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What Football Has Done For Me

What Football Has Done For Me

Wyatt Terlaak, Boys Sports Editor

June 5, 2019

   Football has been my rock the past four years. I don’t mean a comfortable, easy rock, that allows you to be complacent and soft. I mean a hard rock, which forces you day in and day out to grind, and to suffer.       This doesn’t seem like a positive thing, but those with a lifestyle full...

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...

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 ...

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...

#ThrowbackThursday

#ThrowbackThursday

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017

El Modena’s Varsity Football team has gone 7-2 this season, and 2-0 in league. After (beating/losing to) El Dorado, the Vanguards are on their way to CIF. During the season, El Modena exceeded the national average in total touchdowns (39) and receiving yards (177). The team also tied with the national...

Success is in the Details

Success is in the Details

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017

This season, the Vanguard football team has been off to a hot start. Winning four of their first five games, including a major second half comeback against Yorba Linda to bounce back after a close loss to their cross-town rival Villa Park high. Much of El Mo’s success can be contributed to their...

Senior Quarterback AJ Esperanza

Senior Quarterback AJ Esperanza

Wyatt Terlaak, Op-Ed Editor

August 28, 2017

Senior quarterback AJ Esperanza has led the Vanguards football team throughout each of the past two seasons, and is returning this year for a third. Esperanza was featured as an honorable mention on OC Varsity's top 150 players this year, but anyone familiar with the quarterback knows this is far to...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

August 27, 2017

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 ...

Dalton Saunders Named Citizen of the Year by Orange Elks Lodge #1475

Dalton Saunders Named Citizen of the Year by Orange Elks Lodge #1475

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

April 14, 2017

   Junior Dalton Saunders may be known on campus for his signature camouflage attire, but his community service does not blend into the norm.   Saunders volunteers throughout the city of Orange working on projects that serve impoverished and fellow members of the Orange Elks Lodge. He became...

Super Bowl Champions, Again

Super Bowl Champions, Again

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Tom Brady has become the icon of consistency and winning, and nowhere was this more exemplified than in this year's Super Bowl game. Facing the Atlanta Falcons, and down 28-3 at halftime, Brady led his team on a 31 unanswered point streak to win in the most improbable comeback in Super Bowl history....

The Super Bowl Is Set

The Super Bowl Is Set

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

On Sunday night, after two blowout victories in the AFC and NFC title games, the match up for Super Bowl 51 is set. The Atlanta Falcons will face the New England Patriots in Houston. Both teams played exceptionally well in their last playoff games, as well as before. The Falcons are coming off wins...

Welcome Home Chargers!

Welcome Home Chargers!

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

As of this week, the great city of Los Angeles will receive its second new NFL team in two years. This time the San Diego Chargers will make their journey back to the city of Angels The franchise was originally conceived in L.A. in 1960, where they spent a whopping total of one year before being dragged...

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