The Express

  • Boys Tennis Beats Mater Dei to Win Division 3 CIF Championships
  • Softball Defeats Patriot High School to Advance to CIF Quarter Finals
  • Boys Tennis Upsets #1 Seed Orange Lutheran to Move on to CIF Quarter Finals
  • AVID Students Reap $69K in Scholarship Dollars
  • Freedom Writers Visit Campus
  • The Express Reporters Win Honors at JEA Write-Offs

Surf Wins Another League Title, Not a ‘Shaka’

Surf Wins Another League Title, Not a ‘Shaka’

Makayla Walders, Op-Ed Editor

December 13, 2018

From four state championship titles in four years to a student who surfed 2,000 consecutive days in a row, and everything in between, the accomplishments and reputation held by the SJHHS surf program are undeniably some of the best of any sports program at the school. This 2018 season did not fall s...

Athletics Scores Student Safety Award

Athletics Scores Student Safety Award

Jack O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award was given to San Juan Hills High School for their outstanding Athletic Program. SJHHS was awarded this due to excellent care, injury, prevention, and treatment given to its’ athletes. The National Athletic Trainers’ Associatio...

Cross Country Goes the Extra Mile

Cross Country Goes the Extra Mile

Isabella Mahar, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

Cross country is about halfway through the season. With CIF in mind and more races to come, there is a sure chance of becoming victors in league and defeating the other schools in the Sea View League. This season’s top runners are Dalton Flores, Caden Foy, and Justin Nguyen for the boys, and Kati...

Water Polo Comes Up for Air

Water Polo Comes Up for Air

Kate Meyers, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

SJHHS’ boys’ varsity water polo placed first in their division this year, going 8-12 in their games overall. They started off their season with a 24-2 loss against Santa Margarita, but their team unity and skills lifted them up to keep improving as the year went on. Their efforts began payin...

One Season, Eight Games, Zero Losses

One Season, Eight Games, Zero Losses

Jack O'Conner, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

This year, varsity girls volleyball not only came first in league, but went undefeated in the process. This marks their fourth year in a row in which they won league and the third year where they went undefeated. Their year began at home against Aliso Niguel. In the beginning of the fifth set, it lo...

Varsity Football Tackles League

Varsity Football Tackles League

David De Anda, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

Football, with a superb season, comes to a great conclusion  and is ready and fired up for CIF. Six wins and three losses, and an amazing introduction from Eric Frith as he coaches a promising team packed with monster starters. Their powerful offense consisted of quarterback Hudson Jones (soph...

Stallions Climb Over Great Oak 24-0 Victory

Stallions Climb Over Great Oak 24-0 Victory

David De Anda, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018

  The Stallions sent the Wolfpack, Great Oak, running for a game with proof that with consistency and strength, the same proclaimed obstacle known as defeat can be climbed. In this case, towering over the Great Oak and sweeping them with a 24-0 lead, then flawless victory. The Wolfpack’s a...

Girls Volleyball Goes Undefeated

Isabella Colby, Clubs Editor

September 27, 2018

This year, girls’ volleyball is destroying their competition. The whole team is excited for the rest of the season and more victories to come. So far, they’ve had four victories, one being Dana Hills. Team Captain, Madison Beebe describes them as their strongest competition. This is Beebe...

Sports Divisions for Dummies

Sports Divisions for Dummies

Jack O' Connor, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

With the beginning of a new school year, comes the beginning of a new sports season. Alongside a new set of sports seasons comes questions about sports divisions and leagues. The Co-Athletic director and the girls soccer coach, Farrell Moore, said “[sports divisions are] a grouping of schools f...

A Tale of Two Halves

A Tale of Two Halves

David De Anda, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018

The Stallions played a non-conference home game against the 112th ranked Huntington Beach Edison Chargers in what seemed to be an eye-opener at every corner of the field from the edge of the End Zone to the crowded sidelines, but there were two different halves in this particular game. The Charger...

Varsity Baseball Dreams Big

Varsity Baseball Dreams Big

Jackson Hirchag, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

This year, baseball has seen some changes to the program, their field and staff. New coach, Bret LeVier, replaced former baseball coach, Jeremy Wooten. The varsity baseball team is currently 2-2 in league, which is not a bad record, but LeVier believes that they have a good roster this year and possess...

Graham Knapp is Boys Lacrosse’s Saving Grace

Graham Knapp is Boys Lacrosse’s Saving Grace

Olivia Fu, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2018

SJHHS boys lacrosse’s goalie’s most distinguished accomplishment is not his shining save percentage, or his decade of experience. Rather, what has catapulted senior Graham Knapp as one of the growing sports’ young leaders is his humble perspective. Knapp has been on Varsity for the last three...