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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...

2017 World Series Champions

2017 World Series Champions

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

And… The Astros win! The 2017 MLB names the Houston Astros World Series Champions. After countless games and months of practicing, everything paid off for this one Texan team, and seven exciting games kept each baseball fan fascinated throughout the entire series. The Astros have appeared in the World Series...

How Small Can the Olympic Gymnastics Team Get?

How Small Can the Olympic Gymnastics Team Get?

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Every four years people anticipate the Olympic Games. They prepare to see their favorite sports air on television and some even fly to the select country to watch the events live. There are tons of Olympic sports, however the majority of people stick to watching three or four events and skipping the...

Kaepernick Unemployed

Kaepernick Unemployed

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Since Kaepernick officially opted out of the final season of his contract with the NFL in order to become an unrestricted free agent, he has yet to be signed into a new team; he has been a free agent since March. Criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, Kaepernick’s lawyer, confirmed that he is fil...

2017 World Series

2017 World Series

Paige Weingarten, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The pennants have been won, the contenders have been named, the stage has been set for the pinnacle of the Major League Baseball world; the 2017 World Series has officially begun. 30 teams began the season with high hopes of victory, and after 162 games only 2 are left standing, the National League...

Proud to Be Mustangs

Proud to Be Mustangs

Jaylin Mandley, Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cheering, music playing, laughing, smiling, talking, snacking, supporting. These are just some of the lively activities you can experience amongst the crowd of a Yorba Linda High School football game. Although some students that go to the football games don’t even watch football, there is something ab...

YLHS Women’s Tennis Exciting Year

YLHS Women’s Tennis Exciting Year

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, September 19, Women’s Varsity Tennis took on Yorba Linda’s rival school, Esperanza, and came out with an epic defeat of 17-1. Varsity Women’s Tennis was able to continue their reign of champions considering they had won last year as well. This year on the varsity team, Yorba Linda t...

LA Loves October

LA Loves October

Paige Weingarten, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

Welcome to fall. While millions of people everywhere celebrate the return of pumpkin spice season, October also brings the long-awaited MLB postseason, and for the fifth year in a row, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their spot in the race for the rings with the National League West Division title. Following...

The Grandmaster of Chess and Women’s Rights

The Grandmaster of Chess and Women’s Rights

Sanaz Kharazmi, Photojournalist

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Sports Showcase

Dorsa Derakhshani, pronounced Dare-ak-shaani, is a 19 year old Iranian chess champion and grandmaster who has transferred from the Iranian National Chess Team to be represented by the team at St. Louis University, where she will also be studying biology (TorontoSun).   In an interview with PowerPlayChess, Derakh...

The Hype ‘Til the Esperanza Game

The Hype ‘Til the Esperanza Game

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

October 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Friday, October 13 is the Yorba Linda versus Esperanza football game. Mustang’s anticipate this game all season as it is one of the most popular games. All week students’ get hyped up by various ways on campus. To rally up spirit within the school, many students have been participating in the dress...

Women’s Golf Puts Up a Fight Against Esperanza

Women’s Golf Puts Up a Fight Against Esperanza

Courtney Poon, Photojournalist

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

When most people think of golf, few actually understand how much hard work and dedication goes into the sport. Many just view it as an easy sport to pick up and do not take it seriously. However, golf is indeed extremely challenging, and it requires hours of practice to become skilled at it. Just ask ...

Behind The Friday Night Lights

Behind The Friday Night Lights

Amber Reddish, Photojournalist

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Every Friday across the country high school students flood into their high school's football stadiums. Whether they are on the field, in the stands, or on the sidelines, they are all there for the same reason, to support the football team. At Yorba Linda High School our football team is facing some ma...

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