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All-Star Lucas Pattinson Competes Nationally in Rugby

Lucas Pattinson (12), captain of the USA u18 team, has been playing rugby since the age of 12. He competes against local schools with the rugby club and has traveled to a considerable amount of places for his feats.
February 21, 2020

Being named captain of the national USA u18 team, Lucas Pattinson has set the standards high. The senior began playing rugby at age 12, and has continued with the sport ever since.  “I started playing...

The Legendary Eight and Twenty Four

Numbers 8 and 24 were Kobe's basketball playing numbers. Out of tribute to him, they have been retired and may no longer be used by basketball players in the NBA.
February 21, 2020

Kobe Bryant. This name holds fame, love, and talent. And he was gone in an instant. January 26, 2020 is a date that will always be remembered in our nation’s sports fans history.  Early that morning,...

Surf Rips Into Another League Championship

RIDING THE WAVES: Chris Matthews (10) smacks the lip with a pristine snap during a competition at the Ritz Carlton in Salt Creek, Laguna Niguel. Chris Matthews and the rest of the San Juan Hills High School surf team won this meet, helping them win a league title.
December 13, 2019

Finishing undefeated this season, the SJHHS Surf Team claimed the Capistrano Coast League Championships. Senior captain Jake Carlson led the boys to their 6th championship. Other main contributors included...

Another Smashing Season for Girls Volleyball

KILL, RELOAD: Andie Stone (12) sets up another player to spike the ball against Trabuco Hills High School in a league game on September 17. San Juan Hills High School took the second and third set, but ended up losing the match 3-2.
December 13, 2019
[pullquote speaker="Marissa Cooper " photo="" align="left" background="on" border="all" shadow="on"]When everyone is overjoyed and screaming at the top of their lungs, we feel the momentum more than the other opponent, pushing us towards victory[/pullquote] 

Football Brings Home First CIF Championship in Stallion History

Jonah Johnson (12) raises the CIF Championship Plaque in celebration with his teammates and coaches. The Stallion Football team took home the title on November 29 in a game against Loyola High School. They won the game 21-15, earning the school's first ever CIF championship in football.
December 13, 2019

SJHHS Football defeated Loyola 21-15 to win the CIF-SS Division 4 Championship, the first in school history. The game opened with the Stallion defense forcing a Loyola “three-and-out”, stopping...

Football Wins Second Straight League Championship

Joey Hobert (12) forces an incompletion against Great Oak. The Stallions went on to win 35-7, the start of a nine game winning streak.
November 30, 2019

Football finished their regular season, clinching their 2nd straight Sea View League Championship in a 42-6 win over Laguna Hills.  They went undefeated in league, defeating Trabuco Hills, Aliso Niguel,...

California Passes Bill Allowing College Athletes to Earn Money

California Passes Bill Allowing College Athletes to Earn Money
October 20, 2019

California governor, Gavin Newsom recently signed the Fair Pay to Play Act into law, allowing college athletes to earn money from endorsement deals and their likeness. The bill prohibits the NCAA from...

Athletes Commit to their Future by Committing to College

 Macey Leonard (11), Joey Hobert (12), and Delaney Fuller (12) have committed to universities on athletic scholarships and must continue to maintain high academic and athletic standards in order to maintain their admission. Leonard will attend Brown for soccer, Hobert will attend Washington State for football, and Fuller will attend Angelo State for volleyball.
October 18, 2019

All across the nation, high school athletes sign letters of intent promising to compete athletically at universities or colleges and at the same time the athletes have to maintain their academics. Even...

Freshman Boys Cross Country Places Second in Nationwide Meet

Runners for the boys cross country Freshman team, Dylan Calkins, Zach Ward, and Brandon Sotelo, begin their warm-up laps before practice.
October 6, 2019

The freshmen boys cross country team placed second in a race against 400 teams across 16 different states.  After winning the Laguna Hills Invitational, they were considered by many to be the best...

Extraordinary Student Athletes Break Records With Their Talent

Shirin Dunker (9), Isabella Zuniga (10), and Emili Peo (9), finish in first, second, and third place in the Varsity 1600 meter run at the intrasquad track meet on February 21 in the Badlands.
June 4, 2019

Track has had an outstanding year as a team and as individuals, with records being broken in many different events. The first athlete to break a record was a sophomore named Sean Sexton who broke the...

Girls’ Varsity Softball Makes SJHHS History in CIF

Catcher, Sabrina Javorsky and pitcher, Phoebe Popplewell smile together before a game together against Mission Viejo.
June 4, 2019

San Juan Hills High School’s varsity softball team had a strong season, with an even stronger finish. The varsity team consisted of 3 seniors: Angelica Gonzales, Jordan Parkhurst, and Phoebe Popplewell;...

Boys Tennis Rallies to Win CIF

The varsity boys tennis team stands victorious with their CIF trophy. Pictured left to right: Ethan DeLaurie, Nathaniel Kim, Race Bernal, Julien Sanseverino, John Lyon, and Andrew Pavluk
June 3, 2019

Boys tennis pulled off the upset of a lifetime winning CIF by defeating both Mater Dei and number one seed Orange Lutheran. What makes this more impressive is that last year boys tennis only managed to...

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