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Shaquem Griffin Joins the Seahawks

Shaquem Griffin Joins the Seahawks

Kayden Mandley, Photojournalist

June 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

Shaquem Griffin is not just a remarkable story, he is an incredible player. At birth, he lost his left hand due to a prenatal condition known as amniotic band syndrome, but that did not stop him from being named as the “American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in his first year as ...

Sports Gambling

Sports Gambling

Milan Acosta, Photo Journalist

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the months pass, lawmakers and legislators around the US are waiting to hear from the Supreme Court on the ruling of national policy regarding gambling and sports betting. No matter what the circumstances are, money has ruled sports in many ways. Throughout the country there are many establishments a...

Complexities of Women’s Lacrosse

Complexities of Women’s Lacrosse

Jaylin Mandley, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Originally played by the indigenous people of America, women’s lacrosse is an underestimated women’s sport that is rapidly increasing in popularity across America today. According to Phit America, women’s lacrosse is among the top five fastest growing sports in America. Introduced in 1890 at the St Le...

YLHS Swim: Season Update and the Beginning of Leagues

YLHS Swim: Season Update and the Beginning of Leagues

Emily Ito, Photojournalist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Yorba Linda High School Aquatics has kicked off another exciting season. Swimmers are striving to set school records, improve their times, and make it to CIF Finals. Each athlete is training hard to make the 2018 season the best one yet. The YLHS swimmers started their season off right, with a clean s...

YLHS Lacrosse Brings Home the Wins

YLHS Lacrosse Brings Home the Wins

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

April 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Yorba Linda High School Lacrosse has been tearing up the field this season! If you are looking for a way to become more spirited and become more involved in Yorba Linda High School, going out and supporting YLHS Lacrosse at their games is the place you should be! All lacrosse teams are in the middle of t...

Softball Starts off Strong!

Softball Starts off Strong!

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

As winter sports come to an end, spring sports are just beginning. Many Mustang athletes are pushing themselves to practice their hardest now so it will pay off come season. The women's softball team at YLHS is a prime example of this. They have been killing it this season in their tournaments and now...

Breaking Records and Limits

Breaking Records and Limits

Janet Han, Photojournalist

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Imagine speeding down a hill at 80 miles per hour, balancing on a pair of skis and poles as the snow piles up even higher. Now, try imagining doing that while being visually or physically impaired. It sounds pretty impossible to most, but over 500 incredibly determined and talented athletes did exact...

Getting into the Swing of Things

Getting into the Swing of Things

Allison Harris, Photojournalist

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Yorba Linda Mustangs baseball season returns for another astounding year on the field. A new season with a fresh start is what the the team yearns to pursue new goals and set higher standards for each individual player and as a whole. Each athlete hopes to be challenged and with that challenge, they w...

Medals, Snow, and Olympics

Medals, Snow, and Olympics

Janet Han, Photojournalist

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

This year, unity, innovation, and athletic ability came together for the spectacular 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Hosted in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from February 9th to February 25, they brought together an entire world of top-notch athletes in a breathtaking battle for gold. A grand total...

Paying College Athletes

Paying College Athletes

Milan Acosta, Photo Journalist

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

For many years university's around the country have violated the number one rule in athletics that nobody wants to talk about: compensating student athletes. Whether it's sending money directly to the players or indirectly splurging on students with favors and other materialistic items, colleges around the coun...

Next Stop, Cooperstown

Next Stop, Cooperstown

Paige Weingarten, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year, a select few retired Major League Baseball players are recognized for their excellence in athletic ability and invited to join the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. This year’s class of inductees carries on the legacy of iconic athletes and their record-breaking, statistic dominating performanc...

Mustang Madness

Mustang Madness

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

November 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Mustang’s are excited to hear that as football season draws to a close, basketball season is just beginning. All the hype students have doesn't have to end just yet. Thursday, November 16, our basketball teams killed it at Mustang Madness. The freshman, junior varsity, varsity, and YLHS basketball...

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