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Can You Dig It?

Abigail Capra, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017


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

With volleyball season just around the corner, freshman Miranda Fahie is ready to take on the court with the varsity team. Fahie is very smart when it comes to this intense sport, and it will show on the court this volleyball season.   Frontline: How does it feel being a freshman on varsit...

Donnelly Dominates the Field

Donnelly Dominates the Field

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore Lucas Donnelly began playing football only a year ago but he quickly picked up the sport, as he won MVP and played four positions for the freshmen team.  Watch out for him this upcoming year as Donnelly is competing for starting spots on the varsity squad.   Frontline: What are you involved in...

Cheering From the Sidelines

Cheering From the Sidelines

Jenny Hamburg, Ads & Distribution Editor/ Photographer

August 27, 2017


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

  With the school year just beginning, the cheerleaders of El Modena are already prepared with Sarah Ricker as their captain.   Frontline: What is your position on the El Modena Cheer team? Sarah Ricker: “I'm the varsity captain of cheer and a backspot in stunts. So I basically have everyone's back no...

Pom Team Prances Onto Sidelines

Pom Team Prances Onto Sidelines

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Starting this year, the El Modena Cheer program has added a new team to their pre-existing three. Pom is completely unlike any of the other squads, being a combination of cheer and dance. Pom team captain, senior Camryn Stein, will lead the team for their debut on the sidelines this football se...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

August 27, 2017


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

Luke Dunham is here to answer why 1,085,272 high school students played tackle football in the 2015-2016 school year. Frontline: You’ve played Vanguard Football for three years. What makes this upcoming season different? Luke Dunham: I’m a senior this year, and it will be my last season ...

Albert Pujols Joins the 600 Home Run Club

Albert Pujols Joins the 600 Home Run Club

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Albert Pujols became just the ninth player ever to reach 600 home runs. Pujols is a living legend of the baseball world, racking up impressive stats throughout his long career in both St. Louis and LA. He is the first player to reach the 600 club on a grand...

The Ugly Side of Baseball?

The Ugly Side of Baseball?

Bobby Almand, Staff writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a bench clearing fight resulted in the suspension of both Bryce Harper and pitcher Hunter Strickland, Harper has since appealed, and then dropped his appeal resulting in a total 3 game suspension. The fight stemmed from bad blood between the two after Harper hit a pair of homers off the Gia...

Freddie Freeman Out For 10 Weeks

Freddie Freeman Out For 10 Weeks

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Atlanta Braves first baseman, and El Modena alumni Freddie Freeman is expected to miss up to 10 weeks after fracturing his left wrist by being hit by a pitch against Toronto. The loss is huge to the Braves seeing as though Freeman was playing some of the best ball of his career. Up till his injury Freeman...

Caden Perkins and the Junior Olympics

Caden Perkins and the Junior Olympics

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sophomore and opposite hitter Caden Perkins gets the opportunity this summer from July 1st-7th to compete with his club volleyball team, Pulse Athletics, in the Junior Olympics in Columbus, Ohio.   Frontline: What will you take from this opportunity? Caden Perkins: "The chance to be able to travel with...

El Modena Dance Showcase

El Modena Dance Showcase

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

The aroma of hairspray, blinding lights, and twirling costumes can only mean one thing—the El Modena Dance Showcase is just around the corner. The yearly event showcases dance routines performed throughout the 2016-2017 school year at assemblies and competitions, and features projects on the art of...

Seniors Celebrate Senior Night

Seniors Celebrate Senior Night

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every sport has one game a season that is dedicated to all seniors on the team. Just this afternoon, the varsity softball team celebrated their senior night, as well as their last home game of this season. They Vanguards played against Foothill high school, taking a loss 5-0; however kept their spirit...

Vanguards Take on the Big A

Vanguards Take on the Big A

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Saturday April 29th El Mo's Baseball team played at Angel Stadium against Brea Olinda High. The Vanguards won 4-0 In what head coach Josh Kliner called, "a good game in which we pitched and fielded well." Not an easy feat either. According to Kliner, "The wind was blowing straight in the batters face."...

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