Frontline

2020 Major League Baseball Realigned Divisions

Brady Charette, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

   COVID-19 has caused so many aspects of our lives to change including pro sports like Major League Baseball. This pandemic has caused Major League Baseball to delay its season which was supposed to start on March 26th and we have no idea when the season will begin. This proposed idea of realigned...

Baseball Season Cancelled?

Brady Charette, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Find out what Senior Trent Swann has to say about his final high school Baseball season being cancelled Frontline: What were your initial thoughts when school was suspended and what impact did you think it would have on baseball?  Trent Swann: “My initial thoughts when school ended was just wow I can’t believe it. ...

It’s ShoTime

It's ShoTime

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018

   Thirty years ago, girlfriend Ruth Viramontes and boyfriend Rene Gutierrez graduated as track and cross country athletes from El Modena’s class of 1988.       The high school sweethearts married and had their first son, Sam Gutierrez, a football and baseball graduate from El Mo’s class o...

Think you know Kliner?

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017

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...

The Ugly Side of Baseball?

The Ugly Side of Baseball?

Bobby Almand, Staff writer

June 2, 2017

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

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...

Vanguards Take on the Big A

Vanguards Take on the Big A

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

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."...

Team USA Wins World Baseball Classic

Team USA Wins World Baseball Classic

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

On Wednesday, Team USA won the World Baseball Classic for the first time in history, defeating Puerto Rico 8-0. The United States had suprisingly never reached a WBC championship, and this year  the squad did not blow out the teams they played. A close semi-finals game versus Japan allowed the US to...

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Curse

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Curse

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Last night the Chicago Cubs played the Cleveland Indians in a winner take all World Series game seven, that would almost surely change history.   The two teams had the longest championship droughts, not just in baseball, but in all of sports. One of the reigns of heartbreak would come to an end, a...

A Day That Changed The World

A Day That Changed The World

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

    In case you haven't watched TV since Saturday or you've been living under a rock for the last week or so, you probably don’t know everything that went down on Sunday. If you haven’t, you saw history unfold multiple times in a very short period. But in case you are one of those...

The Life You Lead

The greatest man I have ever met in my life

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor

June 7, 2016

From a young age my life had been devoted to playing the single greatest sport ever taught to me: baseball. I was taught to play the game of baseball by my grandfather Dan Morris. He taught me how to swing a bat, throw a ball, and catch a ball. I grew up playing in his backyard and joined a little...

A Story for the Stadium

A Story for the Stadium

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

April 22, 2016

Playing in Angel's Stadium is a dream that every little league kid, high school player, and baseball alumni might never get to fulfill. Fortunately, El Modena's 2015-2016 varsity baseball team got the opportunity, for their second year, to be able to play on these sacred grounds. Hearts raced in notably...

The student news site of El Modena High School
baseball