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San Juan Hills Head Athletic Trainer Micah Ohlen helps Senior Max Difilippo off the field following a knee injury. While Micah is certified himself, he is concerned about Californias lack of a regulating and licensing body for Athletic Trainers.

California Lawmakers Consider Bill to License Athletic Trainers

Ben Bartlett, Sports Editor April 19, 2020

When California lawmakers return to Sacramento — post-Coronavirus — they will vote on whether or not to license athletic trainers in the state.  Athletic trainers are medical professionals who...

Cameron Fox (12) and the San Juan Hills track team came together at Sendero Park to work on their sprints in a relay race. During spring break, instead of coaches, team captains in track for distance, jumps, and sprints, organized workouts in order to keep the team in shape for the return of the season.

COVID-19 Puts Spring Sports’ Seasons in a Standstill

Jack O'Connor, Photo Editor March 16, 2020

For many students, sports are not just an extracurricular activity they do after school to stay in shape. Sports help them make lifelong friends and give them an opportunity to earn a scholarship for college....

Joe Scgounztos (12) recieves the baton from Hayden Parker (10) to run his leg of the 4x1600 meter relay at the Griffin Relays Invatational. Despite track season being cut short this year, Joe was able to have his biggest accomplishment this past January at the Irvine Half Marathon.

Joe Scgounztos Sets Half-Marathon Record Before High School Running Career Ends

Max Katz, Staff Writer March 16, 2020

For Joe Scgounztos, being a high school distance runner has been nothing short of an adventure. Throughout his four years on the Cross Country and Track teams, Joe has had many ups and downs as he has...

Vaulting To Victory

Vaulting To Victory

Rylan Weber, Photo Editor February 28, 2020

While it may seem daunting to launch 13 to 18 feet in the air, it is an everyday activity for juniors Sean Sexton and Josh Kato. They are committed pole vaulters, participating in SJHHS’s team in the...

Grace Gentry (12) positions herself to make a basket during Tuesday’s Senior Night game against Mission Viejo High School. Gentry finished with 14 points as the Stallions beat the Diablos by a score of 59-27.

Girls Basketball Wins League For Second Year

Grace Aitken, Co Editor-In-Chief February 28, 2020

Girls Basketball won first in league in an exciting game against Laguna Hills High School, with a final score of 38-35. This is their second league title in a row. They continued on to get through the...

Bella Mincer (12) runs the ball down the field in a non-league match against Woodbridge High School. In a close game, the Stallions won 3-1.

Main Goal: Get To CIF

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

As the winter sports season comes to an end, the girls’ varsity soccer team wrapped up league with wins, losses, and long lasting memories. With eighteen seniors competing in their final season, this...

Junior Kimora Farry takes a shot on the goalie from Hillcrest during the lady Stallions second round CIF game. The girls won 12-4.

Girls Waterpolo Continues to Thrive

Nikki Iyer, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

Girls varsity water polo brought home another trophy for SJHHS, their second straight league championship.  Last year, the team won league for the first time in team history, and they seem to be making...

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.

All-Star Lucas Pattinson Competes Nationally in Rugby

Eva Smedeby, A&E Editor 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...

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

The Legendary Eight and Twenty Four

Rylan Weber, Staff Writer 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,...

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.

Surf Rips Into Another League Championship

Ben Bartlett, Sports Editor 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...

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.

Another Smashing Season for Girls Volleyball

Emily Wale, Staff Writer December 13, 2019
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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 schools first ever CIF championship in football.

Football Brings Home First CIF Championship in Stallion History

Ben Bartlett, Sports Editor 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...

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