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San Juan Hills football playing San Clemente on April 2. Unfortunately, the San Juan Hills team was defeated by a score of 35-7. The teams record now stands at 2-1.

Football Resumes in 5 Game Season

Evan Jones, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

California high school football was canceled this season due to concerns surrounding player safety amidst a pandemic.  At last, it’s coming back, but it’s not what you might expect. This year,...

One of the major sports eager to begin season is football. The teams have been training and preparing for weeks and at last, its time to play.

An Update on Sports: The Games Have Finally Begun

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

Sports are at last cleared for contact, and season for both fall and spring sports are starting before our eyes, athletes eager to play as soon as possible. Here are the updates for what is happening right...

Before the meet began, cross country coach Bob Price explains to the runners what the course will be for their race. The race began on the track, the athletes would run to the teachers parking lot, go up the teachers entrance to the parking lot, circle around the hill and around the LDS church, repeat the loop around the hill, then go back to the track, and run 550 meters to finish the race.

Boys Cross Country Hosts First Meet of the Season

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

With more than six months of non-stop training behind them, the boys cross country team got their first taste of competition after facing off in a dual meet with the Tesoro cross country team. Before...

This picture was taken last year in a faceoff with Brenden Fields, when he used to play in LA. Whether its by skating on the rink or watching from the stands, the fast moving nature and competitiveness of the game has captured the love of many students hearts here at San Juan Hills.

Students Breaking the Ice in Hockey

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Sports Editor February 2, 2021

Here by San Juan Hills the weather tends to stick to warm and sunny, which makes sense as the most popular sport in California today is baseball, for both young and experienced athletes. However there...

Colleen Aitken (10) is shown skiing on Mammoth Mountain with a facial covering to follow new COVID-19 guidelines for the 2020-2021 ski season.

An Update on Hitting the Slopes

Cooper Aitken, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

With local mountains Big Bear and Mammoth reopening amidst growing spikes in the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s what you need to know to shred the snow safely.  Mammoth Mountain and Big Bear are currently...

Mountain Biking Should Be a CIF Sport

Max Katz, Politics Editor January 18, 2021

Southern California is home to some of the most beautiful coastline, majestic mountains and amazing weather in the world. This environment allows high school athletes to compete in nearly any sport year...

During the many drastic changes the current pandemic has caused, PE has also tried to adapt for students. However, is this new format beneficial for students?

The Practicality of Virtual PE

Alyssa Morrone, Staff Writer January 17, 2021

During the current pandemic, Physical Education (PE) has moved online across the district to be taught without any live instruction. Moving in this direction is a large change from the original course;...

Example of a Student using an E-Bike

The Speedy Rise of Electric Bikes

Alyssa Morrone, Staff Writer 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...

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.

Tennis: A Social-Distanced Sport

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Writer 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...

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

The Sport in the Stables Over the Stadium

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Sports Editor 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...

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.

Sports Recruiting in Limbo Due to Covid

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief 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...

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

CUSD Allows Sports Practices to Return While Following CoronaVirus Guidelines

Kaitlyn Kittredge and Hannah White 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...

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