Hear Ye, Hear Ye, El Mo’s Athletes of the Year!

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor June 3, 2022

   Juggling the demands of being a student athlete is a challenge for many, yet 37.6%  of our Vanguards persevere through the pain and stress in order to be part of something bigger. Two athletes who...

Here are all of our amazing Athletes of Character!

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor June 3, 2022

Girls Volleyball Ella Keefe Girls Golf Laurel Manion  Girls Tennis Madeline Nguyen  Girls Wrestling Dulce Paredes  Girls Soccer Jillian Jaime  Girls Water Polo Mary Koutures  Girls...

O Captain, My Captain!

O Captain, My Captain!

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

  Track  Blake Armstrong  Alex Luna  Jasmin Trujillo Cooper Davis  MaryJo Dunham  Dylan Connor  Ava Gomez  Lily Gomez    Baseball  Ryan Osso  Aaron...

Spring Athletes of Character

Spring Athletes of Character

Brandon Tran and April 29, 2022

Timothy Jo has been a volleyball athlete for three years and believes “competing with my friends and winning games” makes all the hard work worth it. Three words Timothy would use to describe himself...

1,3,5,7 Compete!

Jimena Ramirez, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

   Cheer has an upcoming competition, on May 6. We are wishing them luck and are so excited to see them shine. Cheer has been preparing for their competition for two months and we can't wait to see...

Gaming for College

Gaming for College

Daniel Barragan, Focus Editor April 29, 2022

   Esports, short for electronic sports, have existed since the late seventies and early eighties beginning with the first Space Invaders competition. Since then video games have only grown in popularity...

Tryout Fall Sports 2022

Jimena Ramirez, Staff writer April 13, 2022

Fall sports consist of boys and girls cross country, football, boys water polo, girls golf, girls tennis, girls volleyball, and cheer & pom.    Cross country is a great sport to join if you love...

Shooting for State

Shooting for State

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

   In February of 2022, El Modena senior Jack Simons wrestled at the state tournament, the first vanguard to accomplish this in a decade. Per El Mo Wrestling tradition, going to state has earned Simons...

A Football Star

Grace Russell, Social Media/Website Manager April 13, 2022

  Elishah Jackett is a Junior at El Modena on the Varsity Football Team. He is 6’6, 255 pounds, and plays offensive right tackle on the field. Jackett has received a total of 15 offers from colleges...

John Madden’s Death

Mason Murdock, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

John Madden was an American football coach and sports commentator in the National Football League. He was born April 10, 1936, and died recently on December 28, 2021. He was the Las Vegas Raiders coach...

El Modena’s Football Jersey Retirement

Grace Russell, Social Media/Website Manager February 11, 2022

  Every school year, after the football season is done and finished, El Modena Football holds their banquet, where the annual Jersey retirement of a player takes place. This tradition has been a part...

Springing Into a New Season

Jacob Boyd, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2022

   With the turn of the season, spring sports present a new opportunity for students to show their Vanguard fighting spirit. A variety of sports have been practicing and are already beginning to compete.    Boys...

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