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

Boy’s Basketball Challenge

Boy’s Basketball Challenge

Makayla Keelin, Art and Graphic's Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

Jason Efstathiou, the new boy’s basketball coach, surprised all of his players the last week of October when he told them to each carry a basketball on campus everyday until the end of their season. At first, not all of the players took their coach seriously and were shocked when Mr. E  made it a...

Girls Tennis Continues Success

Rafael Alcala, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Winning league last year and having a great season so far this year, the girls’ tennis team is showing just how far they have gotten. They take this year by storm with several high point wins. The team, led by coach Lauren Gelgur, is working hard this season with all the girls trying their best...

Boys Basketball Embraces New Coach

Kaela Lawson, Senior News Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

Jason Efstathiou, or Coach E,  is revamping intensity for the boys basketball team, after Kelly Hambrick stepped down as head coach. Before coming to San Juan Hills, Coach E coached at Aliso Niguel High School and is currently running the JSK club basketball team. He highly encourages SJHHS players t...

Stallions Trounce Tritons 34-20

Stallions Trounce Tritons 34-20

Cameron Sadeghi, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Friday night, the Stallions opened up their season with a 27-0 lead over San Clemente at halftime and never looked back. The Stallions offense, which was led by veteran quarterback Patrick O’Brien, was magnificent. O’Brien was able to find Jacob Huff routinely in the end zone. In fact, O’Brien...

2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Jackie Ruedisueli, A&E Editor

June 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup began Saturday, June 6th in the host country of Canada. This long established world-wide tournament will last until Sunday, July 5th, the day of the final game, where a winner will be determined. Nearly four years ago, the United States’  Women’s National...

Surf Team Three-Peats at State Championships

Surf Team Three-Peats at State Championships

Kaela Lawson, Center Spread Editor

May 22, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

For the third year in a row the SJHHS surf team won the 2015 Scholastic Surf Series High School State State Championships, winning boys and girls longboard and bodyboard, three of the five needed to clinch the title. “We all worked really hard, we all wanted it really bad, and we all love it,”...

Stallions’ Baseball Lights up the Halo at Angels Stadium

Stallions’ Baseball Lights up the Halo at Angels Stadium

Riley Glenn, Sports Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

SJHHS baseball defeated Moreno Valley 5-2 in non-league play. The only difference between this game and the other victories for the Stallions; this one was played at Angels Stadium. On May 29, a stadium that usually holds over 40,000 passionate Angels fans instead was sprinkled with over 1,000 supporting...

Setting Records: One Race at a Time

Setting Records: One Race at a Time

Tori Powers, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Hardworking on and off the track, Connor Meech (12) succeeds in every challenge that life presents to him. He is a hurdler on the Varsity Track and Field team at SJHHS. Meech is  ranked second in the state for the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 37.52 seconds, and in the top ten for the state in...

The Comeback Kid

The Comeback Kid

Kaela Lawson, Center-Spread Editor

May 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Journey Fischbeck (11) has been playing lacrosse since fifth grade. She currently plays on the SJHHS varsity team, Pacific Falcons 2016 club team, and the Girls’ OC US Lacrosse National Team. During her freshman and sophomore year, Fischbeck attended Capistrano Valley High School and played on the...

Dedication to the Diamond

Dedication to the Diamond

Taylor Rocha, Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Nicholas Hernandez (11) steps up on the mound, puts his toes on the rubber, and begins his windup. His team responds with a sense of confidence that elevates their defense to the next level. Leading his team with 29 strikeouts, Hernandez’s presence on the mound has been key for the success of SJHHS...

The Varsity Surfer: Freshman

The Varsity Surfer: Freshman

Michael Cara, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Surfing in a competition is not only difficult to do well in; it’s a difficult concept to grasp. Stereotypically the surfer is the wild child who always wants have fun––the “life’s a game” type of person. While this may be accurate, many upcoming surfers are embracing the fact that responsibility...

Boys Soccer

April 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

The boys’ soccer team started league strong with a tie against their largest competitors, El Toro High School. They have been looking forward to dominating the Sea View League throughout pre-season games and they strive to win a league title for San Juan Hills. Despite a number of obstacles that...