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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...

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."...

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...

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...

A Day That Changed The World

A Day That Changed The World

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase, Sports

    In case you haven't watched TV since Saturday or you've been living under a rock for the last week or so, you probably don’t know everything that went down on Sunday. If you haven’t, you saw history unfold multiple times in a very short period. But in case you are one of those...

The Life You Lead

The Life You Lead

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor
June 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

From a young age my life had been devoted to playing the single greatest sport ever taught to me: baseball. I was taught to play the game of baseball by my grandfather Dan Morris. He taught me how to swing a bat, throw a ball, and catch a ball. I grew up playing in his backyard and joined a little...

A Story for the Stadium

A Story for the Stadium

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

Playing in Angel's Stadium is a dream that every little league kid, high school player, and baseball alumni might never get to fulfill. Fortunately, El Modena's 2015-2016 varsity baseball team got the opportunity, for their second year, to be able to play on these sacred grounds. Hearts raced in notably...

The Commitment

The Commitment

Chandler Herrera, Chandler Herrera
April 14, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: What sport do you play and why? Greg Lamb: I play baseball because it's a good time. It's fun. FL: Where did you commit to play your college sport? GL: Sacramento state. It was a good choice for me, it was everything I was looking for in a college. FL: What made you choose your sport over...

Varsity Baseball vs Valencia HS

Varsity Baseball vs Valencia HS

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Vanguards visited the Valencia High School Tigers today, March 1st, with the final score being 6-9. Sophomore AJ Esperanza, managed two runs to be scored on one hit and hit a homerun in the third inning. During the fourth inning, El Mo scored on an RBI single by Frankie Islas, scoring Isaiah Sauc...

A Sophomore Supernova

A Sophomore Supernova

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
February 12, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore AJ Esperanza walks The halls of El Modena, with a lot to live up to and aspire for. Esperanza had, at one point, both of his parents as active teachers in the El Modena Community. Esperanza's mother was the previous Journalism teacher, and his dad continues to mentor kids as he stretches the...

FCA Batting Up with Matt Luke

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
November 6, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, FrontlineFeed

The Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s (FCA) hosted a huddle for El Modena students today in the Gym. FCA is a well-known club on campus that puts together meetings for students every other Thursday creating a chance to internalize the gospel through the influence of coaches and athletes. At each meeting...

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