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Boys Varsity Soccer Recap

Boys Varsity Soccer Recap

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

  Head coach of the boys varsity soccer team, Brain Beaman, shares his thoughts regarding the 2017-18 season. Beaman reflects that the season could have gone better, however, “The future looks promising as far as having a lot of returners coming back.” This year there are only five graduating s...

Kicking It With Girls Soccer

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

      El Mo girls varsity soccer won the champion title for their Summer League games but unfortunately, the winning streak did not follow our varsity team as they began their preseason games and the North Hills League. In their league, they played challenging teams such as Villa Park, Bre...

El Modena Boys Varsity Wrestling Recap

Matthew Cortez, Photographer

February 15, 2018

   As expected, this years boys varsity wrestling 2017-2018 season has been another success. Although not winning the North Hills League title, coming in second to only Esperanza High School with a league record of 2-1, the varsity boy’s team has ten members going to CIF including Joseph Palacio...

Super Bowl LII Predictions

Super Bowl LII Predictions

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Although the 2017-2018 NFL season faced many unexpected twists and turns, the leagues two best teams, the Eagles and the Patriots ultimately prevailed.   Tom Brady and the deflators have a blindingly obvious advantage with Belichick as their coach. However, Nick Foles and the Eagles sturdy de...

Looking Forward to Lacrosse

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   With the year coming to an end, the new Lacrosse sports teams inch further to their much anticipated season. Both the boys and girls Lacrosse teams expressed their optimism and concern for the upcoming season.   Junior Bella Reyes, apart of the girls Lacrosse t...

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

January 23, 2018

After the El Modena Vanguards went 12-3 in the 2017 season, it’s not surprising that the North Hills League recognized the team’s achievements. Three out of the five MVP’s for the North Hills League came from El Modena’s Football team. senior quarterback AJ Esperanza was named the North Hills ...

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Sophomore Cassie Lewis is a continuous starter as well as an influential player and key asset to the El Modena girls varsity soccer team. Lewis has been playing soccer since age five, as this sport is not uncommon in her family, considering her brother and sister have both played, and her father who sh...

Persistence Paying Off

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Senior Jason Holzgang gives insight on making the jump from manager to player on the varsity basketball team  Senior Jason Holzgang has been a manager for boys basketball over the past three years, but this year, he made the varsity team. Holzgang describes it as, “Huge. I’ve always wanted t...

A Night 33 years in the making

A Night 33 years in the making

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017

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 5, 2017

  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 16, 2017

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

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...

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