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The Leonard Legacy

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

The man, the myth, the legend: Tom Leonard. The sophomore varsity tight end has been chosen to be this months ‘Stud of the Month’. Freshman year, Leonard played very well during freshman football and has grown to be a varsity player in just his second year here at El Mo.        Football takes...

Team Bonding With Cross Country

Team Bonding With Cross Country

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

   How does a team truly bond with one another? Cross Country Captain and senior Philip Nguyen has the answer: food. However, rather than the traditional potluck in which generous team members would bring various kinds of food, Nguyen wanted to take a different approach.    In a few weeks, c...

Defensive Line Coach

Defensive Line Coach

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

 El Mo got a new Defensive Line coach this football season: Coach Tafua. “D-Line basically keeps contain on line and tries to keep the quarterback in his little area. If he goes out, that's when I have to take him down. The main goal is to get the guy with the ball.” Sophomore Aiden Ruiz shared, ...

Girls Golf Strikes Again

Girls Golf Strikes Again

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

El Modena girls golf has come back to the 2nd week of league matches and won.  On Thursday September 27, 2018, El Modena held a home match at Riverview Golf Course against Brea Olinda High School. El Mo had played and won against the same team the previous week, so they were prepared to take another...

The Game Girls Golf Will Never “Fore-get”

The Game Girls Golf Will Never “Fore-get”

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

El Modena Girls Golf has come out and slowly started to dominate their season.   On September 17, 2018 girls golf had an away match at Birch Hills Golf Course in Brea against Brea Olinda High School. This match provided the perfect opportunity to win the first league match of the season. Eight...

Cross Country Gets Their Feet Moving

Cross Country Gets Their Feet Moving

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the hardworking runners of El Modena Cross Country, the race Laguna Hills was a very important one. It was a run that ultimately determined who would make to varsity this season and who would not. It’s fall semester and all the fall sports of El Modena are getting the school spirit moving....

Freshman playing for JV/Varsity

Freshman playing for JV/Varsity

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

High school football is a very serious and competitive sport. In a interview with freshman Jackson Keays he shares his experience as he plays quarterback for the  JV/Varsity team saying “It's really fun but it's also really challenging. There's a lot expected of us.”   With every football ga...

Winning by 1 stroke

Winning by 1 stroke

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two weeks before school started all 11 of the El Modena girls golf team got together and began to practice and prepare for a successful new season. They practiced every day for three hours and improved on the five hits in golf, full swing, pitch, chip, bunker shot, and putt . On August 21, 2018 t...

Aquatics Prays for a Pool

Aquatics Prays for a Pool

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Uncategorized

   All El Modena swim sports are fighting for the chance to acquire a 51 meter pool, as opposed to the current 33 meter pool. A school board meeting took place in early September to decide whether the current pool should be repaired or replaced entirely. Some of El Mo’s aquatics students at...

Cross Country Hopes with Phillip Nguyen

Cross Country Hopes with Phillip Nguyen

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

September 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Frontline: What are some of your hopes for the season? Phillip Nguyen: “Some of my hopes for the season would include: getting our team to CIF, inspiring everyone on the team, making this year really memorable and growing the love for cross country as a whole.” FL: Who or what inspires yo...

Talking Cross Country With Julia Mast

Talking Cross Country With Julia Mast

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

September 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Frontline: What are some of your hopes for the season? Julia Mast: "I hope the girls will make it to CIF this year." FL: Why did you decide to play your sport? JM: "Honestly it sounded easy but I was gravely mistaken. I’m still super glad I did it though." FL: What is your favorite memo...

Interviewing Coach D

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Frontline: What was your path to becoming head coach here at El Modena? Coach D: Well, I have been blessed to coach at some fantastic schools and work with some incredible people. I spent 29 years at Servite High School, I spent 2 years at Forks Junior College, 2 years at Fullteron High School, 1 ...

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