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The Rise of Women’s Varsity Soccer Captains

The Rise of Women’s Varsity Soccer Captains

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

January 23, 2020

The anticipation and excitement for YLHS’s women’s soccer season has been building up. This team has won numerous league titles and YLHS will not expect anything less from these talented players. This year's team is led by captains, Neleah Dunlap (12), Yewon Shin (11), and Faith Hunt (12). Neleah...

Women’s Varsity Golf: A Force to be Reckoned With

Women’s Varsity Golf: A Force to be Reckoned With

Riley Pietsch, Photojournalist

January 14, 2020

Each year, Yorba Linda High School thrives in both sports and academics. With impressive teachers and coaches, it is undeniable that our students prove their excellence on and off the fields. Women’s Varsity Golf continuously makes their athleticism evident at Yorba Linda through their profound pe...

The History of Different Winter Sports

The History of Different Winter Sports

Fiona Salisbury, Photojournalist

January 14, 2020

During the winter season, participating in winter sports is a fun way to spend the holidays. Ashley Lee (9) says that her “favorite winter sport is skating because it is really fun and I enjoy watching skaters glide on the ice.” In California, some other popular winter sports include downhill skiing...

Women’s Varsity Tennis: Overflowing Talent

Women’s Varsity Tennis: Overflowing Talent

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

YLHS Football 2019 Season Recap

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...

Football Game and Senior Night a Great Success

Football Game and Senior Night a Great Success

Janet Han, Section Editor

October 22, 2019

With a final score of 47:7 to beat Brea Olinda High School, Yorba Linda High School’s victory at the football game on Friday was a wonderful way to celebrate Senior Night, which also took place that day.  Spirits were high throughout the game and even before, as the senior football players, as well as c...

Flying Spirit, Cheer and Song 2019

Flying Spirit, Cheer and Song 2019

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

October 8, 2019

Cheer and Song started their season off with a bang, at the first football game of the year against Valencia. These spirit leaders led the football team to victory with a score of 42-0.  At every football game, you can see cheer and song pumping up the players and the stable. These teams are at eve...

Making A Splash! Spotlight on Men’s Water Polo

Making A Splash! Spotlight on Men’s Water Polo

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

October 8, 2019

“I remember the comeback in the game against Capo Valley.  We were down by four points. Ultimately, we won the game by four points,” Karson Criswell (12) recounts, describing one of the most memorable moments of the season.  “It was a long and hard-fought battle, and I remember feeling so hyped duri...

Girls’ Wrestling: A Rapidly Growing Sport

Girls’ Wrestling: A Rapidly Growing Sport

Karina Shah, Photojournalist

October 7, 2019

The first thing that people usually think about when they hear women’s wrestling is fake television acting with dramatized moves and phony story plot lines. Though, that is not the actuality of what it is as a high school and competitive global sport. Women’s wrestling is the fastest growing sport fo...

YLHS Football Kicks Off

YLHS Football Kicks Off

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

October 3, 2019

The YLHS Varsity football team is once again off to a great start this season. The Mustangs are 3-0 so far this year with wins at home vs. Valencia High School and Orange High School, and an away win at Capistrano Valley High School last Friday. This year's team features a lot of familiar faces from ...

From Rags to Riches: The Sky-high Salaries of Professional Athletes

From Rags to Riches: The Sky-high Salaries of Professional Athletes

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist

September 29, 2019

We all know the popular idea of the “self-made man”, a term coined by the American attorney Henry Clay in 1832. The popular phrase describes individuals whose success lay within themselves and are not derived from outside circumstances. The “self-made man” meshes often with the idea of rags to ...

Lady Mustangs Charge Strong In a New Tennis Season

Lady Mustangs Charge Strong In a New Tennis Season

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 ...

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