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NFL Playoffs Standing and Predictions

How have the games fared and what will this season's unpredictability lead to?
January 15, 2021

As everyone knows, the current COVID-19 crisis has put a strain on sports. Although, this won't stop them from continuing their annual traditions. All of the teams have had a hectic year, but have still...

Veganism in Athletes

Many athletes around the world have changed their lifestyles to eating plant-based and have overall began to feel stronger.
January 2, 2021

The general idea of an athlete is someone who is always at practice, covered in bumps and bruises, and eats a lot, and I mean, A LOT. Most even associate athletes with the constant need for protein and...

Mason Randolph: A Mustang Marching Ahead

This past signing day, Mason Randolph had fully committed to Boise State. He will be starring on the football team next year.
December 27, 2020

Here at Yorba Linda High School, the students have made sure to show they can be a part of the best. Mason Randolph is no exception from this as he officially committed to Boise State.    Mason...

Racism in European Soccer

In a fiery match between French rivals Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille, allegations arose of Marseille player Alvaro Gonzalez using racist remarks towards PSG’s Neymar Jr.
December 18, 2020

Players from all seven continents have quickly flooded into the European football (soccer) force. American international Weston McKennie, Brazilian sensation Neymar Jr., Korean superstar Son Heung-min,...

Chris Nikic Completes an Ironman Triathlon with Down Syndrome

Chris Nikic competed in the Ironman Florida Triathlon in Panama City. He made history by becoming the first person with Down Syndrome to complete an Ironman Triathlon, which consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run.
December 18, 2020

An Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 26.2-mile run, and a 112-mile bike ride (ironman.com). Looking at those numbers, most people would be astonished and impressed that people would be able...

What’s Up With Winter Sports?

CIF has released a new announcement addressing many questions.
December 18, 2020

Winter season would have arrived here at Yorba Linda High School, but with the setbacks of COVID-19, it is unsure if that season will come. CIF constantly updates the plans for this year’s sports, but...

NFL Mid-Season Review

Tom Brady prepares to throw a pass for his new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So far, Tampa Bay has a record of 6-3, just behind the New Orleans Saints for 1st place.
December 12, 2020

In a year where almost all sports have had to adjust their season start dates and even play fewer games than usual, there has been one professional sports league that has been able to conduct business...

What Have YLHS Athletes Learned During Quarantine?

An example of Hannah Bucklin (11) playing soccer at home to continue with her soccer fitness.
December 8, 2020

Ever since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many athletes have not been able to train the way that they had previously done due to the shutdown of contact sports, gyms, courts, fields, and other...

How Summer Olympians Train During Quarantine

Athletes learned to adapt to these uncertain times by implementing ways to train at home. Some athletes use different materials around their houses to imitate their sport.
November 6, 2020

Before COVID-19 shut down the world, the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics were supposed to begin on July 24th, 2020. However, after the onslaught of COVID-19 cases worldwide, the International Olympic Committee...

Los Angeles Dodgers Win the World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate on the field as they win the Major League Baseball World Series.
November 1, 2020

Going into the 6th game of the World Series, both Dodgers and Rays fans were on the edge of their seats waiting to see if this would be the end of the series, or if the Rays would have another chance at...

The Lack of Asian Representation in American Sports

Pictured are Asian Americans who have created significant history in the realm of athletics.
October 17, 2020

Sports are a centripetal force that unites a nation, celebrating victories and events that bring people of all backgrounds together. However, in particular sports in the United States, there lacks Asian...

The Lakers win the NBA finals.

A vintage Los Angeles Lakers hat on display as a decoration.
The legacy of Kobe Bryant, records broken, and the rise of Lebron James.
October 16, 2020

On March 11th, 2020, the National Basketball Association (NBA) shut down its season due to COVID-19. The teams were not allowed to continue until months later during which the staff, coaches, and players...

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