• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

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Color Guard’s Brand New Season

Lily Mummert, Photographer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

  Last fall, El Modena’s color guard team had an extremely successful season where they placed second overall . After the end of their season, both color guard and bands took a break while they waited for the beginning of their next winter season. Now, as color guard and band’s winter season near...

Lady Freshies on Varsity

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

  Not one, but two freshman Lady Vanguards made Varsity Soccer this 2018-2019 season. Freshman Vas Petrohilos shared her thoughts on making varsity, “I feel kinda cool. I mean, it's different being with all the older girls, it's really fun. Playing with the team, we really connect on the field and du...

Boys Wrestling Interview With Mathew Campbell

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

Frontline: How long have you been doing wrestling? Matthew Campbell: Freshman year FL: Why did you decide to do wrestling? Campbell: My cousin was in it and he wanted me to do it. FL: What do you like about wrestling? Campbell: I like that it’s hard and it keeps you really healthy ...

Girls Wrestling Interview with Nancy Silvia

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

Frontline: How long have you been doing wrestling? Nancy Silvia: 4 years; I’ve been playing since freshman year. FL: Why did you decide to do wrestling? Silvia: I just wanted to try something new. FL: What do you like about wrestling? Silvia: I love that it pushes you physically an...

What a RUN-derful Life

What a RUN-derful Life

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/ Girls Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

   The 2018 El Modena Boys Cross Country team qualified for CIF and raced on Friday, November 9 at 9 am in Riverside. The boys raced in the morning and made it back to school in time for lunch and the rest of the school day, a true testament to their dedication to both sports and academics.   ...

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/ Girls Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

   Senior basketball player Mikayla Reyes has consistently been a stud for El Modena since her freshman year. She sports #21 on the court, saying, “ I was left with few options, however, 21 does hold some significance because I was born in 2001. I just took out the zeros of my birth year.”   Re...

Wrestling Pins Down the Wins

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

  Saturday, November 24th was an eventful day for El Modena’s Girls Wrestling team as they outmatched several teams in a five-way dual and landed a three-way tie for third place at Downey High School. Varsity co-captain Abby Jolley was a standout in the first few matches, winning five out of five ...

Soccer’s First Win

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

That's right Vanguards, girls varsity soccer won their first varsity game on Tuesday November 27. Although this was a non-league game, the lady Vanguards pushed and fought hard for this 1-0 win against Bolsa Grande. Senior Cassie Lewis scored the goal and Junior Kasi Derr assisted.   That wasn't th...

Basket Against The Buzzer

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

   On November 29, 2018, El Mo’s boys’ basketball team played their third season game against Norwalk at home. Garret Witteveen, a senior on the team, shares the ups and downs of yesterday's game, “Our best strength was pushing and transition, like moving fast.” At the last quarter, El Mo and ...

The New Cheerleader On Campus

Payton Bullock, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

  FL: What school did you transfer from? CT: “I transferred here from Tustin High” FL: Tell us about your team at Tustin CL: “The cheer team at Tustin High was mostly a sideline team. We didn’t really compete until I pushed for it really hard. We did a few events in the community...

The Golf Season That Kicked Putt

The Golf Season That Kicked Putt

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

El Modena girls’ golf’s last varsity match was October 11, 2018 at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course against Canyon High. Canyon won 219-273. El Modena was content with their score, and they enjoyed playing on a course most of the team has not played before.   The following Tuesday, October 16, 2018...

A Day in the Life of A Football Player

A Day in the Life of A Football Player

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Before every big game, the El Modena football team is prepped and pampered. The team starts by going to room 406 to rest during 4th period. After that, the boys go to the cafeteria, where the lovely mothers of El Modena prepare food for them. Once their bellies are full, there’s clean-up and run thro...

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