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Vanguard Victory Vanguard Memories

Vanguard Victory Vanguard Memories

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   On December 2, 2017, El Modena Football made history by leaving the final CIF-SS Division 7 game victoriously with the title, for the first time since 1984. During the past three seasons El Modena’s football team placed as North Hill League Champs, and for the past four seasons El Modena football...

A Night 33 years in the making

A Night 33 years in the making

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday December 2nd the El Modena football team played in the division 7 championship against Don Lugo high school. It had been 33 years since El Mo football had made it this far, and  Vanguard nation was more than eager to be back. The away stands were packed for El Modena. It was standing r...

El Modena Cheer and Pom Showcase: Year Four

El Modena Cheer and Pom Showcase: Year Four

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

  The fourth annual El Modena cheer showcase will be held in the gym on Saturday, January 27, 2018. However, this year, there will not be four routines from the program, but five. Pom -- in addition to the varsity cheer, JV cheer, competition cheer, and the whole program -- will have their own unique r...

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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

Senior, Brayden Metoyer has earned his spot in CIF Finals cross country. Metoyer qualified for Finals last week in the Division II preliminary, however, CIF Finals will incorporate qualified runners from Division I, Division II, and Division III. Metoyer is currently dealing with pressured nerves as ...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

Frontline: This is your 4th year playing for the Vanguard Football team. How are this year’s playoffs different from previous years? Andrew Carvajal: “This year we are seniors, and this year we will win CIF.” FL: I assume it can be stressful to play football, so how do you keep your cool w...

Pom in Review

Pom in Review

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Though this is only pom’s first year on the sidelines alongside cheer, any onlooker would never be able to tell. Their presence this football season has seamlessly blended with every other group that is associated with the Friday (and Thursday)  night lights.   Pom captain, senior Camryn Stein, spent...

Think you know Kliner?

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Sports

All American, pro athlete and player manager, are only a few of the accomplishments in the baseball career of El Modena teacher and coach Mr. Josh Kliner. Before he made his way to El Modena, Kliner’s journey started in Buena Park, to where he says, “The single greatest thing that ever happened to...

Swinging Out of Season

Swinging Out of Season

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The El Modena golf team is surely the underdog of their league, but had a pretty good fall season. Many who join the girls golf team have never been on a golf course, let alone picked up a club. Last year, there were barely enough girls to fill one team.   In the past year, the golf team has evo...

From CIF to the Future

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The upcoming winter season, will be a tough challenge for the girls’ soccer program this year. Last year, almost the entire team were graduating seniors, which was extremely helpful to the team. Many of these seniors had extraordinary talents El Modena hadn’t seen before, and when they all came...

2017-18 Tennis Recap

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Garcia shares that over the season the team didn’t win every game, but “The season was a lot of fun for all of us and we made the best of it.” “The girls have definitely become more consistent in their game and the bonds have grown as well.” Over the season, the team has achieved goals, such...

#ThrowbackThursday

#ThrowbackThursday

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

El Modena’s Varsity Football team has gone 7-2 this season, and 2-0 in league. After (beating/losing to) El Dorado, the Vanguards are on their way to CIF. During the season, El Modena exceeded the national average in total touchdowns (39) and receiving yards (177). The team also tied with the national...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

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