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

Spencer Serves it Up Right

Braeden Schmitt, Feature Editor

March 27, 2015


Filed under Feature, Sports

Winning his hundredth tournament at the House in Palm Springs in January, freshman tennis player Gavin Spencer (9) is a force to be reckoned with on the court. He first began playing tennis at the Marbella Country Club at the age of five. ¨It has grown my character and given me a lot more confidence...

SJHHS Student Finds Passion With Horses

SJHHS Student Finds Passion With Horses

Tori Powers, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

Willing student and rated equestrian athlete Riley Leivas (10) is dedicated to her sport, in and out of the ring. Leivas is on the SJHHS equestrian team, but also competes outside of the school shows. Her riding style is english, which originated in England, she specializes in the jumpers, which...

Valiant Effort Showed in First Round of CIF

Kaela Lawson, Center Spread Editor

February 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The last season game, before CIF, for the boys’ basketball team was played at El Toro High School on Feb. 12. The Stallions pulled a quick lead, but after halftime both teams were continuously tying up the score. After El Toro scored a three pointer in the last minute, the Stallions had possession...

More Than Your Average Runner

Andrew Fehlman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Student, varsity track star, and role model, Katie Camarena (11) excels in every event she does on the track and off it. Since her freshman year Camarena has been on the varsity cross country, and track and field team here at San Juan Hills. Inspired by her older brother Chris Camarena, who was previously...

Baseball Team to Return to Angels Stadium

Baseball Team to Return to Angels Stadium

Riley Glenn, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The San Juan Hills varsity baseball team will return to Angel Stadium for the second time this school year, this time they will play on the field. On Nov. 1, 2014, thirteen varsity baseball players volunteered in the “Challenger Classic” at Angel Stadium. Many participants described the event...

Girls Water Polo Splashes Back With New Players

Brandi Ortiz, Fiction Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last year, the Girls Water Polo team lacked in numbers and strength, consisting of less than ten girls. This deficiency in players resulted in minimum time-outs for the hard-working players and repeated losses for the entire team. This year the team has reached its largest number capacity in years,...

SJHHS Athletes Commit to Colleges

SJHHS Athletes Commit to Colleges

Braeden Schmitt, Feature Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under News, Sports, Sports Showcase

Senior athletes Vincent McFadden and Emily Steil both committed to colleges on Wednesday. McFadden signed to the United States Military Academy and Steil committed to Iowa State University. “ Obviously, being able to be accepted into West Point for [McFadden] is a pretty big deal. They don’t just ...

Boy’s Basketball Jumps Into Action

Boy’s Basketball Jumps Into Action

Olivia Farber, Center Spread Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Coming into the 2015 season, boy’s basketball has a large senior presence on the court.  Due to strong leadership and experienced players, the team is hopeful for success as they compete against other talented teams in their league. “We have strong senior leadership and I think we will be very...

SJHHS Baseball Touches Lives

SJHHS Baseball Touches Lives

Carley Neilson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Thirteen SJHHS varsity baseball players went to the Angels Stadium on Saturday Nov. 1 to attend the “Challenger Classic.” The Challenger Classic partnered with the Angel Baseball Foundation and Bank of America in order to connect high school baseball players with disabled players. 900 children...

Elders V.S. Elders

Elders V.S. Elders

November 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

Yogurtzone Sponsors Baseball Fundraiser

Yogurtzone Sponsors Baseball Fundraiser

Riley Glenn, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tonight, between 5:00 and 10:00pm, Yogurtzone will donate 20% of every purchase to the SJHHS baseball program. Located at 31888 Del Obispo in San Juan Capistrano (near KFC and Panera), Yogurtzone offers many tasty treats. Help support baseball and get a yogurt at the same time. The event will be repeated...