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Turn Around Season for the Lakers

Turn Around Season for the Lakers

Brooke Gagnon, Photojournalist

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a disappointing season in 2015 to 2016, the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to change it up this season. Under head coach Luke Walton, the Lakers have been off to a surprisingly decent start. Currently the Lakers are eighth in the western Conference. The Lakers have been able to maintain a .500...

Baseball Champs

Baseball Champs

Sarah Ruggles, Photojournalist

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the 2016 MLB season slowly comes to an end, the Dodgers have claimed their fourth consecutive West Division Champions title and are now competing against the Chicago Cubs for the National League Championship. On October 7th, the Dodgers took game 1 of the Nation League Division Series, beating th...

Return of the Rams

Return of the Rams

Sarah Ruggles, Photojournalist

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s been a long 21 years since the Rams left L.A., but now they’re back and stronger than ever. There has been much excitement for the return of L.A.’s favorite football team as the start of the NFL season has officially begun. Over the summer, the Rams had the pleasure to be the featured team...

Competition on the Ice

Competition on the Ice

Sarah Ruggles, Photojournalist

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Competition on the Ice It’s once again time to lace up your skates and get out on the ice. The 2016 World Cup of Hockey officially began September 17, and is coming to an end soon. With eight teams competing this year, fans all over are excited to see their country’s team out on the ice. T...

Freshman Football Team Winning Streak

Freshman Football Team Winning Streak

Malieka Khan, Photojournalist

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Yorba Linda High School’s freshman football team this year has been on a seven game winning streak, meaning they have been undefeated this far into the season.Their work ethic as well as their teammates and coaches around them affect the outcome of each game they have played and won. Many factors le...

Cubs vs. Indians Showdown

Cubs vs. Indians Showdown

Brooke Gagnon, Photojournalist

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

October marks the end of the baseball regular season. By November, the Fall Classic wraps up. This year the Chicago Cubs are representing the National League while the Cleveland Indians are representing the American League. Each team has had an exciting road to make it this far. The Cubs were able...

Cubs: History in The Making

Cubs: History in The Making

Brooke Gagnon, Photojournalist

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Chicago Cubs are currently in the Pennant Race for their first World Series Championship since 1908. This may be the end of the alleged "Billy Goat" curse placed on the team, if they make it past the National League Championship Series. It has been 108 years since the Cubs were deemed the best...

Battle of the Boulevard 2016

Battle of the Boulevard 2016

Isaiah Seo, Photojournalist

October 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

On Friday night, October 14, YLHS Spirit Week culminated at the Mustangs versus Aztecs varsity football game.  The whole week leading up to the game, both schools were building up hype among students.  In addition, the schools were neck to neck in the canned food drive competition, creating even more...

Brady’s Return

Brady’s Return

Brooke Gagnon, Photojournalist

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Sunday marked week 5 of the NFL and arguably one of the sport's greatest quarterback's, Tom Brady, return to the New England Patriots. In his comeback game, Brady was able to successfully lead his team to victory. After a four week suspension, Tom Brady was allowed to begin practicing with the Patriots...

YLHS Women’s JV Golf

YLHS Women’s JV Golf

Christine Ding, Photojournalist

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The YLHS Women's JV Golf team season started on August 16, 2016. Twenty-three Girls tried out and all made the team. Coach Richardson(Staff) and Coach Toro(Staff) worked hard to manage the team from the beginning of practice, and to the season. The women’s JV team has three squads: Blue, Red, and G...

Baseball Tragedy

Baseball Tragedy

Sarah Ruggles, Photojournalist

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Sunday, September 25, the world of baseball lost a great pitcher. The Miami Marlins’ pitcher Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident. Born in 1992, Fernandez grew up loving the sport of baseball. He grew up in Cuba and lived on the same street as, and was friends with future MLB shortstop Aledmys...

Kevin Durant: Hero or Traitor?

Kevin Durant: Hero or Traitor?

Isaiah Seo, Photojournalist

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

In what was undoubtedly the most impactful move of the 2016 NBA offseason, free agent superstar Kevin Durant signed a huge contract with the Golden State Warriors.  The Warriors had just broken the NBA record for most wins in a regular season and played in the NBA Finals series last season.  Dura...

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