The Wrangler

Mustang Athletes Celebrate National Letter of Intent Day

Group Picture of all of the Mustang athletes who signed to the prospective schools.

Emma Khamo, Section Editor

February 17, 2020

It is the day that many athletes have dreamed of their entire life. They have all trained for countless hours, sent several emails to coaches, and, surely several days, even weeks, trying to figure out which college would be best for the next 4 years.  The day was Wednesday, February 5, 2020, as ...

Best in the Field: YLHS Women’s Soccer

Varsity Women’s Soccer against Brea Olinda, dominating the field and leading to a win on all three levels.

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

February 9, 2020

As women’s soccer continues this season, YLHS cheers this program on, hoping to achieve victory. The freshman-sophmore team is currently first place this season, led by coach, Naomi Hernandez (Staff). This is Hernandez’s second year coaching our frosh team, succeeding in two consecutive years of first p...

A Laugh to the Past: Comedy Sportz Takes the Stage

(From left to right) Michael Vino (11), Maxwell Greene (10), Alyssa Van (10), and Riley Pietenpol (12) link arms during an intense game of Spelling Bee. They wait in anticipation for the audience to suggest the next word for them to spell.

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

November 11, 2019

“Comedy Sportz HSL is a great opportunity for students to venture out of their comfort zone in a safe and friendly environment,” Ms. Petz (staff) explains, describing the benefits that this team grants to its members.  “It gives the players both the chance to work with a professional coach and...

Women’s Varsity Tennis: Overflowing Talent

With confidence and pride, Brionna Nguyen (10) proves to have an exemplary approach as she serves to her opponent.

Riley Pietsch, Photojournalist

November 11, 2019

Tennis is a sport that only a few individuals seem to have mastered. With its need for intense dedication and perfected skills, most people overlook the sport when determining which hobby to devote their time to. Here at Yorba Linda High School, women’s varsity tennis is one of the highest-performin...

YLHS Football 2019 Season Recap

The YLHS Varsity Football team runs onto the field before a game.

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

November 6, 2019

The YLHS Varsity football team had yet another magnificent season this past fall. The Mustangs finished off the season with a record of 9-1 (including a 3-0 league record) after defeating Canyon High School last week by a score of 51-29, their best regular season record since 2013. The teams performan...

Linking Together

Link Crew Leaders at Freshmen Orientation over the summer teaching freshmen YLHS cheers

Abbie Muther, Photojournalist

October 8, 2019

It can be extremely intimidating walking into a new school and seeing people twice your size. Entering high school as a freshmen can be crazy. There are so many emotions running wild. But Link Crew is here to help make that transition easier.    Going from an eighth grader in middle school...

YLHS FBLA Takes on OAT Day

All of the YLHS FBLA board members take a picture together during OAT Day.

Janet Han, Section Editor

October 7, 2019

Officer Advisor Training (OAT) Day for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) took place at Yorba Linda High School on Saturday, September 28. Over a hundred board members from FBLA chapters across Southern California attended the annual training day, engaging in workshops, networking, and making preparat...

Mr. Flynn’s Resolutions for the New Year

Mr. Flynn is excited for a great school year at YLHS!

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, each student has his or her own wish: to share classes with friends, to have an easy class after lunch, to have friendly teachers. Freshmen hope they don’t get lost; sophomores hope they will more easily find a table at lunch; juniors hope they can survive their cla...

Lady Mustangs Charge Strong In a New Tennis Season

A team photo of the 19-20 Women's tennis varsity squad.

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist

September 24, 2019

As winter starts rolling around and hoodie sweaters make a comeback, students have begun catching sports fever as school athletics begin to kick off. The women’s tennis team, in particular, have had a spectacular start to the new fall season as they have yet to be defeated in their last eight games. The ...

Welcome Back Dance Recap

A group of freshmen at the Welcome Back Dance

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

September 23, 2019

Yorba Linda High School’s Welcome Back Dance is a fun and innovative way to kick off the school year as well as bring all the students together from each grade. This year, the Welcome Back Dance was held on September 6. The dance itself had a great turnout this year, ranging from 600-700 students i...

Men’s Varsity Golf Season 2019

Varsity golfers at CIF Team Finals at Talega Golf Club.

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

June 5, 2019

Each year, one sports team that always shows up is our men’s golf teams. At YLHS, men’s golf has always seemed to rise to the occasion in our league. Ringing true this year as well, your Mustang golfers are league champions once again. This season was so successful for the men’s varsity golf te...

Inside the Heart of The Mustang: Yorba Linda’s First Year Teachers

The teachers here at YL are the backbone to the school, the ones who pave the way for each student to succeed.

Gabby McCutchan, Editor

June 5, 2019

For the ten years that Yorba Linda High School has opened its doors, waves of staff, most importantly teachers, have come and gone as the years have progressed. However, there are certain teachers in which have experienced and/or witnessed the developments and evolutions that Yorba High has gone under ...

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