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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...

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."...

El Modena Lacrosse

El Modena Lacrosse

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

I’m sure many of you noticed the flyers around school advertising a meeting about a possible Lacrosse team forming at El Modena next year. Frontline had the opportunity to sit down with Athletic Director, Ed “Coach D” Drzanek, and ask him a few questions about the Lacrosse program.   Regarding...

Sports in the 90’s

Sports in the 90’s

James Joslyn, Photographer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

       The 90’s was a great time to be a sports fan. In the 90’s you could celebrate a touchdown without getting a flag for unsportsmanlike conduct and basketball referees didn't call fouls every ten seconds. Teams such as the 49ers, Cowboys, Yankees, and Bulls dominated this decade all winn...

Peaking at the right moment

Peaking at the right moment

Bobby Almand, Staff writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The El Modena golf Season is winding down to a close, and in just two short weeks, the 2017 season will come to end. It's been a season of ups and down for the Vanguards, but lately, there have been some bright spots, and one of those bright spots was first year junior David Segovia getting a battlefield...

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

El modena’s track and field team for years has produced some top athletes. Last year the jumps team saw freshman Ben Hepner dominate in the boys varsity 110m hurdles, long jump, and triple jump.   As a freshman hepner competed at the varsity level making his way into the school record books. Hepner ...

Vanguards Visit the Other River

Vanguards Visit the Other River

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday April 12th, the El Modena golf team visited Green River Golf Club, just off the 91 freeway to face off against bitter rival Villa Park`. As soon as the Vanguards arrived, it was evident that this would be more than just an ordinary match. Howling winds, notoriously inconsistent greens, an...

NBA Playoffs First Round Predictions

NBA Playoffs First Round Predictions

James Joslyn, Photographer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Western Conference Warriors vs. Trailblazers This series will likely have no surprises as the Warriors dominate the Trailblazers in every facet of the game. The Warriors are favored to win the 2017 NBA championship, they should have no problem taking down the 8th seeded Trailblazers. Clippers...

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...

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...

An El Mo Track Update

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

For the third time this season El Mo’s track team competed and completed their meet with a mix of wins and losses. The girl’s varsity and frosh soph team finished the meet with a loss. Although a couple losses, the girl’s junior varsity team managed a win. The boy’s varsity and junio...

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...

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