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

Commitment and Stallion Athletics: Is it too Much?

Commitment and Stallion Athletics: Is it too Much?

Grace Aitken, Op-Ed Editor

October 20, 2017

One of the many aspects of school life that SJHHS excels in is athletics. Even in the short amount of time the school has been around, our sports teams have qualified for CIF many times, and our boy's golf team has even won the CIF championship. But all of this success seems to come at a cost for the at...

E-Sports Athlete Races Ahead of Competition

E-Sports Athlete Races Ahead of Competition

Brendan Gibson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017

As our society’s technology continues to advance, a new form of entertainment is becoming increasingly popular. Once reserved solely for hardcore computer nerds, esports, or competitive video gaming tournaments, now reach an estimated audience of 385 million people, and that number is only expe...

Fencing: So What’s the Point?

Fencing: So What’s the Point?

Grace Aitken, Op-Ed Editor

October 2, 2017

Once used as a way to wage war, sword fighting has evolved into more of a sport than anything else. Lucas Winkler, a sophomore at SJHHS, knows about this more than most, as he competes in sabre fencing. Fencing is a complex sport according to Winkler. “If you were to put it simply, it’s like rul...

Good Vibes Happen in the Tides

Good Vibes Happen in the Tides

Juan Galindo, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Hitting the waves and the grades, these students are maintaining a good academic standing while doing a sport they love.   SJHHS’ surf team meets during zero through first period at 204’s, a beach in San Clemente. Lead by Coach Roberts, a current history teacher at SJHHS, many of the current...

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Kate Finman and Olivia Fu

September 20, 2017

On Tuesday, September 13, the athletic trainers held a presentation for football players to educate them on head injuries in recognition of National Concussion Awareness Week. In light of a recently published Boston University study on CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy), more attention is bein...

Weight Training Program Prepares Athletes For The Season

Weight Training Program Prepares Athletes For The Season

Jackson Hirchag, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

With the new changes in the athletic program, Alpha Athletics, is creating workouts tailored for each athlete's needs. Alpha Athletics is revolutionizing the idea of fitness by creating a different workout for each individual athlete. Previous years at SJHHS offered standard weight training and lifting classes run by...

Why Harden Should Win the NBA MVP

Why Harden Should Win the NBA MVP

Brendan Gibson, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

With the NBA regular season completed and the playoffs now in full swing, the debate about who should win the league’s most valuable player award remains a popular conversation among basketball fanatics. The two leading candidates are point guards Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Ja...

Tracking the Field

Tracking the Field

Kaden Brown, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Girls Lacrosse Bounces Back

Girls Lacrosse Bounces Back

Riley Goodfellow, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

After a successful season last year, which included becoming league champions, maintaining a 14 - 5 record, and moving up in leagues to South Coast, the future was looking good for the SJHHS girls lacrosse team. Currently the team has “had a little bit of a rough start,” said captain, Trista...

Varsity Baseball Season is in Full Swing

Varsity Baseball Season is in Full Swing

Jimmy Burns, Boys Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

With boys baseball season rolling around, the Stallions look to build off the successes of last year’s achievements and do something special. As last year's varsity baseball team made it to playoffs and were one game out of winning league, there are high hopes for the team with lots of returning playe...