The Express

  • The Tan Band Wins Battle of the Bands

  • Sofia Votava Wins President's Volunteer Service Award

  • Skyla Setzler Wins 2nd in District Poster Competition

  • Battle of the Bands Winner to Play Concert at Lunch Friday

  • 2019 Stallion of the Year Nominees Announced

  • Lila Holley and Sierra Young In Top 15 of OC Register Varsity Artists

Stallions Start Year With New Quarterback

Stallions Start Year With New Quarterback

Rafa Alcala, Staff Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

SJHHS' new starting varsity quarterback, Doug Jackson, is leading the football team as a junior this year. Jackson transferred to SJHHS in his sophomore year from San Clemente High School. He said that transferring was the only chance he had to be able to start after the previous starting quarterb...

SJHHS Students Anticipate NFL Rams Coming to Los Angeles

SJHHS Students Anticipate NFL Rams Coming to Los Angeles

Mia N. Jones, Girls Sports Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After 22 long years, the NFL football team, the Rams, have finally returned to their longest-standing home, Los Angeles. Local frustration with recent unsuccessful NFL seasons have many people more than excited to root for another California team amidst the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, and San Di...

Baseball Could See New Practice Field if Proposed Bond Makes it on Ballot

Baseball Could See New Practice Field if Proposed Bond Makes it on Ballot

Bill Kaiser, Newspaper Adviser

July 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A new baseball practice field could be in the future for SJHHS as well as other upgrades if the school board votes to place a bond measure on the Nov. ballot and if voters approve it. The $889 million dollar School Facilities Improvement District (SFID) bond measure would fund “critical repairs...

A Season of Firsts

A Season of Firsts

May 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Throughout these few developing years, SJHHS has mostly shown athletic promise in popular sports that attract a plethora of players and fans that give the support needed to grow and succeed, such as football and basketball. Time and a surge of new generations of Stallions have changed the game--in fact,...

Stallions’ Baseball Perseveres Through Roller-Coaster Season; But Lose in First Round of CIF

Stallions’ Baseball Perseveres Through Roller-Coaster Season; But Lose in First Round of CIF

Jimmy Burns, Sports Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Stallions' baseball season came to an end Thursday with a 4-3 nail-bitter 11th inning loss, but claimed 3rd place in league and earned a legitimate spot in playoffs. But let's see how the boys got there. The Stallions varsity baseball season has had its ups and downs as their 28 game season has...

SJHHS Girls Lacrosse Gets Their Big Shot

SJHHS Girls Lacrosse Gets Their Big Shot

Abbey Bostic, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

San Juan Hills girls lacrosse has exceeded expectations this season, rising to the top in the rankings with an 9-1 season so far.  The team’s captains believe their team has grown immensely since their previously unsuccessful seasons and even in the past few weeks. Captain Alyssa Dingwall (12...

Future College Stars Sign Letters of Intent

Future College Stars Sign Letters of Intent

Gavin Aitken, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  National Letter of Intent Signing Day took place on February 3rd, where nine SJHHS athletes officially accepted athletic scholarships from several universities throughout the country. Girls soccer had the strongest showing at the signing day, with four of the nine seniors on the team attending...

Boys Basketball Fights For Survival

Boys Basketball Fights For Survival

Rafael Alcala, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Boys Basketball team opened up their season on November 30th with a new head coach and a new future. Last Friday, the stallions suffered their first home loss despite a strong second half appearance against Beckman. Unfortunately, the team was outmatched 46-18 in the first half, which ended up in an ...

Players Taking Their Game to College

Players Taking Their Game to College

Kaela Lawson, Senior News Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Emily Lichty (12) and Jaq McCarthy (12) have both committed to playing golf and baseball at the college level. As her senior year was approaching, Emily Lichty  knew that golf was something she wanted to continue in college. She took the initiative and secured a connection to the coach at Californi...

Girls Basketball Heading In the Right Direction

Girls Basketball Heading In the Right Direction

Mia N. Jones, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The girls basketball team launched into their season with high expectations, focused on their goal to win league and to look past their crushing loss against Dana Hills on November 30. With four rising seniors graduating this year, the lady stallions are determined to do well this season and remain op...

O’Brien Leaving for Nebraska

O’Brien Leaving for Nebraska

Riley Glenn, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

Every Friday night for the first few months of the school year, students and staff alike packed into the Badlands to see for themselves the excitement the Stallions football team brought to the school this year, much of it contributed to their big gunslinger and future Nebraska quarterback, Patrick O’Brien. In...

CIF: Building Chemistry For SJHHS Girls Golf Team

Mia N. Jones, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

San Juan Hills’ Girls Varsity golf team’s 9-6 season comes to a close as CIF on November 2nd approaches, drawing much anticipation and excitement for such a close team. This year the Girls Golf Team took on the higher South Coast League for the second year, competing against tenacious schools such as Tesoro, D...