• 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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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...

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...

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