Girls Water Polo Recap

Leilani Pongco, Staff Writer/Photographer May 3, 2021

Vigorously swimming back and forth, fighting to stay afloat as other girls charge at you, and throwing a ball full speed into a goal are the aching dedications it takes to play water polo. The Girls Varsity...

El Modena Cheer and Pom: The Spirit of America

El Modena Cheer and Pom: The Spirit of America

Jacob Boyd, OP/ED Editor April 30, 2021

   At every football game, at every assembly, and nearly every day, El Modena’s Cheer and Pom teams work together to epitomize the fighting spirit of all Vanguards. As a result of their hard work...

Jackie Robinson Remembered

Edith Ferrer, Staff Writer/Photographer April 30, 2021

   Jack Roosevelt Robinson was his real name, later on known as Jackie Robinson. Jackie was born on January 31, 1919 in Georgia. He was the first black baseball player to take part in the American Major...

Girls’ Volleyball Hits Hard

Edith Ferrer, Staff Writer/Photographer April 30, 2021

   El Modena has an outstanding volleyball team. These girls put in so much effort to make our school the best known and always make us proud. Covid changed everything and everyone, and it sure did impact...

Let the Kids Play… or Not?

Nick Mascaro, Co Editor-in-Chief, Focus Editor December 15, 2020

   One question racing through the minds of high school athletes and coaches in recent weeks has been, “when can we play?”  With another recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the California Department...

The PGA is in Full Swing

Nick Mascaro, Co Editor-in-Chief, Focus Editor December 15, 2020

   The PGA Tour, the world’s most prestigious golf association, has resumed play despite a delay in their typical scheduling.  The PGA Championship was the first of the four majors to be played this...

LA Dodgers World Series Champions

Ethan Stiles-Fernandez, Boys Sports Writer November 17, 2020

 After 32 years of disappointment and struggle, the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally won the World Series. The LA Dodgers won the World Series with a roster of homegrown All-Stars, former MVP’s, and...

Girls Golf Practices

Casey Burgueño , Staff Writer November 17, 2020

   Golf is actually one of the few sports that didn’t need to change much to practice safety guidelines. It’s already a contactless sport, the girls just wear masks now, and it is very easy to stay...

Sports Practicing During COVID-19

Jacob Boyd, OP/ED Editor November 16, 2020

Frontline: What sport do you play? Jackson Bates: “I play volleyball.” FL: What are your practices like with COVID-19 safety guidelines in place? JB: “Our practices are very different with...

Thirty-Six: A Thrilling Number

Josh, Staff Writer September 29, 2019

Thirty-Six: A Thrilling Number Hannah Cox scores achieves a Personal Record of 36 against Samueli Academy.      The day was September 5, 2019. Elmo’s Varsity Girls Golf team was getting ready...

Ella Eastin Heading East in 2020 for the Tokyo Olympics?

Colby Hurdle, Feature Editor June 12, 2019

What type of focus, sacrifice and commitment went into becoming a two time NCAA Champion, breaking three NCAA records and achieving Pac-12 women’s swimmer of the year?   “The things that my team...

After winning CIF, the linemen who led the charge get to finally raise the trophy

What Football Has Done For Me

Wyatt Terlaak , Boys Sports Editor June 5, 2019

   Football has been my rock the past four years. I don’t mean a comfortable, easy rock, that allows you to be complacent and soft. I mean a hard rock, which forces you day in and day out to grind,...

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