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Loud and proud

Loud and proud

Cristina Zapata, Print Editor-in-Chief
January 10
Filed under Showcase, Sports

A large crowd of spirited students gathered on Friday Jan. 6 to kick off the highly anticipated boys basketball season. With the local sportswriter Steve Fryer present, it was obvious that the Nest cheered louder than ever to secure last year's #2 ranking among high school student sections in Orange...

Boy’s Varsity Ice Hockey

September 19
Filed under News, Sports

Interview with senior Greg Bennett, varsity hockey player. Saturday 17, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Double life

Double life

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Some teachers get up at six o'clock in the morning, teach class for seven hours and quickly change gears from teacher to coach. A long and exhausting day also creates a rewarding feeling for these teachers. "It's fun now to coach both track and cross country since I was once a runner in those programs...

Power to the Nest

Power to the Nest

Lauren Kesic, Copy Editor
September 6
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, Aug. 26, fans crowded the entrance gates at Mission Viejo High School's football field several hours before the Eagles faced the Diablos. As our varsity football team geared up to play, our Eagle's Nest flocked together to bring its full support to our team. We hear about how the team prepares...

Batter up

Batter up

Amanda Zou, Photo Editor
April 21
Filed under Showcase, Sports

SMCHS varsity baseball team rises to new heights this season, winning games and breaking records. The baseball team traveled to Las Vegas and defeated Bishop Gorman High School. They set the school record by beating Huntington Beach -- one of the best teams in the country. The team also took on the cha...

Put a ring on it

Put a ring on it

Lauren Kesic, Marketing and Publicity Editor
March 18
Filed under Sports

After four action-packed games, the SMCHS girls varsity soccer team advanced to the fifth and final round of CIF Division 1 playoffs. On Saturday, March 5 they took it to the ship and played against Tesoro High School at Corona High School. SMCHS triumphed over Tesoro with a final score of 3-1...

Ballin’ through states

Ballin’ through states

Kristine Liao and Sarah Turner
December 11
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the basketball season just begins, the Eagles have already had their first sweet taste of victory. The SMCHS boys basketball team won the Christian Cup after beating Saint Mary's High School, the No. 2 team in Arizona, 75-55 in the championship game. The varsity team packed into a van after school...

Timeout

Timeout

Chloe Le, News & Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Sports

After two years of falling short of expectations, SMCHS has thrown a Hail Mary in hopes of a future successful football season. But the termination of head coach Rick Curtis on Nov. 19 means that the SMCHS football team is now running into the next season without a leader. Compared to the 2012 season,...

Katey Long jump

Katey Long jump

Camille Manese, Staff Writer
May 15
Filed under From our print issue, Sports

It feels as if a thousand knives are being stabbed into her shins. The pain is killing her. She can barely walk, but she tries her best to do her fourth attempt for long jump. She wants to quit, but has a chance at breaking the record. Flashback to where this all began. While at St. John’s Episcopal...

Above the bar

Above the bar

Sophie Yeh, Staff Writer
May 15
Filed under From our print issue, Sports

Life is a highway so naturally, roadblocks are a common occurrence. These roadblocks, although discouraging, promote determination. And every attempt to overcome them has the potential to set you free.

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Random article about random sports

Random article about random sports

Ethan Crocker and Edison LaCour, Staff Writers
May 1
Filed under Sports

Clog Cobbing This outrageous sport involves a contest of who can throw a clog -- a large wooden shoe -- and the farthest. The art of clog throwing involves swinging it between the thrower’s legs to build up enough momentum to hurl it up over the back of their head. This sport began in the United...

Swimming to state

Swimming to state

Alexa Hines, Managing Editor
April 29
Filed under From our print issue, Sports

For as long as it has been around, the SMCHS swim team has ended its season after the CIF Southern Section Division I Championship. However, the 2015 season is unlike any other. In fact, it is historic. Last October, CIF approved a State Championship swim and dive meet for this season. The meet will...

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