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...

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

El Modena defeats Don Lugo for the CIF Championship 35-7.

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 ...

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Senior TE/ILB, #12 Josh Smith, playing at the Segerstrom Game

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

September 18, 2017

“A nice tackle made by number 12 Josh Smith!” Bob Ruddy, Voice of the El Modena Vanguards, booms through the stadium. Football season is back baby! And Senior Tight End and Inside Linebacker, Josh Smith, is hitting it hard. But football isn’t Smith’s only specialty. The Renaissance man also busies ...

Football Games: Do’s and Don’ts

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

El Modena is known for a rambunctious and energetic student crowd at all the football games. The crowd can be intimidating, especially if you are new on campus. Here are a few tips to help you embrace and become one with the crazy crowd at Vanguard games. DO -Wear El Mo attire -Cheer as loud...

The Football Season Begins

The Football Season Begins

Wyatt Terlaak, Op-Ed Editor

September 4, 2017

On Friday the Vanguards improved to 1-0 to begin the season after defeating Woodbridge High School 35-13. After a long opening drive from the Warriors to start the game, the Vanguard defense held Woodbridge to a field goal attempt near the redzone (which was missed). The defense for El Mo gave up...

An Insight on Coach Camacho

An Insight on Coach Camacho

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

Many of us know Coach Camacho, but not all of us know much about our boy's locker room head and baseball coach. He is from Arizona, and began working at El Modena 8 years ago. Coach Camacho is the freshman baseball coach, and when asked why he likes to coach, he replied that he liked to have a positive...

The Vanguards Stay Perfect

The Vanguards Stay Perfect

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

Apparently, the theme of nail-biting finishes for El Modena will remain constant throughout the season. The Vanguards went into Friday's game the underdog once again. Fullerton was undefeated, having beaten Bellflower and Laguna Hills in previous weeks. El Mo was without a loss as well, with wins...

Interview with Justin Simpson

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Frontline: What set backs have you faced transferring? Justin Simpson: A setback is sitting out the first 5 games, and not being able to get as many reps at practice. FL: What are your personal goals for the season? JS: I want to be an all league receiver and corner, and go to the playoff...

Just the Basics

Just the Basics

Bobby Almand, Staff writer

August 27, 2016

The arrival of school every August means one thing, the return of football. However when attending El Modena football games, it seems as though some people have no clue what's going on in the game itself, and feel lost. Let's start with the basic layout and principle. Football is a game played between...

He’s On The Right Track

Angel De Rosas, #14, has his eyes locked on the ball.

Francesca Sarmiento, Photographer

April 13, 2016

   Frontline recently strapped on some cleats and caught up with Angel De Rosas, a junior here at El Mo, and in between trying to catch our breath was able to ask a few questions, and we couldn't be more intrigued, or exhausted.    Angel started playing soccer when he was just 4 years old, and fell in love w...

Semi-Final Preview: El Modena Vs Canyon Rematch

El Modena faces Canyon and Villa Park for the top spot in the standings and control of the North Hills division during

Andrew Reina, El Mo News

November 25, 2015

El Modena, after coming off a dominating win over Segerstrom, will face inner league rival Canyon High School on Friday,November 27th. This will be the second time these teams will face off and the first was a show stopper. These two schools are not the friendliest towards one another, especially...

Halloween Haunt at Fred Kelly

El Modena football plays Brea Olinda on Halloween Night at 5pm

Andrew Reina, El Mo News

October 25, 2015

El Modena will be facing off against North Hills rival Brea Olinda on Halloween Night at 5 o’clock at Fred Kelly Stadium. The Vanguards are looking for their first league title since 2002 and a win that could secure their spot in history. The Vanguards are 5-3 on the season coming into the game...

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