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The Speedy Rise of Electric Bikes

Example of a Student using an E-Bike
November 21, 2020

During these recent months, a sudden trend has arisen: electric bikes. They have become a popular mode of transportation for adults and kids alike for commuting to school, work, the mall, or just getting...

Tennis: A Social-Distanced Sport

While the tennis courts on campus appear to vacant, players will bounce back into action as tryouts take place at the end of the month and as team practices safely begin again.
November 12, 2020

Though the return to school is halting, sports are still set to happen, starting in the winter. One of the biggest concerns surrounding school and sports during this time is contact and distance between...

The Sport in the Stables Over the Stadium

Emma Linnea, a senior at SJHHS, practicing groundwork to prepare for her upcoming competitions with the Dana Smith Show Team in San Juan Capistrano.
October 23, 2020

Our school has many different sports to choose from; however, there are still so many sports the school does not supply that hold very unique players of their own. Although there isn’t a San Juan Hills...

Sports Recruiting in Limbo Due to Covid

Last year, five senior athletes signed their National Letter of Intent during tutorial. Cade Albright signed to play Football at Brigham Young University, and his teammate Carson Lewis will signed to play Football at the University of San Diego. Angelica Gonzalez committed to play Softball at Iowa State University, and her teammate, Phoebe Popplewell, committed tp Ottawa University. Joshua Rauterkus signed his Letter of Intent to play Baseball at Whittier College.
September 24, 2020

With sports seasons getting cut short last year and student athletes unable to attend college sports camps during the summer, athletic recruitment is becoming more complex making the future of many student...

CUSD Allows Sports Practices to Return While Following CoronaVirus Guidelines

Haley Juarez (10) and Alexa Bradford (10) wearing their masks, while waiting for their social distanced soccer practice at the Badlands to begin.
September 10, 2020

With Covid-19 stripping students from their classroom desks, school dances, and relationships with their peers, sports are finally making their way back into students’ lives. Teams are finally able...

California Lawmakers Consider Bill to License Athletic Trainers

San Juan Hills Head Athletic Trainer Micah Ohlen helps Senior Max Difilippo off the field following a knee injury. While Micah is certified himself, he is concerned about California's lack of a regulating and licensing body for Athletic Trainers.
April 19, 2020

When California lawmakers return to Sacramento — post-Coronavirus — they will vote on whether or not to license athletic trainers in the state.  Athletic trainers are medical professionals who...

COVID-19 Puts Spring Sports’ Seasons in a Standstill

Cameron Fox (12) and the San Juan Hills track team came together at Sendero Park to work on their sprints in a relay race. During spring break, instead of coaches, team captains in track for distance, jumps, and sprints, organized workouts in order to keep the team in shape for the return of the season.
March 16, 2020

For many students, sports are not just an extracurricular activity they do after school to stay in shape. Sports help them make lifelong friends and give them an opportunity to earn a scholarship for college....

Joe Scgounztos Sets Half-Marathon Record Before High School Running Career Ends

Joe Scgounztos (12) recieves the baton from Hayden Parker (10) to run his leg of the 4x1600 meter relay at the Griffin Relays Invatational. Despite track season being cut short this year, Joe was able to have his biggest accomplishment this past January at the Irvine Half Marathon.
March 16, 2020

For Joe Scgounztos, being a high school distance runner has been nothing short of an adventure. Throughout his four years on the Cross Country and Track teams, Joe has had many ups and downs as he has...

Vaulting To Victory

Vaulting To Victory
February 28, 2020

While it may seem daunting to launch 13 to 18 feet in the air, it is an everyday activity for juniors Sean Sexton and Josh Kato. They are committed pole vaulters, participating in SJHHS’s team in the...

Girls Basketball Wins League For Second Year

Grace Gentry (12) positions herself to make a basket during Tuesday’s Senior Night game against Mission Viejo High School. Gentry finished with 14 points as the Stallions beat the Diablos by a score of 59-27.
February 28, 2020

Girls Basketball won first in league in an exciting game against Laguna Hills High School, with a final score of 38-35. This is their second league title in a row. They continued on to get through the...

Main Goal: Get To CIF

Bella Mincer (12) runs the ball down the field in a non-league match against Woodbridge High School. In a close game, the Stallions won 3-1.
February 28, 2020

As the winter sports season comes to an end, the girls’ varsity soccer team wrapped up league with wins, losses, and long lasting memories. With eighteen seniors competing in their final season, this...

Girls Waterpolo Continues to Thrive

Junior Kimora Farry takes a shot on the goalie from Hillcrest during the lady Stallions' second round CIF game. The girls won 12-4.
February 28, 2020

Girls varsity water polo brought home another trophy for SJHHS, their second straight league championship.  Last year, the team won league for the first time in team history, and they seem to be making...

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