losing by 4. Both seni...

All Eyes on Competition Cheer

All Eyes on Competition Cheer

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  It’s that time of year again -- massive amounts of hairspray, poms, bows, and glitter. It’s the time of year when cheer is not just halftime entertainment, but the main event. Yes, it’s competition cheer season.   El Modena’s recently renewed competition cheer squad has their first ...

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