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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 and I have accomplished took dedication and persistence on a daily basis. We train an intense 20 ...

What Football Has Done For Me

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, and to suffer.       This doesn’t seem like a positive thing, but those with a lifestyle full...

Track & Field

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

As this new season began, the track team had improved drastically within the team. They started off in league against Esperanza High School on March 22. Female and male varsity teams beat Esperanza’s varsity with a total of 153 to 100 points. The team had many runners and jumpers PR in their events....

Color Guard’s Brand New Season

Lily Mummert, Photographer

February 1, 2019

  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

  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

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

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

   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

   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

  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

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

   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 ...

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