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Matt Chance and Gwyenth Lyon stand proud holding their trophies they received after winning 4th place in the Women’s Shortboard and 6th place in the Men’s Longboard. Along with Chance and Lyon, the team won the Men’s Shortboard, Women’s Shortboard, and Women’s Longboard titles.

Six-Time Surf Series Champions Bring Trophies Home

Maureen Pike May 8, 2023

For the sixth time, the Surf Team won at the Scholastic Surf Series High School Team State Championships. They also won the Men’s Shortboard, Women’s Shortboard, and Women’s Longboard titles. Individually,...

Illustration depicting the controversy between sports and academics. To excel in both academics and sports can be stressful and take a toll on an student-athelete’s mental health. Graphic by Sydney Hogancamp

Balancing School and Sports: The Best of Both Worlds

Sydney Hogancamp, Features Editor May 3, 2023

Keeping up one’s grades in school can already be stressful, let alone trying to balance both academics and one’s athletic career. Student athletes face a vast amount of pressure from parents and teachers...

Amanda Edwards displays the ball she received after the tournament game when she surpassed 1,000 points.

Basketball Player Concludes High School Career with 1449 Points

Joaquin Serrato, Multimedia Editor April 29, 2023

One thousand, four hundred forty-nine. That’s the amount of points senior basketball player Amanda Edwards scored in her high school career. Edwards was a key contributor in the Stallions road to the...

Artwork illustrating several injuries that are common in sports such as concussions, ankle and wrist sprains, and knee pain. Time away from sports may vary, depending on how severe the injury is and can cause a major set back. Graphic by Sydney Hogancamp

The Dark Side of Sports Injuries

Sydney Hogancamp, Feature Editor April 19, 2023

With 19 different athletics programs to choose from at SJHHS, many students on campus find themselves involved in sports teams. Due to the constant exposure to physical contact at practices and games,...

Sydney Peterson (11) goes up for a shot during the last 30 seconds of the first quarter of the game. Peterson scored 12 points in total for the Stallions.

Girls Basketball Takes Their Game to State

Carter Van Zanten, Sports Editor March 23, 2023

Girls Basketball has broken school records, winning 26 of 32 games played and taking the South Coast League title. For the first time in school history, the girls made it to state, and won the first two...

Senior Peyton Leonard, who earlier this year committed to Pepperdine, pitches in a game against Capistrano Valley (3/7). Photo by Blake Davenport

Girls Softball Shines at Gold Game

Domenica Peloso, A&E Outside March 9, 2023

Returning for the second year is the girl’s softball Gold Game. In this game, parents, students and teachers alike come together to watch the girl’s varsity team battle it out against a fierce competitor....

Girls Basketball Makes School History

Carter Van Zanten, Sports Editor March 6, 2023

Girls Basketball has broken school records, winning 26 of 32 games played and taking the South Coast League title. For the first time in school history, the girls made it to state, and even won the...

Takedown: The referee watches as a Stallion cradles a Trabucco Mustang at a dual meet. The wrestling team was established this year, and since then multiple athletes made it to CIF, and Jake Topartzer made it to the Masters tournament.

Wrestling Makes CIF in Year One

Carter Van Zanten, Sports Editor February 16, 2023

Stallion wrestling finished their first season making it all the way to CIF competition, with senior Jake Topartzer advancing to the Masters tournament next weekend. Other schools in CUSD, including...

Bridget Miller (12) and Jake Topartzer (12) smile as they receive the OCADA “Athletes of Character” award. The varsity athletes have demonstrated their leadership skills both on and off campus.

Varsity Athletes Recognized with ‘Athletes of Character’ Award

Sydney Hogancamp, Feature Editor February 16, 2023

Water polo player Bridget Miller and wrestler Jake Topartzer have been recognized by the Orange County Athletic Directors Association (OCADA) as “Athletes of Character.” The annual award honors top...

The Stallion football team charges onto the field followed by a trail of red, white, and blue smoke, kicking off their second game in the CIF Playoffs.

Stallion Football: 2022 Season Recap

Sydney Wolfe, Photo Editor November 30, 2022

Seniors Madi Northway, Kira Burke, Amanda Reeves, Mari Beck, Chloe Fisher, and Sydney Wolfe receive flowers after their last league game against Tesoro.

More Than Just a Team, Girls Tennis Credits Success To Their Family Bond

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Co Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

The girls varsity tennis season has come to a successful close, with the team tying for second place in league and making their way to the quarter finals of CIF. With a record of five wins, two losses,...

Rhino Rugby Academy player, Danica Snyder (11), competes against the Blue Bulls Rugby Union of Pretoria in South Africa. Snyder races to get the ball in a head-to-head rugby lineout.

Internationally Ranked Athlete Starts Girls Rugby Club

Avery Koenig, Arts/Graphics Editor November 6, 2022

SJHHS has a boys rugby team, but not one for girls. Junior Danica Snyder is hoping to remedy this by starting a girls club on campus. With five years of experience, competing in international tournaments...

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