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Rowdy Rooter Buses

Rowdy Rooter Buses

Miranda Roman, Photographer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As we all may know, the El Modena football team advanced to the second round of CIF playoffs, the game is on November 18th at Rio Mesa High School. It is most definitely a time to celebrate how hard the football team has worked by filling the stands and cheering them on. After a season of many victo...

Number 21 on the Field, Number Juan in Your Heart

Number 21 on the Field, Number Juan in Your Heart

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The El Modena football team has been and continues to be successful with every game they play. Going into their second round of CIF playoffs, Senior Juan Hernandez, wide receiver and defensive back, says, "I'm really excited to go into round two and I'm looking forward to getting that ring." Hernandez...

El Modena Surges Into Round 2

El Modena Surges Into Round 2

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 12, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena strongly handled Sunny Hills on Thursday night, beating the Lancers 35-13. The Vanguards were facing a one note offense from Sunny Hills, who had one main play known as "Tiller toss". They also possessed an offense designed to kill clock time and keep the ball out of the other team's hands...

Vangurds Kick Off the Post Season Right

Vangurds Kick Off the Post Season Right

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   Tonight, the El Modena Vanguards faced off against the Sunny Hills Lancers in round one of the CIF playoffs.   With a record of 6-4 the Lancers were unknown waters for the Vanguards. Sunny Hills tends to wear down their opponents with a lot of possession time and keep the opposing offence off th...

El Modena Powers Into CIF

El Modena Powers Into CIF

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena won another league championship for the second year in a row, beating Brea Olinda 37-24. The Vanguards made up for last years loss, and held a commanding lead throughout the game. The offense stayed balanced, and the defense shut down Brea Olinda for most of the game. The game, unlike last...

Mr. Olquins’ Thoughts on This Years Elections

Mr. Olquins’ Thoughts on This Years Elections

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Years from now many will look back at the 2016 elections and wonder how it got so bizarre.   Economics and Government teacher Gregory Olquin shares his opinions with frontline on the outcome of the election, and what it means for this country.   Like many, Mr. Olquin believed that no ma...

Vanguards Take the Champion’s Title

Vanguards Take the Champion’s Title

Ethan Simons, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  El Modena pulled through in a climactic battle against the Wildcats last Friday. Both teams fought with all their might for the champion’s title but only one could win.   The game started very slow. In the first quarter only El Modena made any points, and that was a touchdown and kick fo...

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Curse

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Curse

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

Last night the Chicago Cubs played the Cleveland Indians in a winner take all World Series game seven, that would almost surely change history.   The two teams had the longest championship droughts, not just in baseball, but in all of sports. One of the reigns of heartbreak would come to an end, a...

Senior Basketball Interviews

Senior Basketball Interviews

James Joslyn, Photographer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Frontline: What position do you play? Jacob Garcia: I play the 5 position (aka center.) FL: What's your favorite thing about your sport? JG: I love the team aspect of the sport. FL: How often do you practice? JG: I practice everyday for an hour or more. FL: Is there something not many ...

El Modena Improves to 8-1

El Modena Improves to 8-1

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
October 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena improved to 8-1 on the season Thursday night,  shutting out Esperanza 45-0. The Vanguards were firing on all cylinders, with great offensive, defensive and special teams play. By halftime, El Mo had a 24-0 shutout behind a solid offensive run game with Dillon Keefe and Andrew Carvajal leading...

Vanguards Look To Be (almost) Perfect

Vanguards Look To Be (almost) Perfect

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   As of tonight the Vanguards of El Modena are 8-1. A win next week would equate to almost a perfect season, and the best record for El Mo in what feels like forever.   But how did the team get here? They started the season a promising 3-0 in games that weren't runaways, but big enough to bui...

Another Season Gone

Another Season Gone

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girl's volleyball season has come to a close, and with that comes the bittersweet feeling of leaving the team but accomplishing new things throughout the season. Sophomore, Edee Leslie, outside and middle hitter, shares, "This year was a great learning experience. I was lucky enough to play multiple...

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