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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 Life You Lead

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 Commitment

The Commitment

Chandler Herrera, Chandler Herrera

April 14, 2016

Frontline: What sport do you play and why? Greg Lamb: I play baseball because it's a good time. It's fun. FL: Where did you commit to play your college sport? GL: Sacramento state. It was a good choice for me, it was everything I was looking for in a college. FL: What made you choose your sport over...

Varsity Baseball vs Valencia HS

Varsity Baseball vs Valencia HS

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

The Vanguards visited the Valencia High School Tigers today, March 1st, with the final score being 6-9. Sophomore AJ Esperanza, managed two runs to be scored on one hit and hit a homerun in the third inning. During the fourth inning, El Mo scored on an RBI single by Frankie Islas, scoring Isaiah Sauc...

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